Source: The post is based on the article “Union Minister for Environment Forest and Climate Change speaks at the Middle East Green Initiative Summit 2022 at COP 27 Egypt” published in PIB on 7th November 2022.
What is the News?
The Union Minister for Environment Forest and Climate Change has addressed the Middle East Green Initiative Summit 2022 on the sidelines of COP 27.
What is the Middle East Green Initiative(MGI) Summit?
The Middle East Green Initiative(MGI) summit is a Saudi Arabia-led initiative to drive unified climate action.
Aim: To provide an ambitious and clearly defined roadmap for regional climate action.
Objectives: To plant 50 billion trees across the Middle East region and reduce carbon emissions by more than 10%.
The inaugural MGI Summit was hosted by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2021.
The 2022 summit is being hosted on the sidelines of COP 27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.