The two-day 2nd International Conference on Climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East began in Paphos early on Wednesday.
It has attracted keynote speakers from around the globe, according to CNA.
Scientific findings on 13 topics will be presented along with solutions and measures that can tackle the climate crisis in the region.
The conference takes place in the framework of the Initiative undertaken by the Republic of Cyprus to address the evolving climate crisis in our region.
Nicosia is also coordinating the Initiative for the creation of a joint Regional Action Plan for Climate Change.
Among those addressing the conference is President Nicos Anastasiades, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Virginijus Sinkevičius – EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries.
Also, Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan and Laurent Fabius, Former Prime Minister, President of the French Constitutional Council.
Other keynote speakers include Ministers from Cyprus, Greece and Egypt.
The Conference takes place under the umbrella of the Cyprus Institute which coordinates the scientific actions of more than 200 scientists and specialists from 25 countries.