Highlighting ICESCO’s efforts to support development of smart, resilient and sustainable cities
May 21, 2022 0

The Sector of Science and Technology at the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) took part on Friday, May 20, 2022, in the proceedings of the second day of the International Conference that the Ministry of Culture in the Republic of Azerbaijan organized on “Advancing the Post-Conflict Humanitarian Agenda: Sustainable Development through Revitalizing the Cultural Environment,” which kicked off Thursday in Shusha.

Dr. Foued ElAiny, Expert at the Sector of Science and Technology, represented the Sector and gave a presentation during the 4th working session on “protecting ecosystems through supporting sustainable lifestyles in local and regional societies. In his presentation, the ICESCO official stressed the need to protect the environment, develop smart, sustainable and resilient cities that are in harmony with the sustainable development goals, and rebuild better societies after disasters and crises.

Dr. ElAiny also highlighted ICESCO’s efforts and various initiatives to support its Member States’ adoption of the new concept of smart cities to ensure a better future for the next generations, noting that the conference is an opportunity to shed light and disseminate good practices and raise citizens’ awareness and involve them in environmental issues.

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