COP28 UAE: Nasarawa Emir Leads Stakeholders To brainstorm On Nigeria’s Preparedness

By Miriam Humbe

The Emir of Nasarawa, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibril is expected to lead other stakeholders on Tuesday, to brainstorm on Nigeria’s preparedness for the United Nations Framework Convention on the Climate Change’s Conference of Parties (COP28) due to hold in Dubai from November 30 to December 12, 2023.

The parley in Abuja is being jointly organized by a foremost analytical magazine, Development Agenda and the Environmental Media Correspondents Association of Nigeria (EMCAN), comprising print, electronic and online journalists accredited to cover the Environment sector.

This information was contained in a press release signed by the Publisher, Development Agenda, Mr. Paddy Ezeala and EMCAN’s Chairman, Amechi Chuks Oyema.

Themed: “Climate Change and COP28: The way forward for Nigeria”, the one-day seminar will examine Nigeria’s response to Climate Change; Nigeria’s previous COPs attendance; COP28: Legislative support for Nigeria’s Climate ambitions and Conservation and Climate Change: What does the future hold?.

The Conference of Parties, known as COP, is the decision-making body responsible for monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Held annually, the COP brings together the 197 nations and territories – called Parties – that have signed on to the Framework Convention.

Egypt hosted the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh with a view to building on previous successes and paving the way for future ambition.

Speakers at the Development Agenda/EMCAN parley include: Professor Edem Eniang of Nasarawa State University, Hon. Terseer Ugbor, Deputy Chairman, Committee on Environment, House of Representatives.

Others are Dr. Priscilla Achakpa, Founder and Global President of the Women Environment Programme (WEP) and Michael Terungwa David,
Africa Regional Coordinator Citizens Climate International.

Team Lead: GIFSEP

The seminar will bring together representatives of States, National Assembly, Ministries, Departments, Agencies, civil society organisations, diplomatic community and the media.

The UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) is the United Nations entity tasked with supporting the global response to the threat of climate change.

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