The Global Climate Action (GCA) High-Level Event (Closing) held at the UN Climate Change Conference COP28 UAE, convened a coalition of influential voices dedicated to steering the world towards a sustainable future. The event, hosted at Expo City Dubai, marked a critical milestone in global efforts to address climate change.
In a momentous gathering at Plenary 2, world leaders and delegates came together to reflect on the global alignment with the Paris Agreement. This gathering also served as the culmination of the Climate Action thematic days at COP28, fostering discussions on scalable and actionable climate solutions. These conversations aimed to inspire innovative approaches and hasten the implementation of strategies necessary to achieve the 1.5-degree target by 2030.
Distinguished personalities gracing the stage during the Global Climate Action High-Level Event (closing) included:
Samata Pattinson FRSA, CEO & Founder, BLACK PEARL
Baraniko Baaro, Mayor, Teinainano Urban Council, Tarawa, Kiribati
Mitzi Jonelle Tan, Climate Justice Activist, Co-founder of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines
Casey Camp-Horinek, Environmental Ambassador & Hereditary Drumkeeper, Women’s Scalp Dance Society of the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma, Board Member, WEGAN
Bertrand Piccard, Founder and President of the Solar Impulse Foundation, Clean Technology Pioneer
Their presence and impassioned contributions underscored the urgency and collaborative spirit required to address the pressing climate challenges faced by the global community.