The Arab Group for the Protection of Nature
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APN seeks to strengthen the capacity of the Arab peoples to sustain the region's natural resources and gain sovereignty over them , particularly in areas suffering from war and occupation.
The first meeting of the working group concerned with the Eradication of Hunger in the Countries of Conflict in the Arab region has been held at the UN ESCWA Headquarters in Beirut on March 20th, 2019. A number of organizations including APN attended this meeting. The specialized working group, which is affiliated with the Arab League, discussed its terms of reference as follows:
APN requested adding two conditions to the previous terms as follows:
Promoting regional cooperation and integration and building on existing initiatives to address the causes and consequences of conflicts and their impact on food security.
Moreover, APN gave a presentation on the Framework for Action for Addressing Food Security and Nutrition in Protracted Crises so it subsequently gets integrated in the activities of the working group.
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands, The Arab Organization for Agricultural Development, The Arab Water Council, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Agency and the Arab League Secretariat.