The IEW will be a myriad of energy events comprising meetings, conference, exhibitions, seminars, site visits and hospitality prorgammes. These include the 1st Meeting of the International Advisory Panel on
At the Singapore Energy Conference there will be also a Ministerial Dialogue about "Conventional Energy versus New Energy". The overarching theme for the SEC is "Energy for the Region: Powering Cities of the Future".
Dr. Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Program Manager - GRC Environmental Security and Sustainability Program, participated in the 16th Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum prior to the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 2), which took place at UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 21-22 February 2016. Dr. Raouf delivered a presentation on the environmental importance of local and traditional knowledge and citizen science, as well as the importance of the Sixth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO 6) process and outputs. The Gulf Research Center participated in the meeting in its current capacity as the Global Focal Point of the Science and Technology Major Group of UNEP.