Rwanda is the most green country : COP22
Rwanda has been declared the most green country at the Blue Carpet for Climate Change Action Diner held in Marrakech. The award was given to Rwanda in recognition of the African country’s efforts in favor of climate, notably the signing of the amendment to the Montreal Protocol which aims to reduce emissions, Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The « Kigali Amendment » provides for the reduction of HFCs, which can avoid a temperature increase of 0.5 ° C while continuing to protect the ozone layer. The award was presented by Mrs. El Haiti to the President of the Pan-African Parliament, Hon. Roger Nkodo Dang, who welcomed Africa’s active participation in the COP 21 negotiations in Paris. « There is no more time for talking. Time is up and Rwanda has proved it, « said Hon. Nkodo Deng, adding it was necessary to encourage all African initiatives in this area.
Prince Albert H of Monaco stressed the importance of technological innovation and climate finance for better adaptation to climate change, calling on civil society, the private sector and governments to work together and to unite efforts to achieve the success sought by the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Created in June 2006 by S.A.S. Prince Albert H of Monaco, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation works for the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development on a world scale. It also supports the initiatives of public and private organizations in the fields of research, technological innovation and practices aware of social issues and the financing of projects in three main regions. The Foundation aims to limit the effects of climate change, promote renewable energies, conserve biodiversit?,9manage water resources and combat desertification.