Middle East Water Forum

Founder: Dr. Hazim El-Naser

Mr Almotaz Abadi

Mr Almotaz Abadi is Managing Director at the UFM Secretariat within the Environment and Water Division, where he also served as Acting Deputy Secretary General between Sept 2015 and August 2016.

He is in charge of the regional policy dialogue and cooperation on water issues and ensures the direct link with the Resource Efficiency/SCP/Circular economy aspects as well as with the water-energy-food-ecosystems nexus. He is the Main Drive to revitalize the water political framework at the MEDITERRANEAN including the startup of the process that had yield the Ministerial declaration on water 9n April 2017 and its associated Financial Strategy.

He worked director of the Aid Coordination and management Unit at Palestinian Gove, Policy adviser with the GIZ and the Program manager of with Italian Development Cooperation in Jerusalem.