The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, will depart for Bonn, Germany, in the small hours of November 14 to attend the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23).
SEN to attend COP23 in Bonn
In addition to attending the high-level segment of COP23, Mr Wong will host a Hong Kong session in the China Pavilion, during which he will give a keynote speech on Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+ and join the panel discussion to introduce to other participants the latest policies and measures adopted by Hong Kong in combating climate change. He will also meet with the head of the Chinese delegation to COP23, China's Special Representative on Climate Change, Mr Xie Zhenhua.
Mr Wong will depart for Hong Kong on November 17 (Bonn time) and will arrive on November 18.
Ends/Sunday, November 12, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:00