President Edgar Lungu has left for Morocco to Attend the 22nd Session of the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 22) on Climate Change.

The Conference of Parties COP22 will determine what action needs to be taken to combat Climate Change once the Paris Agreement comes into Effect.

The President is expected back in the Country soon after the Summit Deliberations are over.

The Conference, which is under way in Morocco, will be Crucial in helping African Countries Manage the Effects of Climate Change.

The following Priorities for COP22 have been identified:

Strengthening Action on Mitigation and Adaptation by all Parties before 2020;

Supporting Domestic Action to give Effect to Nationally Determined Contributions;

Pursuing Collaboration as part of an Intensified Action Agenda;

Mobilising Finance, Technology and Capacity-Building support before and after 2020.

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