The United Nations’ 22nd Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Morocco rejoiced for the Forest Action Day.
The celebration is part of COP22’s Agenda for Global Climate Action which is fromed to look after, reestablish and sustainably oversee the forests.
COP22 Global Action Agenda features eight themes per day such as water, industry, and businesses, as well as resilience in cities, buildings, energy, transport, oceans, and agriculture.
agenda was launched to increase collaboration among administrations, cities, industries, stakeholders and peoples to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and support susceptible countries to become accustomed to climate waves and shape their particular green and ecological outlooks.
With regards to cooperation, another event to look forward which is happening on November 10 is the “Low Carbon Renewable Energy: Lessons from MENA and Latin America Regions”. It is a side event of the COP22 and will open the on November 10, 2016 in Bab Ighli, Green Zone, City of Marrakech.
The event is organized by CARLAC or the Council on Arab World Relations with Latin America and the Caribbean in partnership with by the FGV, School of Public Policy, OCP Policy Center, and the Abu Dhabi-based Masdar. CARLAC is a non-governmental and non-partisan organization aiming to provide other ways to form appropriate networks to concentrate on a wide-ranging chain of deliberations and combined teamwork, exclusively between the Arab World, Latin America, and the Carribean.
CARLAC focuses on discussions regarding common interests predominantly on investment, social and cultural development, trade and commerce, and higher education.
On behalf of the other members of CARLAC, Mohamed Dekkak, Finance Officer and Founding Member of CARLAC invites the people who will be in the COP22 to attend their event.
During the Global Climate Action Launch Event, it was noted that protecting and up keeping the forests is vital to achieving international sustainable development objectives, together with battling drought and scarcity of water.
The Strengthened Action in Favor of Forests in the Mediterranean-Sahel Region in the Context of Climate Change or AFMS is a fresh idea that was mentioned.
The said program is created to aid the countries undertake multifaceted assurances to forests, together with reworking and alleviation in accordance to agreement, as well as to enable funds that will aid in expanding forest supervision also to improve the flexibility of the population that greatly depends on forests.
The UN has stated that the forests are among the principal and most economical reactions present and vulnerable to climate change. States, the community, the commercial sector and native groups are exerting their efforts and binding them to save the forests and to constrain the heat to under two degrees Celsius beyond pre-industrial standards, in adherence with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.
The UN-FAO or the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations also commented that improved forests are imperative to promote and help many supplementary worldwide development objectives.
At present, forest dilapidation causes the increase carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for up to twelve percent which is greater than the whole transport sector.
On the other hand, by ceasing deforestation, decreasing and retreating forest dilapidation, forests could provide significant aid to the resolution of climate change in the forthcoming years.
Low Carbon Renewable Energy:
The issue of Climate Change is utterly important to be discussed on a global scale as hundreds of countries have been suffering its fury. In this regard, it is crucial for our global leaders to realize that the overall population needs good and reliable solutions to combat global warming.
The United Nations yearly convention on climate change is set to happen in the city of Marrakech in Morocco this 2016. The conference of parties labeled as COP22, this green initiative is scheduled to evaluate the improvements made with regards to efforts completed to fight global warming. Countries taking part in this event will talk about consenting to plans to keep away from the most exceedingly harmful effects of environmental change.
In accordance with this significant eco event, the Council on Arab World Relations with Latin America. The Caribbean also known as CARLAC, an organization set up to solidify the relations between Latin America, the Arab World and the Caribbean in cooperation with OCP Policy Center, a policy-oriented think tank based in Rabat together with business giant Masdar, FGV and School of Public Policy has put out a one day COP22 side event entitled “Low Carbon Renewable Energy: Lessons from MENA and Latin America Regions” on 10th of November 2016 at 3:30pm in Bab Ighli, Green Zone, city of Marrakech.
Countries from Latin America, the Middle East, and North African regions have already achieved the significant milestone on utilizing the power from renewable energy. The COP22 side event will work as an opportunity for these countries to present these lessons, experiences, and information, all while encouraging other countries to look into their country’s renewable energy sources as life-long solutions and eventually adapt the system of eco-technology.
Ambassador Hasan Abdelrahman, CARLAC’s Chief Executive Officer, announced the anticipated participation of high-level representatives from Latin America and Caribbean governments as well as civic leaders. Abu Dhabi-based businessman Mohamed Dekkak, one of CARLAC’s founding members and the organization’s chief finance officer is inviting environment leaders, peers and field experts on this very important side event to participate in a productive discussion on issues of climate change.
To prepare for COP22, a Pre-COP Ministerial Meeting was held last October 18-19. The meeting was chaired by COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouar, and Minister of the Environment of France and COP21 President Segolene Royal, together with Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Patricia Espinosa.
The meeting – which warmly received ministers and representatives from seventy countries, aimed at finishing the preparation of the agenda of 22nd Conference of Parties, as well as planning the entry into force of the Paris Agreement due on November 4, and the initial meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA1) during the COP.
Representatives recognize the need to establish the implementation of the Paris Agreement before, and after 2020 with regards to capacity building and financial tools as well as rules for the execution of the agreement.
For more information about this event, visit CARLAC’s official website regarding Low Carbon Renewable Energy
COP22 Side Event: Low Carbon Renewable Energy: Lessons from MENA and Latin America Regions”
The Council on Arab World Relations with Latin America and the Caribbean or CARLAC with the OCP Policy Center is organizing a side event in line with the upcoming COP22. Lead by no less than Ambassador Hasan Abdelrahman and businessman Mohamed Dekkak, the event entitled “Low Carbon Renewable Energy: Lessons from MENA and Latin America Regions” will be held on November 10, 2016, at 3:30 pm in Bab Ighli, environment friendlyGreen Zone, Marrakech.
The side event will serve as a great platform for countries from MENA and Latin American regions to impart their significant knowledge and lessons on having accomplished fruitful undertakings in using renewable energy environment-friendly these modern technologies could be modified to suit other nations to help in the battle climate change.
Shows and side events like this were set up as a stage for companies that have limited chance to introduce in the formal discussions, to have the capacity to work together with Parties and also other members for information sharing, capacity building, networking and finding solutions on tending to this ecological concern.
On a side note, a list of famous Hollywood celebrities who are set to attend this huge event has been released. American actor Leonardo DiCaprio will present his new documentary entitled “Before the Flood,” a film which seeks to raise awareness on ecology.
To mobilize the youth, Hakima El Haite, Morocco’s Minister of Environment has invited the singer, Akon at COP22. The performer has launched project in Africa which seeks to supply electricity and solar powered equipment to 40 African countries by 2020.
Another performer, U2’s frontman Bono will also attend the event. Bono, a well known activist has dedicated himself to humanitarianism. Robert Redford, another environment activist will also be present at the event.
The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties will be an assembly of government leaders, legislators, political experts and international negotiators from countries involved to talk about policies and measures to satisfy the Paris Agreement held in France last year. It is essential to push from concept to implementation.
The city of Marrakech in Morocco will be the official venue for this year’s United Nations annual convention on climate change. The COP22 event is expected to gauge progress made in dealing with global warming. Participating countries discuss about plans to fight climate change.
Visit CARLAC’s official website to know more about this event: http://bit.ly/2dXPgzG
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