Climate Change is a global issue says PM
November 13, 2017 5:36 pm
Prime Minister and COP23 President Voreqe Bainimarama has called on delegates in Bonn, Germany to work together to enhance ambitious climate action.
Summing up week one of the deliberations, Bainimarama expressed his satisfaction that progress in talks were going well, however he reiterated that everyone needed to play their part.
“We are all in the same canoe, no one is immune to climate change and we must focus not on our differences but the absolute imperative to move this process forward, we need unity throughout.”
Meanwhile COP23 Climate Champion and Minister for National Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu noted the importance of an inclusive approach at the climate talks.
“To see the role that the non-party stakeholders are undertaking in terms of their contribution towards the reduction in global warming and of course contributing to the implementation of the Paris Agreement.”
The COP23 meeting will conclude this Friday after two weeks of talks.