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Sultan Al Jaber: 160 heads of state and government participate in “COP28”

Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber stressed that the UAE’s hosting of this conference, which will be the largest international conference hosted by the country, and the most important global conference focused on addressing the repercussions of climate change, is a source of pride and pride for all citizens and residents, and a historical milestone that consolidates the UAE’s role in building a better future for humanity. And planet Earth.

He said: What increases the importance of the conference is that the world is expected to prepare an effective global response to the first assessment of progress in implementing the goals of the Paris Agreement, known as the “global outcome,” which showed that the world is far from the right track to maintain the possibility of avoiding exceeding the rise in global temperature. Level 1.5°C.

The conference presidency continues its efforts to develop climate action through its call to raise the ceiling of ambition, increase funding allocated to climate from billions to trillions of dollars, and support many initiatives and measures aimed at enhancing climate finance, including the urgent fulfillment of annual financing commitments worth $100 billion.

He said: The tour included more than 50 countries, and witnessed meetings with more than 200 global leaders, partners, experts, and those concerned with climate action, and included meetings with representatives of civil society and non-governmental organizations in the United Kingdom, France, India, Pakistan, and a number of countries on both continents. African and American meetings, and that these meetings contributed to correcting the wrong public perception regarding the UAE hosting the conference; As an oil producer, the inherent legacy and approach of the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, in sustainability and climate action has been made clear since the founding of the country.

The tour included international think tanks and media, and meetings with representatives of the oil and gas sector and the industries that cause the most emissions. Such as: heavy transport, iron, aluminum and cement industries. This is the first time in the history of the Conferences of the Parties that these sectors have been involved.


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