PM asks partners to support climate change response

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked development partners to strongly support Vietnam in technology, finance and human resources to effectively respond to climate change.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 22 sent a video message to a high-level narrow session on climate change held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. He stressed that responding to climate change requires a global, all-people approach and needs to ensure fairness and justice in the whole and for each country, according to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Prime Minister affirmed that Vietnam has always been a responsible member of the UN and is always determined and proactive in implementing international commitments.

He also suggested development partners strongly support Vietnam in terms of technology transfer, financial incentives, human resource training and experience sharing. This will help Vietnam achieve its goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, responding to climate change, ensuring energy security and socio-economic development.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at a meeting on climate change on September 22.  Photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh sends a message during a meeting on climate change on September 22. Image: Foreign Office.

The session is an initiative of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to unify awareness and promote strong political commitment on climate finance, greenhouse gas emission reduction, energy transition, towards the Fifth Conference. 27 Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), which will take place in Egypt in November.

Mr. Guterres emphasized the need for technology transfer, financial mobilization, and capacity building to support developing countries to fulfill their international climate commitments. The Secretary-General said that it is necessary to strengthen cooperation between developed and developing countries and strengthen international solidarity to quickly find a solution to the climate crisis.

Huyen Le

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