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King Mohammed VI Approves Appointment of COP22 Steering Committee Members | Morocco World News

Morocco is advancing the COP22 planning as hosts of the summit that follows up on the landmark climate deal of COP21 which was held in Paris, France:

morocco world newsKing Mohammed VI approved the appointment of the COP22 steering committee members, chaired by Salaheddine Mezouar, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation said on Thursday.

“On Thursday February 11, 2016, King Mohammed VI appointed Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar as the chair of the COP22 Steering Committee. The Sovereign also approved the appointment of the 11 members of this committee, which will be in charge of the preparation and organization of the 22nd United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP22), scheduled on November 7-18 in Marrakech”, the Foreign Affairs and Cooperation ministry pointed out in a statement.

Besides Mezouar, the committee will be composed of Abdelâdim Lhafi (commissioner), Aziz Mekouar (ambassador for multilateral negotiations), Nizar Baraka (president of scientific committee), Hakima Haité (special envoy for mobilization), Driss El Yazami (in charge of civil society), Faouzi Lekjaa (in charge of finance), Samira Sitaïl (in charge of communication), Abdeslam Bikrate (in charge of logistics and security), Said Mouline (in charge of public/private partnership) and Mohammed Benyahia (in charge of side-events)…[FULL STORY]

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