The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) represented by the Cleaner Production Unit hosted the 4th Arab Cleaner Production Workshop which took place during the period 8th -10th of March, 2010 in Amman, Jordan.
Jordanian participants as well as other participants from different countries such as Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Tunisia, Algeria, Sudan, Iran, Switzerland and Turkey have attended this workshop. There were also some guest speakers from Switzerland, UNIDO and France.
The main themes of the workshop included:
- Sustainable Tourism.
- Life Cycle Assessment.
- Major Risk Assessment.
- Climate change.
- Water, Health & Safety.
The overall objective of the workshop was to present and explore ideas and needs on how improving resources management via CP and other tools and eventually to aid in setting proper environmental policies.
This workshop was undertaken in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and Sustainable Business Associates (SBA) with the financial support of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (seco).