Environment minister participates in 8th World Green Economy Summit in Dubai

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AMMAN — Minister of Environment, Muawiya Al-Radaydah, participated in the activities of the 8th World Green Economy Summit in Dubai, which kicked off Wednesday and is scheduled to conclude Thursday evening, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Addressing the global summit, the minister highlighted Jordan's key efforts is making transition to achieve a green economy and launch climate action, which aligns with mechanisms aimed to reduce emissions and adapt to this phenomenon's effects.

He also stressed the urgent need to implement adaptation measures in all the region's countries, in light of the water shortage and drought that is ravaging region, especially with the expected rise in temperatures.

Locally, he said these measures were translated into the National Adaptation Plan and sectorial plans for the green economy in the six main development sectors of energy, water, agriculture, transport, tourism and waste management, which are in line with initiatives contained in Jordan's Economic Modernization Vision.

The minister said response to climate change is a "collective" action to mitigate this threat to all world countries and reflects committment to Paris Agreement and its recommendations.

As per Paris Accords, he said all countries bear the responsibility to commit to climate response, while developed states pledge to support tech transfer and secure necessary funding to implement the nationally determined contributions.

The minister participated in the ministerial dialogue and session on role of youth and climate action activists.

On the sidelines of the summit, the minister discussed with Director of World Green Economy Organization (WGEO). Abdulrahim Sultan, mechanisms for enhancing joint cooperation and sustainable action.

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