With the eyes of the world on the UAE and COP28, Al Tamimi & Company stepped up its marketing, BD and pro bono activity. Barbara Koenen-Geerdink and Joanna Thomas share their COP28 journey.

The Conference of the Parties (COP) in its 28th edition, COP28, took place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over 14 days in November 2023. Whilst the conference brings governments from around the world together to discuss climate issues aligned with the primary goal of the Paris Agreement, aiming to restrict global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, it is open to the general public on most conference days offering an opportunity to people like us to experience what COP is all about.

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s leading law firm, Al Tamimi & Company saw a very busy 2023 in the run-up to COP28. The firm, which has a strong focus on all things ESG from client advisory services to forward-thinking CSR initiatives, was well-equipped and positioned to make a head start on supporting activities relating to COP28.

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