ADSW 2021 to help set agenda for green recovery from COVID-19 – MEP MiddleEast

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The 2021 edition of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) – the Masdar-hosted global platform for accelerating sustainable development to held virtually from 18 to 21 January 2021 – will feature a series of high-level virtual events that aim to set the agenda for a green recovery from COVID-19. The virtual events will include the ADSW Summit, the IRENA Assembly, the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum, the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum, the Youth 4 Sustainability Virtual Forums, and the World Future Energy Summit Webinars. The UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and the Special Envoy for Climate Change and Chairman of Masdar, HE Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, said: “As our economies and industries begin to recover from the impact of the global pandemic, we have an opportunity to set ambitious goals, invest in new technologies and put the necessary policies in place that will deliver a sustainable recovery. “Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week embodies the United Arab Emirate’s proactive and forward-thinking approach to climate change and sustainability and underlines the UAE’s role as a responsible, solutions oriented global citizen, enabling dialogue to be turned into action.” HE Dr Sultan Al Jaber will be delivering a keynote speech at the ADSW Summit, more...