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Upload date 14 Mar 2019
Contributor Jauad El-Kharraz
Release date 13/01/2012
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1 Agreement of Cooperation MEDRC.pdf 13 Jan 2012 1 MB application/pdf
2 20190117_MEDRC-EMWIS_MoU.pdf (current) 14 Mar 2019 150 KB application/pdf


shall cooperate, consistent with their respective mandates and interests, in implementing water information systems, joint research projects, capacity building in support of improved water resources management at regional and national level, subject to the availability of programme financing. Such cooperation may include:

  •  Exchange of water information & data;
  •  Exchange links & logos in the websites of each other;
  •  Responding to call for tenders/proposals of common interest;
  •  Implementing projects on water topics of common interest (water quality, water information systems, non-conventional water resources: desalination and wastewater treatment);
  •  Networking of Water Centers of Excellence in the region;
  •  Organizing regional and national events to mobilize regional & national water actors;
  •  Inviting each other to regional & national events of common interest;
  •  Technical and managerial training in all aspects of integrated water resources management;
  •  Promoting EMWIS/SEMIDE approaches outside of its geographic scope (Mediterranean) and promoting MEDRC approaches in the Mediterranean

The Parties shall keep each other informed of ongoing and planned programmes, projects and activities of mutual interest, and shall consult each other regularly on tasks and activities under joint execution. Furthermore, both parties will work together to complement each other in order to build a MENA water information system and a MENA Hub of Desalination (EMWIS with its Mediterranean partners and MEDRC with its MENA countries). Joint activities may be formalized through letters of agreement defining responsibilities of each party