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Governments are meeting for the next round of UN climate change negotiations from 30 April to 10 May to further develop the guidelines for implementing the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.

This will allow the agreement to become operational. The guidelines, or operating manual, are needed to unlock practical actions to realize the full potential of the agreement.

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The Office of Climate Change (OCC), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Guyana (GoG) facilitated discussions with key stakeholders to finalise the official guidelines for the reduction of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions for municipalities across Guyana.

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The SIDS programme started in 2015 with the aim to strengthen the capacity of professionals and decision makers, in order to improve water management and be prepared to address future challenges, such as dealing with climate change. Under the programme, 22 water professionals from 16 countries, responsible for key decision making processes in the SIDS’ government, successfully graduated or will soon defend their MSc thesis at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands.

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Head of the Office of Climate Change (OCC), Ministry of the Presidency, Ms. Janelle Christian and Project Manager of the Transitioning to National Energy Security (TNES): Bartica as a Model Green Town, Mr. Gavin Bovell, yesterday, handed over two laptops to the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Clubs of Three Miles Secondary School and the Bartica Secondary School. The handover took place in the computer lab of the Three Miles Secondary School, Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven).

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