Wed, 18 Sep 2019

New York - The official in charge of global climate negotiations says between 80 and 100 countries are expected to sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change reached in Paris in December, at a ceremony at UN headquarters on April 22.

Segolene Royal, French environment minister and newly-appointed president of UN-led climate negotiations, said on Friday that more than 30 heads of state and government had already said they would attend the signing event.

She said invitations signed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, French President Francois Hollande and herself are also being sent again to all world leaders.

Royal said every country has developed a plan to fight climate change and on April 22 they will be explaining what they have done so far.

Source: News24

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