New York, 19 September 2017, Minister of Environment and Energy H.E Thoriq Ibrahim participated at the High Level Event on Global Pact on Environment convened by the President of France and the United Nations Secretary General at the margins of UNGA 72. The overall aim of the Global Pact on the Environment, is to ensure timely delivery of implementation on Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement and other multilateral environmental agreements. The event was convened to garner support for for France's initiative to create the first international legally binding document on the environment.. The Global Pact for the Environment will be the first international legally binding document that gathers and harmonizes all environmental laws in one single document ENDS