Discussions on matters relating to funding arrangements for loss and damage (L&D) will definitely be the make or break of COP27. Hungary's Ambassador-at-large for Climate, Dr Barbara Botos reflects on the matters related to funding arrangements.
G20 leaders met in Bali on 15-16 November 2022, with the aim of recovering stronger at a time of unparalleled multidimensional crises, including climate change. Hungary's Ambassador-at-large for Climate, Dr Barbara Botos shares the huge implications of the parallel G20 meeting for COP27.
The President and Chair of the US Exim Bank presented Letters of Interest to finance the construction of two new units of the Cernavodă Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Romania.
Amidst the thematic days at COP27, 14 November was Water Day, dedicated to the different topics of water scarcity, drought, cross-boundary cooperation and improvement of early warning systems.
14 of November at COP27 was about raising the Global Stocktake profile. Hungary's Ambassador-at-large for Climate, Dr Barbara Botos tells us about a high-level discussion to raise awareness towards a key element of the Paris Agreement.
12 November at COP27 was Adaptation and Agriculture Day. As reported by Hungary's Ambassador-at-large for Climate, Dr Barbara Botos, the agriculture sector requires urgent action to avoid putting food production at risk, particularly in regions that are already highly food insecure.
COP27 has kicked off with major EU and CEE leaders joining global leaders in tackling climate change. Seeking u-turn from the 'climate hell highway', the leaders emphasised the importance of energy security and Just Transition, whilst discussing new hydrogen partnerships with the 'Global South'.
There are several mandated events at COP27 for advancing women's leadership and highlighting the solutions of local communities and indigenous women. Read more from Hungary's Ambassador-at-large for Climate, Dr Barbara Botos, live from Sharm El-Sheik.