New York UN Climate Summit Preparation Support for Morocco

Morocco has shown itself to be an engaged actor in terms of sustainable development and climate protection. adelphi, together with IISD, on behalf of the GIZ supported the Moroccan government in its preparation for the UN Climate Summit in September 2014. The goal of the project was to highlight Morocco’s contribution to the global mitigation effort and present a portfolio of mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development projects for investment.

adelphi and IISD helped screen a broad number of projects for presentation, assisted with the drafting of a synthesis document of the various projects to be highlighted, and prepared policy makers for the meetings in New York during Climate Week. Drawing on its stable institutional framework and business friendly environment, Morocco will continue to play a progressive role on the international level in addressing climate change while fostering strategic opportunities for climate friendly investment and development.