Official Side Event - Sixth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly: Action to deliver cleaner air and climate mitigation for health of the people and planet


On February 28, 2024, on the margins of UNEA-6 at UNEP HQ in Nairobi, the CCAC convened high-level leaders to discuss ways to increase collaboration in tackling super pollutants. Watch the keynote speakers and an engaging panel discussion as they highlight the multiple benefits of reducing air pollution, emphasize the importance of climate finance in addressing SLCPs, and showcase best practices and the next steps required to implement mitigation across the climate and clean air space.

Keynote speakers include:

Ms. Inger Andersen, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

Ms. Jennifer Littlejohn, Acting Assistant Secretary Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission  

H.E. Motome Takisawa, State Minister of the Environment, Japan

Mr. Adalberto Maluf, Secretary of Urban Environment and Environmental Quality, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Brazil  

Ms. Tatiana Molcean, Executive Secretary, UNECE

Panelists include:

Dr. Maria Neira, Assistant Director-General a.i. Division of UHC/Healthier Populations at the World Health Organization (WHO)

Ms. Jane Burston, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Clean Air Fund

Mr. John Salter, Head of International Air Quality at Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK

Ms. Constance Nalegach, Head of the International Office at the Ministry of Environment, Chile

Watch Recording of the Side Event

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