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Conference on Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Arab countries – Cairo University

“Arab Union for Sustainable Development and Environment” organized its fifth International conference on 15 th and 16 th of March 2015 entitled:” Water, Energy, Climate and Food nexus in the Arab countries”, under the auspices of The Egyptian ministry of foreign affairs and the Arab League and The Egyptian Cabinet, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, the Egyptian Ministry […]

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UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States (UNDP-RBAS)Arab Climate Resilience Initiative

On 3-5 November, 2010, UNDP-RBAS held the Regional Forum on Addressing Climate Change Impacts in the Arab Countries in Rabat, Morocco, in partnership with the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment. The Forum provided a platform to present the findings of the regional consultations, facilitate discussion and to bring together Ministers from several […]

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International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Program in North Africa 2013-2016

The IUCN Programme in North Africa for the period 2013‐2016 was prepared by the IUCN Centre For Mediterranean Cooperation in Malaga (IUCN‐Med), based on the main orientations of the IUCN Global Programme 2013‐2016, the outcomes of the IUCN North Africa Members Forum held in Rabat, Morocco (October,2011),and the different consultation, with IUCN members and partners […]

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ESCWA: Training of trainers’ workshop on “Mainstreaming Appropriate Renewable Energy Technology in the Rural Productive Sectors of the Arab Region” 14 to 15 June, 2015 ,

 Within the context of its work on sustainable energy the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia is organizing four sub-regional training of trainers’ (TOT) workshops on “Mainstreaming Appropriate Renewable Energy Technology in the Rural Productive Sectors of the Arab Region” in the member countries, the third workshop is to be held in […]

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Joint Meeting for Arab Team Responsible for the Arab Region Environmental and Sustainable Development Indicators

تقرير وتوصيات الاجتماع المشترك للفريق العربي المعني بمؤشرات البيئة والتنمية المستدامة والفريق العربي المعني بشبكة المعلومات البيئية (فندق سميراميس – القاهرة: 12-16/10/2014) ـــــــــ أولاً: المرجعية: تنفيذاً للفقرة 6 من قرار مجلس الوزراء العرب المسؤولين عن شؤون البيئة في دورته (25) والتي عقدت بمقر الأمانة العامة للجامعة يوم 7/11/2013 رقم (ق412- د.ع25 – 7/11/2013) التالي نصه: […]

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UNEP: Technology Needs Assessments (TNAs)

Technology Needs Assessments (TNAs) are a set of country-driven activities that identify and determine the mitigation and adaptation technology priorities of countries. TNAs are central to the work of Parties to the Convention (art. 4.5 UNFCCC). They present a unique opportunity for countries to track their needs for new equipment, techniques, services, capacities and skills […]

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Lebanon: H2020 Capacity Building

Under the Capacity Building Component, the ENPI funded H2020 Capacity Building/Mediterranean Programme (CB/MEP) was launched in December 2009. The H2020 CB/MEP aims to support the implementation of the Horizon 2020 Initiative Road Map and Work Plan through capacity building and awareness raising activities, and to promote integration/mainstreaming of environment issues into other sector policies. It […]

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National Biodiversity Planning to Support the implementation of the CBD 2011-2020 Strategic Plan in Egypt (NBSAPs)

Inadequate hazardous waste (HW) management in most of the 22 Arab countries served by the Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Arab States in Egypt (BCRC-Egypt) generates considerable public health and environmental problems, including contamination of soil and water. It also prevents the countries of the region from meeting their obligations […]

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Egypt: Strengthening of the Regional Cooperation of Arab States in Hazardous Waste Management and Trans-boundary Control

Inadequate hazardous waste (HW) management in most of the 22 Arab countries served by the Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Arab States in Egypt (BCRC-Egypt) generates considerable public health and environmental problems- including contamination of soil and water. It also prevents the countries of the region from meeting their obligations […]

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European Neighbourhood Partnership Instrument (ENPI): “Cleaner and Energy Saving – Mediterranean Cities” (CES-MED) project

‘Cleaner energy-saving Mediterranean cities’ (CES MED)aims to develop the capacities of local authorities in the region to formulate and implement sustainable local policies, such as those implied by joining the Covenant of Mayors. It intends to expand the use at local level of sustainable policies, such as renewable energy solutions and energy efficiency measures to […]

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