Pakistan reelected as vice-president for COP26 on UN climate change

Pakistan was reelected as vice president for the next COP-26 and member to key committees at climate change negotiations in Spain.

Pakistan reelected as vice-president for the COP26 on UN climate changeThe 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) is a climate change summit organized by the United Nations. The summit will be held in Glasgow, UK from November 9 to 19, 2020.

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After receiving global recognition for significant environmental conservation initiatives at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 25th Conference of Parties (COP-25) in Madrid, Spain.

Pakistan highlighted its core initiatives to mitigate climate change risks despite being a developing country with higher vulnerability due to environmental degradation and limited available resources under the leadership of the Adviser who was heading the team.

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Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, who is in Madrid to attend the marathon UN Summit on Climate, has called the decision as a big achievement for Pakistan.

He said the decision was made after receiving global recognition for significant environmental conservation initiatives at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and 25th Conference of Parties that concluded in Spain.

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He further said Pakistan has also been made member to six other important committees relating to climate change adaptation, Paris compliance, loss damage, GCF, tech and CDM.

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