2nd Meeting of the OIC Water Council

Organizaton of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Water Council was founded as a result of the 3rd Session of the Islamic Conference of Ministries Responsible for Water, which was organized by SUEN on 17-19 May 2016 in Istanbul in order to achieve the objectives set forth in OIC Water Vision document.


The 1st meeting of Water Council was organized by SUEN on 15-16 November 2017 in Istanbul and the Implementation Plan for Water Vision was accepted as a result.


The 2nd meeting of Water Council was organized on 21-22 October 2019 in Egypt as part of Cairo Water Week.  SUEN President Prof. Dr. Ahmet Mete Saatçı participated in the meeting representing Turkey as head of delegation.


Turkey called for helping underdeveloped and developing OIC countries on the effective and sustainable management of water resources and solutions of water problems, and accordingly expediting the activities of the Resource Mobilization Group formed under OIC Water Council. In addition, small-scale and cost-effective disinfection projects were proposed to fight waterborne diseases heavily experienced in some OIC member countries.

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