Thursday, 14 June 2012

UNIDO participates in the second Ajman International Environment Conference

VIENNA, 14 June 2012 - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, the Ajman 2nd International Environment Conference took place from 4-6 June 2012 at Sheikh Zayed Centre for Conferences and Exhibitions at the Ajman University of Science and Technology in the Emirate of Ajman, the United Arab Emirates.

The conference which had the theme, “An innovative approach to Sustainability”, brought together decision-makers, regulators, the private sector, professionals, youth and intellectuals  to implement the most innovative and practical solutions for common challenges facing sustainable development. The conference also provided updates on the latest innovative technology that could be implemented to contribute to sustainable development.

UNIDO was presented by Azza Morssy, Chief of the Middle East and Arab programme, who participated in the opening panel discussion and gave a keynote address on the subject of green growth, innovation and sustainable development. Her address focused on UNIDO’s efforts to overcome barriers to green growth and, in particular, the organization’s green industry initiative and its support for innovation and innovation-related activities.

For further information, please contact:

Azza Morssy    
Chief, Middle East and Arab Programme       
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)       
Tel: +43 1 260 26 3841

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