Arab and Mediterranean Regional Conference on Environmental Resources monitoring and managementMay 15, 2013
Under the patronage and in the presence of H.E Mr. Nazem El Khoury, Minister of Environment, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) -Environmental Resources Monitoring in Lebanon (ERML) Project, is organizing the “Arab and Mediterranean Regional Conference on Environmental Resources monitoring and management” on the 15th of May at 10 a.m at Hotel Monroe – Beirut and until the 16th of May.
The conference will be attended by delegations from Egypt, Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Greece, Switzerland, United Kingdom and France. The opening ceremony will include speeches delivered by H.E Mr. Nazem El Khoury, Minister of Environment, Mr. Alexandros Seferiadis, Hellenic Aid Counselor of Greece, Mr. Iyad Abumoghli, Regional Director and Representative for the UNEP Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in Bahrain, Mr. Luca Renda, UNDP Country Director in Lebanon and Mr. Fouad Abousamra, Project Manager of the Environmental Resources Monitoring in Lebanon project, UNEP ROWA in Bahrain.
The aim of the conference is to discuss the status and management of coastal areas at local and regional levels focusing on critical issues such as monitoring and management of coastal and marine resources and air quality and to engage experts and decision makers in protecting environmental resources through knowledge synthesis and sharing. Contact information