Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Prince of Monaco reviews the role of charities in combating climate change


Prince Albert II of Monaco and Dr. Abdullah Al Mandouz, Director General of the National Meteorological Center and President of the World Meteorological Organization, emphasized the importance of supporting environmental charities at COP28 during a discussion session yesterday. World Meteorological Organization Pavilion.

The session was hosted by the MERI Foundation and moderated by the Foundation’s President, Francesca Cortes Solari. The session brought together a distinguished panel of global leaders and experts, including Dr. Abdullah Al Mandoos and Prince Albert II, Jim Chia. , Bruno Bussi, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Deputy Director of the Department of Ecosystems at the United Nations Environment Programme, Christian Chamber is Director of the Earth Fund.


The session addressed the theme “The Role of Philanthropy in Implementing the United Nations Climate Process” and strongly emphasized the importance of collaboration between the public and private sectors and civil society and the role of this collaboration in achieving the United Nations’ ambitious goals. 2030, related to climate change, biodiversity and environmental sustainability.

Dr. Abdullah Al Mandoos stressed the strong ties linking the organization with the private sector and effective participation with civil society. He emphasized on valuable partnerships with organizations like the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. He also provided an overview of key WMO initiatives such as early warning for all.

Sustainable Monitoring Funding Facility (SOFF), and the Climate Change Early Warning Initiative (CREWS), and Dr Al Mandoos called for greater engagement with the philanthropic world, noting that this is an underserved resource. Exploited by the system.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco provided insights into Monaco’s commitment to environmental sustainability and addressing the challenges of climate change, both regionally and globally.


During the session, all emphasized the urgent need for major investments to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change. They emphasized the importance of the 2019 Geneva Declaration and its open consultative platform as important tools to promote dialogue and cooperation between the private sector and environmental initiatives.

In conclusion, the event activities of COP28 highlighted the essential role of philanthropy in supporting and strengthening the efforts of international organizations such as the World Meteorological Organization. They emphasized the importance of coordinated efforts across sectors to effectively address global environmental challenges, and made an urgent call for increased philanthropic participation to strengthen international action efforts to combat climate change.

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