The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that kicked-off on Sunday, October 31, 2021, came to an end on Saturday, November 13 in Glasgow, UK.
The Nigerian delegation played an active role in the proceedings at the global summit.
EnviroNews relives some of the memorable moments at the two-week conference.
President Muhammadu Buhari making a presentation
Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor, during a chat with EnviroNews at COP26
Kogi State Commissioner of Environment, Victor Omolafiye, with Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor, at COP26
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State speaking during a side-event organised by the state government
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Hassan Musa, attending the Climate and Clean Air Ministerial session at COP26
L-R: Hon. Sam Onuigbo, Vice President (Africa) GLOBE International; Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, AfDB; and Dr. Eugene Itua, CEO, Natural Eco Capital, at COP26 in Glasgow, Nov 2, 2021
Dr Peter Tarfa, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour & Productivity, and Mrs Halima Bawa-Bwari, Acting Director, Department of Climate Change in the Federal Ministry of Environment, attending a side-event
Dr. Ini-Ebong Abiola-Awe of the Department of Climate Change in the Federal Ministry of Environment speaking on a panel at the British Pavilion on Nigeria Energy 2050 Calculator
Prof. Akin Abayomi. Lagos State Commissioner for Health; Mrs. Belinda Aderonke Odeneye, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of the Environment & Water Resources, with other delagates after a side-event organised by the state government in conjunction with Centre for 21st Century Issues
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State with other delagates after an event organised by the state government
Dr Moses Amah of the Nigeria REDD+ Programme pose with participants after a side-event organised by the Programme
Mrs. Halima Bawa-Bwari, Acting Director, Department of Climate Change in the Federal Ministry of Environment, and Samuel Jinadu, Programme Manager, CSDevNet, at a side-event organised by CSDeveNet, World Fish Centre and TAAT at COP26
Some officials of the Department of Climate in same attire at the Nigeria Pavilion
Dr. Salisu Dahiru of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) making a presentation at a side-event
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