On the occasion of the general debate of the Second Committee, Jean-Laurent Imbert, First Secretary at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations, addressed the Economic and Financial Committee of the General Assembly, which deals in particular with the sustainable development.
This Commission plays an important role this year as it follows a week of high-level debates focused on climate, sustainable development goals and development finance.
After reaffirming the Principality's commitments in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, Mr Imbert underlined the significant efforts made by the Prince's Government, notably financial ones, which will contribute to the recapitalization of the Green Climate Fund. up to 3 million euros over the period 2020-2022.
While recalling Monaco's involvement in the "nature-based solutions" coalition, and in the IPCC report on the oceans and the cryosphere, this intervention was an opportunity to clarify the priorities for the coming year. , which will be, international calendar oblige *, oceans and biodiversity.
* COP 25 of the UNFCCC in Chile; 2 th Summit of the ocean in Portugal; COP15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity in China.