Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Worldwide Environmental and Scientific Affairs Monica Medina will journey to Miami, Florida, on September 15, 2022, to take part in Good Metropolis Expo USA. She’s going to participate in a panel dialogue on how cities can assist obtain world local weather objectives and can meet with leaders on plastic air pollution, sustainable city improvement, and the brand new “Cities Ahead” initiative, a capacity-building and diplomatic engagement program centered on fixing city points starting from sustainability to inclusion to local weather resiliency.
From Friday, September 16 – Friday, September 23, Assistant Secretary Medina will journey to New York Metropolis for facet occasions in the course of the 77th United Nations Basic Meeting Excessive Stage Week. She’s going to take part in discussions on ending plastic air pollution with enterprise leaders, NGOs, and worldwide leaders; talk about the significance of defending environmental defenders; advance U.S. goals on combating nature crime and unlawful, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and conserving our lands and waters as a part of the Excessive Ambition Coalition for Nature and Folks. Assistant Secretary Medina will even reasonable a dialogue with the Local2030 Islands Community on clear power and local weather resilience.
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