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Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:38 - Updated Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:37

Angola attends meeting on environment in Nairobi

Luanda - Angola is attending from today an Assembly on Environment in Nairobi, Kenya, under the auspices of the United Nations.

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Angolan Environment minister, Paula Francisco Coelho

Photo: Pedro Parente

The event, which is running until Wednesday (6th December), is addressing the pollution of earth planet.

The Environment Minister, Paula Francisco, is representing the country at the event, also set to discuss the critical environmental challenges in the world, under the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

Apart from the forum, the minister will participate in the meeting of the Network of Women Ministers and Leaders for Environment.

The minister of Environmental protection of Israel will also attend the meeting.

The Assembly is one of the high-level environmental forums that brings together heads of State, Environment ministers, CEO of multinational companies, astronauts, NASA scientists, NGOs, environmental activists, among others.

The Forum will produce a policy statement on pollution, linked to the Sustainable Development Goals.

The UN Environment Assembly comprises 193 States, in addition to its specialised agencies.

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