Holding COP29 in Azerbaijan is an important event not only for the country but for the entire region, Veronika Bagi, the Head of the Hungarian Delegation at UNFCCC, said at the event themed “Opportunities and Challenges for Climate Action. European and Regional Perspective” held at ADA University in Baku on May 22, Report informs, Report informs.

“Hungary and Azerbaijan belong to the same regional group – Eastern Europe. In fact, it was a very complicated negotiation process due to the geopolitical situation and tensions in the region. Because it’s not just about the location, it’s about the general agenda and how to draw attention to the region and the country. So, this is a very important event for the country and the region,” she stressed.

According to her, the “troika” will play an important role in the fight against climate change.