At the World Climate Action Summit in the United Arab Emirates, the Indian Prime Minister anticipates COP 28.
Prime Minister [Prime Minister’s Full Name] expressed his excitement as he set out for Dubai to attend the COP-28 World Climate Action Summit on December 1, 2023, in a statement released today. The significance of the event is emphasized by the invitation, which was extended by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s president and ruler of Abu Dhabi. The UAE is an important partner for India in its efforts to combat climate change.
India’s long-standing commitment to environmental responsibility and efforts to promote social and economic development were both emphasized by the prime minister. He cited the New Delhi Leaders ‘Declaration, which outlines specific steps for climate action and sustainable development, in his reflection on India’s recent G20 presidency.
A chance to evaluate the Paris Agreement’s progress and determine a course for future climate action is presented by COP-28. The Global South’s voice was emphasized by the Prime Minister in order to draw more attention to adaptation and to emphasize the significance of upholding principles of equity, climate justice, and common but differentiated responsibilities. He emphasized the importance of providing the developing world with strong support, such as funding for climate change and technology transfer. Their sustainable development depends on having access to equitable carbon and development space.
The Prime Minister claims that India has put its climate commitments into practice by showcasing accomplishments in Mission LiFE, energy conservation, afforestation, renewable energy, and energy efficiency. These achievements demonstrate the Indian people’s commitment to protecting the environment.
During COP-28, the Prime Minister plans to participate in special events with a focus on LeadIT, Green Credit Initiative, and climate finance. He also anticipates having discussions about how to speed up global climate action with other summit leaders.