Prof. Pourzanjani Delivers Inspiring Online Lesson on Future of Maritime Sustainability
In an exciting display of global collaboration, Professor Malek Pourzanjani recently delivered a captivating online lesson as part of the United Nations Climate Classroom series. The 45-minute session, which focused on the future needs of the maritime industry, left attendees buzzing with excitement and a renewed sense of urgency.
Opening the virtual classroom was Julio Andrade, Associate Director of Project Development and Fundraising for UNITAR, who set the stage for an engaging learning experience. This was followed by a powerful opening statement from Nikhil Seth, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, highlighting the importance of sustainable practices in the maritime industry.
Professor Pourzanjani’s lesson was both informative and interactive, capturing the attention of the participants from start to finish. With a plethora of polls and opportunities for engagement, attendees were not only able to share their opinions but also test their understanding of the topic.
As the lesson drew to a close, the online forum welcomed Professor Basak Akdemir, who delivered her closing remarks all the way from Dubai, the setting of COP28. Her presence added a touch of global significance to the event, reminding participants of the importance of collaboration and collective action.
With sustainability being a pressing concern for the maritime industry, Professor Pourzanjani’s lesson served as a much-needed wake-up call. It highlighted the need for immediate action to meet future sustainability targets and left participants feeling energized and ready to make a difference.
The success of this online delivery has set a new benchmark for the United Nations Climate Classroom series, paving the way for more exciting and informative sessions in the future. Stay tuned for upcoming lessons that are sure to inspire and educate as we work towards a sustainable tomorrow.
The Climate Classroom series runs until Monday 11th December and registration for remaining classes can be found here