The forum will shed light on the implications of climate change on achieving peace and security in Africa, and address a number of issues over 15 sessions.
The third edition of the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development will begin on June 21st. Over 900 people from 50 nations are anticipated to attend the forum, including ministers and senior officials, as well as representatives from think tanks, the commercial sector, and non-governmental organizations.
The two-day event will be held under the topic “Africa in an Era of Cascading Risks and Climate Vulnerability: Pathways for a Peaceful, Resilient, and Sustainable Continent.” The forum will shed light on the implications of climate change on achieving peace and security in Africa, and address a number of issues over 15 sessions, including enhancing cooperation to combat terrorism and overcoming the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The forum will also explore ways to achieve food security, women's empowerment, national institution building, and the role of African youth in establishing sustainable peace and development in the face of climate change.