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All physicians practicing medicine in the United States are required to pass a series of standardized board exams known as the United States Medical Licensing Exams (USMLE), which consists of the Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and Step 3 exams. Prior to January 26 of this year, all three exam grades were reported as a numeric score in addition to the designation pass or fail. Since January 26th, the USMLE and its sponsors, the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), have decided to forego a numeric grade for the Step 1 exam, making the score designated only as pass or fail.

The reason for the change? According to Kevin Jubbal, founder of Med School Insiders, the change occurred to Excellerate the well-being of medical students and decrease the stress and anxiety of students surrounding the exam. According to the 2018 National Resident Matching Program’s Program Director Survey, the USMLE Step 1 score was the number one factor used when deciding which candidate to offer an interview for residency training (post-graduate training that occurs for each medical specialty immediately after graduating medical school). This test, often taken between the second and third years of medical school, aims to confirm minimal competency for licensure by testing fundamentals of the basic clinical sciences that are taught in the pre-clinical years of medical school. It is of no surprise that many medical students would often obsess over getting the highest score possible in order to join the career of their choice after medical school graduation.

Has the change to pass/fail of the USMLE Step 1 done what it was intended to do- namely decrease stress and anxiety in medical students? According to the 2021 National Resident Matching Program’s Program Director Survey, 94% of residency programs require a numeric score on the USMLE Step 2 CK exam before offering interviews to candidates. According to another study, many residency programs now consider the USMLE Step 2 CK as the primary factor when considering which medical students to offer interviews for residency training. The stress and anxiety many medical students feel has simply shifted from the Step 1 exam to the Step 2 CK exam. In other words, the USMLE Step 2 CK exam is the new Step 1, when considering medical student well-being and mental health.

According to a study in JAMA Network Open, 50% of medical students are experiencing burnout. Although there has been much attention given to the crisis surrounding the dramatic rise of physician burnout since the Covid-19 pandemic, much less focus has been given to burnout in medical students, the future caregivers and first responders that will care for you and your loved ones. How can we expect future physicians to master clinical medicine and care for the ill when they cannot even care for themselves?

Equally troubling to the detrimental effects of well-being are the racial and ethnic disparities the USMLE brings to underrepresented medical student candidates for residency. According to data from an article in Academic Medicine, Black and Latino medical students are more likely to score lower and/or fail all three USMLE exams when compared to White students. The reason- downstream effect of decades of systemic racism whereby they are provided fewer resources and opportunities to succeed and excel in academics. Consequently, it is much more difficult for underrepresented minorities to receive interview offers in the specialty of their choice when graduating medical school when compared to White students.

The USMLE, NBME, and FSMB have a real opportunity to promote medical student and physician well-being as well as racial equity by addressing scoring on physician licensing exams. Just as they made the Step 1 pass/fail, they must make all USMLE exams pass/fail. This would undoubtedly reduce the enormous stress and anxiety medical students face during their arduous years in school. Furthermore, underrepresented students will perhaps have a fairer shot at pursuing their dream specialties after graduating. Standardized tests are merely one metric and measure for success. Eliminating numeric scores on the USMLE will force residency programs to make a more holistic review of prospective candidates.

Some medical schools are already doing this for medical school admissions. At the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the admissions committee performs holistic screening deemphasizing standardized tests scores, offers unconscious bias training for interviewers, and blinds interviewers to standardized scores; to name a few initiatives. Residency programs throughout the country should follow suit when considering future trainees in their programs. The USMLE, NBME, and FSMB as well as the hundreds of medical training programs throughout the country must start taking care of medical students, who we will all rely upon to take care of us.

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 10:00:00 -0600 Omer Awan en text/html https://www.forbes.com/sites/omerawan/2022/11/23/physician-licensing-exams-failure-or-success/
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Killexams : Cutting Regents exams is very troubling

The past, and apparently continuing, move to reduce the academic requirements for high school diplomas in New York State is extremely troubling [“Survey: Most favor Regents adjustment,” News, Nov. 15].

The elimination of Regents exams removes one of the last remaining measures of universal academic performance of high schools and students across the state. Relying on student presentations to determine competency in a subject is a joke.

Teachers will be able to pass students at will with no meaningful measure of competency. We already have seen that many freshmen entering colleges require remedial help to begin to be able to successfully complete college-level courses.

Setting the standards so low simply to allow our education leadership, be they state Education Department personnel or district administrators and teachers, to declare success with high graduation rates is essentially perpetrating a fraud on the taxpayers and certainly not doing the students any favors.

Why not make high school diplomas like Little League “participation trophies”? Everyone gets one so the graduation rate, by definition, becomes almost 100%, given a few students will still drop out.

 — Howard Frauenberger, Malverne

State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa says of those surveyed, “These are the voices of New York State.” However, she is only listening to a few voices, not the fuller “voices of New York State.”

The appendix of the survey indicates, as does the article, that 11% of the respondents are from Long Island. Those responses were based on a limited number of regional meetings held during the pandemic.

Only one in-person meeting was held in our area just before the onset of COVID-19, and a virtual meeting did not take place. Information relating to participating in the survey was also not widely circulated.

 — Gloria Sesso, Port Jefferson

The writer is co-president of the Long Island Council for the Social Studies.

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Killexams : OpenAI’s ChatGPT shows why implementation is key with generative AI

It’s probably not a secret to those doing a lot of focused work in the space, but when it comes to generative AI, it’s quickly becoming apparent that how a user interfaces with generative models and systems is at least as important as the underlying training and inference technology. The latest, and I think best example, comes via OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which launched as a free research preview for anyone to try this week.

In case you haven’t seen the buzz around ChatGPT yet, it’s basically an implementation of their new GPT-3.5 natural language generation technology, but implemented in such a way that you just chat with it in a web browser as if you were slacking with a colleague or interacting with a customer support agent on a website.

OpenAI has already made waves with its DALL-E image generation technology, and its GPT series has drawn attention with each successive release (and occasional existential dread on the part of writers). But the latest chat-style iteration has seemingly broadened its appeal and audience, in some ways moving the conversation from “wow, undergrads are going to use this to submit bad but workable term papers” to “wow, this could actually help me debug code that I intend to put in production.”

Examples so far in the wild seem to show that it’s actually getting much better at the term paper thing, but that it still has work to do when it comes to avoiding a few typical pitfalls for AI chatbots, including presenting misinformation as fact. But obviously its engagement is through the roof, and people seem to be much more impressed with ChatGPT than they were with GPT-3, at least (though that is in part due to the fact that it’s a new release with improved core inference technology as well as a new interaction paradigm).

My own example of why I think this is so powerful is timely, if mundane: I asked ChatGPT to provide me with all the various Pokémon type strengths and weaknesses, and it delivered exactly what I always hope Google will every time I enter a Tera Raid in the new Pokémon Scarlet game and have to try to remember what counters what.

To wit:Notice I wasn’t at all fancy with my query; it’s about as simple as I can get while still being clear about my request. And the result is exactly what I’m looking for — not a list of things that can probably help me find what I’m looking for if I’m willing to put in the time, which is what Google returns:

The potential for something like OpenAI’s ChatGPT to eventually supplant a search engine like Google isn’t a new idea, but this delivery of OpenAI’s underlying technology is the closest approximation yet to how that would actually work in a fully fleshed out system, and it should have Google scared.

ChatGPT is also the best-yet expression of something startups and entrepreneurs looking at the space should already know: The gold rush in generative AI will be driven by developing novel, defensible businesses built around how it shows up, less so than what’s under the hood.

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Killexams : How to get no-exam life insurance
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No-exam life insurance policies can be beneficial for a variety of policyholders.  Getty Images

Life insurance helps you provide for loved ones after your death. With life insurance policies, your beneficiaries get a cash payment when you're gone, one they can then use toward funeral expenses, unpaid bills or other expenses.

Most insurance companies require a medical exam before they approve you for life insurance coverage. You may be uncomfortable with this, or want to avoid it. Enter no-exam life insurance.

Many kinds of people may find no-exam life insurance appealing. No-exam policies can be smart if you have a pre-existing health condition, terminal illness, are a smoker or have a risky job (like fire fighting or construction). 

Or, you may need life insurance as collateral for a loan or a sudden change in marital status like divorce. Seniors may bump up against age limits for some traditional kinds of policies and find no-medical exam life insurance worthwhile. 

If you think you would benefit from a no-exam life insurance policy then reach out to an insurance pro now. They can help you get started with a free price quote so you know exactly what to expect

No medical exam life insurance comes in both whole life and term life policy forms. Though there's no medical exam, each insurance type may ask for some health information on the application. Premiums are often more expensive than traditional life insurance policies that require medical exams. They can also provide significantly lower coverage. Guaranteed life policies, for instance, are often $25,000 in coverage or less.

Types of no-exam life insurance policies to know

The first step in getting no-medical exam insurance is deciding what kind is right for you. Here are four main types

  • Simplified issue: This insurance is often for people, including seniors, who are generally in good health but may have a few chronic health issues or medical conditions. The application typically includes a short health questionnaire.
  • Guaranteed issue: These life insurance policies are aimed at older seniors or those who are in poor health. They don't require a medical exam and guarantee a comparatively small death benefit for your beneficiaries. A few medical questions may be required.
  • Accelerated underwriting: Sometimes called "instant" life insurance, this type uses artificial intelligence to gather and analyze data in lieu of a physical exam. Insurers may seek information like prescription history, driving records or previous medical exams to determine risk and cost. You may also be asked to fill out a detailed questionnaire or do a phone interview. The method can cut approval time from days or weeks to hours.
  • Group life insurance: If you're working, your employer may also offer group life insurance policies without requiring a medical exam, sometimes for free. The drawback? You likely lose coverage if you leave or lose your job.

If you think you would benefit from having a no-exam life insurance policy then reach out to a professional now or use the table below to start searching for providers.

Finding a provider for no-exam life insurance

Seek advice from an insurance agent, your financial adviser, or another expert before you apply in order to be certain that no-exam life insurance is the best option for you. 

From there: 

  • Shop around for several quotes. Coverage and premiums can vary widely. 
  • If you are a veteran, check the U.S. Veterans Administration for lower-cost providers.
  • If you are working, check to see if your employer is offering group life insurance.
  • Consider whether a whole life or term life type of policy is right for your circumstances.
  • Seek out customer reviews and complaints to review.  

Filling out the application

Once you've decided on a no-exam life insurance provider, you'll need to fill out an application. Depending on the policy type, you can expect:

  • Some basic questions, including those about your weight, date of birth, lifestyle habits such as smoking, drinking, recreational drug use, exercise and activities like extreme sports. 
  • Details of your health history and medication use (except with most guaranteed life insurance applications, which can be pricey). 
  • A request for financial information such as income and credit history.
  • A request letter from your primary care doctor about your health.

Be honest with your answers. A life insurance company can deny coverage or payout if you aren't being truthful on your application, like if you lie about smoking. 

Follow the instructions to submit your application. Once you've submitted, it can take just hours for accelerated underwriting approval to weeks depending on the type of no-exam policy you're seeking.

Get started now and see what you can qualify for!

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Killexams : NSC candidates who missed exams to get second chance

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Killexams : No-exam life insurance policies: Everything to know
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To get a no-exam life insurance policy, you can search online for simplified or guaranteed issue policies, which are relatively common.  KATLEHO SEISA / Getty Images

Obtaining life insurance can help you pass money on to your family or other beneficiaries after your death. But not all life insurance policies are the same. Not only can there be differences in factors like monthly premiums and policy limits, but there can also be varying requirements to qualify for a life insurance policy.

One route that some people take is obtaining a no-exam life insurance policy, meaning you don't have to visit a doctor to be eligible. If you don't want to make an extra trip to the doctor's office or you're concerned the exam results could lead to even higher costs, then this may be a reasonable option. 

Here's a look at some of the top life insurance providers available. 

Before you make any final decisions, let's take a closer look at what no-exam life insurance policies are — and why you might consider going this route.

What is no-exam life insurance?

No-exam life insurance can include several different types of life insurance that do not require medical exams to initiate coverage. Here are two examples:

  • Simplified issue life insurance: This type of insurance can be for either term life insurance or whole life insurance. As the name implies, these policies follow a simplified process. Rather than needing a medical exam, you can answer a few basic questions and get a decision online in just a few minutes.
  • Guaranteed issue life insurance: This type of policy typically applies to permanent life policies. This is geared more toward those with health conditions and who may be older, so they can benefit those who want a guarantee to qualify, rather than being rejected following a medical exam. However, these policies typically have a waiting period of a couple of years, meaning the benefits might not kick in for someone who dies shortly after applying.

How to get a no-exam life insurance policy

To get a no-exam life insurance policy, you can search online for simplified or guaranteed issue policies, which are relatively common. You can also dig into the offerings of different insurance companies, as even if an insurance provider uses different terminology, they might still allow for coverage without an exam.

To learn more about different types of life insurance policies and options, speak to an expert. Haven Life, a New York City-based life insurance agency, can walk you through the process. You just need to answer a few basic questions to get a free quote.


Don't assume that just because something isn't specifically called a "no-exam life insurance policy" you need an exam. Regardless of what the provider calls the policy, check the fine print to see if you need a medical exam or not.

Some providers also offer options like being able to convert a term life insurance policy into a whole life insurance policy without needing a medical exam. That's not to say that you're always better off converting vs. taking out a new policy, but it could be worth considering.

How much does no-exam life insurance cost?

No-exam life insurance policies typically cost much more than ones with medical exams. That's because the insurer needs to account for the extra risk that can come from not knowing enough about your medical situation.

For example, with one major life insurance provider, a simplified issue life insurance policy for a 20-year/$500,000 term for a 40-year-old, non-smoker woman in good health in California costs nearly $50 per month. In contrast, the same type of policy for regular term life insurance with a medical exam only has an estimated cost of $30 in monthly payments.

You can also compare prices and plans by scouring life insurance providers online and getting free quotes.

Is no-exam life insurance worth it?

There can be a cost to the convenience of no-exam life insurance policies. But it's also possible that the economics work out in your favor. It's possible that something would be discovered during a medical exam that increases your risk to the insurer, thereby raising your rates or perhaps even making you ineligible altogether. No-exam life insurance policies can also benefit those who don't qualify for typical life insurance due to factors such as age or medical history. 

However, if you're in relatively good health, meet a prospective insurer's age requirements and are comfortable seeing a doctor, then this type of insurance may not be for you — as you may secure a lower price with the medical exam.

Bottom line

Overall, a no-exam life insurance policy can offer a path for some higher-risk individuals to obtain life insurance or it could be a good way to quickly obtain coverage. However, you might be able to find lower rates if you go through with a medical exam, so it could be worth exploring your options to see what best fits your budget and goals.

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Killexams : Prioritizing Technology Implementation To Create Resilient Organizations

Jim Pauley, President and CEO, National Fire Protection Association.

In the past two and a half years, the resiliency of U.S. businesses has been put to the test. When faced with an earth-shattering global pandemic, many organizations realized they were not as operationally resilient as they had previously thought.

But as businesses across the country were forced to adopt additional measures toward digital transformation, many learned from previous mistakes and shored up their defenses to cultivate long-term organizational resiliency. With the U.S. economy still in a state of flux—between widespread labor shortages, spiking inflation and a potential impending recession—resiliency is more of a buzzword than ever.

This trend works in parallel with the fire and life industry where, in the physical sense, resiliency is a critical foundational pillar of everything we do. The goal is to construct and maintain resilient buildings that are both safe and resistant to fire, electrical and gas emergencies.

Digital tools can help professionals not only establish resilience in the things they create but also in the way they run their organizations. And frankly, in order to stay competitive in an evolving digital work landscape, drive efficiencies and ensure accuracy and safety, organizations need digital tools that will stand the test of time. That means adopting digital tools that preserve generational knowledge, attract and retain younger candidates and encourage professional growth.

Creating Digital Trails To Preserve Generational Expertise

With the acceleration of baby boomers retiring, this trend could be especially consequential to the trade industry. The average electrician, for example, is around 42 (though in some states, like Massachusetts, the average age is 55). The average construction worker is 41.

As seasoned industry veterans retire by the masses, it will be critical to ensure their generational wisdom doesn’t leave organizations alongside them. Fortunately, emerging digital tools are becoming instrumental in documenting, retaining and democratizing that expertise for future generations of talent.

With collaborative digital hubs, experienced professionals can create notes, bookmark material and curate collections of those notes and bookmarks to share across teams. This creates a central historical repository of expertise for young or new employees to use when training, onboarding and seeking professional development.

Leveraging Technology To Drive Efficiencies And Attract Tech-Savvy Talent

In the age of the Great Retirement, organizations need to appeal to younger demographics if they want to stand the test of time. Millennials and Gen Z, especially, can become easily frustrated by outdated processes, so it is important for you to invest in the proper digital tools that can help streamline communication and collaboration between disparate teams in a hybrid and remote work environment, thus helping retain talent and get projects completed more quickly.

In the building design and construction process, for example, everyone from the architect to the facility manager and the army of contractors can collaborate on one digital platform. This ensures everyone is looped in on the criteria and aligned on the goals and next steps from the outset. And for organizations taking advantage of digital tools to drive these efficiencies, it becomes a competitive edge in talent recruitment, training and retention.

Democratizing Knowledge To Drive Self-Reliance

As cliché as the old “teach a man to fish” adage is, it still rings true in our modern society. In order to drive long-term self-reliance and professional growth, organizations need to prioritize the democratization of valuable knowledge, skills and industry expertise. Instilling self-reliance within your workforce is a key aspect in driving long-term organizational resilience. However, it’s difficult to cultivate this culture when knowledge is not easily accessible to all employees.

Digital tools put the source of knowledge in employees’ hands and empower them to make more informed decisions when faced with challenges in the field.

For example, let’s say a young electrician is tasked with wiring a generator—a feat he has not yet performed. He might call up the foreman, super or resident NFPA codes and standards expert to ask about the relevant requirements from a fire and life safety perspective. Or perhaps he’ll turn to his code book to search for relevant material. But what if the codes and standards expert is on vacation that day, the electrician doesn’t have the right NFPA publication with him or he simply doesn’t have the time to sift through hundreds of pages of code?

Within a digital platform, the electrician could easily find the answers to his own questions without relying on a colleague or the presence of a physical book. While experienced individuals will always be needed, by utilizing digital tools, employees can access, search and add bookmarks across multiple publications at once in order to supplement this expertise.

Technology Is Paramount To Resiliency

By leveraging digital tools, I see organizations as more equipped to deal with the highs and lows of the industry and foster sustainable success. By democratizing resources, preserving generational expertise, promoting professional growth and using technology as a means to attract fresh, tech-savvy talent, technology can be a huge driver in organizational resiliency. And when organizations can rest assured that they are operating efficiently and compliantly, safety can remain the top priority.


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Killexams : Baylor Earns Student Success Acceleration Program Implementation Grant
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Nov. 28, 2022

$250,000 state grant builds upon mathematics curriculum redesign and supplemental instruction that increase underrepresented students’ academic success

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WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2022) – Baylor University’s Center for Academic Success and Engagement (CASE) within the Paul L. Foster Success Center has received a $250,000 Student Success Acceleration Program (SSAP) Implementation Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). The SSAP grant will allow CASE, along with the University’s Department of Mathematics, to build upon their success in mathematics curriculum redesign and mathematics supplemental instruction to benefit students from underrepresented populations in calculus.

“The awarding of this grant shows strong external validation for the work that Baylor is doing, work that ties directly to the goals embedded within our Strategic Enrollment Management plan for the next five years,” said J. Wesley Null, Ph.D., vice provost for undergraduate education and institutional effectiveness at Baylor. “This grant will have a powerful and direct impact on individual students’ academic success as we take steps to provide an even higher quality undergraduate education and help all of our students graduate in four years.”

For Fall 2022, Baylor redesigned its Calculus I curriculum (MTH 1321) and scaled up peer-led supplemental instruction for most sections of these courses through the support of a THECB planning grant. In addition, with the help of institutional funds, the University launched a new standalone course – led by a faculty member – that students took in addition to their Calculus I course. In this new course, the faculty member did not simply teach more calculus via lecturing but instead used active learning methods to focus on providing just-in-time review of the crucial Topics right before they would encounter those in their Calculus I course. These efforts already are having a strong impact on student success in mathematics, including students from underrepresented populations such as first-generation students and underrepresented male students.

This latest SSAP grant will support an expansion of curriculum redesign efforts of math faculty to MTH 1309 (Business Calculus) – a required course for admission into Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business – with the addition of full supplemental instruction coverage for all sections.

“We are so appreciative of Baylor’s mathematics department supporting this work and serving as exemplars of student success innovation at Baylor and beyond,” said Whitney Jones, senior director of CASE at Baylor. “We are optimistic and confident that a similar redesign of MTH 1309 Business Calculus toward a corequisite model – as we have done with MTH 1321 Calculus I – will increase student success rates for students from underrepresented populations as well as across the greater student population.”

The mathematics department’s focus on student success is exemplary of the faculty’s commitment to academic excellence and student support. Their work also can serve as a model for mathematics instruction for other private institutions in Texas and beyond.

“We know that success in calculus is crucial to students’ overall academic goals of completing their degree in a timely and cost-effective manner,” said John M. Davis, Ph.D., professor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Mathematics at Baylor. “We want to partner with our students to achieve those goals, and this new initiative strategically focuses on students who will benefit the most. We are excited that this grant will allow us to expand the pilot program to impact even more students across a wide variety of majors.”

Research shows an 8% rise in persistence rates for students who use a supplemental instruction program and at even higher rates for specific populations, which reflects the University’s own institutional data. With equity as a key focus, the mathematics department and supplemental instruction program identified barriers that limited access to students who most needed support, leading to a proactive approach of strategic outreach and intentional intervention. The SSAP grant extends this focus to help underrepresented student populations while impacting persistence on a larger scale and increasing student use of academic support resources in the Foster Success Center, said De’Janae Tookes, supplemental instruction program manager in CASE at Baylor who served as principal investigator on the SSAP grant.

“Student success in mathematics keeps multiple academic pathways open for students from underrepresented populations and even creates the possibility that more students will serve as peer leaders, achieving greater representation and participation in supplemental instruction,” Tookes said. “Similarly, the mathematics department looked at disaggregated data and found that many of our underrepresented populations are in the two math courses. Their redesigned courses perfectly complement supplemental instruction as they are courses that students can enroll in for additional support covering many needs of students.”

The SSAP grant program was launched through funding from the Coronavirus Recovery and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Fund to assist the urgent need for economic recovery due to the pandemic and a future competitive workforce in Texas. The initiative supports student retention and completion of credentials of value, such as completing a degree, that lead to a successful career and have a broader impact on the labor market.

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Killexams : Success In Climate Action Rests On Implementation: Director General Of COP28
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SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt, 6th November 6, 2022 (WAM) – Ambassador Majid Al Suwaidi, Director General of COP28, the Emirates Climate Conference today reiterated the UAE's support for Egypt's focus on implementation, including adaptation, at 27th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh.

He made his remarks at the Opening Plenary of the COP27 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Ambassador Majid commended Egypt and the General Secretariat of the UNFCCC for bringing the world together and advancing real progress in climate change.

He said:“This is the time to get investment decisions made, innovations deployed, finance released, spades in the ground and cranes in the air. This is the time for action.”

He emphasised the economic benefits of climate action, noting that the world has the opportunity to“unleash global economic growth”.

Ambassador Majid said:“By turning ourselves into global leaders in clean energy, we have been able to create new jobs, new skills and new prosperity for our citizens and residents.

“At a time when people everywhere are feeling the pain of a tough global economy, now is the time to push the accelerator on climate action on a truly global scale.”

Ambassador Majid pointed to the global energy transition as a particular opportunity to seize to fuel both climate action and economic growth.

“That is why the UAE has committed $50 billion to build renewable energy projects in over 70 countries, including 31 island developing-states that are most vulnerable to climate change. The nation has also committed an additional investment of US$50 billion over the next decade in several countries to accelerate clean energy transition. It's why we have joined with the United States to catalyze $100 billion dollars to pick up the pace of clean energy development worldwide.”

Emphasising the need for ambition and action to deliver results, His Excellency said:“we view living up to the goals of the Paris Agreement not only as the greatest responsibility we have, but as the greatest opportunity too. We have the greatest chance of our lifetimes, to propel global development with concerted climate action. We must not hesitate to seize upon it and make every moment here at COP27 count.”

Ambassador Majid underscored the UAE's unwavering commitment to supporting Egypt and stressed that the UAE was committed to building off of progress at COP27 going into COP28, the Emirates Climate Conference, next year.

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