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Azerbaijan, UNDP moot co-op opportunities within COP29 (UPDATED)

Azerbaijan, UNDP moot co-op opportunities within COP29 (UPDATED)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 29. Azerbaijan and the
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have discussed
opportunities for partnership within COP29, said Azerbaijani
Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov on X, Trend reports.

According to the Ministry of Economy of Azerbaijan, the
discussions were held within the framework of the meeting between
Minister of Economy Mikhail Jabbarov and the UNDP Acting Resident
Representative in Azerbaijan Alessandra Roccasalvo.

During the meeting, the Minister emphasized that Azerbaijan
attaches great importance to cooperation with the UN and its

Details were presented regarding Azerbaijan’s economic
development trends, accomplishments, efforts toward Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs), and initiatives for reintegrating
liberated territories.

Alessandra Roccasalvo expressed contentment with the
collaboration between the UN and Azerbaijan, emphasizing the
significance of investment attraction for achieving the SDGs and
development ventures across diverse sectors. She underscored the
organization’s preparedness to aid COP29.

The parties deliberated cooperation agenda items, encompassing
sustainable development financing mechanisms, reconstruction of
liberated territories, enhanced investments in energy efficiency
initiatives, and potential collaboration within COP29.

This November, Azerbaijan will host COP29. This decision was
made at the COP28 plenary meeting held in Dubai on December 11 last
year. Baku will become the center of the world and will receive
about 70–80,000 foreign guests.

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is an
agreement signed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992
to prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system.
COP-the Conference of the Parties-is the highest legislative body
overseeing the implementation of the Framework Convention on
Climate Change. There are 198 countries that are parties to the
Convention. Unless the parties agree otherwise, the COP is held
annually. The first COP event took place in March 1995 in Berlin,
and its secretariat is located in Bonn.

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