PRIME MINISTER ROOSEVELT SKERRIT HEADS TO COP 28

Prime Minister Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit will attend the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this week.

Prime Minister Skerrit will deliver an address during the high-level segment of COP 28, scheduled for December 1-2 and participate in a ceremony to announce Green Climate Fund support to the Blue Co. Caribbean Umbrella Coordination Programme on December 1.

The 28th edition of the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) forms part of the UN Climate Change Conference, which runs from November 30 to December 12.

This year, the annual climate conference will deliberate on the Global Stocktake with countries reporting on the steps taken to achieve the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the Loss and Damages Fund, established to compensate the most vulnerable countries bearing the brunt of climate change.

Hon. Dr. Irving McIntyre, Minister for Finance, Economic Development, Climate Resilience and Social Security will serve as Acting Prime Minister.