AFN at UN Climate Change conference in Morocco

November 16, 2016 AFN at UN Climate Change Conference to Ensure First Nations Involvement in International Action on Climate Change  (Marrakech, Morocco)? Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart and Elder Francois Paulette of the Dene Nation are participating in the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National Chief Perry Bellegarde has tasked the AFN delegation to ensure First Nations peoples have a strong voice at the discussions and play a role in designing the COP22 Climate Change action plan. AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, Co-Chair of the Chiefs Committee on Climate Change and portfolio holder for Water, Infrastructure and Alternative Energy, said: “Our presence here is essential so that the inherent responsibilities, roles and rights…

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