COP23 Climate Champion and Minister for Defence and National Security Hon. Inia Seruiratu today closed the MPGCA Human Settlements Action Event.
The rewarding action event was organised by the Marrakech Partnership ‘Human Settlements’thematic group.
“Today we heard about the urban poor and the need for climate action to progress us towards more equitable sustainable development.
“As said by a representative in a panel, we need to work with communities to analyse vulnerability and we need capacity to enable them to assess the risks in their local areas, and according to their capacity, implement an action plan.
Minister Seruiratu added that 2019 is the last full year before finalizing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for submission in 2020.