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Vice-PR travels to Egypt to participate in COP27

The Vice-President of the Republic, Esperança da Costa, will travel to Egypt, where, on behalf of the President of the Republic, João Lourenço, she will participate in the 27th Session of the UN Conference of the Parties (COP27), which will take place in 6th to 9th of November.


According to a statement sent to VerAngola, the deputy PR will travel this Saturday, November 5, to Sharm-el-Sheik (Egypt).

The national delegation, which will be headed by Esperança da Costa, will include the Minister of the Environment, Ana Paula Chantre Luna de Carvalho, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Esmeralda Mendonça and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Angola accredited to the Republic of Egypt. , Nelson Cosme.

The note also states that the delegation will also be composed of representatives of the Civil House of the President of the Republic, the National Assembly, the Ministries of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas, Economy and Planning, Fisheries and Marine Resources, Agriculture and Forestry, Telecommunications, Information and Social Communication, the Boards of Directors of Sonangol and Endiama, and members of civil society.

In the event, in addition to the country reiterating that it is concerned "with climate change, one of the greatest challenges that humanity faces, due to the set of effects that this phenomenon has caused", it will also defend topics such as "the financing of some projects aimed at environment, aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change".

According to the statement, the country will "present the Carbono Azul projects, which are being designed by the Otchiva Association, with the support of Sonangol and Total, of Photovoltaic Plants, the so-called clean energies, by the Ministries of Energy and Water. and Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, as well as Green Hydrogen", with these projects to be presented at the Congo Basin stand, "which also has the Blue Fund Project".

"The sustainability of protected areas and the impact of solid waste on the environment are, among others, burning issues to be analyzed during COP27", the note says.

It is also noted that the country has taken "concrete steps to mitigate the effect of climate change", including the construction of the Cafu Canal, which aims to "bring water from the Cunene River to the populations of that province and Namibe province, to mitigate the effects of drought in these regions".


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