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Annual Conference of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)
Financing Sustainable Development
in Arab Countries

8-9 November 2018
Le Bristol Hotel Beirut - Lebanon

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WHY A DEVELOPMENT SUSTAINABILITY REPORT ?
Financing Sustainable Development in Arab Countries is the eleventh annual report by AFED, after Arab Environment: Future Challenges in 2008, Impact of Climate Change on Arab Countries in 2009, Water: Sustainable Management of a Scarce Resource in 2010, Green Economy in a Changing Arab World in 2011, Survival Options: Ecological Footprint of Arab Countries in 2012, Sustainable Energy: Prospects, Challenges, Opportunities in 2013, Food Security: Challenges and Prospects in 2014, Sustainable Consumption in Arab Countries in 2015 Sustainable Development in a Changing Arab Climate in 2016 and Arab Environment In Ten Years in 2017.

AFED reports are considered the main reliable source on Arab environment, and have positively influenced policies at the national and regional levels.
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Organizing Partners
ESCWA

FAO

Switchmed

Platinum Sponsor
 
Gold Sponsor
Kuwait

OFID

Silver Sponsor
Kuwait

Bank

aramex

 
 
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
 
  Corporate and industry leaders
  Government organizations with responsi bility for the environment, development, resource management, planning, economy and finance
  Environment experts
  Financial institutions
  Academic and research institutions
  NGOs dealing with environment and development
 
REPORT OBJECTIVES
 
  Collect and disseminate first hand sectoral and cross-sectoral data on financing sustainable development in the Arab countries
  Identify barriers to sustainable development in Arab countries
  Recommend actions and policy measures required to bridge the current gaps in the current government policies
  Raise public awareness and trigger informed policy debate about the importance of environment accounts as a strategic step towards shifting to green economy
 
 
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