Monday, July 15, 2024

Maryam Al Muhairi: The COP28 conference is a turning point to advance climate action in the next decade


On the closing day of the “Climate Future Week” activities at the Museum of the Future, Her Excellency Maryam Al Muhairi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, emphasized the importance of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. (COP28), which will witness the first global outcomes to assess progress in implementing the goals of the Agreement. The Paris Climate Action, will also help climate action efforts, including developing measures to close gaps in progress.

Through a video recorded as part of the Climate Future Week events, Her Highness Al Maryam Al Muhairi emphasized the UAE’s commitment to climate action, noting that the COP28 conference should be a turning point in advancing the climate action process over the next decade.

The UAE has always been at the forefront of reducing emissions, and highlighted the country’s commitment to sustainability in addition to protecting its natural resources, Al Muhairi said, noting that the UAE was the first to report climate change in the region. Neutral targets by 2050.

Her Excellency Al Muhairi pointed out that the UAE aims to reduce emissions by 40% by 2030, stressing the importance of cooperation between governments, industries and social partners that comprise the country’s approach to climate action.

His Excellency Al Muhairi concluded his speech by emphasizing the UAE’s desire to make its next session (COP28) the most comprehensive Conference of the Parties, highlighting the Conference’s four-pillar action plan for the achievement of an orderly, fair and responsible transition in the energy sector, and the development of climate finance mechanisms, people, Focused on improving lives and livelihoods, the conference is comprehensive and solutions driven.

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The event coincides with the Year of Sustainability and the UAE’s preparations to host the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai at the end of next November.

Honorable Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, appointed President of the Conference of the Parties (COP28), and His Excellency Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, President of the United Nations Climate Change Conference for the Conference of the Parties (COP28) and President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and later the United Nations Framework on Climate Change He spoke at a special dialogue session to highlight the latest preparations for holding the twenty-eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention. In Dubai in November, the session was facilitated by Dubai Abulhol, CEO of Fikr Foundation, and His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications. Prime Minister’s Office in the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and many other dignitaries.

The “Climate Future Week” conference organized by the “Future Museum” was attended by several ministers and government officials to discuss the most important future opportunities, experiences, initiatives and solutions in the field of environment and sustainability and to address climate change. The main sessions, which were held over 3 days (September 26, 27 and 30), concluded today, Saturday.

The dialogue was followed by a “Climate Startup Council” event where the experiences of entrepreneurs in various fields including sustainable water production, smart agriculture, innovation in waste management, carbon footprint and other important environmental and climate topics were discussed.

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The “Climate Future Week” event was held in collaboration with Fikr Foundation, with key participation of professionals interested in the fields of environment, sustainability and climate change. Department for environmental protection, climate change and natural resource management and development of the country. As a hub for global conversations affecting the future of the planet.

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