Excellencies, Distinguished leaders of States and Regions, Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am pleased to be with you here in Paris at this pivotal moment in history.
Your shared commitment to sustainable practices and innovation are laying the foundation for a low-emissions future.
Regions, countries and cities need the ambition and vision of local leaders like you.
You are providing solutions to the world’s most important challenges.
And at this time, solutions are what we urgently need.
We have gathered here today to showcase your leadership.