1. Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, will be in Nairobi, Kenya, from 14 to 15 March 2019 to attend the High-Level Segment of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4).
2. Minister Masagos Zulkifli will deliver Singapore’s National Statement and join over 80 environment ministers and high-level representatives to discuss current and emerging global environmental issues.
3. The UNEA is the United Nations’ key decision-making body on global environment issues. The theme of UNEA-4 is “Innovative Solutions for Environment Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production”. UNEA-4 is expected to adopt decisions and/or resolutions on issues such as sustainable consumption and production, food waste management, and marine litter and microplastics. UNEA-4 is also expected to adopt a Ministerial Declaration.
4. Minister Masagos Zulkifli will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources and the National Environment Agency.