Dr Kenrick Leslie, CBE, Executive Director of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, addressed delegates at the UNFCCC COP 20/MOP 10 on December 12, 2014.
Dr Leslie's address focused on the Caribbean's successes in tackling Climate Change in spite of significant challenges and urged greater partnerships to address Climate Change.
Peruse Dr Leslie's "Partnering for success / Partnering for survival" speech and watch the Centre's Partnership Success Story feature video.
In a region plagued by vulnerabilities, recognizing fragility is easy. However, addressing this fragility is not as straightforward. Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community group of Nations took the bold step in 2002 and established a regional Centre whose mandate was simple – help us to address the impacts of climate change.
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