Capacity development for climate change negotiations - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

27 Jul 2023

Capacity development for climate change negotiations

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The Arab region is facing major challenges related to climate change, including developing negotiation skills useful for advocacy on important issues to the region in international forums. In this context, ESCWA organized the sixteenth regional training workshop on “Capacity Development for Climate Change Negotiations for the Arab Countries”, from 16 to 18 July in Kuwait.
The workshop aimed to support Arab countries in implementing the outcome decisions of the Conference of the Parties 27 (COP 27) and the Bonn Climate Change Conference, and to discuss critical issues for the upcoming COP 28.
It also addressed regional and national priorities and concerns in relation to the implementation of response measures, circular carbon economy, and adaptation efforts in the water sector.
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