Beijing, 22 November 2018- Amina Mohammed arrived in Beijing on 21 November to meet with Chinese leaders for climate change dialogues.
On 21 November, Mohammed met with Mr. LI Ganjie, Minister of Ecology and Environment and Mr. XIE Zhenhua, the Special Representative on Climate Change Affairs, National Development and Reform Commission. During the meetings, Mohammed commended China’s participation in the UN climate change intergovernmental process and the efforts China made in transformation to low-carbon economy. Mohammed also highlighted that UN welcomes China’s leadership in South-South Cooperation and Belt and Road Initiative to promote climate-change-resilient, low-carbon investments.
On the evening, she gave a lecture at Tsinghua University to exchange ideas and encourage students to steer the protection of the planet. “Do not take this planet for granted – it is the only one we have,” she said, addressing Tsinghua students.
She also met with Mr. WANG Yi, State Counsellor and Foreign Minister and Mr. ZHANG Jun, Assistant Foreign Minister today.