On 25th February 2021, UNDP was pleased to participate in “The benefits of a circular economy for achieving climate objectives and recovering better” event which was co-hosted by the EU Delegation and the Permanent Missions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Singapore, Kenya and Finland and organised in the run up to the World Circular Economy Forum + Climate (WCEF+Climate) which is taking place from 15th to 16th April. 

The event aimed to raise awareness and ambition on circular economy approaches as a necessity for achieving national climate targets and climate neutrality by 2050 at the latest. The event discussed the potential of the circular economy as an essential tool for comprehensive and effective climate policies as well as ways to strengthen its uptake in the context of enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Long-Term Strategies (LTS).

 

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