COP-27: Achievement for Nepal

Published On: November 29, 2022 08:41 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The stakeholders and experts have said the UN climate conference, COP-27, held in Sharm el Sheikh city of Egypt from November 6 to November 18 has been successful in terms of national and international significance for Nepal.

At a program organized by the Ministry of Forest and Environment on 'COP-27: Achievements and Way Forward' in the federal capital on Monday, they claimed that the agenda raised by the Nepal government was recognized at the event. The government and non-government officials expressed such views at the programme chaired by Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen, Uma Regmi.

Chairman of the sustainable development committee of the National Assembly, Prakash Pant, viewed all sides concerned should work in unison to implement the achievements made in the conference. If there were any policy level problem, he would try his best to remove it from his side, he vowed.

Member of the National Planning Commission, Saloni Pradhan Singh, also said Nepal had active participation in the COP-27 so that it was successful for the country.

Secretary at the ministry, Dr Pem Narayan Kandel, claimed that Nepal had achievements in the agenda  raised at the global event as compensation of climate change induced loss and damage, increase in assistance for adaptation, reduction of carbon emission, and mountain problems.

Time has come for implementation of the agreement and achievements by segregating the issues, according to Kewal Prasad Bhandari, Secretary at the National Planning Commission.



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