Tue 31-10-2023 13:00 PM
ABU DHABI, 31st October, 2023 (WAM) – Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is hosting a certified programme titled “COP28 Ready: Leading the Way to Sustainability”, which is open to high school and undergraduate university students. It aims to enhance students’ knowledge and provide them with the necessary tools to understand and embrace different aspects of sustainability, including green jobs, COP28, and many more.
The programme will be held virtually and will kick-off on 4th November and continue until 28th November 2023.
Through this programme, students will engage in an interactive and enriching learning experience, gaining a comprehensive insight into sustainable practices across various fields. The programme will focus on environmental stewardship and pluralism as a fundamental aspect of human advancement. Additionally, specialised faculty members from ADU and industry experts will present eight modules in the field of sustainability.
The modules include Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enhanced learning for sustainable futures sustainable development goals (SDGS) and the role of UAE COP28 in driving global sustainability efforts, social sustainability: social conscience and the interconnectedness of humanity and sustainable innovation, entrepreneurship, and management practices.
In addition to legal frameworks and ethics for sustainability, putting science and engineering knowledge in the service of sustainability and sustainable healthcare systems and public health as well as green jobs for sustainable futures.
Professor Ghassan Aouad, Chancellor of ADU, said, “At ADU, our main goal is to provide our students with the knowledge and skillset needed to excel in sustainability and contribute to UAE’s efforts to combat climate change. This initiative is a testament to our leaders and faculty’s commitment to providing a better future for our students and community.”
Upon the completion of the modules, students will be awarded a certification that acknowledges their dedication to sustainability and their comprehensive understanding of the core concepts explored throughout the course.
Rola AlGhoul/ Esraa Esmail