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Indonesia to lead action to save the earth at G20 JECMM

There are aspects related to resource mobilization. For example, we encourage developed countries to lead the way. Some offer green shipping, but that would be difficult if it was a popular port. It continues to be negotiated

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia will take action to save the earth at the G20 Joint Environment and Climate Ministerial Meeting (JECMM) in Bali on August 31, 2022, with the aim of this step leading to an agreement joint.

“We hope to produce a communiqué or an agreement. We continue to negotiate and rally the support of countries. We continue to stress that Indonesia can be trusted,” Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said on Saturday. Bakar.

Citing information from the G20 website, the Joint Meeting of Environment and Climate Ministers (JECMM) will be preceded by the Third Meeting of Environment and Climate Sustainability Members of Parliament (3rd EDM-CSWG) on 29 and August 30, 2022.

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Bakar drew attention to three issues that Indonesia will highlight at the G20 environment and climate ministerial meeting: supporting a sustainable global recovery, improving environmental protection actions and collaboration between countries for the mobilization of resources to accelerate actions to protect the environment and combat climate change.

She admitted that reaching a mutual agreement is not easy, as each country has its own values ​​and interests.

“There are aspects related to the mobilization of resources. For example, we encourage developed countries to lead the way. Some propose green navigation, but it would be difficult if it is a popular port. This continues to be negotiated” , she pointed out.

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Bakar stressed that the G20 forum can serve as a platform for Indonesia to prove, both domestically and internationally, that the country can take action to save the earth.

“The important aspect of this program is that Indonesia is in the lead. There is a space where we update Indonesia to the best,” she remarked.

In addition, later, the agreement resulting from the meeting will be handed over to the Heads of State level meeting for further discussion.

The G20 environment and climate ministerial meeting will take place in Nusa Dua, Bali, where 18 environment and climate ministers and deputy ministers will attend in addition to more than 200 delegates who will also attend in person.

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