eventsCOP23: Morocco, Guinea Ink MoU on Environment and Sustainable Development


14 Nov

COP23: Morocco, Guinea Ink MoU on Environment and Sustainable Development

Bonn, 14/11/2017 (MAP) – Morocco and Guinea signed, Tuesday in Bonn on the COP23 sidelines, a memorandum of understanding seeking to reinforce bilateral cooperation in the field of environment and sustainable development.

Under the agreement, inked by secretary of state for sustainable development Nezha El Ouafi and Guinean environment, waters and forests minister Assiatou Baldé, the two parties agreed to develop their cooperation in several areas, mainly the legislative and institutional framework for environment and sustainable development, and environmental assessment and reporting.

They also committed to promoting cooperation in the protection and management of natural resources, climate change including NDCs, waste management, as well as awareness-raising and education on environment.

The implementation of this agreement will take concrete substance through exchanging visits by national officials and experts, sharing information and expertize on environmental issues and carrying out projects as part of regional and international cooperation.

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