Abu Dhabi Ascent
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Minister of State and Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change, of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, hosted a high-level meeting on 4-5 May to generate momentum for concrete actions to be taken at the Climate Summit.
The special two-day meeting, called the “Abu Dhabi Ascent” after its host city, brought together 1,000 participants, including 1,000 Government ministers, business, finance and civil society leaders, who discussed a range of new and existing initiatives and partnerships to tackle climate change in their countries.
Abu Dhabi Ascent News
Business leaders, policymakers and UN officials tell us why the care about combatting climate change and why you should too.
Abu Dhabi, 5 May 2014 – New technologies that enable communities to visualize disaster risk and take action, are to be made available for cities worldwide as a result of collaboration between Esri and […]
In Abu Dhabi, UN chief warns still ‘too many sitting on the fence’, urges bold leadership on climate change
Abu Dhabi, 5 May 2014 – With the ominous and costly impacts of climate change profoundly evident, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today that too many stakeholders are still “sitting on the fence”, […]
Abu Dhabi, 5 May 2014 — In a major shift from negotiations to engagement on action, more than 1,000 participants, including 70 government ministers voiced support for the development of a range of bold initiatives […]
Abu Dhabi, 5 May 2014 — Leaders from governments, businesses and civil society organizations meeting at the Abu Dhabi Ascent explored new approaches and initiatives that can vastly expand climate action. The best of […]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 4 May 2014 – From the poorest countries to the richest, climate change impacts are already widespread, costly and consequential, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, urging stakeholders gathered in […]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 4 May 2014—More than 1,000 participants, including 100 government ministers, have gathered in Abu Dhabi to chart new routes for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and strengthening climate resilience.
United Nations […]
Leaders to gather in Abu Dhabi this weekend to discuss how to take concrete actions on climate change
2 May, 2014 —Ministers, experts and officials from government, along with business and civil society leaders will gather in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 4-5 May to lay the foundation for a platform […]