UAE extends Year of Sustainability to 2024

February 5, 2024 | by

Reiterating the nation’s commitment to sustainability on UAE’s National Environment Day

The UAE announced that 2024 will be the continuation of the “Year of Sustainability.” H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, made the announcement yesterday on UAE’s National Environment Day. Building upon the success of last year’s initiatives, the UAE is set to continue its commitment to fostering environmental consciousness and sustainable practices throughout the nation.

The success of 2023

The Year of Sustainability, which unfolded throughout 2023, witnessed remarkable achievements in raising awareness about the UAE’s sustainability initiatives and principles. The campaign successfully encouraged behavior changes that inspired collective progress toward a more sustainable society. Now, with the launch of the Year of Sustainability 2024, the UAE aims to solidify these gains further and extend the momentum for a more environmentally conscious community.

Collective effort

This year’s sustainability campaign is an open invitation to all residents of the UAE. The Year of Sustainability 2024 aims to involve individuals and communities in the collective effort to adopt sustainable practices. Moreover, the campaign seeks to instill a sense of responsibility among the UAE’s diverse population. It includes a series of community-driven initiatives and activities themed around sustainability,

Encouraging active participation, the Year of Sustainability team invites individuals and communities to contribute their ideas and initiatives for the coming year. The campaign welcomes suggestions for impactful activities, innovative initiatives, and community-driven projects via email at This inclusive approach ensures that the people shape the sustainability agenda, fostering a sense of ownership and shared responsibility.

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Leadership team

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Presidential Court oversaw the year-long campaign. Joining him is H.H. Sheikha Mariam bint Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Their leadership underscores the government’s commitment to ensuring the success and impact of the Year of Sustainability 2024.


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