CoP27 begins: the hopes of WWF

CoP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, from 6 to 18 November, will be an event of hope, especially for WWF

by Lorenzo Ciotti
CoP27 begins: the hopes of WWF

CoP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, from 6 to 18 November 2022, will be an event of hope, especially for WWF. WWF Italy responsible for the climate Maria Grazia Midulla, at a webinar on CoP27, told: "It will be a very relevant COP, because it falls in a moment of great geopolitical tensions.

The hope is that these tensions will be left out the door, take note the gravity of the situation and accelerate action. The world should discuss the climate crisis and the loss of biodiversity as a priority. If the common home fails, the rest will fall.

of concreteness, which continues on the path of Cop26 in Glasgow last year and goes well beyond. In Glasgow there were only little steps, inveve we have to run."

CoP27 begins: the hopes of WWF

She then added: "The wish of the WWF is that the governments surprise us.

There are many actors who work so that everything remains as it is. But if we want to guarantee ever greater well-being, we believe that the way is to accelerate the transformation." The 6 discussion tables at the summit of heads of state and government on 7 and 8 will cover Just Transition, Food Security, Innovative Finance for Climate and Development, Investing in the Future of Energy, Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainability of vulnerable communities.

Wednesday 9 November will be the day of Finance, Thursday 10 of Science and Youth, Friday 11 of Decarbonization, Saturday 12 of Adaptation and Agriculture, Monday 14 of Gender and Water, Tuesday 15 of Civil Society and Energy , Wednesday 16 of Biodiversity, Thursday 17 of Solutions.

On Friday 18th the conference will conclude with the negotiation between the countries and the final document. Egyptian Special Representative at Cop27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Wael Aboulmagd, at a webinar, told: "We want everyone to come to CoP27 with a different spirit.

Times have changed, emergencies are becoming more and more evident. We can no longer afford to lose. Everyone must rise to the moment and must abandon the approach of enemies and winners who takes it all, which has dominated this process for too long.

We need fairness and climate justice to be spread around the world. this is the best guarantee that this process will survive and achieve results."