The UAE takes its global responsibilities seriously in addressing climate change issues, and its role in this context is clear to the international community. Since its establishment, it has accompanied the global climate action process with great efforts locally, regionally and globally, to ensure strengthening capabilities to confront this challenge that threatens the sustainability of life forms.
And because our country’s role in facing climate challenges is concrete regionally and globally, its request to host the twenty-eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), which is expected to be held in 2023, was welcomed by various countries of the world, and was supported by the Asia-Pacific Group. The Pacific, in appreciation of the UAE’s efforts in the fields of environmental protection, diversification of energy sources, and the development of policies aimed at reducing the repercussions of climate change, an endorsement that brings the most important global event on climate change closer to the UAE.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, affirmed that the UAE would be ready if it wins the hosting of the COP28 conference in 2023. , to welcome the largest global conference of heads of state and government on climate and environmental issues, which embodies the vision of the wise leadership for climate action as an opportunity for sustainable economic and social growth, and a message to the world that our country has always accustomed us to its readiness and readiness for global events, and has a clear vision of the scale of the climate challenge for the world.