منذ أكثر من 50 عاما، درست الحكومة اللبنانية والمجتمع المدني والأوساط الأكاديمية وشركاؤها الدوليون الطريقة الأكثر فعالية من حيث التكلفة والاستدامة والأقل تأثيرا لضمان مياه الشرب المأمونة لسكان لبنان، وخلصت الاستراتيجية الوطنية اللبنانية للمياه، التي استندت إلى عملية جرت تحت إشراف وطني، إلى أن بناء سد في موقع بسري هو أحد االركائز الاساسية التي تمكن لبنان من إستغلال موارده المائية ويستخدمها بفعالية.
As part of AMWAJ Forum 2020, we have partnered with 'The Other DaDa' to plant trees along the Beirut river, and we invite you to participate either by donating or volunteering to bring urban forestry into the capital of Lebanon!
''I am pleased to see such a vibrant community around the Mediterranean to deal and tackle the most relevant aspects of sustainability, water and energy''
Isidro GonzálezDeputy Secretary General of Water Division. Union for the Mediterranean. AMWAJ Alliance
''AMWAJ is a true ‘catalyst for change.''
HRH Princess Sumaya bint Hassan of JordanAMWAJ Amman 2016
''It is important that water issues in the Mediterranean are well communicated, so that we pass some messages on of our own that can be then reproduced as well in their own constituencies.''
Thomas van Gilst, Head of Water Division, European Investment Bank EIBAMWAJ Barcelona 2018
''We are happy to be able to offer sessions around immersive media and how journalists can take advantage of these new formats to cover water and other global topics.''
Rina Tsubaki, Founder of The Lookout StationAMWAJ Amman 2016
''I am proud of having participated in the brainstorming of the name ''AMWAJ'' and happy to see this initiative grow into a vibrant and useful platform for building a water and energy community around the Mediterranean.''
Water Policies and Development Responsible at the UFM Secretariat
''We strongly believe in the role of journalists... very much looking forward to the third one and of course, committed to being a steady strategic partner to that.''
Anthi Brouma, Deputy Director of Global Water Partnership MediterraneanAMWAJ Barcelona 2018
''We have good economic incentives to not be sustainable… you have to confront people with the consequences of their choices.''
Gonzalo De La Camara, Coordinator, IMDEA Water FoundationAMWAJ Barcelona 2018
''AMWAJ brings together three elements that are really important for the future of the Mediterranean; scientific knowledge, local knowledge and journalism.''
Kholoud Al Ajarma, MedYWat NetworkAMWAJ Amman 2016
''If the State does not take action on water and environmental issues, nothing will happen.''
Francis Ghiles, Senior Research Fellow, CIDOBAMWAJ Barcelona 2018
“In a time of disconnectedness, AMWAJ is giving us the opportunity to connect in a meaningful manner to accelerate our work towards water security for sustainable development, bringing in the energy of youth and the power of journalism.”
Konstantina Toli , Senior Programme Officer, GWP-MedAMWAJ Alliance
“AMWAJ aspires to spark change towards water and energy security in the Mediterranean, bringing youth innovators, stakeholders, sustainability experts and journalists to the stage. Join us for the discussions!”
Vangelis Constantianos , Executive Secretary and Regional Coordinator at the Global Water Partnership (GWP) MediterraneanAMWAJ Barcelona 2018