ALGIERS- The African conference on green economy will be held in Oran from 22 to 23 February and will culminate in proposals and recommendations to promote the transition to an economy that ensures further respect of environment, Ministry of National Planning and Environment announced on Friday.
This Ministerial Conference to be held in the presence of Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal “is an opportunity to make proposals and recommendations able to foster the transition towards a green economy based on national sustainable development priorities,” says the ministry in an introductory note of the conference.
The aim of this approach is to identify areas of international and regional cooperation, including South-South and intra-African practices and successful experiences exchange and to assess Africa’s needs in terms of financial and technological support and training of human resources.
On this occasion, speeches will be given by Minister of National Planning and Environment Dalila Boudjemaa as well as a senior member of the African Union (AU) and Achim Steiner, Executive Director of UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Arnold Schwarzenegger, honorary president of the R20.
The adoption of the conference report and Statement of Oran are scheduled on the second day. (APS)