Haiti - Environment : Haiti present at the Madrid Conference (COP25)
This international conference initially planned in Chile then relocated to Madrid because of an unstable political situation in Chile remains under the chairmanship of Chile in Spain. Organized by the United Nations, it brings together the signatory countries of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
As the global climate emergency becomes more and more evident, the COP25 aims to finalize the work likely to encourage an intensification of actions against global warming with the slogan "It´s time for action !". It is in this context that Haiti participates in this event to defend its interests against climate change.
Haiti, like other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) very exposed to climatic hazards, wants to play its role and expects concrete results. According to Joseph Jouthe, the Minister of the Environment, this COP must provide answers, on all fronts, to countries that are least responsible for climate change, including the financial support needed to deal with the losses and damages related to climate change.
Alongside the other Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and SIDS, the members of the Haitian delegation will defend Haiti's priorities, which can be summed up in five points :
About the COP21 Paris Agreement :
The Paris Agreement is an international climate treaty adopted at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) at the UNFCCC held in Paris in December 2015. This international treaty is of a universal nature and includes significant advances in the fight against terrorism. climate changes. It entered into force on November 4, 2016 and was ratified by Haiti in February 2017.
Download the COP21 agreement : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/l09e.pdf
Download the Haiti proposal : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/CPDN_Republique-d-Haiti.pdf
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