PR No. 50 “FEDERAL MINISTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ARRIVES IN CHINA TO ATTEND COP-13 TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION” Islamabad: 10 September 2017

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Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan arrives in Ordos, China to attend Conference of Parties session 13 under United Nations Framework Convention to Combat Desertification. The COP-13 started on 6th September and will end on 16th September 2017. The Minister for Climate Change will attend high level segments on 11th and 12th September 2017.

It is a Convention to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements. The Convention, the only convention stemming from a direct recommendation of the Rio Conference’s Agenda 21, was adopted in ParisFrance on 17 June 1994 and entered into force in December 1996. It is the only internationally legally binding framework set up to address the problem of desertification.

 

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