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Nigeria restates commitment to COP26 in 2021

Sharon Ikeazor

As the world grapples with the spread of the novel Covid-19 pandemic with its effects on the environment and livelihood, Nigeria has restated its commitment and support to the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties (COP) with the UK and its Italian partners’ decision to postpone the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference until November 2021. Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, Nigeria’s ...

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Participants explore NDCs challenges at UN’s June Momentum event

Carolina Schmidt

“Where do we stand with Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs): Enhancing action on climate change in 2020” was the theme of a key virtual high-level event held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 as part of the June Momentum initiative by UN Climate Change. Chilean Minister of Environment and President of COP25, Carolina Schmidt NDCs are at the heart of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and ...

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Panama launches new programme towards implementing its NDC

Panama RCC screenshot

Panama’s Regional Collaboration Centre (RCC), which supports national climate action, has reached what looks like an important milestone with the launch of a new national carbon footprint programme by the Government of Panama branded “Sustainable Panama: Reduce Your Footprint”. The Minister of Environment of Panama, Mr. Concepción, and Director of the Mitigation Programme, UNFCCC, Mr. James Grabert, provide opening remarks ...

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Rwanda, Andorra submit updated NDCs

President Paul Kagame

The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has received 2020 nationally determined contributions (NDCs) from Rwanda and Andorra. Rwanda’s updated NDC  and Andorra’s second NDC bring the number of Parties to the Paris Agreement on climate change that have submitted their 2020 NDCs to 10. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda (right) during a function. Photo credit: Hope ...

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