Tajik Delegation Participates in “A Moment for Nature” Discussion at the UN Headquarters

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Yesterday at the UN Headquarters, the Tajik delegation headed by the Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection Sherilizoda Bahodur participated in the high-level thematic debate on the theme “A Moment for Nature.”

Bahodurzoda, as a panelist of the first segment event entitled «Integrated approaches to the triple plenary crises at the national and subnational levels,” elaborated on three major global threats, namely climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental pollution.

During his intervention, he emphasized the impact of climate change on the environmental situation in Central Asia, especially in Tajikistan and the measures taken by our country in this regard.

He also noted the country’s global initiatives in promoting and addressing water and climate change issues, and stressed the importance of President Emomali Rahmon’s initiative to declare 2025 as the International Year for the Glaciers Preservation.

The Pesident of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly Abdullah Shahid, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, and President of the UN ECOSOC Collen Vixen Kelapile took part and delivered a statement in the thematic debate, highlighting the importance of convening this event in combating the consequences of climate change and environmental protection.

The debate was initiated by Shahid and focused on the environment protection from current global threats and challenges.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan