HM the King Takes Part in Paris in One Planet Summit
Paris 12/12/2017 (MAP) – HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, took part, Tuesday afternoon in Paris, in the One Planet Summit.
The Sovereign arrived in Île Seguin, which hosts the summit, on board a barge along with French President Emmanuel Macron and the heads of State and delegations attending the event.
HM the King and the French President were welcomed at the summit venue by the President of the General Council of La Seine Musicale and several other personalities.
The opening ceremony was marked by speeches by the French President, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim.
The One Planet Summit, which is co-hosted by the United Nations and the World Bank, brings together actors of public and private finance in order to explore ways of innovating, supporting and accelerating the common fight against climate change.