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Cost of Green Growth In Africa - Preparing for COP22

The Economic Commission for Africa's Fatima Denton (Director, Special Initatives Division) in the video below talks about the cost of green growth in the wake of the COP21 Climate Change Conference and where the funds will come from. The ECA, AfDB and African Ambassadors have already met to coordinate Africa's participation in the upcoming COP22, which takes place from 7-18 November 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Read more. More about the ECA in this BRIEFING.

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COP22 (Marrakech, 7-18 November) is the third Climate Change Conference taking place on African soil, after COP7 (2001) and COP17 (2011). This will be a key moment for Africans to push for global commitments towards the implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015 and a shift towards resilient, low carbon development.