In his speech, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the African continent needs adequate and large-scale funding and technological support to address climate impacts, stressing that this issue places a great responsibility on the shoulders of advanced economies to fulfill their own. obligations to countries to address the greatest environmental, social and economic impacts to climate change.
For his part, the President of Burundi Evariste Ndayishimiye has called for the need to combat the continuing deterioration of forests, taking into account the special needs of food security and agricultural development, in expecting to accelerate work in the next period to tackle climate change.
For his part, the President of Sri Lanka, “Ranil Wickremesinghe”, in his speech on the second day of the activities of the presidential part of the work of the Climate Summit, asked for the necessary measures to be taken to complete the “Paris Agreement” with the goal of making actions in the field of climate change effective, because lack of capacity is the greatest challenge facing the implementation of plans to tackle climate change.
In turn, the president of Cape Verde, Jose Maria, said in his speech that climate change and its effects constitute the greatest dangers to humanity and its ability to fight and mitigate it, indicating that addressing it depends mainly on solidarity between countries and the gathering of efforts to find practical and effective solutions in the global response to climate change.