African Group Outlines Expectations for COP 24 | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

11 October 2018: African countries have solidified their position and articulated their expectations ahead of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC in December 2018, which is expected to finalize implementation guidelines for the Paris Agreement on climate change.

The announcement came during the seventh Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa, which convened in Nairobi, Kenya, from 10-11 October 2018. African experts identified priorities and expectations for the continent, including:

  • effective implementation of existing instruments and conventions;
  • entry into force of Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol;
  • completion of work on the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP);
  • support for African initiatives, such as the Africa Renewable…

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