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Atlantic Council to host global energy forum in Abu Dhabi

Atlantic Council to host global energy forum in Abu Dhabi

The seventh annual Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE on January 14-15 to shape the global energy agenda for the year ahead and examine the long-term implications of changing energy systems.

This year’s forum will be particularly important as key climate and energy strategy issues take center stage in the run-up to the United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP28), which the UAE will also host at the end of the year.

With the ongoing impact of the Ukraine crisis on the energy transition, the 2023 Forum will focus in particular on the challenge of managing energy security priorities and decarbonization efforts at the same time. The forum will once again be part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, a global event supporting climate action and collaboration on net zero commitments.

The forum is organized in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc), Mubadala Investment Company, Taqa and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), with CNBC as international media partner.

Building on the momentum from the 2022 Forum, the 2023 Forum will return to a hybrid format. It will feature a global reach of face-to-face networking, panels, workshops and receptions as well as virtual programming in Abu Dhabi.

The seventh Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum will be held again under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Headlines will include John Kerry, the US President’s special envoy for climate issues and former US Secretary of State.

Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, United Arab Emirates, said: “As hosts of COP28, we are honored to welcome participants of the Global Energy Forum to the United Arab Emirates to discuss the ongoing energy transition. initiatives to achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals and tackle the devastating impacts of climate change. This year’s forum provides a unique opportunity to discuss not only the energy agenda for the coming year, but also to start a dialogue on the current UN Climate Change Conference. We look forward to You attend the 2023 Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi.”

Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, said: “The twin challenges of energy security and climate change have elevated the energy transition to the top priority of global leaders. The 2023 Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum will once again provide policymakers with these The Challenge provides a vital platform. It is an opportunity to bring leaders from around the world together to shape the 2023 Energy Agenda and build on the success of past meetings.” -TradeArabia News Service

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