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Union Cabinet approves India’s approach to Climate Change Negotiations at COP22

Dec 15, 2016 16:25 IST

The Union Cabinet on 14 December 2016 approved India’s approach to Climate Change Negotiations at the Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco in November 2016.

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India’s approach was aimed at safeguarding the interest of vulnerable groups by emphasizing on adaptation, loss and damage, and protecting the development space. It integrated the interest of all strata of society in the country.

It also outlined the achievement of the goal and also addressed the adaptation needs of the country.

About COP 22

The Conference of the Parties (COP 22) was held in Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016.  It was the twelfth session of the COP serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), and the first session of the COP serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1).

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