UN Climate negotiations start in Paris

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UN Climate negotiations start in Paris

UN Climate negotiations start in Paris

(Paris) – Members from the United Arab Emirates’ delegation joined heads of states and key government officials at the United Nations’ Leaders Event, marking the opening of the 21st session of Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the highly anticipated climate change negotiations hosted in Paris.
The UAE joins more than 190 nations who are gathered to discuss a binding universal agreement to tackle the threat of climate change.
“As nations unite in Paris, we are witnessing a historic moment in the global efforts to address climate change,” said Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change. “The UAE remains optimistic that a successful, fair and binding outcome can be achieved in Paris – setting a course for a sustainable, prosperous future.”
Hosted by French President Francois Hollande, the high-level Leaders Event was attended by Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon and U.S. President Barack Obama and other heads of state and governments. The French president presented opening remarks, encouraging meaningful and practical action in the weeks ahead.
(Courtesy WAM)