afed CONFERENCE 2020

Speakers

Speakers

H.E. Dr. Adnan Badran

H.E. Dr. Adnan Badran

Chairman, AFED Board of Trustees

Dr. Fadlo Khuri

Dr. Fadlo Khuri

President, American University of Beirut (AUB)

Najib Saab

Najib Saab

Secretary General, AFED

Inger Andersen

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UNEP, UN Under Secretary General
(TBC)

Dr. Mike Rayan

Dr. Mike Rayan

Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Program, leading team for international containment and treatment of COVID-19
(TBC)

Marco Lambertini

Marco Lambertini

Director General, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Dr. Iman Nuwayhid

Dr. Iman Nuwayhid

Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), American University of Beirut (AUB)

Dr. Basel Al-Yousfi

Dr. Basel Al-Yousfi

Director of the WHO Regional Centre for Environmental Health Action, Jordan

Dr. Randah Hamadeh

Dr. Randah Hamadeh

Professor and Vice Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, the Arabian Gulf University (AGU), Bahrain (AFED report co-author)

Dr. Rima Habib

Dr. Rima Habib

Professor and Chairperson, Department of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut (AUB), (AFED report co-author)

Dr. Mey Jurdi

Dr. Mey Jurdi

Professor of Environmental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB (AFED report co-authors)

Dr. May Massoud

Dr. May Massoud

Director of the Interfaculty Graduate Environmental Sciences Program and Associate Professor of environmental health, American University of Beirut (AUB)

Dr. Hassan Dhaini

Dr. Hassan Dhaini

Assistant Professor at the American University of Beirut (AUB), (AFED report co-author)

Dr. Djihan Hassan

Dr. Djihan Hassan

Adjunct Professor, The American University in Cairo (AFED report co-author)

Dr. Ahmed Gaber

Dr. Ahmed Gaber

Professor, Cairo University and CEO, Chemonics, Egypt (AFED report co-author)

Prof. Amr El-Sammak

Prof. Amr El-Sammak

Professor of Marine sciences, Alexandria University

Who Should Attend ?

Health experts and institutions


University and School leaders

Government organizations with responsibility for the environment, development, education, sustainability, resource management, planning

Environment experts

Policy and decision makers

Academic and research institutions

NGOs dealing with environment, education and development

Featured Participants

REPORT OBJECTIVES

The AFED 2020 report aims to discuss the main environmental drivers which have major impact on various aspects of human health in the Arab countries, and propose an action plan leading to a holistic implementation of the Health factor within the SDGs. This will be done within the integrated context of sustainable development, by tackling health in terms of social, economic and environmental aspects.  

AFED Conference - Health and the Environment in Arab Countries, 10-11 November 2020

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