NEW-YORK (United Nations) – Thursday, 22 September 2022 (APS) – The minister of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, called Wednesday, in New-York, for the adoption of a common African position ahead of the COP 27, scheduled for November in Egypt.

On the sidelines of the works of the high-level segment of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, in New York, Lamamra, as representative of President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, at the summit meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC).

The meeting, held under the chairmanship of the new president of Kenya, William RUTO, head ahead of the COP 27, was an opportunity to discuss Africa’s priorities in the coming negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Accord.

Lamamra, in an address at the summit meeting, stressed “the need for the African countries to speak in a single voice for an effective and efficient climate action, taking into account Africa’s priorities and concerns, especially the repeated attempts to challenge the validity of the principle of Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR).”