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2017-11-16 15:30:00
SEN hosts Hong Kong session in China Pavilion at COP23 in Bonn
SEN hosts Hong Kong session in China Pavilion at COP23 in Bonn
    The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, hosted a Hong Kong session in the China Pavilion at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, yesterday (November 15, Bonn time) to showcase Hong Kong's efforts in combating climate change.

    Speaking at the Hong Kong session, Mr Wong said that as climate change is a cross-sector, cross-domain subject which has far-reaching socio-economic and cultural impacts across the globe, Hong Kong, as a member of the global village, needs to contribute proactively. Outlining Hong Kong's action plan to combat climate change including adopting mitigation, adaptation and resilience actions, Mr Wong briefly explained Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+ and said the Government has called on the Hong Kong community to build a high-quality low-carbon sustainable future collaboratively.

    Before hosting the Hong Kong session, Mr Wong attended as a member of the Chinese delegation the inauguration of the high-level segment of COP23.

    Mr Wong will continue to attend the high-level segment of COP23 today (November 16, Bonn time).

Ends/Thursday, November 16, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:30

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