Pacific SIDS prepare for UNSG’s Climate Summit
March 30, 2019 1:00 pm
Pacific Small Islands Developing States have begun preparations for the UNSG’s Climate Summit says COP23 President Voreqe Bainimarama.
As the Pacific SIDS Chair, Bainimarama says they will bring concrete programmes and innovative examples of its plans to drive climate action that is in line with achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
He says the Pacific SIDS Leaders look forward to the Secretary General’s Climate Summit in September.
“We look forward to sharing our plans for bold and courageous action. We also look forward to listening and learning what others are planning to do. We agree with the Secretary-General that the time for talk is over -everyone must come back in September with the most ambitious and concrete plans they can deliver.”
Speaking at the UN high-level meeting on Climate and Sustainable Development for all, Bainimarama says SIDS ambition and commitment to solving the climate crisis cannot be underestimated.