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Maldives: Gearing up for Copenhagen

October 11, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

(by Saffah Faroog)

In December this year world leaders will gather in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, to craft a new treaty on global carbon emissions. The outcome of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) and the treaty that will emerge from it – the successor to the Kyoto Protocol – will determine the fate of several vulnerable countries in the world, including the low-lying Indian Ocean island state, the Maldives.

A series of events and activities are being organized in the Maldives to bring the attention of the world to the plight of Maldives, with the hope that a fair deal will be made at the COP15 conference.

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