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Mission to the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates: A high income country with a population of 9.5 million. UAE is on par with the regional average at 18.1 road traffic fatalities per 100,000 inhabitants. UAE set ambitious targets for its National Road Safety Strategy (2011-2021). It was recently reported that the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC), under the Department of Transport, will set a Vision Zero approach for Abu Dhabi.  

On 1 December 2021, the Special Envoy attended the UN hub at the Dubai Expo 2021. The UN Hub is part of the ‘Mission Possible’ exhibit at the Opportunity Pavilion with a focus on achieving the SDGs on food, water, and energy. The Special Envoy also met with Mr. Thomas Meier, Chief Operating Officer, Jumeirah Group to advocate for contributions to the UNRSF as well as promote leadership and corporate social responsibility.