COP26: Buhari off to Glasgow for Native climate Trade Conference


President Muhammadu Buhari will Sunday, October 31, leave Abuja for Glasgow, Scotland to abet the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United International locations Framework Convention on Native climate Trade (UNFCCC).

The president is scheduled to command his nationwide assertion at the High-Level segment for Heads of Advise and Authorities at the convention on Tuesday, November 2.

President Buhari’s tackle is anticipated to specialise in Nigeria’s key priorities and motion to form out local climate switch as wisely as growth on the nation’s transition to low carbon economy, in step with attaining the Paris Native climate Agreement.

The convention, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will bring parties collectively to abet bustle motion towards the Paris Agreement as wisely because the UN Framework Convention on Native climate Trade.

Given Nigeria’s leading role in taking local climate motion and as a signatory to the Paris Agreement, COP 26 will bask in enough cash a peculiar opportunity for the Nigerian delegation to work with other parties to assemble growth on the predominant targets of the convention in conjunction with securing world earn zero by mid-century and keeping 1.5C inner sight; adapting to protect communities and natural habitats as wisely as mobilising the remarkable necessary finances to meet the dwelling targets.

In Glasgow, President Buhari will safe part in some aspect-line events hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron.

The lresident will be accompanied by the Minister of International Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Advise, Ambiance, Sharon Ikeazor; National Safety Adviser, Babagana Monguno (Rtd) and Director-Overall, National Intelligence Company, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.

President Buhari will, thereafter, drag to Paris, France on an legit talk about over with to reciprocate an earlier one to Nigeria by the French President, Emmanuel Macron, and additionally abet the Paris Peace forum 2021, the fourth model to be hosted by the French President.

This would possibly well perchance bask in Heads of Advise and Authorities and CEOs of predominant multinationals, as wisely as a entire lot of civil society actors, gathering to design concrete solutions to the giant challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to reinforce world governance in times of COVID-19.

The Summit will focal point on spurring a extra stable and inclusive restoration by addressing the many gaps in world governance, offering initiatives to better have a tendency to the area commons, and declaring new rules of motion for the put up-COVID world.

Whereas the president is in Paris, the Nigerian authorities will organise the Nigeria-Paris Forum. The tournament is anticipated to drag a crowd of Nigerian and French traders, authorities and enterprise leaders, diplomats and the media in the hope of showcasing opportunities on every aspect as wisely as bringing enlightenment to undergo on the prevailing security, economic and investment local climate in Nigeria.

President Buhari is anticipated abet in the nation after the engagements.

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)

October 31, 2021

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