Stockholm, Sweden
June 2, 2022

Secretary Robert Borje of the Climate Change Commission delivers the Philippines’ statement during the Opening Session of the Stockholm+50 in Stockholm, Sweden on 2 June 2022.

Stockholm+50 is a High-Level meeting convened by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in Stockholm, Sweden on 2-3 June 2022. It is collaborative and multi-stakeholder in nature where participants can share experiences and initiatives in protecting the planet and contributing to sustainable and inclusive development, such as a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, among others.

Secretary Borje leads the Philippine Delegation to the meeting composed of Her Excellency Maria Lumen Isleta (Philippine Ambassador to Sweden), Minister Leila Lora-Santos (Philippine Mission to the UN in New York City), Deputy Permanent Representative Maria Rossana Josue (Philippine Embassy in Nairobi), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Undersecretary Mercedita Sombilla, and representatives from the Department of Finance (DOF) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).