The Royal Commission for Yanbu and the Environmental Center for Arab Towns (ECAT) are hosting the 7th International EnviroCities Conference and Exhibition.
The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu was founded in 1975 by a decision from Saudi government to construct industrial complexes throughout the Kingdom in order to support and diversify the national economy. Accordingly, The Royal Commission encouraged development in all aspects to include various sectors such as: urban, social, health, education, environment and others. In order to achieve these development goals, the Royal Commission role has become exceptional and vital.
Moreover, the Royal Commission takes the lead in the creation of favorable investment environment to attract local and foreign capitals. In particular, one of the Royal Commission policies is to offer adequate infrastructure and services in both industrial cities (Jubail and Yanbu) to induce investors to plan and construct industrial, residential and commercial projects in these cities.Visit Website
Environmental Center for Arab Towns (ECAT) is a scientific research center which deals with environmental issues concerning Arab city’s natural resources and sustainable development. ECAT is affiliated with the Arab Town Organization (ATO) and hosted by Dubai Municipality and operates under the umbrella of the Director General of Dubai Municipality as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and 11 representatives from ATO member cities.
The center specialized in offering awareness and research services in different environmental fields especially organizing environmental conferences and exhibitions, training programmes and workshops in addition to issuing the EnviroCities e-magazine and kids magazine. ECAT working to encourage cooperation and collaboration between environmental agencies and organizations at local, regional and international level in addition to knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer and best environmental practices among Arab cities.Visit Website