Conference.10 Dec 2023, 11:00 Gulf Standard Time

Catalyzing Cross-sectoral Cooperation to Address the Climate Crisis – Focusing on the Water Sector

This session is led by K-water, the representative water corporation in Republic of Korea, and Asia Water Council (AWC), the global water cooperation platform to emphasize the importance of cooperation among various industrial sectors, including water and energy to respond to the climate crisis.

Moreover, according to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, in 2015) and Achievement of Carbon Neutral goal of 2050, there will be valuable discussions for achieving an appropriate balance between the carbon neutral goal and representative industries such as power generation, steel, petrochemicals that are inevitably affected in the carbon neutral implementation process.

Key Participants:

  • Dr. Seog-dae Yun, CEO of K-water (President of AWC)
  • H.E. Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE
  • H.E. Mark Harbers, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Netherlands
  • Ms. Hyoeun Kim, Ambassador and Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea
  • Mr. Sulton Rahimzoda, Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Water and Climate Coalition Leaders
  • Mr. Pablo Bereciartua, Steering Committee Chair, GWP
  • Dr. Abou Amani, Director of the Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO/Secretary of the IHP
  • Mr. Thomas Rebermark, Director of the Swedish Water House, SIWI
  • Dr. Jauad El Kharraz, Executive Director, RCREEE
  • Dr. Roland Roesch, Director of the Innovation and Technology Center, IRENA
  • Dr. German Velasquez, Director of Division of Mitigation and Adaptation, GCF
Water and climate
10 Dec 2023, 11:00 Gulf Standard Time
Dubai (UAE)
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