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  • Mayor of Seoul Gives Speech on Seoul’s Reduction of Air Pollution and Countermeasures to Combat Climate Change

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    On November 4, 2019, Mayor Park Won-soon gave a special speech on “Seoul’s Reduction of the Air Pollution and Countermeasures to Combat Climate Change” at the luncheon of the International Forum on Air Pollution and Climate Change.

    The International Forum on Air Pollution and Climate Change was co-hosted by the National Council on Climate and Air Quality, which is under the direct supervision of the Korean president, and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) from November 4 to 5, 2019 with the participation of over 350 individuals including experts on environment and climate change from across the world.

    Before walking through the entrance into the luncheon hall, Mayor Park Won-soon put an electric signature on the Declaration of Partnerships for the Future. Key contents of the declaration include ▴ building partnerships through the sharing of excellent cases, ▴ preparing and spreading innovative solutions to tackle air pollution and climate change, ▴ comprehensive response to air pollution and climate change and acceleration of energy conversion, and ▴ listening to opinions of the future generation for new and harmonious coexistence between humans and nature.