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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