UN, Draghi to young people: “We must do sooner and better on the climate”

UN Draghi to young people We must do sooner and

(Finance) – “I am fully aware of your expectations and your great hunger for change. Both are extremely welcome: we must do better, faster”. This is what the Prime Minister Mario Draghi in the greeting speech at the second appointment of Youth4Climate, which brings together 150 young people from all over the world, on the sidelines ofUN general assembly in New York.

“We are counting on you to help us achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and implement the Paris Agreement. Your connection with communities, your ability to find innovative solutions, your determination to build more sustainable societies,” he added. Dragons – are now more necessary than ever. Building on last year’s success, we have decided to make the meeting an annual event, in close collaboration with the United Nations. I am proud to announce that Italy co-leads the Youth4Climate global action hub, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program. It will be a great way to connect young climate leaders with policy makers to ensure you continue to play an active role in political discussions on climate change. We also aim to create new opportunities for you to expand your network, develop your ideas, grow your projects. ”

Acting unambiguously in the face of autocracies and pursuing peace in Ukraine by continuing to defend its people are some of the messages launched by Draghi in the first 24 hours in New York. Receiving the “Statesman of the Year” award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation by Rabbi Arthur Schneier, in front of a parterre of representatives of institutions and the financial world, Draghi stressed the need to maintain the Euro-Altantic axis of Italy’s international position firmly and to contribute to giving those global responses to the crises we face: war, energy, food, climate.

At about 9 pm today, local time (3 am Italian time) at the UN Headquarters in New York, theintervention by Draghi. The one delivered at the United Nations General Assembly will be his last speech as Italian premier.