Gabonese President Ali Bongo will travel to Egypt on Saturday 5 November 2022. It is part of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP) which starts on Sunday 6 November. Considered as one of the most involved world leaders in the fight against global warming and for the preservation of the environment, Ali Bongo will take part during three days in the Egyptian capital, in the works of the Cop27.
The Sharm el-Sheikh climate meeting comes after the African Climate Week held in Libreville, Gabon, last September. Indeed, President Ali Bongo is seen as one of the world’s most committed leaders in the fight against global warming and for the preservation of the environment. And it is in this capacity that the President of the Republic will take part in the 27th Conference of the Parties (Cop), like other leaders.
In a statement, the presidential palace said that Gabon, through the participation of Head of State Ali Bongo at Cop27, is once again demonstrating the interest and role it intends to play in these important issues on the continental and international scene.
Building on the Cop26 conclusions to tackle the climate emergency
In the Egyptian capital, world leaders and their entourage will discuss the conclusions of Cop26. This is to raise key issues to address the climate emergency.
Over the course of three days, Ali Bongo and his counterparts will discuss the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, building resilience and adapting to the unavoidable consequences of climate change, and meeting commitments for climate finance in developing countries.
Roundtables also announced at Cop27
The Communication Department also informs that in addition to the speech he will deliver to his peers during the conference, the President of the Republic, Ali Bongo, will take part in round tables, some of which will reach strong conclusions on the future of the Congo Basin forests.
As a reminder, the Sharm el-Sheikh 2022 Climate Change Conference (Cop27) starts on Sunday 6 November and ends on Friday 18 November in Egypt.