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Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition, launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, presents the case that increased deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency in G20 countries and globally can achieve the emissions reductions needed to keep global temperature rise to no more than two-degrees Celsius, avoiding the most severe impacts of climate change.

Dubai Cares, the global philanthropic organization based in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and UNICEF, in coordination with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC), came together today in Dubai at a two-day event to urge greater investment in early childhood development (ECD).

Nama Center, a member of Qatar Foundation for Social Work, has announced the launch of its annual plan for 2017, which is the first of a series of practical steps of the strategic directions that have been revealed on the heels of the launch of its new visual identity late last year at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s Centers, has launched its ‘Moqbeleen’ project by organizing its first visit to Qatar University (QU), in the framework of youth development towards their effective contribution and leadership in building a better future and a life rich with giving, vitality and fulfillment.

Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) met today with H.E. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt, in Cairo. They discussed opportunities for accelerated renewable energy deployment in Egypt as well as cooperation between Egypt and the Agency. Egypt currently holds the presidency of the IRENA Assembly.