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COP22 Marrakesh Blog – Day 6 and 7, 12 and 13 November, 2016

14 November, 2016IndustriALL's director for sustainability Brian Kohler blogs from the twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Day six of was the day for a Trade union strategy meeting, off-site. Over 160 participants arrived to learn about the process and to provide their views on the direction of the talks. IndustriALL’s Brian Kohler made a presentation of IndustriALL’s work on sectoral sustainability analysis and sustainable industrial strategy, and of course, Just Transition which is central to the entire process.
No scheduled COP meetings took place on day seven. Non-governmental organizations, including trade unions, took part in a Climate March in Marrakesh. Thousands participated to make a statement of support for decisive action to implement the Paris Agreement.