Sharjah: The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has held the fourth in a series of eight nationwide COP28 Changemakers Majlis sessions. It convened under the theme “Green and Sustainable Communities” at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah.
The topic of the Majlis in Sharjah centered on innovations and challenges linked to designing, building, and championing greener, more sustainable communities in the UAE.
The Majlis was chaired by Ms. Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and moderated by Eng. Aisha Al Abdooli, Director of the Green Development Department at the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.
The Majlis was attended by Mr. Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Chief Executive Officer at the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), and Mr. Mohammed Juma’a Al Musharrakh, Chief Executive Officer of the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah).
The attendees also included representatives from the private sector, the research and academic sectors, entrepreneurs, and youth.
“Today, the UAE has many clean and renewable energy plants and follows sustainable economic and social practices,” Ms. Almheiri added.
The event brought together climate leaders, experts, and government representatives and focused on the importance of building greener, more resilient communities. Attendees discussed how local governments and the private sector can collaborate to support communities across the United Arab Emirates and how technology could be used to make change.