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27 May 2023

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti in a panel discussion on the book "The Road to COP28: Climate Change and Cyber Security"

The Trends Center for Research and Consultation pavilion, witnessed a book signing ceremony entitled “The Road to COP 28: Climate Change and Cyber Security”, by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, Head of the Cyber Security Council, which aims to develop technologies and solutions to enhance cyber security in light of the increasing cyber threats and increase the use of technology in all aspects of life to achieve maximum safety and protection.

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti stressed that "the book aims to discuss the relationship between climate change and cybersecurity in the political, economic, and technical fields" during the panel discussion held after the signing ceremony, and that the book tried to explore the relationship between technology, digital innovation, and cybersecurity, and focused on presenting and analyzing the efforts of the international community. To combat climate change, provide economic opportunities, and a more sustainable future that is more fortunate than cyber security.” 

In turn, Abdullah Al-Hammadi, Deputy Head of Conferences and Strategic Communication Department at Trends, said, "Cybersecurity is one of the most important requirements that we need in an era in which digitization prevails, and communication through electronic media is widespread."

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti explained that the book includes four chapters on the relationship of technology and digital transformation to climate action and the effective impact of cybersecurity on achieving sustainable development in the climate field. The first chapter deals with the economics of cybersecurity and climate action, while the second chapter reviews the relationship of "COP 28" with cyber security issues. While the third chapter sheds light on the UAE’s experience in cybersecurity and climate change support, the fourth chapter presents a number of recommendations, policies, and proposed programs to enhance cyber action that enhances international climate action.

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti stressed that the book tried to explore the relationship between technology, digital innovation, and cybersecurity, and seeks to understand the way in which cybersecurity can affect Pioneers of international climate action in the light of benefiting from international experiences.