The “contribution of the environmental dimension of sustainable development to building a resilient and inclusive post-pandemic world” was discussed by delegates taking part in “leadership dialogues” sessions during the Fifth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) in February 2021.

This video was shown at the opening of the session.

UN Environment Programme chief Inger Andersen used her interventions to call for “leadership for the planet”, which includes trusting science, living up to global agreements, reinventing multilateralism, financing and international solidarity and protecting the poor and the vulnerable.

See also: pre-recorded and written statements from Member States and others.

 

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