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Annual Conference of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED)

Arab Environment
in 10 Years


2 -3 November 2017
Le Bristol Hotel Beirut - Lebanon

Speakers  
  Hussein Abaza

Former Chief, Economics & Trade Branch of UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry, & Economics


  Dr. Ibrahim Abdelgelil

Professor Emeritus, AGU, Director of Energy & CC Program, AFED


  Dr. Abdulkarim Sadik

Senior Economist at Kuwait Fund


  Dr. Adnan Badran

President of the Board of Trustees, University of Jordan


  H.E. Khaled Irani

CEO, e2e, Former Minister of Environment & Energy, Jordan


  Dr. Adnan Shihabeldin

Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS)


  Patrick Moulette

Head of Anti-Corruption Division, OECD


  Anthony Cox

Deputy Director, Environment Directorate, OECD 


  William Saab

Senior Consultant, New Foresight- Sustainable Business Consultants, The Netherlands


  Faris Hassan

Director of Research, OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)


  Dr. Mattia Romani

Managing Director, Economics, Policy, and Governance Department, (EBRD)


  Glada Lahn

Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House, London


  Dr. Nassif Hitti

Former Ambassador, Director, Higher Institute of Political and Administrative Sciences, USEK, Lebanon


  Dr. Osamah Alsayegh

Executive Director - Energy and Building Research Center of KISR


  Dr. Rami Ahmad

Special Envoy on SDGs and Senior Advisor to the President, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)


  Dr. Ahmed Badr

Executive Director, Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Cairo


  H.E. Dr. Nasser Saidi

CEO, Nasser Saidi & Associates, Chairman, Clean Energy Business Council


  Shada El-Sharif

Director, Jordan Environment Fund, Amman


  Dr. Leila Dagher

 Director, Institute of Financial Economics, AUB


  Moctar El-Hacene

Director, Economic Development & Integration, ESCWA


  Dr. Mazen Soueid

Chief Economist, Bankmed, Beirut


  Jean Trabulsi

Head of Marketing & Communications, Bank Audi


  Arkan El-Seblani

Chief Technical Advisor on Anti-Corruption and Integrity, UNDP Regional Hub for the Arab States


  Tessa Terpstra

MENA Regional Envoy for Water & Energy Security, Netherlands 


  Dr. Fadi Osseiran

General Manager, BLOMINVEST Bank, Beirut


  Dr. Ayman Fathi

Financial Advisor, State Audit Bureau, Kuwait


  Najib Saab

Secretary General, AFED
AFED report's Editor


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 the Arab environment in the last decade
  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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