News | Nov 23, 2022 | 14:52
From November 6-18, world leaders from more than 200 countries gathered in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the annual United Nations Climate Summit. We received a Dutch delegation who worked hard to achieve the following achievements. An official delegation of ministers, negotiators and water and climate envoys worked hard during a difficult two weeks to accelerate as much climate action as possible. This year’s Climate Conference was all about putting the African continent and the theme of water at the heart of climate action.
Dutch climate action during #COP27
The Netherlands has contributed €100 million to the African continent for climate adaptation finance through the African Development Bank Group’s Climate Action Window.
The Netherlands joins the US, EU, Germany and Norway in supporting $135 million to step up efforts to improve soil health. Global Fertilizer Challenge At a meeting.
the Netherlands is Delta and Coastal Champions GroupChampions are a group of countries facing major challenges from climate change and consequently requiring large-scale climate adaptation investments. Countries participating in the Champions Group have agreed to share their knowledge and experience so that they can adapt better and faster to the changing climate.
Green mobility at COP27
Sustainable and green mobility is key to combating climate change.Therefore, the Dutch delegation These Sustainable NL BikesThe bikes have now been donated to South Sinai province and are being used in the bike sharing system.
Negotiations: Results and Maximum Results
Participating UN Member States have agreed to a fund for developing countries affected by climate change impacts such as droughts and extreme weather events. Rob Jetten, the Dutch climate minister, says a breakthrough has been achieved on the topic of climate damage. “This is very important for small countries that are already experiencing climate change, which often do not contribute much to climate change itself. This move will help restore trust between the north and south of the world. increase.
But more climate action is urgently needed.
“In a year of many extreme weather events and alarming climate reports, we haven’t made much progress.”
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte also said more climate action is desperately needed.
Netherlands co-hosts UN2023 water conference
The Netherlands’ next step on the road to climate action is the 2023 United Nations Water Conference, co-hosted with Tajikistan. The Netherlands will continue to support internationally agreed water-related goals and targets. UN Special Envoy for Water Henk Ovink recalls the urgency of bringing water to climate change: It should be a solution, not a text, not a negotiation. So bring your hopes and solutions. I need you there
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