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Kuwait eyes renewable energy

The Delegation of the European Union to Kuwait hosted a high-level event on Tuesday titled “Supporting a Just Transition in Kuwait: Decent Jobs for a Sustainable Future”. The event was organized in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development (SCPD) and the International Labor Organization (ILO). Its primary focus was on highlighting the significance of a just transition in addressing the impacts of climate change in a manner that prioritizes human rights and social concerns.

This event took place in anticipation of the 28th Climate Change Conference in the United Arab Emirates. During his opening remarks, Secretary-General of SCPD Khaled Mahdi emphasized that the event aimed to discuss the importance of a just transition and its implications on the economy and society in light of climate change. He underscored the need to raise public awareness about these issues and reaffirmed Kuwait’s commitment to achieving a just transition that considers human rights, social protection and the future requirements of the labor market.

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