Tuesday, 07 December 2021 04:19 GMT

Headquarters Agreement on Morocco s COP22 Organization Signed in Bonn

(MENAFN- Morocco World News) The headquarters agreement marking the official commitment of Morocco to organize in Marrakech the 22nd Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP22, was signed on Monday in Bonn.

The agreement was signed, during the Bonn Conference on Climate Change (May 16-26), by chairman of the COP22 steering committee and foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar and Executive secretary of the UNFCCC Christiana Figueres.

The event comes following the signature by the EU and 176 countries in New York of the Paris Agreement which pledges to curb global warming at 1.5-2 c.

On May 10, the development of the Bab Ighli site (COP22 village) was launched in Marrakech.

Built as an environment-friendly village, this site which is constructed over 223,647 square meters will be carbon neutral and will be ready for use on Oct.

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