Habib Habr, UNEP’s Regional Director and Representative in West Asia, explained that “as part of its mandate, UNEP aims to catalyse action to protect the environment through enhanced engagement and collaboration with a multitude of …Read full article » Lebanon: Thursday, November 25 - 2010 @ 15:46
The announced recommendations agreed with AFED report that forward-looking Arab economic development models need to meet people’s aspirations in economic security, social equity, resource efficiency, and environmental protection, and that continued deterioration in economic, social, …Read full article » Lebanon: Saturday, October 29 - 2011 @ 09:33
Dubbed “A green economy for sustainable development”, the initiative seeks to make the UAE “a global hub and a successful model of the new green economy, so as to enhance the country’s competitiveness and sustainability …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, January 19 - 2012 @ 14:18
Entitled ‘Corporate Environmental Responsibility: Challenges and Opportunities’, the event was organized by the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and hosted by Petrofac.
The one-day intensive …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, June 02 - 2009 @ 15:38
He said that Arab demand on resources is more than double what is available locally, and called to bridge the gap through efficient production and regional cooperation.
The Roundtable, entitled “Food Security for Development in a …Read full article » Lebanon: Thursday, June 21 - 2012 @ 09:34
In his address entitled “Arab Perspective on Rio +20”, Saab hoped for the “Arab Spring to usher in a new direction for economic and environmental sustainability, as reforms should be expected to clamp down on …Read full article » Lebanon: Wednesday, June 01 - 2011 @ 10:09
In a letter sent today to members, speakers, delegates and friends, AFED’s Secretary General Najib Saab affirmed the decision of the organization’s governing bodies to convene the event in Beirut, under the patronage of His …Read full article » Lebanon: Monday, October 29 - 2012 @ 16:32
During an event on Green Growth organized in Amman, Jordan, under the patronage of HRH Prince El-Hassan Bin Talal, President of EMA Adelheid Sailer-Schuster conferred the title to Saab “in recognition of his concerted efforts …Read full article » Jordan: Thursday, September 12 - 2013 @ 00:00
Policies which heavily subsidize oil and electricity, he said, are neither a driver for the transition to renewable energy nor for encouraging more efficient use of conventional energy.
The same applies to water, where subsidies …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, December 04 - 2012 @ 16:15
The conference will be under the patronage of His Excellency the President of Lebanon, General Michel Sleiman, who will deliver the opening address, and is set to convene at the Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel in Beirut …Read full article » Lebanon: Monday, November 19 - 2012 @ 13:59