UN climate change conference - Nairobi 2006
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Kenya is hosting the second meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP/MOP 2), in conjunction with the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties to the Climate Change Convention (COP 12), in Nairobi from 6 to 17 November 2006. Negotiations are aimed at pushing forward the international agenda on climate change which began over a decade ago when most countries joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) to fight global warming and to adapt to inevitable temperature increases. See the official site of the meeting.

Related Choike reports: Climate change, Desertification, Rio+10: Earth Summit 2002.

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