CARICOM to push positions on key issues as COP21 enters second week

first_imgThe need for an Internationally legally binding agreement;A long-term temperature goal of below 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels;Loss and damage to be included as a separate and distinct element from Adaptation in the agreementA strong commitment by developed countries to scale up financingSpecial circumstances of Small Island and Low-lying developing States recognisedThe REDD Plus agreement should be anchored in the agreementProvisions to support the adaptation needs of vulnerable developing countries >#CARICOMatCOP21, Paris France: CARICOM Ministers of Government and Negotiators met Monday to set the stage for a final push in negotiations around several key issues at COP 21 in Paris, France.The Region has strong negotiating positions on several key issues, including: CARICOM Climate Change Ministers meet to chart way forward CARICOM, Australia strengthen ties Mar 10, 2016 A final agreement is expected by Friday 11 December. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… You may be interested in… After successful COP 21 CARICOM Climate Change Ministers… Feb 12, 2016 Feb 12, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 Suriname President encourages Region to diversify economic… Ensure implementation of Paris Agreement provisionsCaribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart of Barbados, on Tuesday applauded the historic adoption of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and called for its provisions to be implemented. The task now is to ensure that the provisions of this legally-binding Agreement are implemented.  The international community must now retain…December 15, 2015In “Barbados”CARICOM negotiators push key issues as COP 21 releases draft agreementAs negotiators review a preliminary draft agreement issued Wednesday at the UN Climate Change conference, COP 21, in Paris, CARICOM Ministers and Heads of delegations are pressing for outstanding concerns to be adequately represented in the final outcome agreement, due on Friday. At the top of the list is the…December 9, 2015In “CARICOM”Strong regional collaboration credited for CARICOM’s successful Climate Change campaign  CARICOM’s well prepared and experienced team of negotiators, and a focused, unified campaign, helped the Caribbean Community get its red line climate change issues all represented in the final Agreement at the just ended Climate Change conference, COP 21, in Paris, France. And, CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has…December 18, 2015In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApplast_img

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