Under the Patronage of the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) the Embassies of Germany, Italy and France and the British Council in collaboration with the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage (ARC-WH) held the Bahrain Europe Environment Week (BEEW) at the Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage in Manama on 25-28 May 2015.
This event is part of the ongoing global debate about challenges of climate change. In December 2015, France will host and preside at the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as “Paris 2015”.
COP21 will be a crucial conference as it seeks to achieve a new international agreement on climate, which will be applicable to all countries. The conference is expected to play a major role in ensuring convergence of differing points of view and consensus among nations around ways to address the global challenges of climate change.
The programme of workshops and seminars held during Bahrain Europe Environment Week has been designed to address the issue of sustainable development and climate change in light of the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
During the week experts and delegates from Bahrain and Europe discussed the measures and actions that need to be implemented in order to overturn the current situation. In particular, they discussed how new technologies and renewable energy sources contribute to sustainable development to capacity building, and technology-transfer solutions.
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