Aiming at supporting climate action at regional and country levels and building resilience of climate vulnerable communities across the region, The Arab Water Council had the honor and pleasure to host the Signing Ceremony of a new joint Programme “SDG Climate Facility” , funded by Sida and implemented by UNDP during its 5th General Assembly Meeting on March 16, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. The agreement was signed between UNDP and LAS, AWC and UN Partners. Under this agreement, partners will work towards enhancing the capacity of regional and national institutions to effectively align with SDGs and integrate climate change considerations into implementation of programs and policies. The ceremony was witnessed by H.E. Dr. Abu El-Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States, H.E. Dr. Mourad Wahba, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for the Arab States, H.E. Prof. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid, President, AWC, and several Arab Ministers and Representatives of UN Organizations from UNISDR, WFP and UN-Habitat.