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News Conclusions International Conference on Water and Climate “Water Security for Climate Justice”

The International Conference on Water and Climate, Water Security for Climate Justice, organised under the umbrella of COP22 in Rabat, 11-12 July 2016 was a large success with 650 participants from 40 countries. The conference stressed the urgent need to take into account the adaptation of water resource to climate change in this new intergovernmental framework approved during COP21: Paris Agreement and Agenda for Action. The importance of reliable data organised within shared water information systems was underlined and a central point of discussion in all the sessions: water vulnerability, water-energy-food-health-education alliance, financing mechanism for water sector adaptation, Ministerial round table on right to water in Africa. The conclusions of the conference will be presented by the Moroccan and French authorities in charge of the Presidency of COP21 and COP22 to the international community and all parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, for water to be taken into account in their work and decisions.

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Geographical coverage Morocco,, Morocco
News date 26/08/2016
Working language(s) FRENCH , ENGLISH