COP29: Another oil chief to preside over UN climate summit

January 9, 2024 Admin III 0

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources, Mukhtar Babayev, has been named as president-designate of the UNFCCC COP29 climate conference scheduled to hold in 2024. Babayev previously headed Azerbaijan’s state oil company, SOCAR, before being appointed minister in 2018. He will be the second consecutive oil executive to head a COP conference, after United Arab Emirate’s Sultan Al-Jaber, the head Read More