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World Energy Day

World Energy Day is October 22 and was first proposed by Prof. Harold Hyunsuk Oh, President and Chairman of World Energy Forum, and was proclaimed by World Energy Forum on July 22, 2012 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and was first endorsed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.

The first celebration of World Energy Day was on October 22, 2012 on the Opening Day of World Energy Forum 2012 (October 22-24) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when a large number of Heads of States and Ministers and Country Delegations from 85 United Nations Member States gathered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The delegations adopted The Dubai Declaration of Energy for All, which included the unanimous support of the World Energy Day Proclamation.