The Global Diwan hosts its Annual Forum in Nice on Blue and Green Security

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Posted on : 22 September 2022 
   By Global Diwan

On 9 September 2022, 180 attendees coming from Maghreb, Middle East, Gulf countries, Egypt and Turkey, with some Indian, Japanese and African guests convened in Nice for the Global Diwan Annual Forum on Blue and Green Security.

The encounter was inaugurated by Christian Estrosi, Mayor of Nice ; HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco who delivered a keynote speech on oceans biodiversity ; our co-Chairs HE Maurice Gourdault-Montagne, Ambassador of France and HH Sheikha Intisar Al Sabah, philanthropist and Kuwaiti business woman ; HRH Princess Hala Khaled Al Saud, Board Director of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and Founder of Burhan Almarifa and our Executive Chairman Eric Schell.

The first edition of this yearly meeting has seen the holding of substantive thematic panels on food and water security, tourism, energy and infrastructures, with distinguished speakers coming from the MENA region and Europe.

The 6 roundtable discussions tackled an array of subjects :

  • Sustainable Tourism in 2030
  • The Future of Arab Cities and Territories
  • New Agricultural Models and Foodtech for Food Security
  • New Energy Models and Cleantech Sector
  • Blue & Green security : a collective responsibility
  • Africa and Asia Pacific, a New Room for Euro-Arab Cooperation?

“Spurred by the success of this edition, we now look forward to the September 2023 Nice Forum on the topics of Data Security and Governance”, announced its Executive Chairman Eric Schell.

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