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Saran Outlines Issues for Negotiations

The Minister for Rural and Maritime Development, Agriculture and National Disaster Management and Climate Champion, Inia Seruiratu and Fiji’s Climate Ambassador, Deo Saran, participated in the Post-COP22 Meeting with Non-State
26 Feb 2017 11:28
Saran Outlines Issues for Negotiations

The Minister for Rural and Maritime Development, Agriculture and National Disaster Management and Climate Champion, Inia Seruiratu and Fiji’s Climate Ambassador, Deo Saran, participated in the Post-COP22 Meeting with Non-State Actors.

The meeting focused on the co-ordination of civil society group in order to strengthen the impact of their contributions and consolidate their crucial involvement; Coordination between the COP22 Presidency and incoming COP23 Presidency; Preparation for the Bonn Conference in May 2017 and Linking with the Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action.

In welcoming the initiative by the Moroccan Presidency to hold this meeting, the first of its kind, Mr Seruiratu thanked the Moroccan Presidency for the collaboration with Fiji as the incoming COP 23 Presidency.

He outlined that Fiji’s preparations for COP 23 is progressing well and looked forward to the engagement of Non-State Actors in its efforts to keeping the cohesiveness and momentum in moving forward the Climate Change Agenda.

Mr Saran, in his presentation outlined some of the issues currently being considered for the negotiations and the climate action agenda.

He said Fiji was adopting an inclusive approach in developing the agenda for the COP 23.

 


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