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UAE President honors 11 Zayed Sustainability Prize winners at COP28 – News

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan with the winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize at COP28.

Published: Saturday December 2, 2023, 0:28

The President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, honored the winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize at a ceremony held as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) hosted by the United Arab Emirates in Expo City Dubai on Friday.

The ceremony was attended by numerous heads of delegations participating in COP28, ministers, senior government officials and award winners and finalists.

Sheikh Mohamed congratulated the winners, praised their efforts to promote sustainability and encouraged them to continue their important contributions in this field. He stressed that the UAE remains steadfast in building on its established legacy of sustainability, a foundation laid by the country’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. In this regard, Sheikh Mohamed highlighted the important role of the Zayed Sustainability Prize in promoting sustainable development, service to humanity and empowering innovators, entrepreneurs and youth to actively contribute to making a positive difference for our planet.

The Zayed Prize for Sustainability aims to perpetuate the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan by honoring and supporting small and medium-sized businesses, non-profit organizations and secondary schools that offer sustainable solutions that address challenges in health, nutrition, energy, water, and climate. For more than 15 years, the Prize has positively impacted the lives of 384 million people around the world through the innovative solutions presented by its 106 winners.

The Zayed Sustainability Prize also focuses on promoting youth engagement in sustainability through its Global High Schools category, which encourages young people to play active roles in supporting their communities and leading future sustainability efforts. The winners in this category, 47 global high schools, have positively impacted the lives of more than 55,186 students and 453,887 people in their local communities.

The eleven winners of this year’s edition were unanimously selected in September by the jury after a thorough review of all candidates to evaluate their contributions and commitment to presenting innovative, impactful and inspiring solutions in several award categories, including Health, Food, Energy and Water. , Climate Action and Global High Schools.

During the ceremony, Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, Director General of the Zayed Sustainability Prize and President of COP28, said: “In line with the vision and direction of the leaders, the Zayed Sustainability Award has The UAE has contributed to inclusive sustainable development and promoting climate action for more than 15 years. Today, the UAE reaffirms its commitment to spur action to mitigate the impacts of climate change, empower communities They need support and create positive change in the world, especially in the South.”

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