The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), Enaam Mayara, affirmed on Saturday in Dubai that parliamentary diplomacy plays a very important role in resolving crises linked to climate change.
Parliamentary diplomacy is now essential on the international scene to contribute to the resolution of crises, particularly in terms of strengthening concrete measures and intensifying efforts to combat climate change, he underlined in a speech during of a high-level COP28 event.
He added that during the second session of the PAM Economic Forum for the Euro-Mediterranean region and the Gulf of Marrakech, which Morocco will host in June next year, the parliamentary bloc will be installed of the Euro-Mediterranean region and the Gulf intended for the development of renewable energies, which was established at the APM in 2022.
The President of the PAM underlined, in this regard, the current climate emergency and its unprecedented repercussions on the Euro-Mediterranean region and the Gulf, citing in particular the rise in temperatures in the Mediterranean 20% faster than the average. world, while the Gulf Sea is the warmest in the world.
After welcoming the decision to activate the “Loss and Damage” Fund to compensate the countries most affected by climate change, the President of the House of Advisors called for intensifying efforts and increasing funding allocated to the climate transition. and energy.
It should be recalled that during another meeting held within the framework of COP28, Mr. Mayara underlined Morocco’s determination to work to effectively contribute to the continental dynamic aimed at protecting Africa from the risks of the climate crisis and defending the rights of future generations to development and progress.
He noted that Africa, the continent which produces the least greenhouse gas emissions, is at the heart of the tragedies linked to climate change, which compromises its chances of growth, progress and prosperity and seriously threatens the fundamental rights of tens of millions of Africans.
This article is originally published on menara.ma