During her speech at the 12th convocation of the American Ras Al Khaimah University, Martina Strong, US Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, praised the role of COP28 in uniting the world to fight climate change as one. Sheikh Khalid bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Investment and Development Office in Ras Al Khaimah.
He praised the 100,000 participants from around the world who gathered at COP28 with the aim of uniting the world in making commitments and taking action to prevent global temperature rise and protect the environment for future generations.
In his address to the students, he compared the tough discussions at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to the challenges facing youth today.
He cited several lessons from the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), including: Always lead with courage and confidence. Remember that every challenge and every problem has an opportunity. Don’t leave anyone out or leave anyone behind. Never lose sight. The big picture and the things and people that matter in it. Life.
“You wonder why the lessons learned from a conference are so relevant to you and the life you want to live,” he added. The answer is very simple. The decisions and actions taken at COP28 will directly affect everything important to your future. “The economy, health, environment, climate, stability and security of every international system will all be shaped by this resulting event.”
He pointed to very bold decisions, and leaders’ unwavering belief that the world can and must do better when it comes to our planet, humanity, and our common future.
Sheikh Khalid wished the graduates continued success in all their future endeavours, encouraged them to pursue their studies to achieve their personal goals and urged them to take up leadership positions that could meaningfully contribute to their progress and development. communities.
President of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah, Dr. David Schmidt, urged the graduates to embrace the values of appreciation, love, support and friendship from colleagues and parents. Ras Al Khaimah University – fueled your intellectual curiosity and fueled your learning, they provided academic support and often extended a helping hand.
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