Ambassador M.Yermalovich addresses the session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change


On 10 November 2021, the head of the Belarusian delegation Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Maxim Yermalovich addressed the session of the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow, the United Kingdom (31 October – 12 November 2021).

In his statement M.Yermalovich informed about the participation of the Republic of Belarus in implementing international initiatives to combat climate change and the country’s internal potential to absorb greenhouse gas emissions.

The Ambassador stressed that recently Belarus had committed itself to make a new nationally determined contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and that by 2030 the country would use its domestic resources to reduce emissions by 35 percent. The head of Belarus’ delegation noted that attracting additional external funding would increase the ambition of Belarus’ contribution and lay the foundation for the country’s further achievement of carbon neutrality in a time frame comparable to goals declared by the world’s leading industrial countries.

M.Yermalovich stated that environmental well-being and health of every human being should become a top priority of modern international policy and called on the countries to join efforts to combat climate change by bridging the existing political and economic divides.

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