Merci Jean-Marc, Antonio, merci beaucoup chers amis. Surtout permettez-moi de remercier Jean-Marc personnellement et la France, non seulement pour leur hospitalité dans cette salle magnifique, mais aussi, surtout, pour la coopération que nous avons établi pendant les premiers mois de ton mandat ainsi que pour la vision que tu as partagée avec nous de ce que l'on peut, ce que l'on doit faire ensemble.
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.
EU Climate change event to celebrate the signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate change at the UN HQ in NY was hosted at the Ambassador Sabathil's residence on the 22 April, 2016 with about 90 guests participating.
H.E. Gerhard Sabathil, Ambassador of the EU Delegation started the event with his welcoming remarks, and H.E. Fabien Penone, Ambassador of the French Embassy also joined him with his welcoming remarks. Congratulatory remarks by Dr. Kilaparti Ramakrishna, Director of UNESCAP, was followed.
The signing of the Paris Agreement in New York on Friday 22 April 2016 will be a historic event and an important step towards implementing the world's first global climate deal. HRVP Federica Mogherini and Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete issued a joint op-ed on the EU's ambitious action against climate change.