World Environment Day 2021 - Live from Pakistan
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02:27:34
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English
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Summary

For World Environment Day 2021 host country Pakistan is celebrating a number of milestones: the completion of a billion trees as part of its 10 billion Tree drive, taking up a large voluntary pledge under the Bonn Challenge, a new Marine Protected Area and an innovative announcement around Nature financing including flotation of the country's first Green bond.

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For World Environment Day 2021 host country Pakistan is celebrating a number of milestones: the completion of a billion trees as part of its 10 billion Tree drive, taking up a large voluntary pledge under the Bonn Challenge, a new Marine Protected Area and an innovative announcement around Nature financing including flotation of the country's first Green bond. Also expected is an announcement to initiate a Global Alliance of Ecosystem Restoration together with other interested partner countries to be finalised later.

Pakistan will make the announcement as part of the main host-country event, taking place at the Jinnah Convention Center in Islamabad and officiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan with the participation from a host of dignitaries from around the world including, UNEP's Executive Director Inger Andersen, and senior officials from The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UN-Habitat, and UNDP among others as well as from the governments of Germany and Saudi Arabia.

The event will also feature songs and videos on Pakistan's Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme.