UAE to play major role at Rio+20

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UAE to play major role at Rio+20

UAE to play major role at Rio+20(Abu Dhabi) – The UAE will have a strong presence at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), said Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He discussed the nation’s participation ahead of the international conference, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 20 to 22, to which the UAE will send a delegation of high-ranking officials.
Rio+20 will focus on the two themes of building a green economy to promote sustainable development and lift people out of poverty, and improving international coordination on sustainable development initiatives. Addressing the issue of sustainability, Dr Al Jaber said: “The UAE is advancing this vision through innovative ideas and advanced technologies to build sustainable cities, promote the use of renewable energy and become more responsible stewards of the environment.”

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