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COP22 – Buhari addresses UN; thousands march for climate change

15 November 2016 World


President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco.

President Buhari who participates in the official opening plenary will deliver his national statement during the High Level Segment of COP22.

The Presidential address is expected to highlight, among other key issues, Nigeria’s unwavering commitment to implementing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and policy actions aimed at confronting climate change through efforts sustainable to the  environment.

In the same vein, thousands of activists have marched to demand climate justice from global envoys gathered for the ongoing COP 22 talks.
The protest for fairer climate deals took place a few kilometers away from the venue of U.N. climate change talks.
Recall that African leaders, as well as French President, Francois Hollande and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, are in Morocco to attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Marrakech.

 

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