November 11th, 2021, MEDREC (Mediterranean Renewable Energy Centre) convened decision makers and key actors from Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, France and Italy, for a side event during the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP26), in collaboration with the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries, the International Organization of La Francophonie and the Institute of La Francophonie for Sustainable Development.
The main aim of the event was to form a core group of key actors for the sharing of knowledge and experience on Green and Sustainable Jobs for Economic Recovery and Social Inclusion in Agriculture and Rural Areas in North Africa.
The side event included:
1. A number of conferences highlighting the experiences and feedback of the speakers on:
2. A round table engaging decision makers and key actors which was highly dynamic and led to the following recommendations:
At the end of the event, the speakers agreed to create a collaboration core group with the aim to propose a regional project (North of Africa) focusing on the creation of green jobs which will be submitted to funding programmes/agencies, based on successful projects and initiatives in the region,as well ason synergies between the different actors. A second meeting will be organized in the coming weeks.
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