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The united nations framework convention on climate change and the position of african countries


  • Shehu Ahmed reiterated that the conference is a clarion call to serve and defend the interest of the nation in the negotiation;
  • Ahmed said the government is at the threshold of launching its Sovereign Green Bond, which will enable capital raising and investments for new and existing projects with environmental benefits as well as developing projects to be submitted to the Green Climate Fund;
  • Yerima Peter Tarfa, explained that Nigeria negotiators will be aligning with the Africa group stand, which includes operationalization of adaptation as provided under the Convention through elaborating the global goal for adaptation of the agreement; elaboration of guidance for adaptation communications, including as a component of NDCs and information on needs and associated costs; provision of support needed to implement adaptation action as well as for the formulation, update and implementation of adaptation communications, including as a component of NDCs;
  • This year's climate change summit under the auspices of at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate UNFCCC 23rd conference of parties COP23 , presents opportunities for countries to deliberate on the rule book on issues such as transparency, adaptation, emissions reductions, finance, capacity building and technology.