President holds informal talks with UN secretary general

President Andrzej Duda and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres met on Sunday at the presidential residence at a castle in Wisła, south Poland for informal talks on climate and international policy, presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski has told PAP.

Guterres is in Poland for the UN COP24 climate summit that starts officially on Monday in Katowice, southern Poland.

COP24, the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN convention on climate change, is being held in Katowice from December 2 to 14. Attending are almost 30,000 delegates from all over the world, including heads of government and ministers responsible for environmental and climate issues. The summit's main objective is the passage of legislation implementing the Paris Agreement.