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COP25 – 5 additional countries join CNC

By 11 December 2019February 26th, 2020No Comments

Meeting of CNC members at COP25

At COP25 in Madrid, the Carbon Neutrality Coalition welcomed new members and hosted a ministerial-level event to discuss plans toward carbon neutrality and next steps for the Coalition.

Five additional countries joined the CNC, bringing total membership to 29:

  • Fiji
  • Switzerland
  • Republic of Korea
  • Monaco
  • Ireland

In attendance at the event:

  • Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister, Fiji
  • James Shaw, Minister for Climate Change, New Zealand
  • João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Minister of Environment, Portugal
  • Shinjirō Koizumi, Minister of the Environment, Japan
  • Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica
  • Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Ireland
  • Dan Jørgensen, Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities, Denmark
  • Cho Myung-Rae, Minister of Environment, Republic of Korea
  • Marc Chardonnens, State Secretary, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland
  • Claire Perry O’Neill, COP26 President designate, UK
  • Moderator: Laurence Tubiana