The University of the United Arab Emirates participates in the global and local celebrations of international cities on October 31 each year.
Dr. Naima Al Hosani, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Geography and Urban Sustainability at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of the United Arab Emirates, explained that World Cities Day is celebrated annually to promote and promote the work of this concept. Facing the challenges posed by sustainable urbanization, and rapid global expansion by promoting international cooperation, confronting the challenges of urbanization, especially in the field of innovation, technology and investment, and providing the quality of life and appropriate healthy living conditions of urban dwellers with the aim of improving the quality of life. Strong infrastructure and diversified services that protect and preserve the lives of residents, ensuring and supporting social content.
He added: Cities around the world are increasingly affected by climate-related challenges and hazards and the effects of floods and droughts, and global warming is expected to affect at least one million people in coastal flooding around the world. , And the direct and indirect effects of continuous drought and waves should be noted.
He added: “Researchers at the University of the United Arab Emirates are working tirelessly to mitigate the environmental impact of climate change, one of the major challenges facing the country, the region and the world.” Performance of environmental systems and the services they provide.
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