The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe.
Cedare is an international inter-governmental organization, with diplomatic status. The Centre's mission is to provide leadership and advocate sound governance for environmental protection, through building human resources and institutional capacity, advancing applied research and environmentally friendly technologies and acting as a catalyst to enhance collaborative action between the Arab World, Europe and the International Community.
The Centre' specific priorities for action include: (i) water resources management, (ii) land resources, (ii) knowledge management and information technology applications, and (iii) the interrelated issues of markets, business and the environment. Cedare also continues to address other matters of strategic concern, particularly in the areas of climate change, integrated coastal zone approaches, solid waste, gender empowerment and public-private partnership in environmental governance.