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NAJIB SAAB Development in a changing Arab climate 
Even if all conflicts and wars were to stop immediately, the Arab region cannot meet the target of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 using traditional methods....more
MATHIS WACKERNAGEL How Switzerland made history with green economy vote 
This weekend, Switzerland made world history, even though not as much as we would have liked...more
Mey Sayegh Inspiring stories from the MENA region: Women & Water Integrity 
Refraining from paying water bills pushed Fardous Al Shabbar, the chairperson of the Jordanian Women's Union in Irbid province...more
Ashok Khosla Tolba, a great world leader, transformer and mentor 
Although we had met several times in places like Stockholm, Geneva and Paris, I first properly got to know Mostafa K. Tolba in Nairobi in 1976, when he had just become the head of the United Nations Environment Programme and I had just joined the staff. That was a truly busy time in the life of our young organization, what with setting up the first headquarters of a UN organization in a developing country, moving to a new campus and creating worldwide programmes to address the growing threats to our planet’s life support systems....more
NAJIB SAAB Arab development must be people-centric 
Meeting the target of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 is an uphill challenge for most Arab countries...more
The Economist Green giant Mostafa Tolba: A creator of the successful regime to reduce global emissions has died 
Educated in Cairo and London, Dr Tolba helped found the institutions of modern climate diplomacy...more
Mazen Bachir Household Waste: Exporting Is not an Option - Part 2 
The main treatment methods for Solid Waste include:Composting, Anaerobic Digestion and Incineration. All 3 are needed and applicable in Lebanon, but have to follow international standards. Separate Guidelines governing best practice related to the 3 may be provided separately. Suffice to say for now that the main driver of the plan will be to limit landfill bound waste, and that that size constraints for the above, can roughly be defined as follows...more
Mazen Bachir Household Waste: Exporting is not an Option - Part 1 
Not so far away from the political tug of war, driven by adverse interests, there actually does exist a substantially developed and world-proven, tried and tested methodology for handling municipal solid waste in countries, irrespective of their development levels. ...more
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