Signing ceremony between UNESCO and Morocco to launch the preparation of a declaration on ethical principles in relation to climate change

When, local time: 
Thursday, 1 September 2016 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Tee Wee Ang, t.ang@unesco.org; adclimate@unesco.org

A signing ceremony of the Host Country Agreement between UNESCO and the National Commission of the Kingdom of Morocco for UNESCO will be held on 1 September 2016 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. This agreement concerns the organization of the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Expert Group (AHEG) entrusted to elaborate a first draft of a preliminary text of a declaration on ethical principles in relation to climate change.

The Host Country Agreement will be signed by UNESCO's Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information, Mr Eric Falt, and by the Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Kingdom of Morocco for UNESCO, Mr Abdeljalil Lahjomri. The ceremony will be attended by other official representatives.

At the invitation of the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, the first meeting of the AHEG will be held at the Academy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Rabat from 20 to 24 September 2016.