Abu Dhabi: The Emirates Red Crescent will organize the Grace Preservation First Global Conference in Abu Dhabi from September 20 to 21 with the participation of a number of experts in the fields of sustainability, agriculture, water, food security, and the environment. The event is held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent.
The conference coincides with the Year of Sustainability launched by President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as well as the UAE’s preparations to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28).
The event aims to enhance the future of grace preservation as well as promote global cooperation towards adopting a sustainable approach to preserve grace and prevent waste. The conference also comes within the framework of the UAE’s efforts to obtain international approval for the adoption of an ‘International Day for the Preservation of Grace.’
The ERC announced the event during a press conference in its headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Mr. Hammoud Abdullah Al Junaibi, Acting Secretary-General of the ERC, several ERC officials, as well as representatives of sponsors and strategic partners.
Mr. Sultan Al Shehi, Manager of the Preservation of Grace project and Chairman of the organizing committee, remarked that the main objective of the Grace Preservation First Global Conference is to find innovative solutions to strengthen the sectors of water resources and food security. Mr. Al Shehi further stressed that the conference constitutes an opportunity to highlight the deep-rooted legacy of sustainability in the UAE, which was instilled by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan.