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Last 16th June 2011, the Euro- Mediterranean Information System on Know How in the Water Sector (EMWIS) and the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU- INWEH) signed an agreement of cooperation in training and Capacity Building for Sustainable Water Management.

The programme of cooperation will include the exchange of water information and data, responding to call for tenders of common interest; the implementation of projects on water topics of common interest (water scarcity and drought; water quality, water information systems, non conventional water resources, IWRM); the organization of regional and national events to mobilize regional and national water actors; the technical and managerial training in all aspects of integrated water resources management.

During those two years programme, EMWIS and UNU-INWEH will deploy all the necessary efforts for the implementation of the Arab Databank for shared water resources as proposed by the Center of Water and Arab Water Security Studies (League of Arab States) based in Damascus (Syria).

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