President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Katowice, Poland where he is expected to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The summit which will take place between December 3 and 14, 2018, will be held at the International Conference Centre – a statement issued on Friday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said.
President Buhari who will be in Poland till December 4, will join 29 heads of government to speak at the summit opening on Monday.
He will deliver a national statement highlighting Nigeria’s commitment to addressing climate change by implementing the goals set out in its National Determined Contributions.
The Leaders’ Summit is expected to adopt a ‘‘Declaration on Solidarity and Just Transition Silesia,’’ – named after the region of Poland.
While in Poland, President Buhari will hold an interactive session with the Nigerian community in the country.
He is also scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with the President of Poland Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.