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UNICAL Prof, EU Ambassador At Davos For Climate Talks

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Her Excellency Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui is currently attending
and moderating high-level discussions at the World Economic Forum in
Davos centered around Climate and Biodiversity.

She is the Ambassador of the EU’s European Climate Pact, a role which
she has been serving since December 2022 after her appointment by the
Leadership of the European Union. She also serves as the University
Librarian at the University of Calabar, Nigeria.

Climate change and the loss of biodiversity is the greatest challenge
of our time, with rising temperatures and ecosystem degradation
threatening life on Earth, Davos 2023 offers the ideal opportunity for
government, business, and civil society to work together and forge
partnerships for effective action. Some of the conversations are
taking place at “We Don’t Have Time Davos Hub” which is organized in
conjunction with the SDG Tent and the World Systemic Forum hosted by
The HUS. Institute.

EU to counter U.S. climate game changer with own green deal.

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The European Union responded on Tuesday to the Unite States’ moves to
boost its energy transition with its plans to make life easier for the
green industry, saying it would mobilize state aid and a sovereignty
fund to keep firms from moving to the United States.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told the World
Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos that the moves would be
part of the EU’s Green Deal industrial plan to make Europe a center
for clean technology and innovation.

H.E. Ambassador Aniebiet Inyang Ntui is the Most Read Researcher in
Nigeria, the 2022 UK Global Prize Winner, a Nobel Prize Nominee, and a
Professor of Library and Information Science at the University of
Calabar.

She chaired deliberations at the United Nations (UN) Biodiversity
Conference in Montreal, the G20 Bali Summit in Indonesia, the UN
Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, and the UN-Water Summit
on Groundwater at UNESCO Paris.

European Union’s Polifonia Project and an Associate Member of the EU
Research Initiative, Europeana. She is also an Overseas Associate
Member of the University of the West of Scotland Centre for African
Research on Enterprise and Economic Development and the UK-COP 26
Universities Climate Network at the University of Glasgow.