ICSU-UNESCO Regional Science and Technology Workshop for the Arab States
12 Oct 2011 - 14 Oct 2011The workshop will address the main themes of Rio+20:
* green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication;
* the institutional framework for sustainable development;
* new and emerging challenges.
The results of the workshop will be presented at the Rio+20 Intergovernmental Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Arab Region, which will take place 16-17 October 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.
The workshop is organised by the UNESCO Cairo Office and ICSU, in cooperation with the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and other regional stakeholders.
This is one of five Rio+20 regional science and technology workshops being organised by ICSU and UNESCO. More Information