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United Arab Emirates Participates In The Global Green Growth Institute Session In Bali

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UAE participates in GGGI’s 7th Council meeting in Bali

BALI, Indonesia, 26th July, 2015  — The UAE has participated in the 7th session of Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), which was held in the Indonesian Island of Bali under the chairmanship of Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former Indonesian President and the President of the General Assembly and Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).

With the participation of a large number of high-level officials from Member States of the Organisation, the UAE delegation to the meeting was led by Dr. Thani Ahmad Al- Zouaydi, UAE Permanent Representative to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Director of the Department of Energy Affairs and Climate Change at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

On this occasion, Al- Zouaydi said the UAE interest and its commitment to green development reflects the vision of its wise leadership in accessing to more sustainable future to achieve energy security and reduce environmental risks along with acceleration of the process of social and economic development.

He also said that the UAE is one of the founding countries of the Global Green Growth Institute and is an active member of the organisation’ council since its inception and contributed through its distinctive participation in highlighting the leading role of the country and its commitment towards achieving sustainable development and green growth locally and regionally.

The participants discussed during the meeting held from 22nd to 24th July, many of the key strategic issues of the organisation and the progress of its programmes and plans of work in the Member States and the mechanism of its development. They also discussed the budget and financial issues of the organisation and the partnership between the organisation and other relevant international bodies, in addition to many other administrative issues that were on the agenda. WAM/Hanaa/AAMIR

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