Sultan Al Jaber appointed President of the 28th Climate Conference
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Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has been named as the President of the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The COP28 conference will be held in Dubai from 30 November to 12 December 2023.
Al Jaber is currently the UAE's Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology (MOIAT). He has been serving as the Special Envoy for Climate Change for several years.
He also became the first CEO to be appointed as the President of the COP. Sultan Al Jaber heads the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world's largest oil companies.
He has made several efforts with the UAE to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy across the region and globally.
COP 27 was held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from November 6-18, 2022.
The COP-27 conference was organised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany.
India was represented at the conference by the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupendra Yadav.
To mark the occasion, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) jointly launched the campaign "In Our Lifetime" at an event on 14 November 2022.
The theme of COP-27: Delivering for People and Planet.
The first COP was held in 1995 in Berlin, Germany.
COP: Conference of Parties
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