Indian officials here on Thursday said that India is committed to adhering to Green Road but needs technology and finance as it continues to work to meet the objectives of international environmental conferences.
Global Environment Secretary CK Mishra said that playing an important role in reducing climate change and other environmental challenges across the globe, India has strengthened its support with the increase in the contribution of 15 million dollars to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) by 25 percent.
He was addressing the Sixth GEF Assembly, which has been meeting for four days, on this closing day, this Vietnamese port city has seen over 1,000 representatives worldwide.
GEF plays the role of international cooperation in which 183 countries work together with international organizations, civil society organizations and different private sector to notice environmental issues all over the world.
“We urge GEF-7 programming to support the Himalayan region’s countries in achieving Ai biodiversity goals. Similarly, we welcome renewed focus on land degradation in GEF-7 and 150 million hectares of forest Welcomes the commitment to meet the Bon Challenge to restore the harvesting and inadequate land, up to two thousand twenty. “
Fighting for more flow of GEF funds for the development of sustainable cities in India, he said: “We help cities improve the conditions of cities, which include their air quality through durable cities and other thematic areas. Let’s hope.
GEF-7 is the new four-year investment cycle of GEF-7.
CK Mishra said that the GEF policy direction clearly clarifies the criticism of national ownership of the GEF program to increase sustainable profits.
“This is something that we welcome and therefore, to make appropriate capabilities in the country and to improve the efficiency of the GEF cycle, we strongly pitch to include national agencies in the GEF partnership.”
In search of GEF working transparency, he said: “We need to make GEF more agile and accountable for the recipient’s demands and therefore, the expected additional strategic measures to increase GEF’s operating efficiency and transparency, The best program is the country that operates the country.
Mishra said, “We realize that the private sector brings in a new perspective, which is beneficial, but the availability of subsidized resources is limited and overall responsibilities related to the environment are with the public sector in developing countries.”
He said that the GEF linked to the private sector should ensure the “excess, responsibility and ownership of the country”.
There is a serious issue of marine pollution, and there are nearly 7,500 km long coastline in India. India take help of United Nations’ Clean Sea Program for monitoring of marine pollution.
“Therefore, there is an area of criticism for working with countries sharing coastal areas for GEF.”
Founded on the eve of the 1992 Rio Summit, GEF has donated $ 17.9 billion to help combat the planet’s most environmental problems, and $ 93.2 billion in funding for more than 4,500 projects in 170 countries the extra are mobilized.
India, the donor and the GEF are both recipients in the world’s weakest countries for climate change.