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The task of the second day of Regional Climate Week in the Middle East and North Africa region saw 44 high-level dialogue sessions on the most important sustainable and innovative solutions to stimulate and accelerate climate action. Region and various countries of the world.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change hosted a number of discussion sessions on representatives of climate change and energy change, as well as ways to accelerate climate change; Connecting cities and nature through eco-friendly solutions to strengthen climate resilience in the MENA region; Resilient recovery from Govit-19 infection; The importance of inclusive, fair and green recovery; Digital transformation to support climate action; Blockchain technologies and climate action.
Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity participated in a session on innovative solutions for flexible infrastructure and building and construction solutions in cities; The German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy presented a session focusing on developing the hydrogen economy through an international partnership; The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Commonwealth, the UK Development Office and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management in the Netherlands also participated in the session on water management. Climate resilience.
At its session, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) focused on the role of renewable energy in stimulating climate action to achieve carbon neutrality in the Middle East and North Africa region by 2050.
The COP26 Presidency made recommendations to develop the capacity to improve climate funding in the region, while the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the COP27 Presidency Group COP27. File 27 sheds light on visions and aspirations.
At its session, the World Green Economic Forum highlighted ways to reduce knowledge gaps related to adaptation to climate change in the Middle East and North Africa region. UNESCWA).
In addition, the Secretariat of the World Bank and the United Nations Conference on Climate Change discussed the integration of nature-based mechanisms in cities and their incorporation into governments’ urban and climate policies and programs. Participating experts and regional and international officials reviewed the challenges and opportunities related to the implementation of long-term strategic plans to reduce carbon emissions in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Given their importance in reducing global carbon emissions, the role of digital technologies in supporting climate change and opening new frontiers in many areas was discussed. Opportunities, challenges and lessons learned from the applications of “blockchain” technology in climate activities in the region were discussed.
The agenda includes the first suggestions for a temporary plan for a new scaled-up joint goal of financing climate change, to be run by the World Green Organization in collaboration with the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. “Paris Climate Agreement”.
The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment in the United Arab Emirates, with the participation of the United Nations Secretary-General for Climate Change, dedicated the event agenda to a wider space for young people and the importance of empowering them to achieve sustainable development and green recovery. , World Green Economic Organization, Arab Youth Center and World Bank Group.
In addition, the sessions deal with a number of topics, the most important of which are long-term green change, ways to promote and implement low warming growth, water scarcity and migration, food security and green funding, futures movement: transition to sustainable transport with low or zero emissions, green shift to green futures The share of markets is flexible and strong for post-Govt-19 and others.
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