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EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS ETC. - ENVIRONMENT 2001 CONFERENCE

Dual focus on energy and environment at E&E 2003

Posted on 09/04/2002

"Environment and Energy are closely related, and go hand-in-hand,” Faris Suhail Al Yabhouni, Director General and CEO of the General Exhibitions Corporation, GEC, said here today. He was addressing a diplomatic and media briefing held by GEC on the forthcoming Environment and Energy 2003 (E & E) Conference and Exhibition. The event was attended by numerous ambassadors, commercial attaches and other diplomats accredited to the United Arab Emirates as well as by representatives of the internal ...  >>MORE

Sharjah Municipality wins award at Environment 2001

Posted on 11/02/2001

Sharjah Municipality won an award for its distinguished participation in the Environment 2001 Exhibition which concluded in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, according to Ibrahim Taher, head of the municipality's public relations and media section. The municipality's pavilion was one of the 10 pavilions which won the award out of more than 300 participants in the event. The pavilion features a model of the sewage plant in the emirate which is a big achievement by the civic body. A number of sections from ...  >>MORE

UAE seeks zero flaring policy: says Hamdan bin Zayed

Posted on 10/02/2001

The UAE has made dramatise reduction in flaring of gases from onshore and offshore oilfields as part of its commitment to conservation and protection of the environment, according Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. 'In 1995, some 250 million cubic feet of gas a day were flared in Abu Dhabi. Today, we are down 56 million - a 78 per cent reduction in just five years and our objective is a zero flaring policy,' Sheikh Hamdan said in article entitled ' ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi Declaration 'A very positive step' - Hamdan

Posted on 10/02/2001

Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, was impressed by the stands at the 2001 Environment Exhibition and Conference. During his tour of the pavilions on the last day of the 2001 Environment Exhibition and Conference, Sheikh Nahyan said, "There is a universal change. More attention is being paid to protect the environment and we have to cope with these changes and to take the lead in this respect." He called the Abu Dhabi Declaration "a very ...  >>MORE

Environment exhibition awards presented

Posted on 10/02/2001

The Abu Dhabi Civil Aviation Authority, the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, the Federal Environmental Agency, FEA, and the Austrian pavilion were awarded first prizes in the category of Best Public Pavilions at the Environment 2001 Exhibition and Conference. Sultan Obaid Bakhit Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the General Exhibition Corporation, said the exhibition and conference were successful, thanks to the support and confidence of the participants. Speaking at the ...  >>MORE

Middle East setting an environmental example

Posted on 10/02/2001

There follows the full text of the article on global environmental issues submitted by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the ‘International Herald Tribune. An edited version was published in today's issue of the newspaper. "The Middle East is Setting an Environmental Example” By Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan The first month of the 21st Century has produced three major news stories of relevance to the global environment and to the way in which ...  >>MORE

Middle East should pay attention to global warming: Hamdan

Posted on 10/02/2001

Tough decisions are needed if the threat to the common future of humanity posed by global warming and other threats to the environment is to be reversed, according to UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In an OpEd article with the headline "The Middle East is setting an environmental example,” contributed to today's issue of the ‘International Herald Tribune,' Sheikh Hamdan, who is also Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi's Environmental Research and Wildlife ...  >>MORE

Environment 2001 - Solar Energy

Posted on 10/02/2001

The use of solar energy as an energy source for water desalination in the country's remote areas can result in financial and environmental benefits, a UAE energy official said. 'The environmental benefits result from a substantial reduction in the amount of harmful gases released to the environment by virtue of the reduction or elimination of fossil fuel used by the plant,' said Ali Al Nashar of the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) in a paper presented to the environment 2001 ...  >>MORE

ERWDA participates in Environment 2001 Conference and Exhibition

Posted on 07/02/2001

The Environmental Research and Wildlife Development Agency (ERWDA) who participated in organising the Environment 2001 Conference and Exhibition has put out a prominent stand at the exhibition site. ERWDA pavilion was praised by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Information and Culture when he visited the pavilion during his tour of the exhibition on the first day. Sheikh Abdullah, who was received by Mr. Ahmed Al Sayegh, Member of ERWDA Board of Directors, and Mr. Majid ...  >>MORE

Exciting technoligies, solution, initiative unveiled

Posted on 05/02/2001

The Environment 2001 Exhibition revealed a host of exciting technologies, solutions and planned initiatives at the Abu Dhabi International Exhibitions Centre. The exhibition is a major part of the activities organised to mark the 4th National Environment Day of the UAE that is being held this year under the theme "Development and Environment Integration not Collision”. Inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Information and Culture, the even highlights the ...  >>MORE

Abu Declaration on the Future of the Arab Environment Programme

Posted on 05/02/2001

The Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, having met in a special session of the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment, CAMRE, on 3 February 2001, 9 Du'l-qa'ada 1421H, at the start of the International Exhibition and Conference Environment 2001 in Abu Dhabi. The Ministers praise the Arab and Global concerns regarding environmental issues, which have been manifested via the Tunis Declaration concerning development and the environment issued by the first ...  >>MORE

Arabs push for planned growth; Abu Dhabi Declaration urges sustainable development; Eco efforts praised

Posted on 04/02/2001

The Arab environment ministers attending the Environment 2001 Conference and Exhibition, scheduled to be held here from Feb.4 to 8, called on Saturday for urgent measures to eradicate poverty by improving living conditions of Arab citizens through sustainable development programmes based on environment protection and rational use of natural resources. Outlining strategies of the Arab Environment Programme in a document termed the "Abu Dhabi Declaration," 19 Arab states declared that in ...  >>MORE

UAE's achievements in environment lauded

Posted on 04/02/2001

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Chairman of the Environmental Research and Wildlife Development Agency, ERWDA, has praised the UAE's achievements in protecting the environment and wildlife, inspired by the clear vision of the President H. H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. In a statement issued to mark UAE's 4th National Environment Day, which is being held this year under the theme "Development & Environment Integration not Collision,” ...  >>MORE

Zayed moots global body to assist victims of natural disasters: Environment 2001 Conference opens

Posted on 04/02/2001

President H.H Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan today proposed that an effective international structure be created to offer assistance on a global scale for the victims of natural disasters. Such a structure should be created under the umbrella of the United Nations, and should involve both Governments and non-governmental organisations, he said. In an inaugural speech delivered on his behalf by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Information and Culture, who opened the ...  >>MORE

Environment 2001 Exhibition and Conference

Posted on 03/02/2001

Major General Obeid Bkheit Al Suweidi, Director General of General Exhibitions Corporation, GEC, told a press conference here today about final arrangements to host environment 2001 exhibition and conference in Abu Dhabi. He described the holding of the event in the UAE as very important and will reflect the achievements accomplished by the country under the leadership of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan and his keen desire to preserve the environment. Suweidi highlighted the interest ...  >>MORE

Zayed's achievement inspiration for Environment 2001

Posted on 03/02/2001

Saeed bin Jaber Al Suweidi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ADCCI and Deputy Chairman of General Exhibitions Corporation, (GEC) said today that the inspiration for convening the Environment 2001 Exhibition and Conference in the capital from February 4 to 8, stems from the far-sighted vision and commitment of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to preservation of the country's environment and wildlife. "The prestigious awards and accolades given to ...  >>MORE

BP HSE expert to speak at Environment 2001

Posted on 31/01/2001

BP's Vice President for Environmental Affairs, Kathryn Shanks, will be addressing the world's top scientists and professionals attending the Environment 2001 Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi next month. The event, to be held from February 4 to 8, under the patronage of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, aims to bring together all those with an interest in global environment and sustainable development, such as international institutions, agencies and industry, as well as ...  >>MORE

Environment 2001 to cover significant regional issues

Posted on 31/01/2001

Majid Al Mansouri, Acting Secretary General, Environmental Research and Wildlife Development Agency, ERWDA, said that the forthcoming Environment 2001 Exhibition and Conference is an event of great significance as it represents the first time that the issue of environmental protection is being tackled on a scale that covers the whole of the Arab world. In an interview with Emirates News Agency (WAM) Al Mansouri also referred to the enormous importance being attached to the Abu Dhabi ...  >>MORE

Environment 2001 event reflects UAE's commitment

Posted on 30/01/2001

The Chairman of the Higher Committee for Sheikh Zayed International Prize for Environment Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Fahd said that the hosting of the Environment 2001 Exhibition and Conference (Environment 2001) from February 4 to 8 in Abu Dhabi underlines the UAE's commitment to provide solutions to world environmental concerns and challenges. "Environment 2001 will encourage researchers and environmentalists to present their studies and work out scientific solutions to environmental problems,” ...  >>MORE

Zayed's environmental initiatives praised

Posted on 29/01/2001

The International Environment Conference and Exhibition 2001, to be held in Abu Dhabi from February 4 to 8, will be the largest environmental event in the Middle East, according to Saeed bin Jabr Al Suweidi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chairman of the General Exhibitions Corporation, GEC. "Such a major event reflects the status attained by the UAE under the wise leadership of President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in the field of environment ...  >>MORE

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