The 8th Meeting of Cousteau Advisory Council
Dr. El Tayeb Mustafa, the President of the Future University, chaired the 8th Meeting of Cousteau Advisory Council on Wednesday 4th May 2016 at 10:00 am. The meeting which lasted for two and half hours was attended by Dr. Tariq Shukshak, the General Manager of Science and Environment Institute of Cousteau. The meeting reviewed the achievements of Cousteau chair during the last years and agreed upon its plans and programs for the coming period mainly the technical and financial support to Cousteau by Future University. This includes the expanding the researcher networks, conducting workshops on environmental issues, and encouraging research and training projects.
The meeting commended the role played by GIAD in the environmental areas and creating a sustainable academic partnership with Cousteau. The Council members called for more focusing on environmental issues like agriculture, disposal of electronic wastes, and environmental pollution. The meeting similarly praised the role played by Cousteau chair of Future University.
The UNESCO/Cousteau-ECO-Technie Chair was established in 2004 within the frame of the Cooperation Agreement between the Future University and the UNESCO which was signed by Dr. Abubaker Mustafa, the Chairman of Future University Board of Trustees and Mr. Mat Sepora on behalf of the UNESCO.