الدكتور محمود أبوزبد يتسلم وسام الوشاح الأكبر للشمس المشرقة من إمبراطور اليابان في نوفمبر 2010
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·        Dr. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid has been chairing the Egyptian-Dutch Advisory Panel Program (APP) on Water Management for more than 20 years.  The APP mission is to study the problems related to water and offer advisory and consultation services to both the Governments of Egypt and the Netherlands.  He is member of the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Board (UNSGAB) on Water and Sanitation established in March 2004.  The Board is composed of a wide range of dignitaries and elite water specialists and is chaired by His Royal Highness the Prince of the Netherlands.  Within the UNSGAB activities, a strategy for improving water and wastewater management has been developed, the so-called Hashimoto strategy named after the first Chairman of the Board.  Worth-mentioning is that the UN agencies have adopted this strategy and have placed it on top of the agenda of the African country summit in its meeting held in Egypt in July 2008.

·     Dr. M. Abu-Zeid has contributed greatly to the establishment of the World Water Council (WWC) and has chaired the Council for nine successive years, well-deserving the post of Honorary President of the World Water Council for life.  During his mandate as WWC President, he launched a number of international programs of highest priority in the field of water.  One of those programs involved the quest for financial resources for implementing water projects in developing countries that was presented at the World Water Forum in the Netherlands in the year 2000. 

·     Dr. M. Abu-Zeid is a Visiting Professor and tutor in several universities worldwide, including Bari University (Italy), Colorado and California Universities (USA).  He also participated as member of a UN team in the consultative studies on water for investigating the possibility of linking south to north China via a new canal, in addition to a study conducted for the Government of Yemen concerning the development of Wadi Abeen and several other studies related to on-farm drainage in Iraq and Syria.


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