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Need for climate change financing in SIDS highlighted at CHOGM 2018

Posted in: Regional News by volderine | 21 April 2018 | 3347

    Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica
    Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica

    Rt. Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, this morning used the international platform of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to reinforce the need for financing for Small Island and Developing States (SIDS) given the existential threats climate change poses for these countries.

    The Jamaican Prime Minister was speaking at the Combined Forum hosted at the Queen Elizabeth Centre, London, United Kingdom (UK).

    “The issue of climate change is not a philosophical one, we don’t have time in defending the credibility of whether or not it is real or fake. It is an existential threat, in the real sense of SIDS such as those in the Caribbean and the Pacific,” he pointed out.



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