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In this issue N°82 (
1- Historical recognition of Human Right to Safe Drinking Water & Sanitation at UN
2- 757.6 million Euros for 2011-2013 ENPI Inter-regional cooperation
3- EU gives 30.4 million Euros for higher education cooperation with neighbours
4- AWF / ADB financed OSS project “GICRESAIT”: Grant agreement of 1,228 million Euros in Tunis
5- Adoption of the Protocol on Integrated Coastal Zone Management in the Mediterranean (ICZM)
6- Arab water ministers examined Arab water strategy
7- The Water Leaders Forum finds solutions to Arab world water issues
8- Equal Access to Water Rights Session at WPJ MENA Rule of Law Conference
9- AFED Message to Arab Leaders: A chance is at hand to achieve progress in climate negotiations
10- Water management and urban development in focus at ARLEM meeting
11- Spain: Valencia celebrates its LIFE project success
12- Spain: Benidorm consumes the same water as in 1975, despite its population quadrupled
13- Malta’s Smart Grid Solution: The world’s first multi-utility grid should save water & money
14- Cyprus gets top marks for clean bathing water
15- Cyprus: Cost of Water To Rise
16- Netherlands: World’s largest backwash plant opened
17- Turkey to sign water pipe deal with Turkish Cyprus
18- Palestine: West Bank water worries
19- Syria: Water well upgrades offer solution for Syria’s drought-hit northeast
20- Morocco’s drinking water facility invested over $ 422 mln in 2009
21- Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia: Drought Early Warning System
22- Tunisia: EU funds sustainable water management
23- Tunisia: New water pricing
24- Tunisia: For a summer without water shortages
25- Tunisia: Hammam-Lif sea polluted by sewage
26- Tunisia: Befesa edges out Spanish rivals in Djerba showdown
27- Egypt’s Nile: nation puts great river at heart of its security
28- Egypt to grant South Sudan $300 million for water and electricity projects
29- Libya: New wastewater treatment operation designed for Libyan hospital
30- UAE needs a water strategy
31- « EUROPE-INBO 2010 » International Conference on Water in Mountains – “Mégève 2010”
32- “The history of water in Israel/Palestine in the last 100 years: a beginning” Conference Delft 2010 successfully held
33- IWRM Karlsruhe 2010
34- Drought-tolerance: a learning challenge for poor farmers
35- MEdIES Activities for Rainwater Harvesting in Cyclades, April – May – June 2010