Prime Minister Ardern was the main keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of Climate Week in New York City.
She was joined by the President of Haiti, President of Costa Rica, and President of the Republic of Marshall Islands, among others.
Her speech highlighted the importance of New Zealand's responsibility to our vulnerable Pacific neighbours in the face of climate change, and included an announcement of a siginificant funding boost in aid to the Pacific to help them deal with climate change challenges.
Watch highlights of the speech here and read the full transcript below.
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