DSCE joins UAE official delegation attending Rio+20 Earth Summit

DUBAI - A delegation from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) headed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of the DSCE, will join the official UAE delegation, headed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to attend the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22.

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Published: Sun 17 Jun 2012, 11:29 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:40 PM

The summit will host more 100,000 officials, including government members from all over the world, media, business leaders, and representatives of non-governmental organisations — to discuss critical sustainability issues spanning energy, water, food, population growth, employment and natural disasters.

The UAE delegation at Rio+20, supported by the DSCE, will highlight several strategic tracks, including the country’s major role in encouraging sustainability initiatives, as well as shedding light on the UAE as a leading contributor in Rio+20 Declaration, Thinking Leadership, Green Economy to achieve the objectives of sustainable development.

“The participation of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy with the official UAE delegation in the Rio+20 Earth Summit and its accompanying exhibition falls in line with the ‘Green Economy for Sustainable Development’ initiative announced by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aiming to build green economy in the UAE,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.


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