Event Details

AGDA Events

AGDA at COP28

Event Details

  • Event Status
    Finished
  • Start Date
    Dec 01, 2023, 10.00 AM
  • End Date
    Dec 10, 2023, 17.30 PM

Dialogue for Change: Shaping Diplomacy at COP28

AGDA Sessions at COP28


1 DEC

From Ideas to Impact: AGDA's Journey in Promoting and Driving Sustainability - AGDA Event

  • Date: Friday, 1st of December
  • Time: 10:30- 11:30 AM
  • Venue: Greening Education Hub (Green Zone)
  • Speakers:
    • Shamma Aldabal
    • Hackathon Winners
    • Aya Sadder, Bolt Consultancy

Tickets are only available by invitation through COP 28 organisers


1 DEC

Institutional pledges for nature: a community of institutions setting ambitious biodiversity targets, actions, and reporting

  • Date: Friday. 1st December
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:15 PM
  • Venue: Greening Education Hub (Green Zone)
  • Speakers:
    • Emily Stott, University of Oxford
    • Mohammed Balila, Ajman University
    • Katherine Collin, Vanier Colledge, Canada
    • Dr Mourad Ahmim, University of Bejaia, Algeria
    • Heather Needham, University of Oxford
    • Dr Nico Tillie, TU Delft, The Netherlands
    • Riina Koivuranta, University of Helsinki
    • Maja Kent, CCD, AGDA
    • Maya Haddad, Ajman University, (Moderator)

Tickets are only available by invitation through COP 28 organisers


3 DEC

Peace Diplomacy and Climate Action
AGDA-NYUAD Event

  • Date: Sunday, 3rd of December
  • Time: 2:00-3:00 PM
  • Venue: Youth Hub pavilion located in the green zone at Expo City
  • Speakers:
    • Meghan Gregonis, US Consul General to the UAE
    • Mariët Westermann, Vice Chancellor of New York University Abu Dhabi
    • Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al Dhaheri, Deputy Director General, AGDA
    • John Defterios Visiting Professor of Business, New York University Abu Dhabi
    • Batool AI Tameemi, Student and Falcon Podcast host, New York University Abu Dhabi (Moderator)

Green Zone tickets are free. Registration is online via www.cop28.com/tickets


3 DEC

Addressing Climate Risks: Cooperation on transboundary climate adaptation in the MENA region - AGDA Event

  • Date: Sunday, 3rd of December
  • Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
  • Venue: Connect Conference Centre Auditorium (Green Zone)
  • Partners: COP28 Presidency & UNEP
  • Speakers:
    • H.E. Abdul Latif Rashid, President of Iraq (Opening Remarks)
    • H.E. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment of Egypt
    • Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme
    • Clare Dalton, Head of UAE Delegation at the International Committee of the Red Cross
    • David Harland, Executive Director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
    • H.E. Nickolay Mladenov, Director General, AGDA (Moderator)

Green Zone tickets are free. Registration is online via www.cop28.com/tickets


3 DEC

Blue Finance Reception & Dinner (Invitation Only) - AGDA Event

  • Date: Sunday, 3rd of December
  • Time: 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Venue: Royal Majilis, Emirates Golf Course (External Venue)
  • Partners: UNGC & DLA-Piper
  • Speakers:
    • H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, High Level Climate Change Champion
    • Marina Antonopoulou, Chief Conservation Officer of Emirates Nature-WWF
    • Rt Hon Sir Alok Sharma KCMG MP, COP 26 President, Finance and Climate Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation
    • Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director General of Global Green Growth Institute
    • Sanda Ojiambo, Assistant Secretary-General, CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact (Opening Remarks)
    • H.E. Nickolay Mladenov, Director General of the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (Opening Remarks)

4 DEC

Addressing the Women, Climate & Security Triple Nexus in the Arab Region - AGDA Event

  • Date: Monday, 4th of December
  • Time: 5:45-6:25 PM
  • Venue: UAE Pavilion (Blue Zone)
  • Speakers:
    • H.H. Moza bint Tahnoun Al Nahyan, MOFA (Opening Remarks)
    • Dr. Sara Chehab, Senior Research Fellow (AGDA)
    • Shamma Al Dabal, Continuing Education, Head of Section (AGDA)
    • Joe Battikh, Non-Resident Fellow, Centre for Climate Diplomacy (Moderator)

Blue Zone tickets are only available by invitation through COP 28 organisers


6 DEC

Accelerating Net Zero: The role of private and state actors - AGDA Event

  • Date: Wednesday, 6th of December
  • Time: 4:10-4:50 PM
  • Venue: UAE Pavilion (Blue Zone)
  • Speakers:
    • Ibrahim Al Zubi, Chief Sustainability Officer at ADNOC
    • Dr. Alyazia Al Kuwaiti, Executive Director of UAE Industries at Mubadala
    • Mohamed Al Marzooqi, Chief Executive Officer at HSBC UAE
    • Joe Y Battikh, Non-Resident Fellow, Centre for Climate Diplomacy at AGDA (Moderator)

Blue Zone tickets are only available by invitation through COP 28 organisers


8 DEC

Legacy in Practice: research and innovation session.

  • Date: Friday, 8th of December
  • Time: 2:00-2:30 PM
  • Venue: DP World majlis (Green Zone)
  • Speakers: Moustafa Bayoumi, Research Fellow, AGDA (Moderator)

Green Zone tickets are free. Registration is online via www.cop28.com/tickets


9 DEC

Integrating Actions for Climate and Biodiversity

  • Date: Saturday, 9th of December
  • Time: 9:00-10:30 AM
  • Venue: SDG Pavilion (Blue zone)
  • Speakers:
    • Sandeep Sengupta, Global Policy Lead, IUCN
    • Dr Fatin Samara, Co-Chair, UAE Climate Change Research Network
    • Dr Francesco Paparella, Co-Chair, UAE Climate Change Research Network
    • Maja Kent, Non-Resident Fellow, Centre for Climate Diplomacy at AGDA

Blue Zone tickets are only available by invitation through COP 28 organisers


10 DEC

Innovate to Nourish: Finance and Technology for Food Security

  • Date: Sunday, 10th of December
  • Time: 2:00-5:30 PM
  • Venue: Mubadala Pavilion (Green Zone)
  • Speakers :
    • Sheikh Dr. Majid Al Qassimi, Founding Partner, Soma Mater
    • Daniele Modesto, CEO, Zero Farms
    • Dana Blubil, Target Global
    • Maja Kent, Non-Resident Fellow, Centre for Climate Diplomacy at AGDA (Moderator)
    • Samantha Kayruz, Goumbook (Moderator)

Green Zone tickets are free. Registration is online via www.cop28.com/tickets


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