United Nations Environment Programme
Regional Office for West Asia

Regional Consultation for West Asia, Muscat,
Sultanate of Oman

3 - 4 November 2008

Representatives of the West Asian, and North African Civil Society, gathered in Muscat, Oman from 3rd to 4th November 2008, to discuss the region’s input to the tenth Global Civil Society Forum (GCSF-10) to be held in February 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya, prior to the 25th session of the UNEP Governing Council / Global Ministerial Environment Forum (25th GC/GMEF), scheduled from 16 to 20 February 2009. Issues to be discussed will include the following:

The meeting had a wide representation of Arab countries including: Bahrain, Kuwait,Oman, Qatar, UAE, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon.

Further Resources:
Press Release
Civil Society Website
Provisional Agenda
List of Participants
Photo gallery
Regional Statement
Major Groups and Stakeholders branch,