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A Green Recovery for Lebanon - Free Online Interactive Session by I Have Learned Academy In Collaboration with the German Foundation: KAS - Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Lebanon office

Can Greening the Economy accelerate the recovery of Lebanon?


In this session we will cover:

What is Green Recovery and why is it important for Lebanon:

- What are we recovering from;

- why Green is important within this context;

- Can Green prevent the country from a worst collapse?



What are the key ingredients for Lebanon's Green Recovery:

- the fundamentals required for Recovery;

- sectoral, governance and financing pillars for a green recovery.



Who are the stakeholders that can drive Greening the recovery process.

Can Green be an opportunity to do development differently, and maybe be part of the Country's new social contract.



Speakers' Bio

Salim Rouhana is a Program Leader for Sustainable Development Sectors covering MENA Mashreq Countries at the World Bank Group. Currently Based in Beirut, Salim coordinates Water, Agriculture, Urban and Resilience, Environment and Social Development sectors. Salim is also the Mashreq focal point on Climate Change and is working on the broader whole-economy Green-Recovery efforts. Prior at the WB, Salim worked as a Senior Urban Governance and Resilience and Task Team Leader covering Africa, East-Asia, and Middle-East and North Africa Regions, focusing on areas related to Decentralization and Urban/Local Governance, City Competitiveness, Territorial and Spatial Development, Urban Resilience and Disaster Risk Management and Slum Upgrading.
Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Salim worked for numerous private sector consulting firms as an Urban Planner and Architect.
Salim Holds a BA in Architecture, and Master Degrees in Architecture, Political Science focused on International Affairs and Diplomacy, Urban Planning and Development, and an Executive Master in Business Administration.


Booking information
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This session will be online from the comfort of your home.

This session is part of the Free Online Series Program done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with KAS: "Thoughts & Talks for a Better Lebanon"

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