Abu Dhabi-UAE: January 20, 2011 – On the third day of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, met with the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL), an initiative led by Masdar Institute.
Christiana Figueres, said: “Creating solutions to the climate change issues facing the world must involve the next generation. The Masdar Institute’s Young Future Energy Leaders are the brightest young minds interested in working in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability, and we need to engage with them at an early stage to ensure they are helping us create future energy solutions.”
YFEL’s program at WFES 2011 has so far included an address to the YFEL by Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary-General and visits to the stand by HRH Princess Victoria of Sweden, and Dr Susan Hockfield, President of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Photo: His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO, Masdar, and Dr Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, with the Young Future Energy Leaders on day three of the World Future Energy Summit