Samira Benabdallah (in the picture) biologist (microbiologist) for 20 years in the field of the water environment, is the Director of the Center for Environmental Education (CEE) of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environmentof (Morocco). Her goal is the protection and preservation of water quality. At the same time, she works extensively in the field of environmental protection at the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Hasnaa.
The mission of the Foundation is the promotion of the protection of the environment and the improvement of the living environment. Through its approach, the Foundation raises awareness and educates all publics, and in particular the youngest, to sustainable development with the development of tools and educational resources needed, it mobilizes actors at different scales of intervention (territorial, regional, national and international), federates and networks the actors at the level of the territories of intervention and at the national level and finally forms and reinforces the capacities of the actors and the tools of sustainable management of the territories.
Today, after 18 years of its existence, the acquisition of important knowledge and know-how through the establishment of more than 20 innovative programs at the national level the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment has set up a center for environmental education (CEE), space dedicated to awareness, education, training all to sustainable development.
The Environmental Water Center’s ambition is to reinforce the transversal understanding of the issues related to environmental protection and sustainable development through capacity building, to create a network of excellence bringing together Moroccan and international leaders and to develop training content. of quality answering the existing problems and needs expressed.