Arab Group Meeting on Climate Change
ESCWA in coordination with LAS and the Arab Negotiations Group on Climate Change organized the Arab Group meeting on 22 April 2020. The meeting was conducted within the activities of the project “Strengthened Arab Networks and Enabling Environment for Climate Action”. The meeting was attended by Ms. Roula Majdalani, Mr. Karim Khalil and Ms. Tarek Sadek. The meeting was attended by 48 Arab negotiators, ambassadors and climate experts and continued for three hours in a very interactive manner.
The meeting discussed the current status of CC global meetings and Arab position priorities on CC issues in light of the current circumstances of the Covid-19. Also assessment of the impacts of Covid-19 on implementation of Paris agreement, updating and submission of NDC’s, overview of status of virtual meetings and workshops related to the COP-26 and GCF board sessions and integrating climate change in new economic recovery plans by the countries were addressed.