Regional Workshop and Roundtable Discussion: Exploring Different Approaches aimed at Overcoming Environmental Sustainability Challenges

Date: 22-25 November 2015

Venue: Tehran and Isfahan, Iran

Co-organizers: ICRC, MoE, DoE

Participating Countries/Organizations: Afghanistan, Iraq, Switzerland, Syria, UK

Number of Participants: 40

Number of Female Participants: 7 (18%)


Discussions focused on creating a better understanding of the root causes of the water crisis in the region, to determine the relationship between environmental sustainability and occurring emergency conditions.

Political considerations on the basis of existing procedures in order to overcome the challenges of environmental sustainability

Practical measures that can improve the process of responding to environmental emergencies and crises

Creating a network in order to strength outcomes of related projects at regional and national level