President Muhammadu Buhari will leave for Paris, France on Monday to join 50 other world leaders to participate in the One Planet Summit on Tuesday.
The President, who will be accompanied by the governors of Adamawa, Kano and Ondo States, and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Environment. He will return to Abuja on Thursday.
The summit is jointly organised by the United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the French Government in partnership with non-governmental organisations.
The summit which concerns reversing the negative effects of climate change, will take place at the eco-friendly La Seine Musicale, situated on the picturesque Seguin Island in western Paris.
The theme of the summit is “Climate Change Financing.” .
According to the organisers, the summit will “innovatively pool public and private finance to support and accelerate our common efforts to fight climate change”.
While recognising that all countries are affected by the effects of climate change under “One Planet”, but some are more vulnerable, organisers noted.
The summit seeks for tangible collective action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), in a statement said President Buhari will attend a lunch hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France for Heads of State and Governments at the Elysee Palace.
President Buhari and other world leaders and participants will make presentations under four sub-themes.
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