Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Antonia Loyzaga (left) met with United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the Philippines, Mohamed Obaid Alqataam Alzaabi (right) to discuss possible areas of cooperation on climate change and environment on July 7 in Taguig. They also talked about the Philippines’ participation at the 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which UAE will be presiding over in November at the Expo City in Dubai. Loyzaga led the Philippine delegation to COP27 last year in Egypt, where they asserted the country’s interest in climate change negotiation to ensure appropriate support and assistance as country vulnerable to climate change.##