Cyprus, Greece, Israel and the United States have decided to hold their first ministerial meeting on climate action on Tuesday and establish a joint technical committee of experts to submit recommendations on the roadmap for climate change.
The first meeting in the context of “3 + 1” cooperation (Cyprus, Greece, Israel, USA) was held beside President Anastasiades’ Second Ministerial Meeting on the Eastern Climate Change Initiative. Reported by CNA, Cyprus News Agency, Mediterranean Sea.
According to an official press release, Cyprus is the coordinator of climate change issues, so the “3 + 1” Ministerial Summit was initiated by Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture Costa Scadiz.
Greece’s Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, Christos Stylianides, Israel’s Minister of Climate Protection Tammer Zandbar, and Mark Kasman, Director of International Relations at the US Environmental Protection Agency, attended the meeting.
They exchanged views on further cooperation of participating countries on the issue of climate change measures and how to determine a framework for the growth of this cooperation.
According to the press release, representatives of the four countries have decided to utilize the work carried out by the Cyprus Climate Change Initiative and will establish a joint technical committee of experts to submit recommendations on the roadmap for climate change. Agreed to.
The “3 + 1” Minister of the Environment will meet again next fall to finalize recommendations for further cooperation.
https://cyprus-mail.com/2022/06/07/cyprus-greece-israel-and-usa-hold-ministerial-meeting-on-climate-action/ Cyprus, Greece, Israel and the United States hold ministerial meeting on climate change measures