Necessity of activating the environmental laws and green building



Environmental Studies Conference at South Valley University recommended:

• Necessity of activating the environmental laws and green building

• Intensification of environmental awareness seminars for the Egyptian society

The events of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Studies concluded which was held under the auspices of Minister of Higher Education Prof. Dr. Hussein Khaled , Minister of State for Environmental Affairs Prof. Dr. Mostafa Hussein Kamel, Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities Prof. Dr. Sultan Abu Orabi Governor of Qena Major General Adel Labib and President of the university Prof .Dr. Abbas Mansour in the period from 26 to 28 February 2012 in Qena and Luxor. Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Khodary, Vice President for Environment Affairs and Chairman of the conference, declared that the conference recommended many things as implementation of a partnership between the University and the executive bodies in environmental projects , activation of the green building law in Egypt and the Environment Act of 1994 and its implementing regulations, Advertising Ultraviolet labs in radio, television and newspapers daily and increasing the lectures and seminars related to the environment and community service to increase the environmental awareness inside and outside the university. He added that research provided by the conference was being evaluated to be presented to the concerned bodies to study the possibility of using them to provide the environment sectors in all universities and faculties in Egypt to activate these recommendations.