On the 9th of June, 2022 & in the framework of the “SwitchMed Down the Nile Project to support Sustainable Economy and Green and Blue Entrepreneurship in Egypt”, the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Environment (MOE) organized the first Consultation Session at the MOE premises in Cairo. The Project is part of SwitchMed and comes in-line with Egypt’s current substantial efforts in reinforcing medium, small, and micro enterprises.
The session was chaired by Dr. Ali Abo Sena, Chairman of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Authority (EEAA), and Dr. Hossam Allam, Regional Director of the Sustainable Growth Programme, CEDARE. The Consultation aimed at introducing the Project’s objectives and components to 25 participants, who represented stakeholders from governmental & non-governmental business support organizations (BSOs), international organizations, financial institutions, banks, incubators, academia, and universities’ research and innovation centers. This comes also in preparation of the launch of the National Initiative for Sustainable Entrepreneurs.