Dubai Municipality announces the launch of new projects at COP28
The Dubai Municipality is preparing to take the lead at COP28 by committing to and launching innovative projects that will increase both local and global efforts to combat climate change.
There is high expectation that the municipal stand in the Green Zone at COP28 will be among the most cutting-edge and environmentally conscious booths in the entire summit.
Innovative Initiatives and Announcements:
Dubai Municipality is set to unveil a series of strategic climate and environmental initiatives during COP28. These initiatives will span various areas such as decarbonization, energy transition, urban greening, biodiversity conservation, expansion of nature reserves, sustainable waste management, and achieving net-zero operations.
Showcasing Practical Solutions:
During the conference, Dubai Municipality plans to showcase practical solutions to climate change, emphasizing its commitment to long-term environmental goals. The municipality aims to position Dubai as a global leader in sustainable practices and will leverage COP28 to introduce pioneering initiatives launched in Dubai and the UAE.
Director General's Statement:
Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, expressed the municipality's commitment to introducing impactful projects and environmental commitments at COP28. He highlighted that the activities in the Green Zone would showcase solutions and strategies supporting climate action. Additionally, the municipality aims to explore strategic partnerships to promote the sustainability of future cities.
Themed Workshops and Strategic Initiatives:
The Dubai Municipality will showcase its strategic measures to improve the city's sustainability during COP28 by holding thematic seminars in its pavilion. The four pillars of COP28, which the municipality will strive to uphold, are as follows: accelerating the energy transition; addressing climate financing; placing people, lives, and livelihoods first; and fostering inclusivity.
Comprehensive Program of Activities:
In the lead-up to the conference, Dubai Municipality will unveil a comprehensive program of activities and announcements. These activities are aimed at reinforcing the emirate's position as a leading model of sustainability for the future.
Dubai Municipality's proactive involvement in COP28 signifies its dedication to addressing climate change and contributing to global efforts for a more sustainable and resilient future.