Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, will be in Katowice,
Poland, from 11 to 15 December 2018, to attend the High-Level Segment of the 24th
Conference of the Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework on Climate
Change (UNFCCC), and its associated meetings.
COP-24, countries are expected to finalise the package of guidelines to
operationalise the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in Paris in December 2015.
The guidelines will facilitate the implementation of the Paris Agreement in a transparent
and clear way, and encourage increased ambition by all Parties over time to
meet the agreed long-term temperature goals. Parties will also be engaging in a
Talanoa Dialogue, which is an exercise to take stock of collective progress
made in relation to the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Masagos Zulkifli will deliver Singapore’s National Statement and attend various
High-Level events. Minister Masagos Zulkifli will also hold meetings with other
key personalities in attendance. He will be accompanied by officials from
agencies in the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Climate Change.