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Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of ADSW commences four days of debate, discussion and cooperation. Attended by over 4,000 delegates – from world leaders and policymakers to business leaders, scientists and academics – it brings the world’s sustainability community together.

As one of the anchor events during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the Zayed Sustainability Prize announces its winners during the ceremony. The Prize invites innovators from around the world to be part of a growing community committed to finding transformational solutions to the challenges of sustainable development.

The Opening Ceremony for the 2019 edition of ADSW was held on 14 January, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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