Cop26 will be ‘rich nations stitch-up’ if poorer countries kept away by Covid

The Guardian

Environmental activists demand delay to Glasgow climate talks if costs and travel restrictions block attendance of those worst-hit

…Mohamed Adow, director of thinktank Power Shift Africa, said a summit dominated by rich nations would fly “in the face of the principles of the UN process and opens the door for a rich nations stitch-up of the talks. A climate summit without the voices of those most affected by climate change is not fit for purpose.”

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  • Djemissi

    Nous sommes très heureux de participer à la cop 26 pour faire avancer les négociations climatique et faire comprendre aux partenaires de changer de position et faire plus que maintenant
    Pour notre ONG de capter plus de partenaires pour êtres efficace dans les négociations interne et externe dans la sensibilisation du changement climatique pour mieux gérer l’héritage climatique

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