New UN financing initiative goes live to power climate action | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

7/1/2022 4:45:00 PM

New UN financing initiative goes live to power climate action | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

New UN financing initiative goes live to power climate action | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

NEW YORK, USA, 01st July 2022-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A new UN-led financing tool to strengthen weather and climate forecasting, improve life-saving early warning systems, safeguard jobs, and underpin climate adaptation for long-term resilience, officially opened for business on Thursday. The Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF) is a key building block for a new initiative spearheaded by UN Secretary-General General […]

Boost ‘the power of prediction’“As the climate crisis worsens, it is crucial that we boost the power of prediction for everyone so countries can reduce disaster risk”, said the UN chief.“That is why we have launched an initiative to ensure that every person on Earth is protected by early warning systems within the next five years. SOFF is an essential tool to achieve this.  I thank all the countries that are providing initial funding to the SOFF UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund and urge others to do the same”.

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