UN Applauds Cambodia’s Progress with Climate Change Interventions

AKP Phnom Penh, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has applauded Cambodia for remarkable progress in addressing environmental issues for the country’s sustainable development.

The appreciation was made by UNEP Executive Director Dr. Erik Solheim in yesterday’s joint press conference here in Phnom Penh with Minister of Environment H.E. Say Sam Al.

Cambodia has aligned well with the Paris Agreement, particularly the intervention on plastic and waste management which is a hot environmental problem globally, he underlined.

As defined via online source, the Paris Agreementbrings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so.

According to H.E. Say Sam Al, Cambodia in close cooperation with UNEP has implemented the Paris Agreement, including the emphases on issues of plastic bags, climate change and biodiversity conservation.

Cambodia is ready and committed to join hands with concerned stakeholders to implement the agreement, he added.

UNEP was also inspired to share best practices of climate change interventions in Cambodia with other countries for appropriate adaptation.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press