GABC SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DAY (6th October)

By invitation only
HOSTED BY
GABC
GABC
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
GABC
GABC
“Sustainable Building Day Towards The Achievement of Paris Agreement” 6-7 October 2019

The United Arab of Emirates is proud to host the inaugural Sustainable Buildings Day Towards the Achievement of Paris Agreement. During this event, public and private stakeholders will work with the Arab Countries & the policy makers to adapt higher commitments & to develop Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC’s), specifically for the construction sector.

During this event of two days, Ministers and Technical committees will work together with GABC – UN Environment team to secure public national commitments to ttain Paris-compliant (net zero carbon) new buildings by 2030 and existing buildings by 2050, and reflected in 2020 buildings-related climate policies including NDCs. This will entail policy roadmaps co-created with key cities that include a combination of national enablement policies and standards with local building codes and market-based mechanisms.

The event will include a set of technical meetings and presentations that will form interactive workshop style, roundtable sessions, allowing participants to share and contribute their ideas and knowledge in order to form concrete and tangible outcomes. This will be followed by a ministerial meeting for the Arab State infrastructure Ministers.