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2018-09-13 12:10:00
SEN attends C40 Steering Committee meeting and Cities4Climate conference

SEN attends C40 Steering Committee meeting and Cities4Climate conference (with photos)
     The Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, today (September 12, San Francisco time) attended the Cities4Climate conference, an affiliate event of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), in San Francisco, the United States. At the session entitled "In Conversation: Where Equity Meets Sustainability", Mr Wong introduced Hong Kong's work in combating climate change, including the challenges faced in the city's compact environment and the opportunities arising from it.

     Before attending the conference, Mr Wong participated in the Steering Committee meeting of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group to update mayors and officials of other cities on the latest developments of climate actions in Hong Kong.

     In the afternoon, Mr Wong was interviewed by the media to explain Hong Kong's work on combating climate change and promoting green buildings.

     Afterwards, he attended two receptions hosted by the GCAS Chinese delegation and Bloomberg Philanthropies respectively.

     Mr Wong will participate in the opening plenary of the GCAS tomorrow morning (September 13, San Francisco time). 
Ends/Thursday, September 13, 2018 
Issued at HKT 12:10

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