Helping developing countries tackle climate change
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  • Submitted by: China
  • Topic: Climate change
  • Keywords: Small island developing states, Climate change, Foreign aid
  • Location: Selected Developing Countries
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Type Details
Financing (in USD) $31,700,000
Description
Partner(s)
China, UNEP
Description/achievement of initiative
At the UN meeting on Sustainable Development in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, China’s Premier Wen Jiabao announced that China will contribute US$6 million to a UNEP trust fund for projects and activities that help developing countries raise their capacity for environmental protection. He also promised that China will make available 200 million yuan ( US$31.7 million) for a three-year international project to help small island countries, least developed countries and African countries tackle climate change.

(Statement made by Chinese Prime Minister Wen JIabao at the Rio + 20 Speech at the UN meeting on Sustainable Development in June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Please click for the following link for further information: Premier Wen urges joint efforts on sustainable development).
Implementation methodologies
China would make available 31.7 million US dollars for a three-year international project to help small island nations, underdeveloped countries and African countries tackle climate change. More information can be found at: Premier Wen urges joint efforts on sustainable development

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