CSOs Assess Sustainable-development Policies
HIC-HLRN participated with Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) in the “Regional CSO Forum on Sustainable Development,” on 13–14 March 2022 at Beirut, Lebanon. The gathering of diverse policy analysts representing the Middle East/North Africa region’s civil society covered the range of contemporary development issues represented in the Sustainable-development Goals (SDGs) in the regional context.
The forum program was developed in collaboration with the members of the Regional Sustainable Development Platform: ANND, HIC-HLRN, Arab Trade Union Federation (ATUC), Arab Organization of Persons with Disabilities (AOPD), The Arab Network for Democratic Elections (ANDE), Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) and Transparency International.
The Forum sessions covered:
COVID-19 and de-development in the Arab region
Macroeconomic Failures and inequalities
Democratic transition and nation-building
Solutions for sustainability, green transition and the role of international financing institutions
Partnership for development and means of implementation
Dismantling the box: solutions for change beyond ‘thinking outside the box’
Watch the Forum sessions and discussions on ANND (in Arabic)
See the research on green transition in the Arab world.
Image: Logos of the organizations co-sponsoring the Forum.