11 Jul '18, 12pm

Leaders at opening of #ClimateWeekAP in Singapore urge increased #ClimateFinance

UN Climate Change News, 11 July 2018 – Today, Asia Pacific Climate Week formally kicked-off with the High-Level Opening Ceremony, sounding a note of optimism in a region which contains seven of the top ten most vulnerable countries in the world, and with reminders that increased finance is essential to tackle climate change. Hosted by the Government of Singapore on Sentosa Island, the event was introduced by Minister Masagos Zulkifli, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. He was then joined on stage by UN Climate Change Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa; Fiji’s Lead Negotiator, Ambassador Luke Daunivalu; the President of the UN Climate Change Conference COP24 in December, Michal Kurtyka; and Vice President, Knowledge Management Asian Development Bank, Bambang Susantono. Minister Zulkifli first offered words of support to Japan – currently suffering from the...

Full article: https://unfccc.int/news/urgent-call-for-to-achieve-us-100...

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