Egypt Green Economy Transformation Consultation Meeting 3 August, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.

CEDARE organized an “Expert Consultation Working Group Meeting” on 3 August, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. The aim of the meeting was to pave the way for a subsequent action-oriented programme for Egypt as a pilot for a regional programme, by discussing the motivating factors, on the national and regional levels, as well as the challenges and opportunities for the transformation to a greener economy, with an overview of the enabling conditions and the role to be played by the different stakeholders, through the development of ‘Outreach’ and ‘Training’ initiatives.

The proposed working group members is expected to include representatives from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, the European Commission (EC), the World Food Programme (WFP), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and CEDARE.