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Bridging the Gap to the Future: Advancing the Global Green Economy
28 - 29 Nov 2023

9th World Green Economy Summit: Bridging the Gap to the Future - Advancing the Global Green Economy

Dubai | IRU participation

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO), and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, organise the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) annually.

Since its launch in 2014, WGES has succeeded in galvanising global efforts to promote the shift towards a green economy and has provided a strategic platform to support international cooperation to face global challenges, promote sustainable development and investments in the green economy, encourage adoption of effective policies, plans, and initiatives in this area, and discuss pressing issues including climate change and global warming.

Umberto de Pretto, IRU Secretary General will speak on 29 November, from 14:50 to 15:30 in the panel "Green transportation".  As climate change accelerates, the need for sustainable mobility becomes more pressing. An expert panel highlights the innovative green technologies, from electric vehicles to public transit improvements, that are reshaping mobility.

Other speakers part of this panel:

  • Nada Jasim, Director of Safety & risk regulation and planning department, Road and Transport Authority 
  • Kim Luu, Head of Global Sustainability and ESG, Onsemi
  • Oliver Inderwildi, Senior Visiting Scientist & Principal Consultant, University of Cambridge in Singapore 
  • Ben Scott, Senior Analyst, Carbon Tracker 


Umberto de Pretto
Secretary General

Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Al Sufouh 1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates