TERRITORIES: THE LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITHIES OF AFRICA PREPARE THE TWENTY-SECOND SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL AGENDA ON CLIMATE (COP22)
From 8 to 10 September 2016, will be held in the NOVOTEL hotel of Cotonou (Benin), the Forum of Local and Regional Authorities of Africa preparatory to the COP22 to be held in Marrakech (Morocco) from 7 to 18 November 2016.
Placed under the distinguished patronage of the Moroccan Presidency of the COP22 and labelled COP22, this meeting is initiated by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa) withthesupport oftheGovernment of Benin Republic (Ministry of Environment). It will take place with the collaboration of theFrancophoneInstitute of Sustainable Development(IFDD),the NationalAssociation of the Municipalities ofBenin (ANCB),the Association of Regions of Morocco (ARM), the MoroccanAssociation of Presidents of Local GovernmentsCouncils (AMPCC)
The Forum is part of the preparations for the summit of local and regional governments leaders scheduled on 14 November 2016 in the framework of the COP22.
The Press Release is available here