With the Paris Agreement one of the most significant environmental agreements in recent decades, UNEA
also agreed that UNEP should accelerate support to countries, especially developing countries, to build national readiness capacity to implement the Agreement, build implementation capacity and capacity to access finance and technology.
He underlined the power of the UNEA
forum in promoting a global transformation in attitudes.
The President spoke at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) at Gigiri in Nairobi, where he opened the High-level segment of the third session of UNEA
During the course of the OECPR, the Permanent Representative, in his capacity as vice chair, will also chair negotiations on a cluster of resolutions expected to be tabled in UNEA
The Philippines has concluded its term in the UNEA
Bureau at the closure of UNEA
The Delegation held extensive discussions on the sidelines of UNEA
with Mr Erik Solheim, Executive Director, Ms Dechen Tsering, Regional Director and Representative for Asia and the Pacific, Ms Ligia Noronha, Director, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, Mr Jian Liu, Chief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme and other officials.
The recommendations will be tabled to the two-day UNEP ministerial meeting, due to start on Thursday, for final endorsement, head of the international conventions division of Kuwait Environment Public Authority (EPA) Nawf Behbehani told KUNA on the sidelines of the first UNEA
Ban's recommendation is expected for approval at the upcoming ministerial meeting, which confirms importance of the pivotal role of environmental issues, especially since it is consistent with paragraph 88 of the final document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, A-Husseini noted, adding that approving this recommendation would contribute in highlighting the role and responsibility of UNEA
as an international authority in the environment field, and also assist in giving important environmental issues a priority during the discussion of any subject regarding sustainable development.
President and the Sudanese minister of environment and forestry Hassan Abdelgadir Hilal said in the opening of the event that the deterioration of the global ecological system required policies on part of the world to protect the environment.
Through Resolution 2/11, UNEA
urged governments and product manufacturers to phase out microplastic particles in PCCPs and their replacement with organic or mineral non-hazardous compounds.
In 2014, UNEA
adopted the resolution to share relevant information on marine debris with related stakeholders.
We will now need to see the bold and decisive commitment observed at UNEA
transmitted at the national level to drive forward the 2030 Agenda and ensure a brighter future for people and planet.