Bahrain hosts international workshop on NAP implementation

Manama, May 2 (BNA): Oil and Environment Minister, Climate Affairs Special Envoy, Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak bin Daina, has stressed the importance of sharing the responsibility for achieving climate security and keeping pace with global efforts to reduce emissions, calling for concerted international and national efforts to adapt to climate changes and build on previous achievements to ensure a better global environmental future.


Dr. Bin Daina made the statements while addressing the opening ceremony of the "National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Implementation Workshop", hosted by the kingdom on May 2-3.


Minister of Municipalities Affairs and Agriculture, Wael bin Nasser Al Mubarak, Electricity and Water Authority President, Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, in addition to representatives of governmental and private agencies, United Nations institutions, financial and banking institutions, as well as organisations and scientific centres attended the two-day international workshop.


The minister praised the wide participation in the workshop, including more than 150 participants, experts and speakers representing more than 80 countries, who took part in the event in-person or remotely.


The workshop shed light on the exchange of knowledge, experiences and lessons gained from policy makers and workers in the field of national adaptation plans, he said, noting that it also reviewed previous successes in adaptation projects and highlighted the best practices in different regions of the world towards transformation to implement adaptation plans and the possibility of establishing partnerships among countries.


He asserted that the international workshop aims to identify the latest developments, raise ambitions and build on the global goal of adaptation before the next Conference of the Parties, to be hosted by the United Arab Emirates, in addition to highlighting climate risks in various sectors, identifying best practices to face these challenges, providing support, achieving partnerships and accelerating the pace of adaptation projects, and exchanging experiences and views on the latest technologies and procedures for adaptation projects.




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