Future Leaders Programme: Andrew Ramsay speaks at COP26 event

Future Leaders Programme: Andrew Ramsay speaks at COP26 event

Thu 04 Nov 2021 by Winnie Orr

Andrew Ramsay, one of the young leaders on the Co-operation Ireland Future Leaders Programme, participating in the EU ‘Active Citizens: Social Action for Climate Change’ Programme in partnership with the British Council, delivered a welcoming address at a COP26 reception event organised by the British Embassy Dublin on 26 October.

Andrew spoke about his personal hopes and expectations for the COP26 conference: “I’m excited to see the next significant step being taken to meaningful and necessary reform… I wait with eagerness, hope and anticipation for what is to result from these next weeks, as we have a responsibility to instigate change and with great urgency”

Pictured: Paul Johnston, UK Ambassador to Ireland, Pippa Hackett, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, prof Peter Thorne, Professor in Physical Geography (Climate Change) at Maynooth University in Ireland and Andrew Ramsay. Photo credit: British Embassy Dublin