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H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer meets Deputy Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change invited to join WGEO

| | Nov 30, 2018 | 10:43 am
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H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman, WGEO, meets Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

Bonn, Germany, 30 November 2018: H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman, World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) met with Ovais Sarmad, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), at the latter’s headquarters in Bonn, Germany, the former organisation said, via a Press communiqué.

During the meeting, H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer extended an invitation to UNFCCC to join the WGEO, to contribute to better coordination and cooperation between international organisations to support a Green Economy, the communiqué said. H.E. Al Tayer stressed that the UNFCCC is one of the most effective platforms that is working proactively to address climate change, the communiqué further said. H.E. Ahmed Butti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and WGEO Board Member; Waleed Salman, Vice Chairman, WGEO and Abdul Rahim Sultan, Director, WGEO, attended the meeting, the communiqué added.

The communiqué said the move comes as part of the cooperation between the UNFCCC and WGEO, which contributes to supporting the implementation of the Paris Agreement to combat climate change and facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy to achieve a sustainable, Green Economy through integrated projects.

The communiqué further said the WGEO aims to increase cooperation between the public and private sectors and promote green economic development efforts in the world, through an integrated project system.


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