Thailand -- Press Briefing by the Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General (6 June 2022)
06 June 2022
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General.
09:55 Thailand ... [near verbatim transcription] The UN team in Thailand, led by Resident Coordinator Gita Sabharwal, today said that in a landmark session held today, all 76 governors signed a Statement of Commitment for a Sustainable Thailand, focusing on climate action. This places governors at the front and centre to drive the Sustainable Development Goals, partnering with the UN team, local authorities and communities, particularly on solutions to reduce CO2 emissions through technology transfer, biodiversity and ecological tourism. The UN will also work on nature-based solutions for biomass burning and reducing pollution, smart farming, and strengthening community resilience through adaptation and disaster risk reduction.