UAE President broadcasts 2023 as ‘Yr of Sustainability'

ABU DHABI – President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has introduced that 2023 would be the “Yr of Sustainability”.

The “Yr of Sustainability” will embrace a number of initiatives, actions and occasions that draw upon the UAE’s deep-rooted values of sustainability and the legacy of its founder, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. It’ll additionally give attention to environmental sustainability by inspiring collective motion via a nationwide dedication in direction of sustainable practices, in step with the UAE’s nationwide technique, bringing collectively everybody who calls the UAE dwelling to work in direction of a affluent future.

The yr additionally goals to showcase the UAE’s dedication in direction of fostering a worldwide collaboration in looking for progressive options to challenges, comparable to power, local weather change and different urgent points associated to sustainability.

The year-long initiatives are overseen by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Courtroom; and H.H. Sheikha Mariam bint Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed mentioned, “Sustainability has been a elementary precept within the United Arab Emirates since its unification. The nation continues to function an distinctive mannequin for environmental conservation and useful resource administration. The late Sheikh Zayed was a worldwide chief in environmental and local weather motion, forsaking a legacy that we proceed to comply with as we speak.”

His Highness added, “At the moment for Tomorrow embodies the UAE’s method and dedication to sustainability and its accountability to guard the longer term. By working, making efforts and initiating actions as we speak, we’re guaranteeing that we go away behind a legacy of stewardship for future generations, simply as our ancestors did for us.”

His Highness additionally emphasised that the Yr of Sustainability has explicit significance because the UAE prepares to host the twenty eighth United Nations local weather change summit, Convention of Events (COP28). He said that the UAE is decided for COP28 to set a precedent within the collective world efforts to handle local weather change.

His Highness additionally invited group members and establishments to have interaction with the initiatives and actions of the Yr of Sustainability and are available collectively in collective efforts that lead the nation in direction of a extra sustainable future.

The “Yr of Sustainability” solidifies the UAE’s dedication in addressing present challenges and selling sustainable practices at a person and group stage. Notable examples embrace the “Internet Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative”, which particulars the nation’s dedication to advertise environmental safety, and its efforts to create thriving communities preferrred for residing and dealing.

The announcement comes following the profitable conclusion of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2023, which noticed the participation of quite a few state leaders and officers worldwide. This additional cements the UAE’s place as a frontrunner in selling sustainability consciousness each domestically and internationally and reinforces its dedication to tackling the challenges related to it.

The UAE has lengthy been a frontrunner in selling clear power and constructing efficient partnerships for the good thing about the worldwide group. One notable partnership is The UAE-US Partnership for Accelerating Clear Vitality (PACE), which can catalyse US$100 billion in financing and different assist along with deploying 100 new gigawatts (GW) of unpolluted power within the US, UAE and rising economies all over the world by 2035.