ENI CBC Med Programme to participate in Union for the Mediterranean’s high-level event on “Biological Diversity, Ecosystem Restoration and Food Systems”
On the 4th of October from 16:30 to 17:45 (CET), the ENI CBC Med Programme will participate in the high-level side event on “Biological Diversity, Ecosystem Restoration and Food Systems - Protecting and Restoring at the core of the shift towards Green, Blue, Circular Economy”, organized back-to-back with the Union for the Mediterranean's Ministerial on Environment and Climate Action.
The Programme will be represented by Managing Authority’s Acting Director Ms. Antonella Giglio who will highlight the contribution of ENI CBC Med towards a green transition in the Mediterranean and the future perspectives of the 2021-2027 Interreg NEXT MED Programme under the objective “A greener, low-carbon transitioning towards a net zero carbon economy and resilient Mediterranean”.
Organized by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and framed within the upcoming UN Biodiversity and Climate Change Conferences (COP 15th and COP 26th), the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration, and the UN Food Systems Summit, the side event will take place on the same date of the UfM Ministerial on Environment and Climate Action, 4 October 2021, from 16:30 to 17:45 (CET) in a hybrid format, from Cairo, Egypt.
The side-event aims at highlighting and promoting the high-level political and operational efforts towards conservation of biological diversity and ecosystem restoration, with a special focus on food systems, considering the wider shift towards green, blue, circular economy at Euro-Mediterranean level. It will be showcasing the actions supporting the UfM Environment and Climate Agendas, thus shaping the way to 2030 and tapping into all the opportunities for partnerships and reinforced cooperation.
The event aims at highlighting and promoting the high-level political and operational efforts towards conservation of biological diversity and ecosystem restoration, with a special focus on food systems, considering the wider shift towards green, blue, circular economy at Euro-Mediterranean level.
The event will witness the contruntion of high-level represnatves, including HE Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of the Environment, President of the Biodiversity COP 14, Egypt; HE Mr. Virgijnius Sinkevicius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries; HE Mr. Nabil Masarweh, Minister of Environment, Jordan; HE Amb. Nasser Kamel, Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General; HE Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States.
For more information, please downalod the concept and agenda of the event
The event will be broadacasted on the Union for the Mediterranean YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/UfMSecretariat