‘For a successful COP, Alok Sharma needs to be the DJ’

COP20 President said that Alok Sharma’s role is to build confidence among the leaders to achieve what is needed

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Hey DJ spin that tune! It’s time for the greatest hits according to  Alok Sharma 

Manuel Pulgar-Vidal. former COP President has said the COP26 President must be a DJ and build confidence to guarantee a successful outcome of the climate change conference, which will be held later this year in Glasgow.

Mr Pulgar-Vidal said: “For Alok Sharma, his role is that of a music mixer. It’s as if he has in front of him a console with different buttons and the combination and use of these buttons is going to produce a beautiful song or sound.”

Speaking at the Ethical Finance Summit, COP20 President explained that COP presidency should build the confidence to achieve what is needed.

He added: “We shouldn’t think COP26 will simply reproduce what was achieved at COP21.

“It is a different time and we have a different task at hand. Now is the time to implement the Paris Agreement and achieve the objectives.”

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