S. Korea kick starts ‘Green Future Week’ ahead of Seoul P4G climate summit
South Korea kicks off a week-long series of climate forums on Monday,..in the run-up to Seoul’s virtual Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030,or P4G summit.
During the “Green Future Week”, a total of 10 sessions will take place through Saturday.
They are themed with different climate agendas aligned with national and global priorities.
Among the topics to be discussed are,.. carbon neutrality, the oceans, biodiversity, green technology, and forests.
In the opening session, scheduled for Monday evening, National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seug will deliver a congratulatory speech,..and Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and Environment Minister Han Jeoung-ae will make opening remarks.
The actual P4G summit will be held for two days,..on Sunday and Monday.
On the second day of the event, five main thematic sessions are set to take place,..where heads of states and experts will discuss the summit agenda of “Inclusive Green Recovery toward Carbon Neutrality.”
Those final sessions will be followed by the adoption of the Seoul Declaration, based on conclusions agreed upon by leaders and experts.
Some 12 countries will be virtually participating the event, including the U.S.
President Moon Jae-in had previously thanked U.S. President Joe Biden for their participation,during the face-to-face summit in Washington last week.
Moon also attended the climate summit hosted by the U.S. back in April.
All the sessions will be streamed on the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit Virtual Venue and the official YouTube channel for the general public to join.
Lee Kyung-eun, Arirang News.

Reporter : kelee@arirang.com


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