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Rights groups concerned at rich nations'  role at COP22

Published : Saturday, 19 November, 2016 at 12:00 AM  Count : 520

Rights groups have expressed their concern over the indecisions of the developed countries in respect to enhancing mitigation ambitions, saying their actions in Marrakech climate conference will lead to climate genocide in LDCs and MVCs.
Several rights groups representing the least developed countries and most vulnerable countries expressed the dismay at a press conference in Marrakech in Morocco on Thursday, according to a message received here on Friday afternoon.
Moderated by Rezaul Karim Chowdhury of EquityBD Bangladesh, other speakers of the press conference were Ziaul Haque Mukta of CSRL Bangladesh, Azeb Girmi from ENDA, Ethiopia and LDC Watch Brussels, and Justine Ginnetti of IDMC (International Displacement Monitoring Center), Geneva.
In their group position paper, they said indecisions of the rich countries in respect to enhancing mitigation ambitions, very little or no financing commitment in respect to financing, especially for adaptation and loss and damages.     UNB

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