European Commissioner for Climate Action, Wopke Hoekstra, will be in Baku, Azerbaijan, on June 20 to meet with national authorities and civil society and advance preparations for the forthcoming COP29 UN Climate Change Conference to be hosted in the country in November, the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan told Report.

While in Baku, Commissioner Hoekstra will meet with COP29 President-designate and Azerbaijani Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources, Mukhtar Babayev and the COP29 Presidency team. He will also hold bilateral meetings with the Energy Minister, Parviz Shahbazov, and with the Foreign Affairs Minister, Jeyhun Bayramov. He will also have an exchange with representatives from civil society in Azerbaijan.