Seychelles President Attends UN Climate Change Summit

Seychelles President Attends UN Climate Change Summit

From Seychelles News Agency

The Seychelles President James Michel is heading to New York this weekend, at the invitation of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, where he will join other world leaders to discuss climate change issues at the UN Climate Change Summit, State House has said in a press statement.The summit will be taking place on Tuesday September 23.

Michel met with UN Secretary General in the margins of the third UN Conference on small island developing States held between September 1 to 4, in Apia Samoa where he commended the UNSG for his efforts to put climate change on the international agenda.

Ban said during the meeting with the Seychellois head of state that he would be mobilizing various governments to materialize their pledges for funding for climate change mitigation and adaptation while stressing that climate change should be a number one priority for the world community, particularly the rising sea levels.

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