The Arab Network for Environment and Development “RAED” is an Arab NGO established November 1990. RAED)has been implementing successful projects in the field of environment and sustainable development for twenty seven years in the Arab region.
Under the umbrella of this network, member NGOs have collaborated in implementing projects including waste recycling, energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, safety disposal of hazard wastes and protection of endangered species on both regional and national levels, RAED also executed several cultural and environmental projects in partnership with several international organizations.
Meanwhile RAED implementing a regional project for tackling the impacts of the climate change in the Arab region, through this project RAED attempting to mobilize the stakeholders (private sector, NGOs, CBOs, Local authorities, Governments) to take a preventive procedures for either adaptation or mitigation, moreover RAED succeeded to establish the Arab Media network on climate change.
RAED acts in cooperation and partnership with various international and donor organizations, like: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environment Facility/ Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP), and the UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP), The Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE), and the European Union (EU).