PM, UNSG to co-host Conference

PM, UNSG to co-host Conference

on Climate Resilient in Geneva on Monday

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will co-host, along with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres,

the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan in Geneva on Monday.

tins Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan in Geneva on Monday.

According to the Foreign Office, the Cone refence will serve as a platform to marshal international

support for the people and Government of Pakistan to build back better

in a resilient manner after the recent devastating floods, as the country transitions from the rescue-and-relief

phase towards

the monumental task of recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction.

Pakistan will present the Resilient Recovery, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Framework (4RF)

at the Conference, and seek international support and long-term partnerships for its implementation.

The 4RF document outlines a prioritized and sequential Plan, defined at the

Federal and Provincial levels, and includes the financial mechanism and institutional arrangements for

its execution in an open, transparent and collaborative manner.

The Conference programmed will feature a high-level opening segment,

to be co-chaired by the Prime Minister and the UN Secretary General, followed by the

official launch of the 4RF document and partner support announcements.

At the Conference, the Prime Minister will outline Pakistan’s vision for rehabilitating the

affected population and reconstructing the damaged infrastructure in a resilient manner,

with the support of development partners, and the country’s transition towards a

more dynamic and sustainable economic development model.

long-term plan for building climate resilience and adaptation. The perspectives of the four provinces will be articulated by their representatives.

Heads of State and Government

, Ministers and high-level representatives from several

countries and International Financial Institutions, Foundations and Funds,

private sector, civil society and INGOs will participate in the Conference

The Conference will help Pakistan in forging a long-term partnership with its friends and

development partners on the basis of the 4RF document, and serve as a demonstration

of international solidarity with the people of Pakistan as

they commence the journey towards rebuilding their lives and livelihoods.

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