COP28: Rewired Summit: Green Jobs: Paving the Way to a Sustainable Future

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The second edition of RewirEd Summit will take place at COP28 UAE during the “Youth, Children, Education and Skills” Thematic Day on
8 December 2023 at the Connect Conference Center in the Green Zone at Expo City Dubai. The Summit will focus on placing education
at the forefront of the climate agenda. This global education gathering is set to bring together diverse voices and sectors including
heads of state, ministers, education and climate actors, civil society representatives, private sector, youth as well as indigenous and
marginalized communities.

The Summit’s programming will focus on four key areas:

• Rewiring Lifelong Learning for Green Jobs and Green Economy
• Transformative Policy and Innovative Financing at the Nexus of Education and Climate Action
• Leveraging Technology and Connectivity to Rewire Education Systems for Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
• People and Knowledge at the Heart of Transformation for People and Planet


The Ban Ki-moon Centre is delighted to participate in RewirEd Summit 2023 at COP28 UAE. Join our session on youth and green jobs at 12:00 GMT+4 for more information visit

Keynote Speaker:  

  • Ban Ki-moon, 8th UNSG & BKMC Co-Chair (video statement) 
  • Irina Bokova, Former Director-General, UNESCO 


  • Monika Froehler, CEO, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens  


  • H.E. Maria Susana Muhamad Gonzalez, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Colombia/ Global South 
  • Sharon Armstrong, Director General of Social Development, Global Affairs Canada/ Global North 
  • Kathleen Sherwin, Chief Strategy and Engagement Officer, Plan International  
  • Lateefa Alnoaimi, YOUNGO Green Jobs Working Group, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineer  

Closing Remarks:   

  • H.E. Dr. Tariq Al Gurg, Vice Chairman & CEO, Dubai Cares
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