We often hear about sustainability, and we can see the spread of this term, whether in the press or the media in its various forms, or on the tongues of politicians and leaders in the world.
And it reached to become prerequisites in many studies that precede the launch of major projects, especially those that have large engineering geographic dimensions to measure the expected impact on the various dimensions of sustainability.
Despite this wide spread of the issue of sustainability globally in various fields, it is still an elitist issue and has not reached its understanding and comprehension, let alone the belief in its necessity for the ordinary human being. location and place to another
Defining sustainable development, it is the process of developing land, cities, communities and businesses, in order to ensure a clean, healthy and safe life for individuals, and not deprive them of their basic human rights, provided that they meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs, in other words, that we consume the resources available to us on the land Provided it is naturally substituted to be available again for future generations.
This definition, despite its simplicity and intuitiveness, its implementation is not easy at all, especially in light of the presence of three basic variables in our life reality, which are:
In light of these growing challenges, the culprit – the human being – must take a growing and sustainable response to restore the natural balance of life on planet Earth. And “the culprit must be compensated,” and this is a well-known fundamental and legal rule
Sustainable development aims to improve the living conditions of all individuals without increasing the use of natural resources beyond the carrying capacity of the planet. Sustainable development focuses on three main areas: economic growth, conservation of natural resources and the environment, and social development
Based on the foregoing, all the sustainable development goals and initiatives focus on confronting challenges that are harmful and harmful to life, especially human life, and on top of its priorities “the eradication of poverty”, by encouraging the adoption of balanced production and consumption patterns, without excessive reliance on natural resources.
Advisor to the Council of Arab Economic Unity and President of the Arab Federation for Digital Economy