Caribbean countries meet in Grenada ahead of COP22 in Morocco

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The Jonathan Guy-Gladding painting titled 1.5 to Stay Alive, which is counted among the artistic outputs from the Caribbean’s 1.5 to Stay Alive campaign. The Jonathan Guy-Gladding painting titled 1.5 to Stay Alive, which is counted among the artistic outputs from the Caribbean’s 1.5 to Stay Alive campaign.

Grenada is hosting the CARICOM Climate Change Negotiators and Ministerial preparatory meeting in preparation for the Conference of Parties (COP) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will be held in Morocco this year.

The three-day conference, which began on Monday, is being attended by representatives from 12 countries as well as the Belize-based Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat.

The objectives of the preparatory meeting are to provide ministers and negotiators with a forum to prepare for COP 22 to be held in Marrakesh, Morocco from the 7th to 18th November 2016 and to develop the regional positions for the Caribbean states.

A statement issued here said that the meeting provided the ministers with a briefing on…

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