CS, Prof. Judi Wakhungu addressing the COP 21 National Action Plan Validation workshop at Panafric, Nbi (Photo source MENR)
Kenya, is among the Countries that have complied with the resolution agreed during the Climate Change Conference, that was held in Lima, Peru in 2014 by submitting her Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Authorities, Prof. Judi Wakhungu has said.
Addressing a joint meeting of the Kenyan team to the Paris Climate Change Conference, who had met at the Panafric hotel, Nairobi, in order to validate the National Adaptation Plan, Prof. Wakhungu noted that, Kenya was among the 195 member states of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC) and her position paper was ready. Calling on all the participants to speak with one voice, Prof. Wakhungu reminded them that, the aim of COP 21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference was to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate change, with the aim of keeping global warming to below 2degrees Celsius.
The 21st Conference of the Parties, which is the annual meeting of all Countries which want to take action for the climate, will be held in Paris, from November 20th to December, 11th, 2015.