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

Based on the successful collaboration in the lead-up to COP21, cooperation between France, host of COP21, and Morocco, host of COP22, has led to the organisation of the International Conference on Water and Climate, to be held in Rabat, Morocco, 11–12 July, in cooperation of the Word Water Council.  The conference will raise political awareness of the importance of water in tackling and adapting to climate change. The aim  is to mobilize and ensure the commitment of political, institutional, technical, financial and civil society in order to subscribe the water issues in the first plan of the  negotiations calendar of  the parties on climate change.  This conference will be organized around the four sessions: 1- Water Vulnerability to climate change; 2- Place the water in the implementation of the Paris agreement and SDG, 3- Alliance "water-energy-security alimentaire- health-education"; 4- What is the place of water in the financing mechanisms related to climate change? Finally a ministerial Round Table will be held under the theme "Water in Africa for Climate Justice".

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Source of information INBO
Geographical coverage Morocco,
News date 26/06/2016
Working language(s) ENGLISH