Manila Call to Action on Climate Change
On February 26, 2015, French President François Hollande and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III launched a call for the international community to conclude an agreement on the climate during the Paris Climate Change Conference which will take place at the end of this year.
"So what is now the purpose of this appeal? It is an appeal for justice. The Manila appeal is for the world to be more firm between developed countries and fragile ones, between rich countries and poor ones, between generations as well. Those who had all their time to extract resources from the planet and who now have a duty - the duty to act so that their children, their grandchildren as well, can simply live on this planet."
Our Manila Call to Action on Climate Change represents solidarity in action. We are hopeful that this joint call will help us gain momentum for a truly global initiative to address climate change. I extend my (...)