Azerbaijan, UN General Assembly Debate Cooperation On COP29 (PHOTO)


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 20. Azerbaijani EnergyMinister Parviz Shahbazov and UN General Assembly's PresidentDennis Francis discussed cooperation within COP29 at a meeting inNew York, the statement of Azerbaijan's Energy Ministry said,Trend reports.

"Apart from exchanging knowledge and endeavors with the globalenergy community, Azerbaijan is concentrated on attainingsignificant outcomes in funding the realization of climate andsustainable energy pledges. Plans to host investment events to drawin capital for green energy, support for developing nations underthe UN and COP structure, and encouragement of internationalcollaboration in this area were discussed during the meeting withDennis Francis," the statement noted.

Francis expressed gratitude for Azerbaijan's participation forthe first time in the UN General Assembly's Sustainable DevelopmentWeek and highly appreciated the country's efforts in the field ofeconomic transformation, sustainable development, and greenenergy.

"The President of the General Assembly emphasized that theenergy transition contributes to progress in achieving many of theSustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He also noted thatAzerbaijan's extensive experience in holding large-scale eventswill contribute to the success of COP29 as well as to thefulfillment of green energy goals," the statement reads.

This November, Azerbaijan will host COP29. This decision wasmade at the COP28 plenary meeting held in Dubai on December 11 lastyear. Baku will become the center of the world and will receiveabout 70–80,000 foreign guests.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is anagreement signed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992to prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system - the Conference of the Parties- is the highest legislativebody overseeing the implementation of the Framework Convention onClimate Change. There are 198 countries that are parties to theConvention. Unless the parties agree otherwise, the COP is heldannually. The first COP event took place in March 1995 in Berlin,and its secretariat is located in Bonn.

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