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Briefing Note for AfDB’s Long-Term Strategy - Assessment of COP 17: Implications for Africa and the Bank
From 28 November-13 December, 2011, at the Seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Seventh Meeting of the Parties (MOP 7) to the Kyoto Protocol in Durban, Africa spoke with a single voice. The Africa Group of Negotiators and presentations at the Africa Pavilion presented a shared African position on climate change focused on Africa’s specific priorities and concerns. In this brief, we assess the COP 17 and present its implications for Africa and the African Development Bank.