Dubai: Dubai will host the third Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) from November 20–24, 2023.
This announcement was made after the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the ICAO signed an agreement at the latter’s headquarters in Montreal, Canada.
The agreement, which was signed by Mr. Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, GCAA Director-General, and Carlos Salazar, ICAO Secretary-General, is a significant achievement for the UAE in its efforts to advance the aviation industry, achieve environmental sustainability, address the global challenges of climate change, and realise related goals.
The Director-General highlighted the conference’s importance in achieving environmental goals and shaping the future of aviation.
“This conference will be a place for meaningful dialogue and partnerships to address the climate change crisis and pursue our vision of a zero-emissions world. It will also show the world how the UAE is a leader in sustainability by setting an example for others in creating a green and eco-friendly aviation industry. We invite local and international stakeholders to join us and cooperate in finding ways to achieve the aviation industry’s environmental goals and overcome our current challenges,” Mr. Al Suwaidi further added.
The conference is a global event that focuses on fuel and clean energy solutions in the aviation industry and provides an opportunity for countries and industry stakeholders to share innovations and information to develop a comprehensive framework for clean energy in the aviation sector.