Loss & damage funding makes it to COP27 agenda for the first time ever

Countries agree to 20-point agenda ahead of climate negotiations in Egypt

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Other significant additions to the agenda are: “Matters relating to the least developed countries” and “long term climate finance”

Shreya Jai New Delhi
For the first time in the history of United Nations’ climate negotiations, loss and damage finance will be part of the official agenda of the conference of the parties (COP27) at Sharm-El-Sheikh in Egypt. Countries participating in the negotiations agreed to a 20-point provisional agenda on Sunday.

“Matters relating to funding arrangements responding to loss and damage associated with the adverse effects of climate change, including a focus on addressing loss and damage,” said the COP27 agenda.

Developing countries, including India, small island nations, and several indigenous communities have been batting for a separate fund for loss and damage to

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First Published: Nov 06 2022 | 5:58 PM IST

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