Pakistan has been re-elected as vice-president for the COP 26 on UN climate change.
The COP 26 or 26th Conference of the Parties is a climate change summit organized by the United Nation
The COP26 or 26th Conference of the Parties is a climate change summit organized by the United Nations. During the climate change negotiations in Spain, Pakistan was re-elected as vice-president for the next 26th Conference of Parties and Members
The summit will be held in Glasgow, UK from November 9 to 19, 2020.
Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, who is in Madrid to attend the marathon UN Summit on Climate, has called the decision as a big achievement for Pakistan.
“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.“
Other than achieving the position of Vice President of climate COP, Pakistan was also made member to six important committees including member of CDM Executive Board, member of Adaption Committee, member of Technology Executive Committee, member of Paris Agreement Compliance Committee, member of Adaptation Fund Board, member of Warsaw International Mechanism (WIM) (Loss/Damage), Aslam told media.