Lisbon: India yesterday assured the world community that it is committed to protecting at least 30 per cent of lands, waters and oceans and adhering to its commitment of 30 X 30 by 2030.

Delivering the India statement at the UN Ocean Conference at Lisbon, Minister for Earth Sciences, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, all efforts are going on to achieve the 30 x 30 target in a mission mode as per the COP resolutions. He said, he is at the UN forum to present Mr. Modi's vision for the conservation and sustenance of ocean and ocean resources before the world.


joined the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, which was initiated at the 'One Planet Summit' in Paris in January last year. The coalition aims to promote an international agreement to protect at least 30 per cent of the world's land and ocean by 2030.

Dr. Jitendra Singh assured the Ministers, Delegates and Representatives from more than 130 countries that India will also provide science and innovation-based solutions for the implementation of SDG-Goal 14 through partnerships and environmentally friendly solutions. Goal 14 calls for conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.

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