Various complaints: Civil servants are “inexperienced”, delays in making critical decisions in the organization of the event, poor communication and a breakdown in relations between organizers and companies in preparation for important meetings.
The dissatisfaction of the entire organization was revealed before Watchman.
The British newspaper had access to a letter written by Sky TV, which was signed by other sponsors of Cop26, expressing their displeasure with the way the global event is being organized.
This is the second time the sponsors have admitted displeasure, after another letter sent in July.
The Presidency of Cop26 is responsible for the United Kingdom, which it administers from the same office of government, led by former business minister Alok Sharma – president – and businessman Nigel Topping who writes WatchmanChosen as a High-Level Champion for Climate Action by the Executive last year.
Among the sponsors, in addition to Sky, are companies such as Microsoft, Hitachi, GSK, Unilever, Scottish Power and others.
One of the biggest frustrations, says the newspaper’s source, is the uncertainty and lack of answers about how the event happened. Questions are asked, but answers are slow to arrive. “They have had another year to prepare for the COP because of Covid, but it seems that time has not been used to improve the event,” this source told the newspaper.
. method Watchman Describes the situation at least worrying since then We are talking about climate negotiations as the last chance to bring many countries into line with their climate ambitions.
In addition to this apparent lack of organization, another state of uncertainty, or uncertainty, hangs in the air.
Starting with China, with the indication, yet to be confirmed, that President Xi Jinping will not participate, which calls into question a global agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
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