COP 25 - The 25th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 25) is currently being held in Madrid until 13th December. His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco led the Monegasque delegation, accompanied by Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development, and teams from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Monaco’s Embassy in Madrid.H.S.H. Prince Albert II has taken part in the COP 25 Roundtable for Heads of State on “National plans to increase ambition by 2020”, during which he presented structural measures to reduce greenhouse gases, such as the policy on zero single-use plastic waste by 2030 and the ban on fuel oil to be introduced in 2022.
Throughout the conference, the Monegasque delegation will contribute to work on adopting the various guidelines, arrangements and procedures that will enable full implementation of the Paris Agreement, stressing the urgent need to increase our ambition on climate issues and the importance of the science.
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