The European Union Delegation, together with the Embassy of France participated in a fun-filled youth and climate change event at Gayaza High School on Friday 22nd April 2016 to raise awareness and highlight the important contribution of the young generation to the climate change agenda. The event coincided with the signing ceremony in New York of the Paris agreement on climate change, and the World Earth Day.
International NGO ‘Internews’ hosted the project launch event for the project entitled “Media for improved reporting on the environment and natural resources in Central Asia” financed by the European Union and implemented by Internews.
Today marks Mother Earth Day – this occasion coincides with the signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York, a historic event and an important step towards implementing the world's first global climate deal. A record number of countries is expected to attend.
In a joint article, the EU High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete continued to say: