Task force on climate change meets in Saint Lucia

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Apr 21, CMC – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Task Force on Climate Change meets here on Tuesday ahead of the May 9 summit in Martinique to be attended by French President Francois Hollande.

The meeting here is being convened by the Belize based Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and will be chaired by Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology Minister Dr James Fletcher.

A statement issued here said that the one-day meeting would focus on several areas including mitigation and adaptation, loss and damage, the CARICOM Preparations for Martinique Summit, the draft Martinique Declaration and the Road to COP 2015 in Paris.

The statement said that CARICOM is adopting a strategic approach to prepare and present a coordinated position ahead of the twenty-first Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 21) scheduled to take place in Paris at the end of this year.

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