Africa sent an unequivocal message of solidarity and unity of purpose at the official opening of the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris. Speaking at the high level opening, President Yayi Boni of Benin, was resolute that ... Africa is not at the negotiating table with a begging bowl. He told the audience at the Africa high level event marking the launch of the Africa Pavilion that "Africa did not come here (COP21) to beg for money or assistance but to bring about commitment of all concerned to Africa's adaptation needs."
Carlos Lopes On Africa's Course in the Climate Negotiations
Economic Commission for Africa, 2 December 2015
ClimDev-Africa) - "Africa has played a key role in global climate negotiations. Since 2006, the African group of negotiators working hard, but it must find ways to strengthen its… Read more »
The Africa Pavilion at COP21 Officially Opens on a High Note
Economic Commission for Africa, 4 December 2015
Africa today sent an unequivocal message of solidarity and unity of purpose at the official opening of the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris. Speaking at the high level… Read more »
Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, UNECA
High Level Event on African Climate Solutions
President Thomas Boni Yayi, Benin
Africa Day at the Africa Pavilion was held on Tuesday, 1 December 2015, during the Paris Climate Change Conference 2015.
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Carlos Lopes Says Paris Climate Agreement Should Aim to Save Lives
Economic Commission for Africa, 30 November 2015
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said that unless climate negotiators and governments begin to put faces and people behind the statistics on… Read more »
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes, has said that unless climate negotiators and governments begin to put faces and people behind the ... Read more »
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