In his speech to the G-20 summit, Chinese President Hu Jintao has called on world leaders to make every effort to promote global economic growth. He also calls for a comprehensive, balanced and sustainable socio-economic development.
World leaders ended on late Wednesday their first day of the annual debate of the UN General Assembly in New York, putting global challenges in spotlight while stressing the importance of addressing them through multilateralism.
Chinese President Hu Jintao said here on Tuesday the international community should tackle global climate change through common development, calling for international joint work and pledging China´s continued efforts on this issue.
Industry and civil society associations have pledged to significantly reduce their carbon footprint and promote greener living by joining the Climate Neutral Network led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).