The Universities Climate Network (UCN), chaired by NYU Abu Dhabi, welcomed today 15 additional higher education institutions from the UAE, bringing the total number of participating institutions to 27.
These include the Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, Abu Dhabi University, Ajman University, Al Ain University, American University in Dubai, American University in the Emirates, Amity University Dubai, Canadian University Dubai, De Montfort University Dubai, Emirates College for Advanced Education, Heriot-Watt University Dubai, University of Sharjah, Rabdan Academy, University of Birmingham Dubai, and University of Wollongong in Dubai.
The recently launched UCN comprises UAE-based universities and higher education institutions working together to drive engagement among youth and academia in the lead up to COP28 UAE. This includes collaborating on research and innovation for climate solutions, as well as facilitating dialogues, workshops, and public events, among other activities.
COP28 UAE will take place at Expo City Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023. The Conference is expected to convene over 70,000 participants, including heads of state, government officials, international industry leaders, private sector representatives, academics, experts, youth, and non-state actors.
For more information about the UCN, please visit this page.
Members of the Universities Climate Network (UCN) to date include:
- American University of Sharjah
- Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy
- Amity University Dubai
- Canadian University Dubai
- Higher Colleges of Technology
- Khalifa University
- Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence
- Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities
- National Defence College
- NYU Abu Dhabi
- Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
- United Arab Emirates University
- Zayed University
- Abu Dhabi Polytechnic
- Abu Dhabi University
- Ajman University
- Al Ain University
- American University in Dubai
- American University in the Emirates
- De Montfort University Dubai
- Emirates College for Advanced Education
- Heriot-Watt University Dubai
- University of Sharjah
- Rabdan Academy
- University of Birmingham Dubai
- University of Wollongong in Dubai
- American University of Ras Al Khaimah