Department of Environmental Affairs hosts stakeholder consultation in preparation for International Climate Change Talks in Morocco from 07 to 18 November 2016

The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, will host a pre-CoP Stakeholder Consultation in preparation for the 22nd Conference of Parties (CoP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria on 1 November 2016.

The purpose of the stakeholder consultation is to consolidate South Africa’s position for the climate change negotiations towards CoP22, being held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November 2016.

The stakeholder consultation will provide information, and update, on the status of international negotiations in the UNFCCC, highlight South Africa’s expectations from CoP22, as well as raise public awareness around climate change and climate change response efforts.

Source: Department of Environmental Affairs