African Development Bank to defend continent’s interests at COP24 – The Citizen

The African Development Bank will be defending the continent’s interests at the 24th annual conference of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change, known as COP24, which opened today in Katowice, Poland.

The bank said it was at the forefront of climate change and was ready to ensure that the voice of the 54 African countries is heard.

“At the forefront of the fight against climate change in Africa, the African Development Bank, strongly represented in previous COP summits is, once again, present in Katowice to ensure that the voice of Africa is heard loud and clear in global climate negotiations,” the bank said on its website.

To this end, the bank plans to pursue its advocacy work in helping African countries address climate change and begin their transition towards green growth…

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