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Morocco to Take over chairmanship of COP | North Africa Post

French President François Hollande announced that Morocco will take the chairmanship of the UN Climate Change Conference:

The North Africa PostMorocco will take over the chairmanship of the United Nations Climate Change Conference from France which is hosting the COP21 from November 30 to December 11.

The announcement was made by French President François Hollande during his official visit to Morocco earlier this month.

“I will receive H.M. King Mohammed VI on the occasion of the C0P21. He confirmed that he would be in Paris. After agreement (at COP21), if there is agreement, I will hand him over the responsibility to host the COP22 in Marrakech,” president Hollande had said.

During this visit, the French President and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI signed “the Call of Tangiers” whereby the two states appealed for a unified, strong action on climate on the part of the international community, on the occasion of the organization of COP21 in Paris and COP22 in Marrakech in 2016…[FULL STORY]

 

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