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African Group Prepares Unified Position

The main objective of the annual Conference of Parties is to review the Convention’s implementation. Since the first COP took place in Berlin in 1995, a series of significant measures were adopted such as the Kyoto Protocol, the Bali Road Map and most recently the launch of the Green Climate Fund. The last year COP was held in Lima and negotiators concluded talks with the “Lima Call for Climate Action”, a draft document that lays the foundations for a new global climate deal and scaled-up finance for climate change mitigation and adaptation goals.

Adaptation with the climate change and assessment of the resulting damage pose concern to Africa, in general, and the Sudan, in particular. Africa is planning to work for inclusion of this in the agreement on climate which will be reached in Paris’s 21, according to the head of the African group to the climatic change negotiations, Sudanese Environment and Natural Resources Minister Hassan Abdul Gadir Hilal.

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