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News article5 October 20211 min read

First EU event at Expo 2020 focuses on European Green Deal

Over 100 international officials, policymakers and innovators recently attended the first European Union event at Expo 2020 Dubai titled, "EU Green Deal: Research & Innovation as a driver towards climate neutrality".

First EU event at Expo 2020 focuses on European Green Deal

The event was hosted in partnership with the Sweden Pavilion in the Sustainability District and featured a high-level hybrid workshop, and an EU projects’ networking village showcasing success innovation stories and breakthroughs.

In his opening remarks, Ambassador Andrea Matteo Fontana, EU Commissioner-General to Expo, said, "The EU is paving a responsible path to becoming the first climate-neutral region in the world by 2050. So, at Expo 2020, we will look at how we can promote green economies, renewable energy, reduce pollution and tackle climate change, thereby ensuring a green economic recovery post-COVID-19." 

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Publication date
5 October 2021