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09-01-2023 | Conference Extracts

International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan


Opening Remarks by:

1. H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations 
2. H.E. Mr. Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 

High-level statements by:

3. H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic (via live video message -- AUDIOS: Left French, Right English)
4. H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Republic of Turkiye (via pre-recorded message - AUDIO: Turkish with English subtitles)
5. H.E. Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre, Prime Minister of Norway (via video message - AUDIO: English)
6. H.E. Ms. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission (via video message - AUDIO: English)
7. H.E. Mr. Ignazio Cassis, Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland (in the room, in French with all UN Official languages interpretations)

Concluding Remarks by:

8. H.E. Mr. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator (Link to Mr. Steiner statement:
9. H.E. Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

The International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan, co-hosted by the Government of Pakistan and the United Nations, takes place on 9 January 2023.

The Conference will bring together Governments, leaders from the public and private sectors and civil society to support the people and the Government of Pakistan after the devastating floods of 2022. It has two main objectives:

  1. Present the Resilient Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction Framework (4RF), which lays out a multisectoral strategy for rehabilitation and reconstruction in a climate-resilient and inclusive manner
  2. Secure international support and forge long-term partnerships for building Pakistan’s climate resilience and adaptation.

09 January 2023

9 am – 6 pm Geneva
3 am – 12 pm New York
1 pm – 10 pm Islamabad

Palais des Nations, Geneva

Proceedings of the Conference will take place in two parts:

Part one

  • High-level opening segment 
  • Official launch of the 4RF document and partner support announcements

Part two

  • Exploration of concrete ways to build Pakistan’s long-term climate resilience and adaptation, including the articulation of provincial perspectives

The Conference will be translated into all six UN languages.


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