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Dr. Fadi COMAIR has just presented last October, 24th his book: "WaterManagement and Hydrodiplomacy in Lebanon" in Notre Dame University (Beirut). 


Dr. Fadi Georges Comair is the Director General of Hydraulic and Electrical Resources of Lebanon and the Director of the Water, Energy and Environment Research Center (WEERC) at Notre Dame University.

He was chairman of the Litani River Authority from 1993 to 2000.

Dr. Fadi Comair is an active member of the ASCE's Environment and water Resources Insitute. In May 2009 he was recongized by the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE) Board of Trustee as Diplomat Water Resource Engineer (D.WRE).

His work at the Ministry of Energy and Water was marked by the Ten years IWRM Vision Strategy for Lebanon destined to satisfy the water deman management of the country. He also played an active role in water conflict resolutions on several international water courses in the Middle east such as the Orontes (Assi), Nahr El Kebir and the Jordan River Basin.

Dr. Fadi Comair is a main water expert at the Union for the Mediterranean (UFM) and the European Mediterranean Water Information System (EMWIS), and launched the European Union Water Initiative (EUWI) program in Lebanon in coordination with GWP-med.

In October 2009, Dr. Fadi Comair was designated President of the Mediterranean Network of Basin Organizations (MENBO).

Contact information Dr. Fadi COMAIR (email:;
Phone: + 961 1565 099 / 013
News type Inbrief
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Source of information Eng. Marwan SAADE
Geographical coverage Lebanon,
News date 25/10/2010
Working language(s) ENGLISH