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PR No. 92 Islamabad: November 12, 2017

Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan will arrive in Bonn, Germany today to head Pakistani delegation in Conference of Parties 23.Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan will highlight various achievements fulfilled by Pakistan under its commitments in Paris agreement The Climate change conference started on 6th November and will continue till 17th November, 2017.The member states are discussing strategies to speedily implement Paris agreement.The effects on implementation process of Paris agreement with the withdrawal of United States is also an important agenda. The high level segment is starting on 13th November where head of the delegates will attend various important side events and meetings.

 

        Pakistan is declared on number seven most affected by climate change by German watch. Its contribution in Global Carbon Emission is 0.08%. This forum will be used to highlight vulnerability of Pakistan due to climate change and achievements made to mitigate climate change effects.

 

        The COP is the supreme decision-making body of the Convention. All States that are Parties to the Convention are represented at the COP, at which they review the implementation of the Convention and any other legal instruments that the COP adopts and take decisions necessary to promote the effective implementation of the Convention, including institutional and administrative arrangements. A key task for the COP is to review the national communications and emission inventories submitted by Parties. Based on this information, the COP assesses the effects of the measures taken by Parties and the progress made in achieving the ultimate objective of the Convention.

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