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Prague, 23 June 2017. UfM Deputy Secretary General Ihab Fahmy participated as a keynote speaker in the annual European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN) Conference, held in Prague, Czech Republic on 22 and 23 June 2017.

The ESDN Conference convened this year under the title “Strategic Governance for Sustainable Development: New developments and approaches in the context of the 2030 Agenda and SDGs”, gathered policy makers and experts from all over Europe to discuss concrete steps to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and also consider new, innovative app...

Vienna, 21 June 2017. On 21 June 2017, UfM Deputy Secretary General Ihab Fahmy participated in the R20 Austrian World Summit, held in Vienna, under the patronage of the Federal President of Austria and with the participation of key stakeholders from national governments, cities, financial institutions and the private sector.

The R20 Austrian World Summit is the new initiative of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s organization, which has been designed to become “the premier annual meeting place for sustainable development action heroes” to showcase best practice examples and solutions, as well as to in...

Jorge Borrego, UfM Deputy Secretary - Energy and Climate Action answered questions from the Huffington Post Maghreb about the Marrakech Climate conference COP, proposals for concrete solutions to fight global warming, food insecurity and mass emigration in North Africa, expectations for COP23 ...

 

Take a look at the interview (in French) with Huffington Post Maghreb.

Leipzig, 2 June 2017. UfM Deputy Secretary General Ihab Fahmy participated in the 10th Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF) – OECD, held in Leipzig, Germany from 31 May to 2 June 2017.

The summit gathered Transport Ministers from around the world, heads of key international organisations, international financial institutions and CEOs of major companies, as well as parliamentarians and academics. It was a good occasion to exchange knowledge, build on existing synergies and explore opportunities for cooperation with potential partners and stakeholders. It also provided...

The World Alliance for Efficient Solutions and the UfM Secretariat agree to collaborate on joint activities to support the Euro-Mediterranean region transition toward a sustainable and low-carbon development.

Barcelona, 24 May 2017. Bertrand Piccard, Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation, and UfM Secretary General Sijilmassi today signed a Memorandum of Understanding between their organizations.

The World Alliance for Efficient Solutions (WAES), established by the Solar Impulse Foundation (SIF), aims to advance the cause of clean technologies and offer tangible solutions to the...