Zambia urged to tap into climate conference expertise


Anthony Mukwita

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita says the
Conference of Parties (COP23) currently underway in Bonn, offers
a unique opportunity for Zambia to tap into global experiences.

Ambassador Mukwita said the conference has provided a platform
for a pool of global knowledge where experts can share their
knowledge and experiences in addressing climate-related

Ambassador Mukwita reminded the Zambian delegation that they
could be part of the solution.

“Back home, we are experiencing deforestation and many
climate-related problems”, said Ambassador Mukwita.

This is contained in a press statement issued to ZANIS in
Lusaka today by First Secretary for Press at the Zambia Embassy
in Berlin Germany,
Kellys Kaunda.

Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Jean Kapata who is
leading the delegation and is accompanied by her Permanent
Secretary Trevor Kaunda, is expected to make a presentation
next week.

The Zambian experts are drawn from various government line
ministries and members from the civil society.

Alex Simalabwi of Global Water Partnership said Zambia must
devise a strategy and maximize benefits out of COP23.