World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012

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Bridging Regions in Transformation
Istanbul, Turkey 4-6 June 2012

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Haddadin via twitter

#wef closing plenary ..some interesting debate.
Date posted: June 6, 2012
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jonworth via twitter

So then, how many people - @IdaAuken included - are getting home from #WEF using sustainable transport?
Date posted: June 6, 2012
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Fascinating points about why Russia needs more green at #WEF - this explains more http://t.co/FvSomzYI
Date posted: June 6, 2012
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#WEF future of Syria comment from floor: 'Russia's opposition is about ensuing a controlled transition and respect for international law'
Date posted: June 6, 2012
Session Summary

Planting the Seeds of Green Growth

green growth  

Wednesday 6 June

With mounting risks associated with rapidly depleting resources, how can growth become smarter, more efficient and sustainable?

Objective

To identify solutions and actions to shift the region's economies towards green growth

Insights from the Session

  • Need to redefine the “green” in growth; it is not about more costs and regulation
  • Green growth is a practical proposition to grow smarter and more sustainably
  • There is hope – don’t give up on the willingness...
Date posted: June 6, 2012