The capital of Angola, Luanda, hosted the penultimate meeting of the 79-member Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States on Friday.
The OACPS is holding its tenth heads of state summit, the first of three that Angola will host as the rotating presidency.
Three Continents, Three Oceans, a Common Destiny: Building a Resilient and Sustainable OACPS is the meeting’s theme for this year.
Angola made the decision to concentrate on the crucial issues of combating corruption and promoting good governance.
Climate change poses a threat to the Maldives’ very survival.
The entire nation could be submerged, according to the World Bank, as a result of future sea levels rising by 10 to 100 centimeters by the year 2100.
The island state has only recently joined the OACPS, but it is desperate to enlist international assistance to mitigate the threat.
Both UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and European Union President Charles Michel were anticipated to attend the summit.
All the heads of state are expected to sign a summit declaration when it concludes on Saturday.