UAE Ambassador attends climate conference in Poland

WARSAW, 19th October, 2016 (WAM)– Ambassador of the UAE to Poland, Dr. Youssef Isa Al Saberi, on Tuesday attended a conference on climate protection policies, organised by the Warsaw City at the Copernicus Science Centre.

On the sidelines of the conference, Ambassador Al Saberi and Polish officials talked about bilateral relations between the two countries with a focus on protecting the environment and
responding to climate change challenges.

He stressed that the UAE takes a keen interest in environmental preservation and combating all kinds of pollution and is working on reducing emissions in several sectors including transportation and energy.

At the conference, themed “From Warsaw Through Lima and Paris to Marrakech’, the participants exchanged views about the implementation of commitments related to the Paris Agreement as well as preparations for the twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, scheduled between 7th-18th November, 2016, in Marrakech, Morocco.

They also discussed ways of reducing thermal emission and enhancing air quality to protect human health and reduce incidence of respiratory diseases.

Deputy Mayor of Warsaw Renata Kaznowska opened the meeting in the presence of Under-Secretary of State at the Polish Ministry of Environment Slawomir Mazurek, Ambassador of Morocco Younes Tejani, Polish officials, French, Swedish, Peruvian and British diplomats as well as and representatives of non-government organisations and scientific institutions.