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MENA Climate Week 2022

The first Middle East and North Africa Climate Week, MENACW 2022, signals a new era of cooperation on climate in the region. MENACW 2022 is one of the first opportunities to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement and Glasgow Climate Pact adopted during the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The event will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 28 to 31 March 2022. 

Registration for MENACW 2022 is now open; participants are encouraged to pre-register by visiting the MENACW 2022 registration website.

MENA Climate Week 2022 provides a platform for governments, cities, private sector leaders, financial institutions and civil society to discuss opportunities to build forward from the pandemic by identifying opportunities to enhance climate action. The event will bring together key stakeholders to assess climate action in the region, explore climate challenges and opportunities, and showcase ambitious solutions. 

This event is hosted by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, the World Green Economy Organization and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. The event is organized in collaboration with core partners United Nations Climate Change, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme and the World Bank Group. Partners based in the MENA region include the International Renewable Energy Agency, Islamic Development Bank, the League of Arab States Secretariat and ESCWA.


  • 28 to 31 March 2022 / Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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The central aim of this Regional Knowledge Hub is to provide access to information that can facilitate cooperation, coordination, dialogue and exchange among Arab States, organizations and stakeholder and to support awareness raising as well as regional networking and exchange on issues related to climate change and water resources in the region. Access to RICCAR assessment findings and associated datasets is being made available on this Regional Knowledge Hub, which is comprised of two open-access components: a website and a data portal. This online platform complements, and builds upon, the findings and processes already presented in the main report and its technical annex, as well as the series of publications that elaborate further on the work being pursued collectively under RICCAR.