Polish Minister of Climate and COP24 President Michał Kurtyka handed over to Chile in Madrid on Monday the presidency of the UN climate summit, the position he held since the previous conference in Katowice, southern Poland, last December.
Polish Climate Minister Michał Kurtyka believes that in order to implement a long-term EU climate strategy, including plans to reach climate neutrality by 2050, it is necessary to define its financial conditions and ensure social approval.
The UN climate summit that ended in the Polish southern city of Katowice on Saturday managed to align a number of differing positions, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday as he summed up the two-week COP24 conference.
Poland's Deputy Environment Minister Michał Kurtyka officially took over the presidency of the COP24 climate summit in Katowice, south Poland, at the conference's first plenary session on Sunday.
The Council of Presidents of the Conference of the Parties (COP) was inaugurated during a meeting of the French Constitutional Council, held on the initiative of Polish deputy Environment Minister and the future COP24 climate summit president Michał Kurtyka.