Belgium is joining the NDC Partnership
Belgium announced its willing to join the NDC Partnership, a coalition of developed and developing countries as well as international institutions, created in November 2016 after the climate summit COP22 which took place in Marrakech.
The coalition is working to achieve the climate and sustainable development goals approved in 2015 in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in the historic Paris climate agreement.
Furthermore, ministers Marghem and De Croo reminded the NDC Partnership of the Belgian initiative for the ‘Nationally Determined Contributions’. This initiative aims to carry out actions in the area of greenhouse gas inventory, development and implementation of climate policies and policies of access to climate funding.
This project was very successful as Belgium received not less than 47 applications by 21 countries, four applications were selected. Thus, Belgium announced it would help Rwanda, Cameroon, Burundi and Ivory Coast.
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