Opening Ceremony: Online Water Conference 2021

Opening Ceremony: Online Water Conference 2021

2021-07-22T19:39:57+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Water Energy|

Renée Martin-Nagle,
IWRA Treasurer; CEO, A Ripple Effect pllc; Special Counsel, Eckert Seamans; & Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute

Mary Trudeau, Project Officer, IWRA

Welcome messages:
– Gabriel Eckstein, IWRA President; Professor of Law, Texas A&M University; & Director, Law School’s Program, Natural Resources Systems

– Daniel Gustafson, Former Deputy Director General, Special Advisor to the Director General FAO

Setting the Scene:
– Sasha Koo-Oshima, Deputy Director & Head of Water Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations

– Yuanyuan Li, Vice-President, IWRA professor General, Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Planning and Design, Ministry of Water Resources, China

– Rabi Mohtar, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Life Sciences, American University of Beirut & Professor of Environmental Resources Engineering, Texas A&M

Keynote Speaker:
– James (Jim) W. Jones, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Florida

Opening Remarks:
– Aziza Akhmouch, Head of Division – Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development OECD

– Loïc Fauchon, President, World Water Council