High-level Thematic Debate on Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity 26 October 2021

High-level Thematic Debate on Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity 26 October 2021

The High-Level Thematic Debate on “Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity” was convened by H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly, on 26 October.

In support of increased global momentum to act on climate change, the attached Information Note outlines key actions, multistakeholder partnerships and initiatives emerging in the regions to bridge the gap between current and required technical and financing capacities to achieve the 1.5 target. The Information Note includes proposals to simultaneously address climate action and the multitude of challenges exacerbated by the pandemic (inequality, job losses, economic stagnation) and aims to help Member States and stakeholders identify areas and sectors where more can be done to make progress in a path to a sustainable and climate-friendly recovery.