Fadi Georges Comair is a water diplomat (DWRE) from the American Academy of Water (AAWRE) and international negotiator specialized in the Middle East region. He is a member of the French Overseas Academy of Sciences and Water Academy in France. He graduated from the University of Texas and Harvard University, the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, and Claude Bernard Lyon I University, with a PhD in Energy. From 1987 to 1993, he was Head of Department at CERIB in France. In 1993, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of the National Authority of the Litani River and subsequently Director General of Hydraulic and Electrical Resources in Lebanon, Director of the Water, Energy and Environment Research Institute at Notre Dame University and was a professor at New York University. He is President of MEDURABLE, an association which works in the field of sustainable development, Honorary President of the Mediterranean Network of Basin Organizations (MENBO), Vice-President of the Euro-Mediterranean Information System on Know-how in the Water Sector (EMWIS) and a member of the UNESCO Commission on Water and Human Establishments. Mr. Fadi Comair is a Chevalier of the National Order of the Legion of Honor and the National Order of Merit.
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Water can causes conflicts in every countries of the Middle-East region. Fadi Georges Comair explains the concept of hydro-diplomacy that could be a solution for countries of the region to manage the ressource together.