Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean Kapata and her permanent secretary Trevor Kaunda are expected in Germany to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference that will take place in Bonn between 6th and the 17th of November 2017
The conference will discuss among other things transparency, adaptation, emission reductions, and provision of finance, capacity building and technology.
Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany, Anthony Mukwita says the Zambian government is committed to playing its part in protecting the integrity of the global ecosystem.
Mr. Mukwita says Ms Kapata will represent President Edgar Lungu.
He explains that guidelines that shall be negotiated at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, otherwise dubbed COP23 will form the agenda for the next similar conference, COP24 to take place in Poland in 2018 where they should be completed.
High ranking government leaders, representatives of the UN system, experts in climate change and celebrities are expected to attend., about 170 have ratified it.
This is made available to media by First secretary for press in Belin Kellys Kaunda.