After having participated in the official signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change in a High-level Signature Ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City in April 2016, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, H.E. President Peter M. Christian joined other countries in a collected resolve to address challenges arising from the effects of climate change, following the commitments that were made at the UN Climate Change conference in Paris last year.
The following article by President Christian
was published in Our Planet
- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) magazine. In the
excerpt, President Christian highlights the need to accelerate
action and the phase down of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol that
was first proposed by Micronesia. “The world is moving towards a
fast phase-down of powerful greenhouse gases thanks to Small Island
Developing States.” Please click on the following text to view
article in its entirety. CLICK HERE
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
The Honorable Yosiwo P. George, Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia, is scheduled to visit Chuuk State from 07-10 June 2016.