About the Workshop

The Climate Resilience of Micro, Small and Medium Industrial Workplaces in Egypt workshop brought together 30 participants from the UK and Egypt in a collaborative virtual learning environment. Participants were guided by experts on ways to address the challenge of retrofitting Egypt’s MSM industrial workplaces to mitigate the impacts of climate change and create a healthy environment for workers.

Participants were able to:

  • Have the opportunity to be part of an international collaboration between participants from different countries and disciplines.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of global challenges and sustainable development goals
  • Contribute to co-production and networking activities.
  • Access an opportunity to apply for further funding to undertake collaborative research with international partners.

Workshop Highlights & Presentations

The workshop took place between 1st-3rd June 2021 in a virtual interactive format with presentations, panel discussions and networking. The full programme for the workshop can be found here

SKYTONER from Pexels & Ahmed Emad H, CC BY-SA 4.0

Workshop presentations included:

Day 1: Context Setting

Day 3: Pathways & Outcomes

The CRESMI stakeholder panel:

As part of the workshop programme, a dedicated stakeholder session that included policy makers, representatives from NGOs groups active in the economic development & energy efficiency, industry & employer groups took place. Our panel member included:

  • Dr Walid Darwish Head of environment department at Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise Development Agency-MSMEDA Read more
  • Karim Elgendy Sustainable City Strategist – RIBA Chartered Architect -Chatham House Associate Fellow – Founder of Carboun Read more
  • Ahmed M. Rezk Deputy UNIDO Representative-Regional Hub in Egypt Read more
  • Nihal Said  Head of Kemet for Natural Food