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Emirates News Agency – Ministers: The United Arab Emirates Succeeds in Holding Climate Change Conference in 2023 / COP28 / Confirms its Leading Position in the World

Abu Dhabi, November 12, 2020 (WAM) – Many ministers have praised the United Arab Emirates for winning the right to host the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in 2023. State and government on climate and environmental issues.

On this occasion the Ministers in their statements attributed the success to the immense position occupied by the United Arab Emirates at all Arab, regional and international levels, thanks to the insightful vision of the wise leadership looking for hope, work and fifty new recruits. Progress, growth and prosperity with the help of the people of this generous nation for the last five decades. The delight of all the citizens and residents living on Emirates land.

For his part, the Minister of Health and Social Security, His Excellency Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, said there was a close link between health care and pollution, and stressed the need for a conference of parties at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. COP28 provides a forum to discuss all types of pollutants and its impacts on health.

He noted that the United Arab Emirates has always supported health initiatives in other countries, adding that the existence of a link between climate change and health requires that we all work together to find practical solutions to prevent carbon emissions, reduce air pollution and protect our oceans. .

The Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, His Excellency Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Masroui, said that clean energy is at the heart of our strategy to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. Our country has achieved the best in this field to date and we are proud. It is the first country to produce carbon-free nuclear power and provide carbon capture technology, and also operates the first green hydrogen production facility powered by solar energy.

He added that we have also reached another important stage of representing the generation of energy from natural resources such as solar energy, wind power, green hydrogen or low density hydrocarbons. Existing cooperative relations at the local and international levels of 12 gigawatts by 2050. ”

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His Excellency Hussein bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, congratulated the brilliant leadership on the success of the conference in the United Arab Emirates: “The Ministry of Education has always been interested in improving school education, climate change and its implementation. Citizens of our country must play a leading role in supporting international efforts to address the climate challenges facing the world. ”

He added: “In this context, the Ministry collaborates with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to enhance student awareness in the field of renewable and sustainable energy and to contribute to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on Energy. This partnership provides us with a roadmap to integrate sustainable development into the Emirates education system.” .

The Minister of Culture and Youth, His Excellency Noura Bint Mohammed Al Khabi, has created a collection in the United Arab Emirates in the context of launching projects and innovations that raise social awareness about the dangers of inaction in climate action. Target policies that promote and facilitate the movement to take important and decisive action in this regard. Plays an excellent leadership role in supporting the change of the world towards.

He noted that the holding of the 28th United Arab Emirates Conference on Climate Change will stimulate the interest of future generations and motivate them to create a better future and world.

The Minister of Economy, His Excellency Abdullah bin Dook Al-Marri, stressed that the quality leaps made by the United Arab Emirates in terms of economic growth and diversification over the past few decades are the result of a consistent approach to listing new frontiers in the sector. Sustainable economic growth.

“We will continue to work in the same fashion with the international community to help people around the world build a sustainable future. Accelerating climate action will be at the forefront of our economic development agenda in the coming years. Motivating change to create new opportunities and a more prosperous and sustainable business environment.” Our effort to host COP28 is part of our commitment to creating a better future for all. It also helps stimulate international efforts to combat climate change. Lets host this important global event. The United Arab Emirates must establish its role as a role model in the region and the world.

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For his part, His Excellency Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Abdulmanan Al Awar, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratization, said: “The Climate Neutral Strategic Initiative 2050 will contribute to the adoption of new technologies, to stimulate key investments to create a sustainable economy that will ensure gender segregation, and to provide new jobs for the next generation. Conducting the conference, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 28 will accelerate the transformation of our labor market to achieve these goals and attract efficient human capital to achieve growth through the adoption of clean energy and green infrastructure.

Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises, Hon’ble Dr. Ahmed bin Abdullah Humaid Belhaul Al Falasi said: “As the backbone of the United Arab Emirates and the world economy, small and medium enterprises will reap a lot of contribution to mitigating the effects of climate change.

The importance of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) is not limited to the opportunity to dedicate its leadership role to the future of global sustainable trade. Great economic benefits to our nation. We hope that the growing small business community will carry out sustainable business operations worldwide. ”

He added, “We look forward to witnessing world leaders and policymakers to witness for themselves how the UAE is at the heart of its economy, from logistics and entertainment to technology and transport.”

Foreign Trade Minister Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Jawdi, Minister of Foreign Trade, said that foreign direct investors should consider stability in their upcoming investment plans. This is a great opportunity for the UAE to prove its leadership in the field of sustainability. ”

He added, “I firmly believe that hosting this event will increase foreign direct investment. We encourage companies of all sizes to invest in the UAE and take advantage of various incentives ranging from low tax rates to green building initiatives.”

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His Excellency Sarah Bint Youssef Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology, said: “The Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) represents the best opportunity for world leaders and thinkers to join us. The key is that the UAE’s approach to reducing emissions has always been partnership, and the need to share knowledge is the most appropriate solution to this problem. ”

He added, “The technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are achieving unprecedented levels of communication and data analysis. The United Arab Emirates is one of the leading countries in the world.

His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, said: “Innovation is the key driver of development in the United Arab Emirates, and its need today seems more urgent than ever before. AI provides a really useful tool to stimulate and support efforts to implement the program, which aims to address the problem of climate change. For example, our Artificial Intelligence Laboratory monitors and analyzes the levels and sources of air pollution.

He stressed that the holding of the COP28 Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in the United Arab Emirates would be an opportunity to shed light on our sustainable activities in the field of artificial intelligence. Live examples of the technology’s ability to achieve solid results on the ground. ”

His Excellency Ahmed bin Ali Mohammed Al Sayeq, Minister of Foreign Affairs said: “Our private sector has already begun to take into account the environmental and social risks in its business models. As we host the conference, we will contribute to the 28th Framework Convention on Climate Change in support of our efforts to stimulate economic diversity and growth while maintaining sustainable competitive advantage.

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