“Today, we are ushering in a new green era for the region; in which we are collectively leading and reaping its fruits, in our joint belief that the effects of climate change are not limited to the natural environment only, but also to the economy and security of our nations.”

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

The Middle East Green Initiative Summit serves to

Implementing energy efficiency programs

Create a first-of-its-kind regional alliance

Introduce the Middle East’s first pact on climate change

Developing carbon capture technology

Provide an intersection of knowledge and capital

Drive the investment and knowledge-transfer needed to solve common challenges

Increasing public transportation

Offer a stage for climate diplomacy

Foster the political will needed for transformative action

Attendees at the Inaugural MGI Summit

HRH Mohammed Bin Salman

Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia


HH Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

Emir

Qatar


HH Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Crown Prince

Kuwait


HRH Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Crown Prince

Bahrain


HRH Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II

Crown Prince

Jordan


HH Maktoum bin Mohammed

Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance

United Arab Emirates


Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Prime Minister

Greece


Imran Khan

Prime Minister

Pakistan


Aziz Akhannouch

Prime Minister

Morocco


Najla Bouden

Prime Minister

Tunisia


Aymen Benabderrahmane

Prime Minister & Minister of Finance

Algeria


HE Mohamed al-Menfi

President

Libya


Alexander Novak

Deputy Chairman of the Government

Russian Federation


Ali Allawi

Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance

Iraq


Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar

Vice President

Yemen


Lord Grimstone of Boscobel Kt

Minister of Investment

United Kingdom


Bhupender Yadav

Minister of Environment and Climate Change

India


Bento Costa Lima

Minister of Mines & Energy

Brazil


Dr. Yasmine Fouad

Minister of Environment

Egypt


HE Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi

 Minister of Energy

Qatar


HE Saud bin Hamoud bin Ahmed Alhabsi

Minister of Agriculture

Oman


Riyad al-Maliki

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates

Palestine


Dr. Selemani Jafo

Minister of State in Vice President’s Office

Tanzania


Bichara Issa Djadalla

Minister of Environment, Fisheries, and Sustainable Development

Chad


Mahmoud Ali Youssouf

Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Djibouti


Manlio de Stefano

Undersecretary of State of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Italy


John Kerry

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

United States


Amina J Mohammed

UN Deputy Secretary General


Ahmed Aboul Gheit

General Secretary of League of Arab States


Yousef Al-Othaimeen

Secretary General OIC


Larry Fink

CEO BlackRock


Noel Quinn

Group Chief Executive HSBC


André Esteves

Senior Partner BTG Pactual


Chen Weiqing

Ambassador of China to KSA

China


Ludovic Pouille

Ambassador of France to KSA

France


Niclas Trouvé

Ambassador of Sweden to KSA

Sweden


C T Rubushe

Ambassador of South Africa to KSA

South Africa


Middle East Green Initiative Summit 2021 Program

  • Welcome remarks by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Keynote addresses from Heads of State and government representatives about climate achievements and national climate roadmaps

  • Multilateral perspectives: Regional focus

    • Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States
    • Yousef AlOthaimeen, Secretary General OIC
  • Financial section expert contributions: Financing the green transition

    • Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock, United States
    • Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive, HSBC, United Kingdom
    • André Esteves, Senior Partner, BTG Pactual, Brazil
  • International perspective

    • Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations
    • John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, United States
  • Closing remarks by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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