25 Days Countdown to COP17/CMP7

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation invites all media to an event marking 25 days to the start of the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will also serve as the 7th Meeting of the Parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol. COP17/CMP7 will take place in Durban from 28 November to 09 December 2011.

The 25-day countdown event will include a tree-planting ceremony and is scheduled for 03 November 2011 in Peddie, 1420 New Housing Project, Eastern Cape Province. The event is part of a series of public awareness and outreach programmes by Government in the lead-up to COP17/CMP7.

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED AS FOLLOWS:

Date:
Thursday,03 November 2011
Venue: Peddie, 1420 New Housing Project, Eastern Cape Province
Time: 05h30 – 08h00

Media wishing to cover the event are requested to send their details to
KgweteN@dirco.gov.za

For general inquiries kindly contact Mr Nelson Kgwete on 076 608 8567

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

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460 Soutpansberg Road
Pretoria

31 October 2011
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