Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani by explaining about his country’s achievements in the fields of regional and international diplomacy in 2016 said that signing international agreements and winning the positive viewpoint of the international community to support Afghanistan shows the success of such diplomacy.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said, "No country, irrespective of its size or strength, is immune from the impacts of climate change, and no country can afford to tackle the climate challenge alone.”
The United Nations' aviation arm overwhelmingly ratified an agreement to control global warming emissions from international airline flights — the first international climate-change pact to set limits on a single industry.
In a rare show of international unity, more than 30 countries this week declared their plans to translate into national laws the Paris agreement on climate change.
As a result, by the end of this year, or soon after, the accord should come into effect and become binding under international law, reported the Guardian.