Defense days 2020 at PAUWES

PAUWES is happy to celebrate two years of hard work done by it students.

On the 19th of September 2020, Abdulrahman Dirie, from Somalia, the first student of 5th cohort – PAUWES, in the Water Track has defended his Master thesis on “Implications if Water Policy in coastal Pollution” A case of Mogadishu Coast.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense was done online, where the PAUWES Director Professor Abdellatif Zerga opened the Defense by welcoming the jury members and focusing on the role that plays each PAUWES student and researcher in enhancing the life quality and supporting local communities to find innovative solutions and to develop new policies to handle the issues related to Water and Energy and Climate Change in the African countries.

We have been honoured by hosting virtually today the General Secretary of the Algerian Ministry of Water Resources, and the former director of ENSH, Prof. Dr. Mustapha Kamel Mihoubi, who Chaired the first Jury of this cohort with Professor Nadia Badr El-Sayed, University of Alexandria, Egypt, Professor Douaoui Abdelkdare, University of Tipaza and Professor Ahmed Mohamed Badreddine from Egypt participated to the evaluation of Diri’s research results.

The Defense 2020 was divided into two sessions, the first is done this week online due to the actual situation caused by the COVID-19, and the second one is going to be presential in the mid of November 2020.

Congratulations to all our students and warm thanks to the supervisors and the Jurys

25 September 2020

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