On behalf of President Jean-Claude Juncker, the Vice-President of the Commission accountable for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, and the Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete will attend the high-level ceremony. Vice-President Šefčovič and Dutch Environment Minister Sharon Dijksma will signal the settlement on behalf of the European Union and Commissioner Arias Cañete will ship the legit commentary on behalf of the European Union.
Vice-President Šefčovič stated in Brussels: “Our signature approach at the beginning that we’re signing as much as the commitments we made in Paris. It sends additionally a transparent sign that we’re signing as much as a elementary and ground-breaking transition to a low-carbon financial system and society. This transition is now irreversible and unstoppable. At the international point, we’re seeing the winds of alternate. Europe is a part of this and can proceed to be a motive force. That’s why we want to ship the Energy Union and create the stipulations for long run alternatives, innovation and job-creation that this transition will carry. Let’s use the momentum.”
Commissioner Arias Cañete stated: “We have agreed. We will signal, and we can act. In Europe, we’ve got already began our homework of imposing the Paris Agreement and we can proceed to steer the international low-carbon financial system transition. We will ratify the Paris Agreement through securing the improve of our 29 parliaments, and through demonstrating that we can have the insurance policies in position to satisfy our commitments. This will make certain that once we act, we can act on a cast criminal foundation. Before the get started of this summer season, the European Commission will provide an offer to the Council to ratify the Paris Agreement on behalf of the European Union.”