Per Olson Frith, Minister for International Development Cooperation, is attending COP26 at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, England on November 7-10.
On Monday, the minister will address a ministerial meeting on climate adaptation. The next day, he attends a high-level meeting on climate and gender equality, hosting a meeting on the links between epidemics, climate and biodiversity.
The Minister of International Development Cooperation participates in a meeting on adaptive funding with colleagues from Denmark, the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom, and addresses a one-on-one conference on raising private funds for green adaptation work in Africa. Donor Conversation of Adaptation Fund.
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Per Olson Frith continues:
“By doubling climate aid, Sweden is showing leadership. We are contributing to reducing emissions to poorer countries and making the necessary climate change. Increasing Sweden’s climate aid is pushing other countries to contribute and increasing the likelihood of achieving real results in climate negotiations in Glasgow.
Per Olson Frith also meets with Swedish company representatives and holds bilateral meetings with opposition parties in other countries and international organizations.
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