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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 05/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Voting for the hosting country is due to take place in colombia during october 2014.

the uae has submitted a bid to host the the world energy congress (wec) of 2019 in its 24th version in abu dhabi the uae ministry of energy said in a press conference on sunday.

the conference is a platform for discussing energy challenges bringing together the largest elite group of experts decision-makers and key players in the global energy sector worldwide. voting for the hosting country is due to take place in colombia during october 2014.

in the event abu dhabi wins the bid it would mark the first time the conference is held in an opec member state since it was first held 90 years ago.

it has also been announced that preparations have commenced to issue the ‘state of energy report in the uae 2015’ in collaboration with the dubai carbon centre of excellence and the united nations development programme.

dr mattar hamed al neyadi undersecretary of the ministry of energy revealed the report plans and noted its strategic importance for the uae during the transformation process which the uae leads towards green economy and sustainable development hence meeting the ambitious objectives of uae’s agenda 2021.

he added that the symbolism behind choosing the ‘abu dhabi ascent’ event to announce the commencement of preparation of the report aims at “presenting the report in the context of the commitments expected of world leaders by taking tangible steps to tackle climate change issues”.

the energy report of 2015 will also focus on the importance of steps taken by the uae in the context of its efforts aimed at defining the features of renewable energy and reducing the effects of climate change as part of the international sustainability efforts. within the framework of efforts to create a future based on sustainability the energy report seeks to become a printed reference of best practices and success stories in the field of sustainable energy in the uae. the minister concluded his address by inviting writers and experts to share their contributions for inclusion in the report.

the press conference was also attended by fatima al foora al shamsi assistant undersecretary for electricity affairs at the ministry of energy ms helen clark administrator of undp and sayed agha undp resident representative in the uae in addition to a gathering of global leaders partners and bodies sponsoring the report.

the state of energy report 2015 is due to be launched at the world energy day on october 22.


 


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