COP28: GMIS unites manufacturing sector for decarbonisation

The Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit joins COP28, in what Managing Director, Namir Hourani, hopes will create ‘a sustainable future’

At COP28, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) will host an event on 5th December, at the UAE Pavilion, co-chaired by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). International leaders from the government and private sector will discuss decarbonising the manufacturing industry and lowering its carbon footprint.


The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit: Industry and sustainability

GMIS was set up in 2015 to forge greater understanding between manufacturers and governments, NGOs, technologists and investors, with an interest in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s (4IR) and advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The event will include a range of speakers, such as:

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Shaping the Fifth Industrial Revolution for sustainable progress

The UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology is excited to highlight the critical role manufacturers play in decarbonising industries at COP28.

“In line with the objectives of the ministry’s participation in COP28, which include providing a platform for innovative solutions supporting decarbonisation in the industrial sector, we are pleased to collaborate with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization to organise the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit’s Special Event at the UAE Pavilion,” said His Excellency Osama Amir Fadhel, Assistant Undersecretary of Industry Accelerators Sector at UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology. “The event will further showcase the critical role of manufacturers and policymakers in decarbonising industries and hard-to-abate sectors, accelerating the clean energy transition, achieving net-zero targets and contributing to sustainable economic development.”

“The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit is committed to promoting cross-border collaboration to shape the future of industries and contribute to global economic growth,” said Namir Hourani, Managing Director of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit. “We are honoured to host this special event at COP28 UAE, uniting leaders from government, industry and civil society to propel comprehensive industry-wide dialogue that accelerates industry transition, reduces carbon emissions and paves the way for a more resilient, sustainable and prosperous future for all, during this critical decade that demands bold climate action.”

The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit special event will take place 14:50-17:20 at the Blue Zone in the UAE Pavilion, located in the Opportunity Petal at Expo City Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It will be live-streamed on: gmisummit.

The following day on 6th December, Manufacturing Digital LIVE, a free virtual event, will take place. Hear from keynote speakers, access panels, attend fireside chats, join networking breaks, take part in live polls, Q&As and interactive chat rooms, visit virtual sponsor booths and catch up on our on-demand recordings of every speaker session. 

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