At the close of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2015, the Second Edition of the Dubai Declaration was launched on the development of the green economy for Dubai and globally in alignment with the objectives of the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030.

Thanks to our delegates, sponsors, and partners, WGES 2015 has become an international platform for knowledge sharing, strategic partnerships and developing solutions, under the theme ‘Global Partnerships for a Sustainable Future’.

By delivering on last year’s commitments, Dubai has proven its dedication to making Dubai the international ‘Capital of the Green Economy’, through a collaborative effort with strong international achievements.
WGES 2015 has built upon the key conclusions of WGES 2014, the most significant of which being the Dubai Declaration.
The Dubai Declaration, pledged WGES as a long-term development platform, in the aim of establishing Dubai as “The Capital of the Green Economy”. Key commitments in the Dubai Declaration include:

  • Developing WGES as a key global green economy platform
  • Establishing a Public-Private Partnership Platform to facilitate and showcase innovative projects, partnerships and technology
  • Develop innovative green financing mechanisms
  • Showcase technological innovation
  • Support a global agreement for climate change at COP21 through supporting The Road to Paris
  • Develop the State of the Green Economy Report

The Dubai Declaration is the strategic commitment underlying the development of the WGES, which has been formulated in alignment in with the long-term vision to develop Dubai into the ‘Capital of the Green Economy’.