UAE President Sheikh Mohamed to attend Cop 27 in Egypt

World leaders will begin meeting at the climate summit from Monday

President Sheikh Mohamed will lead a large delegation from the Emirates for critical talks on tackling climate change. Rashed Al Mansoori / Presidential Court
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President Sheikh Mohamed will attend the Cop 27 climate summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, it was announced on Sunday.

The president will lead a large delegation from the Emirates for critical talks on tackling climate change.

Cop 27 — officially the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC — begins on Sunday with a formal handover from the UK's climate chief, Alok Sharma.

Heads of state will arrive for the World Leaders' Summit, which will take place from Monday.

A key focus on this year's 12-day event will be the implementation of agreed efforts to contain planet-warming emissions and commitments to investing in green sources of energy,

How rich countries can help developing nations to make the transition to sustainable energy is also a crucial theme.

Updated: May 30, 2023, 1:48 PM