LDCs and climate change: “Least Developed Countries stress that climate action cannot be neglected”

2 April 2020 – Press release by the LDC Group in climate change negotiations:

““These are really difficult times for everyone. As the world responds to one crisis, we cannot let another crisis worsen. And as governments respond and make plans for recovery, there is a prime opportunity for ambitious climate change action to guide those recovery processes in order to see a zero carbon, sustainable and just transition to a safer future for all. The international solidarity demonstrated during this time has further shown the possibility of united global action to deal with the climate crisis.”  Full text here.

The Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group supports LDCs to negotiate as a bloc at the intergovernmental negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change sessions, to effectively represent their collective needs.