Since arriving in Egypt on Saturday to attend the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), the president referred to some of the issues that pertain to his country and those of the global south. The destructive and irreversible nature of climate change.”
We are going to raise the voice of our people in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America-People’s Trade Treaty, he declared to the press.
We will also come together as the voice of the Caribbean community, and bring forth proposals that will accelerate change, as we seem to be entering an irreversible phase of climate change damage, he said.
In the opinion of the South American dignitary, COP27 should focus on finding answers about what humanity can do to make a qualitative leap forward and reverse the effects of the climate emergency.
It is about expediting steps to comply with the agreements on climate change signed in previous meetings, he emphasized.
It is up to us, he said, to bring forth the voice of the people of the South, their claim, so that the mitigation and attention plans of the “destructive capitalist model” can be fulfilled.
Maduro remarked that the Bolivarian Republic would support the proposal of the Group of 77 Plus China on the creation of the Climate Loss and Damage Fund at COP27.
“We agree to the proposal”, so that the funding will be completed, especially for the mitigation actions of countries in the global south, he emphasized.
He said that the first thing we have to ask from the south of the planet is a change in the highly polluting evolutionary systems of the North, Europe, the United States.
Yesterday, the President developed an in-depth agenda by participating in working tables on food security and climate change, and exchanged with the leaders of France, Emmanuel Macron; Chan Santokhi, from Suriname; From Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and from the Republic of the Congo, Denis Sassou-Ngueso.
He also spoke to the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, along with other celebrities.
Along with Maduro, first fighter and deputy to the National Assembly, Cilia Flores; Freddy Sanez, Vice President of Communications, Culture and Tourism; Chancellor, Carlos Faria; and the Minister of the Presidency and Oversight Office of Government Management, Jorge Marquez.
With over 30,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries, COP27 is attended by over a hundred heads of state and government.