ISESCO to host 5th Meeting of Islamic Executive Bureau for the Environment and Preparatory Meeting of Senior Environment Experts
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), in cooperation with the General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in coordination with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), will organize on 20 April, 2019 in its headquarters in Rabat, the Fifth Meeting of the Islamic Executive Bureau for the Environment, at the Ministerial Level.
The agenda of the meeting features the examination of the Report of the Director General on ISESCO’s Efforts in the Fields of Environment and Sustainable Development since the 7th Session of the Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers (ICEM), the Strategy for the Activation of the Role of Cultural and Religious Factors in Protecting the Environment and Achieving Sustainable Development in the Islamic World, the Guidance Document on Strengthening the Role of Youth and Civil Society in the Protection of the Environment and Achievement of Sustainable Development, the Project of the Establishment of the Islamic Network for Environmental Action and Sustainable Development, the Progress Report on the Creation of the “Islamic Academy for the Environment and Sustainable Development”, the Report on the “Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World”, the report on the Programme of the Celebration of the Environmentally Friendly Islamic Capitals, ISESCO Report on the Executive Work Plan for Natural Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Member States and the Draft Agenda of the 8th Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers.
Prior to this meeting, the Preparatory Meeting of Senior Environment Experts will be held on19 April, 2019 at ISESCO headquarters and will bring together experts and officials of environment sectors from Jordan, Kuwait, Mauritania, Nigeria, Togo, Uganda, Turkey, Indonesia, the Maldives, and Morocco, as well as representatives of OIC General Secretariat, ISESCO and the General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Meeting of Senior Environment Experts will discuss the documents which will be submitted to the 5th ministerial-level Meeting of the Islamic Executive Bureau for the Environment.