The UAE established AGEDI in 2002 under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Launched at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, AGEDI, in partnership with the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), ensures accurate environmental data to guide impactful policy decisions. As a hub of environmental knowledge, AGEDI collaborates with diverse entities, facilitating global and local efforts to drive environmental sustainability.
This is a virtual platform for insightful sessions on environmental subjects. Comprising four series - Environmental Talks, Environmental Youth Talk, Environmental Education Talks, and Storytelling - it's a space to listen, engage, and enrich your understanding of our world.
The "Youth Climate Survey," conducted by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) in 2022, is the UAE's most extensive youth-centric study on climate perceptions. Gathering insights from 4,210 participants across various emirates, the survey reveals that a substantial 74 % of young respondents feel that climate change directly affects their daily lives. This initiative emphasizes the importance of understanding and integrating the youth's perspective in the nation's sustainable decision-making.