Your Excellency Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya,
Your Excellency Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic,
Your Excellency Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Interim President of the World Bank,
Excellencies, distinguished guests and partners, ladies and gentlemen,
I thank Presidents Macron and Kenyatta for bringing us here today.
2018 was a record-breaking year for all the wrong reasons.
It was the fourth warmest year on record.