World Green Economy Summit 2017

Event overview

  • Event type:

  • Organizers:

    Dubai Electricity & Water Authority + World Green Economy Organisation

  • Start date

    October 24, 2017

  • End date

    October 25, 2017

The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) is one of the leading global forums on the green economy. It brings together world-class experts in critical sectors from around the world to directly focus on advancing the global green economy and sustainability agenda, achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals and implementing the recommendations of COP21 & 22.

The summit showcases innovative solutions and leading practices to inspire change, and aims to align stakeholders with policy makers to create a facilitative environment and ecosystem for sustainable green growth that address current and future needs.

WGES 2017 will be held on the 24–25 of October 2017, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The theme of this year’s event is “Driving innovation, leading change”:

Innovation & Technology: highlight leading innovative initiatives and technologies to promote and facilitate green growth and sustainable development

Finance & Investment: discuss financing solutions and investment vehicles for green economy initiatives and related sectors in the current economic environment

Leadership & Policy: highlight the role of government intervention and public policy innovation in advancing the transition to a green economy

Participating speakers will include H.E Reem Bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, H.E. Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, H.E. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, and H.E Aziz Rabbah.

Also, the day will revolve around 2 plenary talks:

-The green economy, government strategies and SDGs: driving the economic and social development agenda

-The future of future cities: the next stage of urban evolution

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