Environment and Development for Human Well-Being

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The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) was established in1992 as an international inter-governmental Organization with diplomatic status.This was in response to the convention adopted by the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible  For the Environment (CAMRE) , in 1991 and upon the initiative of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Arab fund for Economic and  Social Development (AFESD).

SwitchMed Down the Nile Project’s ToTs and opening of the call for applications for green entrepreneurs

The training of trainers sessions, led by MedWaves, the UNEP/MAP Activity Centre for SCP experts in coordination with partner in Egypt CEDARE, was recently organized in Egypt. It focused on transferring the Green Business methodology (Green Business Model, Green Business Plan) and the various tools to support green entrepreneurs. Following these trainings, the call for applications for the Green Entrepreneurship program was launched and is currently open. Read more…

Call for applications for the selection and training of eco-entrepreneurs in Egypt

Within the framework of the project “SwitchMed”, implemented by the CEDARE – Center for Environment & Development for The Arab Region & Europe and MedWaves – The UNEP/MAP Regional Activity Centre for SCP (former SCP/RAC) and financed by the European Union, the Catalan Waste Agency, and the Italian Government, MedWaves and CEDARE are launching a call for applications for the benefit of eco-entrepreneurs: people with ideas for economic projects with an ecological or social impact. This call for applications is open to individuals and groups residing in the following governorates: Alexandria, Cairo Giza, Minya, Fayoum. Read more…

SwitchMed Down the Nile Project to support Sustainable Economy and Green and Blue Entrepreneurship kicks-off

On 9 June, 2022 & in the framework of the “SwitchMed Down the Nile Project to support Sustainable Economy and Green and Blue Entrepreneurship in Egypt”, the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Environment (MOE) organized the first Consultation Session at the MOE premises in Cairo. The Project is part of SwitchMed and comes in-line with Egypt’s current substantial efforts in reinforcing medium, small, and micro enterprises.

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CEDARE and FES launch a series of workshops titled the “Advent of Micromobility”

“The Advent of Micromobility” is the core of the participatory training of trainers workshops launched by the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) in cooperation with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) / Egypt Office, on the 19th of September, 2021.
 

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Botswana State of The Environment Report Portal

CEDARE as UNEP’s collaborating Centre is assisting The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in extending support to the Government of Botswana in environmental institutional strengthening for national reporting. The overall objective is to develop an interactive web-based module for the State of Environment Report to enable easy access by decision makers and facilitate easy update for timely dissemination of information, including emerging issues. The portal will also support the preparation of a scenario chapter based on the narratives in the thematic chapters to inform policy outlook.

Resilient Food Systems Science-Policy Interface Portal

CEDARE in its capacity as UNEP’s collaborating Centre assisted UNEP in the development of Portal for the  Integrated Approach Programme IAP-FS that seeks to tackle major drivers of environmental degradation by advancing a holistic approach to enhancing agricultural productivity in smallholder systems, where food security is directly tied to agriculture and – in the long term – to the health of the ecosystem of which the farm is a part. A holistic approach will also help ensure that gender and nutrition are mainstreamed throughout the Program as important pieces to address the food security challenge.

The 5th National Learning Alliance Consultation Dialogue for the “Consultation on Egypt 2030 Shared Water Reuse Strategy”, July 28th, 2021

On July 28, 2021, the 5th National Learning Alliance (NLA) Consultation Dialogue was held for Consultation on the “Egypt 2030 Shared Water Reuse Strategy”, organized by the Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), which represents the fifth in a series of six national dialogues over the past two years to develop the Egypt Strategy 2030 Shared Water Reuse. This dialogue was within the framework of the ReWater MENA project funded by SIDA and led by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), and implemented in partnership with the Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), in cooperation with relevant stakeholders in Egypt. Read more…