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DUBAI, (UrduPoint / News Point Pakistan / WAM – 15th March, 2023) HH Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the National Media Office, attended part of the activities of “Road to COP28,” which hosted by Expo City Dubai To promote national efforts to raise the awareness of all communities about the importance of supporting climate action initiatives.
During the event, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan met with students who participated in the workshops and was briefed about related initiatives supporting sustainable agriculture and young farmers.
During his visit, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan was accompanied by Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrui, Minister of Regional Development and COP28 Youth Climate Champion.
The one-day event was attended by more than 3,000 partners and climate change experts from various sectors of the community, including young leaders in charge of COP28, senior officials and delegates.
It includes three main programs, such as a morning interactive workshop to encourage 7 to 15-year-olds.
The evening program includes various youth discussions, workshops, sustainability initiatives and sessions organized by event partners, including the Ministry of Culture and Youth and the Arab Youth Center.
The evening program, which was the main activity of the event, witnessed discussions between the COP28 leaders’ group and young climate leaders about the goals of COP28.
The event focuses on climate action based on four key principles, encouraging participation, empowering youth voices, empowering youth by improving their knowledge, skills and opportunities, and supporting their climate action initiatives.
The event also witnessed the launch of important initiatives aimed at encouraging youth participation in the United Nations climate process and supporting the work of youth-led organizations.
The UAE is preparing to host the 28th United Nations climate change conference, Conference of the Parties (COP28) from 30th November to 12th December 2023 at Expo City Dubai in conjunction with the “Year of Sustainability” under the theme “Today for Tomorrow” .