G20 Environment Ministers meet in Naples

G20 Environment Ministers meet in Naples 

Energy and Environment Ministers from G20 countries have gathered in Naples on 22 and 23 July 2021, Italy to discuss wildfires in Russia and the United States, as well as devastating floods in parts of Western Europe.

Key Points:

These meetings are being organized with a focus on 3 main themes:

  • To promote circular economies especially in the textile and fashion sectors.
  • To conserve biodiversity and oceans.
  • To promote sustainable development by reorganizing the financial system.
  • The purpose of this ‘Environment, Climate and Energy meeting’ of the G20 is to place ecological change at the center of the political agenda, integrate environmental protection with progress and human well-being, and promote a science-based coordinated global response to pandemics.
  • The G20 Ministerial Meeting has come as a platform for dialogue and exchange of experiences between international delegations and technicians, working for effective, equitable and coordinated responses for a prosperous and sustainable future.

Other global events to be held in 2021

The year 2021 is an important one for climate and ecological change, with many global events set to take place in the coming months. These include UNFCCC, COP26, CBD, COP 15 and UNCCD, COP 15, the United Nations Food System Summit, the launch of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and the United Nations Ocean Conference.

Source – The Hindu

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