C2GTalk: How is the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) working with countries to attain Carbon Neutrality in the ECE region? with Olga Algayerova

November 8, 2021

This interview was recorded on April 7, 2021 and is also available with interpretation into 中文Español, and Français.

Many countries in the ECE region are embracing carbon neutrality recognized as the first milestone towards sustainable energy, with leaders like Canada, Denmark, France, and the United Kingdom, says Olga Algayerova during a C2GTalk interview. She calls for countries to recommit to the future: "We are really running out of time and urgent action is needed." She highlights that UNECE provides a platform for technology-neutral dialogue and are keen to work with C2G to help countries get better informed about new emerging technologies that could play an important role in fighting climate change in the future.

Olga Algayerova is the executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Algayerova took office on June 1, 2017. She previously served as permanent representative of Slovakia to the International Organizations in Vienna, Austria (since 2012). She was previously president of the Millennium Development Goals of Slovakia (2010-2012); secretary of state, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-2010) and export director at Zentiva International (2004-2006).

The 56 countries of the UNECE region span from North America to Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

For more, including an edited transcript, please go to C2G's website.

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