Appointment the two co-chairs of the UN working group

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, decided to appoint the two co-chairs of the working group created by the Resolution 72/272 adopted on May 10, 2018 « Towards a Global Pact for the environnement » : Mr. Francisco António Duarte Lopes, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Portugal and Ms. Amal Mudallali, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to…

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The resolution opening the negociations towards a Global Pact for the Environment was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly

On May 10, 2018 the resolution opening the negotiations towards a Global Pact for the Environment was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly by a very large majority (Recorded votes in favor: 143. Against: 5. Abstentions: 7). A meeting report is available online. A special ad hoc Open-ended Working Group, opened to NGO participation, is established to consider the report of the Secretary General…

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Common Declaration China – France

French President Macron was in China from 8 to 10 January 2018. The Pact was explicitly mentioned in the common Declaration of the two Presidents (Point 8): “France and China intend to continue their constructive dialogue on the development of a Global Pact for the Environment“. To find the French text, click here.

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