$1,000,000 to honor recipients of Prince Talal Award for climate action during COP27
Sharm El Sheikh — The AGFUND delegation, led by President Abdulaziz bin Talal, is attending the Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh from 6-18 November.
On the sidelines of COP27, AGFUND in collaboration with the Arab Bank for African Economic Development — BADEA held a series of plenary sessions on financial inclusion, science and technology, promoting smallholder farmers, women’s empowerment, and the role of the private sector and NGOs. held. with climate change.
They also organized a session for the recipients of the Prince Talal International Human Development Prize on the theme of ‘Climate Action’ to demonstrate the potential for expansion and replication to other countries.
Participation of AGFUND and BADEA will include the organization of pavilions in the Blue Zone over the 12 days of the conference. Meanwhile, AGFUND and BADEA will showcase nearly half a century of activity and partnership.
On Wednesday, November 9th, AGFUND will host a ceremony in the Blue Zone to honor the winners of the 2021 Prince Talal International Human Development Prize. The award equates his $1 million to his 13th UN Sustainable Development Goal, ‘Climate Action’. Target.
Among those in attendance at the award ceremony were Prince Abdulaziz bin Talal, President of AGFUND and Chairman of the Awards Committee, Queen Sofia of Spain, Signora Mercedes Menafra, former First Lady of Uruguay, OPEC Funds, AGFUND Board, United Nations Representatives, International Organizations, Development Experts.
The opening ceremony will feature speeches by a number of dignitaries, including UNFCCC Executive Director Simon Stiel, Egyptian Environment Minister Dr Yasmin Fuad and BADEA Executive Director Dr Sidi Urd Taa.
AGFUND nominates pioneering projects for all partners for the 2022 Prince Talal International Human Development Prize on the theme of Decent Work and Economic Growth, Goal 8 of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda I will call you. Nominations are being accepted until December 15th. www.agfund.org— Spa
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