The Heads of State and Government who took part on Sunday in Brazzaville in the 1st Summit of the Climate Commission of the Congo Basin and the Blue Fund for the Congo Basin commended the leading role of HM King Mohammed VI and his vision for a strong and resilient Africa.
The Heads of State and Government hailed “the leading role played by King Mohammed VI and his Vision for a strong and resilient Africa, which is reflected through the strengthening of the African commitment to fighting climate change and the mobilization of innovative and structuring levers for the sustainable and inclusive development of the Continent”, the Final Declaration released at the end of the Summit said.
The Heads of State and Government also paid tribute to the King’s exceptional presence at this Summit, which reaffirms the Sovereign’s continued commitment to the sustainable co-emergence of Africa.
They also seized this opportunity to praise the leadership and willingness of the Kingdom of Morocco, as Founding Partner, to share its acknowledged experience and expertise to help address the challenges posed by climate change, within the framework of an ambitious South-South cooperation aimed at ensuring Africa’s harmonious and sustainable development.
The Heads of State and Government, who congratulated the Kingdom of Morocco for its commitment to the operationalization of the Blue Fund through the technical support of the climate capacity-building center (Centre 4C Maroc), recalled the Declaration of the African Heads of State and Government who gathered in Marrakech on November 16, 2016 at the 1st Africa Action Summit for Continental Co-Emergence, on the initiative of HM King Mohammed VI, and on the sidelines of the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UNFCCC, during which it was decided to set up three sub-regional Commissions: The Sahel Commission, chaired by the Republic of Niger, the Island States Commission, chaired by the Republic of Seychelles and the Congo Basin Commission, chaired by the Republic of the Congo.