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Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, to Attend the European Commission Conference on International Carbon Markets, Brussels, Belgium, on 3 June 2019

1. Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, will attend the European Commission Conference on International Carbon Markets in Brussels, Belgium, on 3 June 2019, at the invitation of Mr Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy.

2. The Conference aims to advance negotiations on a set of detailed guidance for implementing Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which is the key unresolved issue under the Paris Agreement Work Programme. Article 6 provides for the use of international carbon markets in the implementation of climate pledges, to allow for higher ambition and to promote sustainable development and environmental integrity. Minister Masagos Zulkifli will participate in a high-level panel session that will review progress, consider the main challenges ahead, and chart the way forward for negotiations on international carbon markets.

3. Minister Masagos Zulkifli will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources; and the National Climate Change Secretariat, Strategy Group, Prime Minister’s Office.

 

MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER RESOURCES

2 JUNE 2019

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