Minister of Environment Dr. Hussain Rasheed Hassan departed to Geneva to participate in the UN Trade Forum: SDGs and Climate Change. This forum is held in Geneva from 9 to 13 September. For a special invitation by the Secretary General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Minister Hussain Rasheed attended this meeting as a special envoy of the President Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Minister will be addressing at this meeting on relation with climate change, sustainable development and trade issues.
The “UN Trade Forum: SDGs and Climate Change” is organized by UNCTAD in the run-up to the United Nations Climate Summit to be held on 23 September in New York. This meeting will explore linkages between trade, climate change and oceans economy under the lens of sustainable development goals, especially in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).