NAWAMED at the 2nd National Water-Energy Nexus Conference to stimulate dialogue between energy and water sectors in Jordan


The 2nd “Water-Energy Nexus” Conference to be held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, H.E. Dr. Bisher Al-Khasawneh, during September 15-16, 2021 in Hilton Dead Sea Resort –Jordan.

The conference is organized by the University of Jordan in cooperation with the Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) - Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). The conference will bring together European experts and national representatives from academia, industry, civil society, public authorities, research centres to explore and discuss opportunities and strengths related to water energy nexus in Jordan.

This conference is coming in responding to the emerging needs, opportunities and challenges in water and energy nexus. The purpose of the conference is to stimulate dialogue between energy and water sectors in Jordan and transfer best practices and expertise from Europe to Jordan.

The conference will be attended by high-ranking officials including the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Minister of Water and Irrigation Ministry, President of the University of Jordan, President of German Jordanian University, President of Al Hussein Technical University, President of Tafila Technical University, CEO’s of Jordan Water Companies, EU Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the First deputy of Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany. In addition, the deans of different faculties will participate at the conference.

A presentation to increase the awareness on "Nature-based solutions for domestic water reuse" will be delivered by prof. Ahmed Al-Salaymeh, NAWAMED project coordinator at UJ at the first day of the conference.

The roll-up of NAWAMED project will be installed in the conference room and dissemination materials of NAWAMED will be distributed to the participants. 

To have a look on the agenda of the conference, click here