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Tag: Paris climate agreement 2015

  • Saturday, June 29th 2019 - 09:55 UTC

    EU and Mercosur reach historic agreement creating a 780 million people market

    EC president Jean-Claude Juncker underlined the historical moment, ”a strong message that with our Mercosur partners we stand for rules-based trade

    The European Union and Mercosur reached on Friday a political agreement for an ambitious, balanced and comprehensive trade agreement. The EU is the first major partner to strike a trade pact with Mercosur, a bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil Paraguay and Uruguay.

  • Friday, June 2nd 2017 - 06:42 UTC

    May disappointed with Trump's decision to drop Paris climate change agreement; Europe condemns

    Downing Street said “The prime minister expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed UK remained committed to the Paris Agreement”

    PM Theresa May has told Donald Trump of her “disappointment” with his decision to pull the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement. In a phone call with the US president, Mrs. May said the UK remained committed to the deal, according to a Downing Street statement. But Mrs. May has been criticized for not signing a joint condemnation from France, Germany, and Italy. Mr. Trump said he would try to negotiate a new, “fairer” climate deal.

  • Saturday, April 23rd 2016 - 07:56 UTC

    Ban Ki moon message on Mother Earth Day 2016: Trees for the Earth

    On this day, representatives of more than 170 countries are gathering at UN Headquarters in New York to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

    This year, Earth Day coincides with the signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which takes place at UN Headquarters in New York. The Agreement was adopted by all 196 Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change at COP21 in Paris on 12 December 2015.

  • Tuesday, December 15th 2015 - 06:23 UTC

    Paris climate agreement triggers praise for French diplomacy and minister Fabius

    “It’s rare in life to be able to move things forward at the planet level,” Fabius said, visibly moved after coming out of the plenary room.

    France seems to have achieved an unachievable triumph: uniting the world to seal a global climate pact. The Paris climate agreement, adopted on Saturday, was the culmination of more than a year of intense diplomatic efforts by France. Delegates and foreign dignitaries cheered Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, the host of the two-week talks, and gave him a standing ovation.