Dubai Rasan al-Mubarak has been elected president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The decision was made at the World Conservation Congress in Marseille, France. Razan is also the Managing Director of the Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency. She is the second woman to be elected to the leadership of the Union in 72 years and the first person since 1978 to hold the presidency from the Arab region.
She said she was very happy to be elected the 15th president of the union and would continue to work for sustainability. Razan was also the youngest person to head a government agency when he took over as secretary general of the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency in 2010.
UAE officials congratulate Rasan al-Mubarak on his election as President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi; Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Commander – in – Chief of the Armed Forces, greeted the gathering.
Proud of all their national activists and the environmental achievements of the country. UAE for all girls in the country. Sheikh Mohammed wrote on Twitter that he was proud. He also shared a photo of Rasan al-Mubarak.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi said he was confident that the appointment of Razan al-Mubarak would have a major impact on international efforts to address the world’s environmental challenges.