Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, met with the Deputy Governor of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and many others. The allies of the leaders and delegates yesterday, Monday, at the headquarters of the Dubai Exhibition Center at “Expo 2020 Dubai” officially kicked off the official launch of “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week”, a global platform that accelerates sustainability.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum welcomed leaders and experts in the United Arab Emirates to discuss sustainability issues and challenges and ways to expand the boundaries of dialogue and to intensify and unite efforts to reach solutions that move the world to create sustainability. The future for future generations.
His Highness emphasized the importance of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week as the first special global conference to be held after the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, which will pave the way for the “COP-26” and (COP28) Conference. It will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates in 2023, which is a significant achievement that reflects the country’s leadership in field climate action.
Holding this week this year as part of Expo 2020 Dubai events will provide an opportunity to integrate global expertise and skills at the Expo with policymakers and experts meeting through the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Platform, which will generate creative impetus. Stimulate global efforts to implement dialogue and innovative solutions, promote sustainable development and take practical steps to address urgent sustainability challenges.
Through the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Saeed Al Nahyan, he stressed that the United Arab Emirates is one of the pioneers in adapting climate change and energy change and renewable energy to protect him. As a future solution to mitigate environmental impacts and their impact on people’s lives and planetary health; The country has ensured this continued commitment by developing the largest and most innovative clean energy projects.
HH Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Saeed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mansour bin Saeed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs attended the opening of Abu Dhabi Stability Week in Expo 2020 Dubai. , And Sheikh Hamad bin Saeed Al Nahyan, Executive Director of the Council of Abu Dhabi Emirates, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and several other senior officials.
Call to work together
It started with the playing of the national anthem of the United Arab Emirates, followed by a short film on international cooperation and concerted efforts to meet global challenges, particularly those related to climate change and sustainable development.
The film includes excerpts from speeches by heads of state, experts and key international figures calling for strengthening joint action to mitigate the effects of climate change and promote sustainable development.
During his speech at the opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Stability Week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in thanked the United Arab Emirates for inviting him to attend the opening ceremony of Abu Dhabi Stability Week. : “As the first event to be held after the Climate Conference (COP 26), Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is becoming a new starting point for achieving climate neutrality and providing a platform for coordinating and improving efforts. This will set a significant milestone next year for the UAE on its way to its fiftieth year.
The Korean president added: “Last year, the United Arab Emirates became the first country in the Middle East to commit to climate neutrality by 2050. In 2020, Korea announced its commitment toward the same goal, while both countries pledged to reduce their methane dependence by 30% by 2030. Percentage .. UAE and Korea act as strategic partners in the fields of construction, oil field development, national security, agriculture, health and many more .. This indicates the depth of cooperation relations. Seeks effective cooperation and seeks to create a hydrogen-based economy that is a new source of promising energy and supports trends aimed at achieving climate neutrality.
Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Special Envoy of the United Arab Emirates for Climate Change and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mazda, delivered a keynote address. Rational leadership support for clean and sustainable energy sector.
He pointed out that the United Arab Emirates was a pioneer in investing in the renewable energy sector 15 years ago and adopted the perspective that proved that our wise leadership was right. The country currently has three of the largest and cheapest solar power plants in the world.
Dr. Sultan al-Jaber stressed the need to take advantage of the various expertise in the energy sector to find the climate solutions we need, and always remember that our goal is not to reduce emissions but to stifle growth, progress and development.
He touched on the Saeed Sustainability Prize and its role in promoting global sustainability efforts; Having a positive impact on more than 370 million people in more than 150 countries, he said: The new winners of this award have contributed to providing clean energy to dozens of health facilities across Asia and Africa, and their efforts have paid off. (Govit-19) In strengthening efforts to combat epidemics and various diseases.
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the first major international event in the field of sustainability to be held after the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-26), attracts a distinguished group of leaders and experts interested in climate change. Including state leaders, policymakers, sustainability experts and technological pioneers, as well as many young leaders in the field.
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022 focuses on taking effective steps and steps in three areas, including international cooperation and leadership, economic development and technology and innovation.
The objectives of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week are consistent with the document “Fifty Principles”, which paves the way for the strategic path of the United Arab Emirates in a new era and reflects the Government’s vision and its interest in enhancing development efforts in various economic, political and social spheres. .
One of the largest gatherings to discuss sustainability issues, Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week provides a global platform for collaboration, knowledge exchange, investment and innovation; It attracts more than 45,000 participants each year representing more than 170 countries and serves nearly 1,000 international organizations.
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week activities will continue until next Wednesday, and the events kicked off with the holding of the General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Organization (IRENA) on January 15-16, while the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit was held. Monday, World Future Energy Summit and Youth Center for Sustainability until January 19 “Innovation”, Women’s Forum for Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy on Tuesday, January 18, Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum on January 18-19, and Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum January 19 On.
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