The European Union Delegation Appoints Five Water Goodwill Ambassadors
- African Business
The European Union Delegation appointed, for the first time, five EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors to raise awareness of the urgent need to preserve water and advocate for the sustainable consumption of water resources, in line with government policy. The EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors will play a central role in the EU’s efforts to ensure people can achieve the highest levels of health and wellbeing. The appointment was held at a special event at the EU Residence in Cairo.
The five EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors are distinguished members of Egypt’s cultural and media scene: Actress Ms. Arwa Gouda, Actor Mr. Ahmed Magdy, Researcher and Writer Dr. Amr El-Shobaki, veteran international correspondent and journalist Ms. Lamia Radi and Sky News Arabia Cairo Bureau Chief Samir Omar. They pledged to volunteer their time, talent and passion to help bring attention to water-related issues and advocate for climate action to address water scarcity. The prominent personalities will also highlight EU efforts to improve the lives of millions of Egyptians by creating jobs in the water sector and preserve the valuable resource.