Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew delivered opening remarks at the Energy Action Forum today hosted by Ford Foundation on the sidelines of the ongoing 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
He noted that the Forum is a priority as it is taking place on the eve of the most high-level gathering of Heads of State and Governments dealing with urgent climate change issues since the Paris Conference in 2015. He further underscored Ethiopia’s commitment to building a Climate Resilient Green Economy. He called for stronger focus on access to energy in the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the investment decisions of the Green Climate Fund.
Ethiopia and Denmark will co-chair the Climate Action Summit of the ongoing 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.