Prime Minister calls for global, people-centered approach in response to climate change
VGP - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed the need to have a global and people-centered approach and strengthen international solidarity and multilateralism, with the United Nations playing the central role, in responding to climate change.
The PM made that statement in his video message sent to the roundtable on climate action which took place at the UN headquarters in New York, the U.S, on September 22.
Pham emphasized that Viet Nam has always been a responsible member of the UN and is determined to actively realizing its commitments with the highest responsibility.
He suggested development partners support Viet Nam in promoting technology transfer, providing preferential financial resources, fostering high-quality human resource and sharing experience in completing institution and administration.
Assistance from development partners may help the nation reach its targets in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, effectively coping with climate change, ensuring energy security, enhancing socio-economic development, handling social security issues and improving people's material and spiritual lives, he noted.
Pham expressed thanks to international partners, UN agencies and the UN Secretary-General for cooperating and supporting the country in adapting to climate change and promoting the negotiation process of establishing the Just Energy Transition Partnership.
The rountable, co-chaired by UN Secretary-General Antonio Gute
Addressing the event, Antonio Guterres