CLIMATE MEET

(PHOTOS) Uhuru in Glasgow for COP26 climate meet

Originally scheduled for last year, COP26 was postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In Summary

• The annual event focuses on issues related to the climate crisis and global emissions.

• Uhuru is joined by senior members of the Kenyan government during his two-day visit, with different Cabinet secretaries staying on for the conference.

President Uhuru Kenyatta with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UN Secretary General António Guterres at the the UN Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow.
President Uhuru Kenyatta with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UN Secretary General António Guterres at the the UN Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow.
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday joined other world leaders for the UN Climate Change Conference held hosted by Glasgow to take collective action to tackle climate change.

Heads of state, leading scientists and environmental activists converged in Glasgow, Scotland, for the 26th Conference of Parties (COP).

President Uhuru Kenyatta with leaders from around the world meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
President Uhuru Kenyatta with leaders from around the world meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION

The annual event focuses on issues related to the climate crisis and global emissions.

Originally scheduled for last year, COP26 was postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Uhuru was joined by senior members of the Kenyan government during his two-day visit, with different Cabinet secretaries staying on for the conference.

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani with PS for Environment Chris Kiptoo on the sidelines of COP26, in Glasgow
Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani with PS for Environment Chris Kiptoo on the sidelines of COP26, in Glasgow
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION

Treasury CS Ukur Yatani will on Wednesday speak during Finance Day, where climate finance best practices will be highlighted.

On the same day, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will host a side event on Nature Based Solutions attended by Environment CS Keriako Tobiko, PS Chris Kiptoo and Marathon World Record holder, Eliud Kipchoge.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and DRC President Felix Tshisekedi with other leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and DRC President Felix Tshisekedi with other leaders at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION
Leaders from around the world meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
Leaders from around the world meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION
Leaders from around the world meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
Leaders from around the world meet in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
President Uhuru Kenyattain Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
President Uhuru Kenyattain Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION
President Uhuru Kenyattajoined other world leaders in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
President Uhuru Kenyattajoined other world leaders in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference hosted by the UK to take collective action to tackle climate change.
Image: KENYA HIGH COMMISSION