UN Member States Discuss Climate-SDGs Linkages at High-Level Event

President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Peter Thomson convened a High-Level Event, titled ‘Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda,’ in collaboration with the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The event sought to provide an opportunity to highlight synergies between actions to address climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Participants quickly jumped into discussions regarding options to address climate change in a holistic manner, with all recognizing the linkages between the SDGs and climate change.

Source: IISD