Joint conclusion of the morning National Action and Ambition Announcements - Climate Summit 2014
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to Climate Summit 2014 this 23 September to galvanize and catalyze climate action.
He has asked these leaders to bring bold announcements and actions to the Summit that will reduce emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and mobilize political will for a meaningful legal agreement in 2015. Climate Summit 2014 provides a unique opportunity for leaders to champion an ambitious vision, anchored in action that will enable a meaningful global agreement in 2015.
Chair: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
National Action & Ambition Announcements:
H.E. Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States
H.E. Mr. Jakaya Kikwete, President of Tanzania and Coordinator of the Committee of the
African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change
H.E. Mr. Baron Waqa, President of Nauru and Chair of Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
H.E. Mr. Zhang Gaoli, Vice-Premier of China
Presentation of summaries of the morning National Action & Ambition Announcements:
H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly
H.E. Mr. François Hollande, President of France & H.E. Mr. Ollanta Humala, President of Peru
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations