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LDC group statement at the opening of the AWG-LCA

Statement by the Gambia on behalf of the Least Developed Countries Group

Opening plenary of the fifteenth session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action

27 November 2012, Doha, Qatar 

Mr. Chair, the Gambia has the honour to speak on behalf of the Least Developed Countries Group. We associate ourselves with statements made by Algeria on behalf of the Group of 77 & China, Swaziland on behalf of the African Group, and Nauru on behalf of Alliance of Small Islands Developing States (AOSIS).

Mr. Chair, our mandate under AWG-LCA is to conclude and terminate its work by reaching an agreed outcome pursuant to decision 1/CP13 in Doha. We are concerned about the lack of progress achieved in AWG-LCA negotiations during the last sessions leaving us with many unresolved issues for Doha. Read the rest of this entry »

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LDC Group’s opening statement at 15th AWG-LCA session (May 2012)

Opening statement by the Gambia on behalf of the group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at the fifteenth session of the AWG LCA

Bonn. 15 May 2012

Mr. Chair, the Gambia has the honour to speak on behalf of the group of Least Developed Countries. The LDC group associates ourselves with the statements made by Algeria on behalf of the G77 and China, Swaziland on behalf of the Africa Group, and Nauru on behalf of the Alliance of Small Islands States (AOSIS).

Mr. Chair, we are concerned that the list of unresolved issues under LCA, before concluding it at the end of this year, is long and the time available to conclude all of them is considerably short. All the issues remaining are extremely important and central to concluding the LCA.

Mr. Chair, we will not be able to claim that we have fulfilled our mandate of the Bali Action Plan if we are unable to agree on the ways for addressing the mitigation ambition gap and ensuring the level of ambition is increased in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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