CARICOM negotiating with ‘one voice’ in global climate change talks

CARICOM entered the 24th Session of the UNFCCC COP24 in Poland with unified negotiating positions, conscious that global climate change not only threatens the environment but also has deleterious consequences to the Region’s economic development.

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) fine-tuned its negotiating positions at a recent meeting held in Bridgetown, Barbados ahead of the 24th Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 24).

The global meeting on Climate Change is being held in Katowice, Poland from 3-14 December 2018. Barbados Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod encouraged the regional negotiators to approach the UNFCCC COP 24 mindful of the “Declaration on Climate…

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