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Who is Mia Mottley, co-president of COP 28 which is shaking up the Northern countries?

Who is Mia Mottley, co-president of COP 28 which is shaking up the Northern countries?
Who is Mia Mottley, co-president of COP 28 which is shaking up the Northern countries?

At 58, the Prime Minister of Barbados co-chaired COP 28, which took place in Dubai in early December. Well known to climate advocates, he fights for leaders of Northern countries to accept their culpability in climate disasters in Southern countries.

She is the representative of the South American countries that do not fight against global warming. Mia MottleyPrime Minister of Barbados, he was co-president of COP 28, which took place from 28 November to 12 December in Dubai.

First woman to lead Barbados in 2018

Mia Mottley is well known to climate advocates. At the origin of the Paris summit, in 2021 you gave a historic speech to the United Nations General Assembly. You have denounced the behavior of the Northern countries, which have refused to take on the damages of the climate disasters suffered by the Southern countries, including the island of Barbados threatened by rising waters, you report on SHE.

But this 58-year-old former lawyer was already well known on the island: she worked in various ministries, including that of Education, before becoming, in 2018, thethe first woman to govern the Caribbean island.

Creator of the “Bridgetown Initiative”

For Mia Mottley, international finance must be reformed to combat global warming. She created” the Bridgetown initiative », a plan for reform the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


Through this plan, he wants to ask the World Bank to offer cheaper loans for climate action projects in the Global South. He also wants to institute an international tax on the profits of fossil energy companies, or even introduce a “natural disaster” clause to suspend debt repayments in the event of a climate crisis.

Positions that created it one of the personalities of the year 2022 according to the magazine Time.


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