5 March 2015

Algeria: IPCC Adopts Algeria's Proposal On Desertification, Climate Change

Algiers — Algeria's proposal on the elaboration of a special report on the link between desertification and climate change have been recently accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

The announcement of accepting Algeria's proposal was made in the meeting of the 41st session of IPCC held from 24 to 27 February at the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi (Kenya).

This proposal was supported by several countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan, Mali, Chad, Switzerland and Spain.

This session's discussions focused on IPCC's future activities after the publication of the fifth assessment report in November 2014.

The panel adopted a series of decisions on the next works of IPCC , namely reports and publications.

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