The Ajman Municipality and Planning Department has announced that it is geared up for the fifth edition of the Ajman International Environment Conference.
The two-day event, themed, “Climate Change and Sustainability,” held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, will take place on Mar.6 and 7 at the Sheikh Zayed Centre for Conferences and Exhibitions at Ajman University, with 70 researchers and experts from over 30 participating countries.
Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, said that the department is putting the final touches to the environmental sciences conference. “The biennial congress is aimed at being up to date with the latest developments and updates in the field of biological environment,” he added.
Participants will present scientific research papers covering all the conference themes, from countries spanning Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, Sheikh Rashid explained, adding that a number of speakers from the UAE and the region are going to be active participants during the event.
The conference focusses on five key themes – adaptation to climate change; climate change and sustainable cities; biodiversity and climate change; global and local best practices, and sustainability and innovation. “These are all in line with the outcomes and recommendations of the Climate Change Conference in Paris,” Sheikh Rashid continued.
The 5th edition of the conference, along with the preceding four summits, aims to put Ajman on the map of international forums and conferences and promote the Ajman 2021 Vision, he elaborated. “This unique gathering will showcase interesting presentations by the most prominent innovators and experts in environmental issues worldwide,” he concluded.