Myitmakha News Agency
Yangon, March 1 – according to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) held in Paris, France, implementation of climate change agenda can only begin after the agreement is signed by 55% of attended countries, according to Harjeet Singh, International Coordinator – Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Adaptation of Action Aid.The main topics of discussion at the conference of COP21 was ways to reduce natural disasters, climate change temperature of 2 to 1.5 degrees, together with carbon emissions.
On February 26, a special talk titled “Post COP21- Prospects and Challenges for Myanmar” was held in the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) coordinated by Harjeet, International Coordinator – Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Adaptation of Action Aid, and U Win Myo Thu, Managing Director of ECODEV.
“According to the Paris agreement, 55% of those countries which attended have signed the agreement, so the implementation process can now start,” stated Harjeet Singh during the special talk.
COP21 was held in Paris back in December of last year and attended by 190 countries, including Myanmar. Attendees discussed about equality between developed and developing countries from many different standpoints, it is known.The conference also highlighted Myanmar’s role to reduce natural disasters and how to use funds effectively to repair damage and destruction caused by them.