Dialog for climate change control

09 March 2009 | News story

rom October 18th to 22nd 2008, the city of Cotonou, Benin hosted the conference on the sub regional dialog on climate change in West Africa in the countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

This meeting aimed at launching a process which will lead to the development of a common vision and a regional strategy to address climate change in West Africa. The decision makers clearly expressed their willingness to give a political mandate to the ECOWAS to present and defend the position of the States Members of this community in the ongoing post-Kyoto negotiations. racine.kane@iucn.org .