The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (PERSGA)


This organization was established in Jeddah 1982, as Non Governmental Organization concerned with conservation of the coastal and marine environments under the umbrella of Arab League Society for Education, Science and Culture Organization (ALESCO). It started with some initiatives related to environment conservation supported by ALESCO in collaboration with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Member of this Organization are Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Somalia. A special work strategy concerning Red Sea and Gulf of Aden region is now in action.