MENA Climate Week 2023 - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

13 Oct 2023

MENA Climate Week 2023

MENA Climate Week 2023

As part of the MENA Climate Week, ESCWA Executive Secretary Rola Dashti participated in a high-level ministerial panel, titled “Towards a Global Goal on Adaptation that adapts to a 1.5 degree world”.

In her intervention, Dashti stressed the need to enhance cooperation between Arab countries by fostering water diplomacy to ensure better water security and stability in the region.

The MENA Climate Week 2023 was held between 8 and 12 October in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and was jointly organized by ESCWA, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Bank Group, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), and the League of Arab States (LAS) General Secretariat.

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