COP22 Steering Committee Press Conference

Event Date: 
September 22, 2016

WHAT:  The COP22 Steering Committee is holding a press conference to discuss objectives and expected results of the 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) that will be held in Marrakech, Morocco, from the 7th to 18th November, 2016. Topics will include national adaptation plans, climate change funding, capacity building and technology transfer for vulnerable and developing countries (including Morocco’s triple AAA proposal on the adaptation of agriculture in developing countries).

WHEN:  Thursday, September 22, 2016; 10-11 AM

WHERE: United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, Press Briefing Room


Salaheddine Mezouar- President of COP22 and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Morocco

Hakima El Haité- High-Level Climate Champion of Morocco and Minister of Environment of Morocco

Aziz Mekouar- Ambassador for Multilateral Negotiations

Driss El Yazami- Head of Civil Society Activities and President of the National Human Rights Council

Nizar Baraka - President of the scientific committee and President of the Moroccan Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE)

Said Mouline- Head of Public-Private Partnership and General Director of the National Agency for the Development of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ADEREE)

Abdelâdim Lhafi- COP22 Commissioner

Samira Sitaïl- Head of Press and Communication 


Media Contact:

Luna Atamian * 646-500-7693 *

Andy Tannen * 646-500-7630 *

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