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John Kufuor: "The interest of the developing world must be included in the climate change agreement"

John Kufuor: "The interest of the developing world must be included in the climate change agreement"

December 05, 2014

With the crucial United Nations Conference of the Parties gathered these days in Lima, Perú, the UN Climate Change Special Envoy and Club de Madrid Member, John Kufuor, supports the Club de Madrid Climate Change Campaign for a strong and binding agreement with a video message stresseing the need to improve the economic and enviromental governance to save our planet.

The former President of Ghana stresses in his message the need for a "human centered development while attaining the sustainability of our planet". 2015 will be a crucial year as "the Millenieum Development Goals will be transitioning to the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals and the Climate Change agreeement has to be concluded by the end of the same year". This accord must next December in Paris "should cover deforestation and investment in renewables to tackle Climate Change  while opening new industries and employment opportunities". The UN Climate Change Special Envoy clearly states in his message that the "interest of the developing countries must be included in a climate change agreement for which mankind "can not wait any longer"

 

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