Haitian President to meet French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Paris, on Monday

Posted by Lenouvelliste on Saturday, December 9, 2017 Under: Diplomacy
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With the initiative of France, the United Nations and the World Bank, representatives of a hundred countries will meet on December 12 in Paris to take part in the "One Planet Summit", exactly two years after the signature of the Paris Agreement. At the head of a large delegation, the President of the Republic, Jovenel Moïse, leaves the country this Saturday to participate in this summit.

One Planet Summit is part of the agenda and logic of implementing the Paris Agreement. It focuses particularly on the financing of climate actions and the alignment of financial flows that will achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement both in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the environment of populations in the face of the consequences of climate change.

The summit will be mainly devoted to the mobilization of funding to advance concrete projects, in all areas of the fight against climate change: renewable energies, clean transport, agriculture, buildings and sustainable cities, protection of the population against the impacts of changed climate.

The goal of "One Planet Summit" is to bring together all key players in the world of finance and climate to build the tools, alliances and initiatives essential to the greening of finance and accelerate the implementation of climate projects on field.

The Haitian head of state, who will take part in this activity, will take advantage of his presence in France to meet his counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, December 11 at the Elysée Palace.

Then, Jovenel Moïse will have a meeting with the Movement of French Enterprises (MEDEF).

The tenant of the National Palace will also meet bilaterally with the Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie, Michalelle Jean, and the Director General of UNESCO, Aurey Azuley. He will also meet members of the Haitian community living in France.

After Paris, the head of state should go to Brussels to meet, among others, officials of the European Union.

Jovenel Moïse will be accompanied, among others, by some Haitian entrepreneurs, Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Environment, Trade and advisers.

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