Arvind Kejriwal attended C40 Summit in Denmark next month

Arvind Kejriwal attended C40 Summit in Denmark next month

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will attend the C40 Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, next month and speak on his government’s experience in lowering pollution, including the Odd-Even scheme.

According to the statement, the Chief Minister will join leaders of several cities such as New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Berlin to deliberate on the climate crisis impacting the world at the summit from October 9-12.

Key highlights:
  • This will be the second official foreign visit of the Delhi Chief Minister. 
  • The Chief Minister is expected to speak on his government’s experience in lowering air pollution in the city and present the set of initiatives taken by the Delhi government that led to the 25% reduction in air pollution in the city.
  • The Chief Minister is likely to speak on the Odd-Even scheme as an innovative solution to air pollution. The third edition of Odd-Even scheme is scheduled to be implemented from November 4 to November 15.
  • Mr. Kejriwal will also be speaking during the summit on the future plan of action on air pollution.
  • Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gahlot the country will present a major governance success story before the world.
  • The Chief Minister at an event called the ‘Asian Mayors and City Leaders Meeting on Low Carbon Inclusive Growth.
  • Mayors and city leaders of Asia’s largest cities will meet to discuss how inclusive and sustainable growth can be attained using greener energy and leaving a low carbon footprint.
  • Several bilateral meetings with leaders of various cities are also being planned and will be announced closer to the summit.
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C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) is a group of 94 cities around the world that represents one-twelfth of the world's population and one-quarter of the global economy. The main focused on tackling climate change and driving urban action that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks while increasing the health, wellbeing and economic opportunities of urban citizens.

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