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UN announcement: Climate Summit 2019 to be held in NY

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced to hold a climate summit in September 2019 in New York.
  • The announcement was made at the opening ceremony of the 37th session of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • This climate summit would be conducted to review the commitments of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
  • The Summit will bring people together from around the world to showcase climate action and inspire deeper commitments from national governments, and each other, in support of the Paris Agreement.
  • In March 2018, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was appointed as the Special Envoy for Climate Action by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
  • Antonio Guterres announced that Michael Bloomberg will support the UN in its climate strategy and to organise the 2019 summit.
  • The UN Climate Change Summit 2018 would be conducted in Poland in December.

Expected Questions

Question 1. What will be the venue of UN Climate Summit 2019?
New York

Question 2. Who is the Secretary-General of the UN at present?
Antonio Guterres

Question 3. What is the venue of Global Climate Action Summit 2018?
San Francisco

Question 4. What is the venue of the UN Climate Change Summit 2018?
Poland

Question 5. Where are the Headquarters of the UN located?
New York

UN announcement: Climate Summit 2019 to be held in NY UN announcement: Climate Summit 2019 to be held in NY Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 11, 2018 Rating: 5

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