Pakistan elected as VP of COP at UN Climate Change

Pakistan has been elected as the vice president (VP) and the rapporteur of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change at the COP24 in Katowice, Poland.

Pakistan elected as VP of COP at UN Climate Change

The development affirms for Pakistan’s commitment towards tackling climate change, Advisor to the Prime Minister, Malik Amin Aslam, who led Pakistan’s delegation to COP24.

Pakistan has also been elected as a member of five other climate change bodies, and is one of the two countries elected for this position from the Asia-Pacific Group.

Other bodies in which Pakistan tenable seats are the Executive Board of Clean Development Mechanism, Standing Committee on Finance, Adaptation Committee, Consultative Group of Experts and Technology Executive Committee.

As the vice president of COP and member of these key bodies on climate change, Pakistan will continue to remain actively engaged with the work of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, especially on the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Functioning with other member states, Pakistan will continue in its activities to make global response to climate change stronger, reasonable and more responsive to the collective climate-related challenges.