Government Ratifies Paris Agreement
In the image, from left: Ms. Charlene Roopnarine, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, New York; Mr. Vladamir Budhu, Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, New York; Her Excellency Pennelope Beckles, Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations, New York; and Ms. Dina Hamdy, Legal Officer, Office of Legal Affairs Treaty Section, United Nations, New York display Trinidad and Tobago’s Instrument of Ratification to the Paris Agreement.

The Honourable Camille Robinson-Regis, Minister of Planning and Development is has announced that Trinidad and Tobago deposited its instrument of ratification to the Paris Agreement on climate change on February 22nd, 2018 in New York at the United Nations’ Headquarters. 
 
Through ratification of the Paris Agreement, this means that Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed itsintended Nationally Determined Contribution (iNDC) and therefore the iNDC has officially become theNationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and the formal commitment of this nation to reducing greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris Agreement. This commitment means that we will have to reduce cumulative greenhouse gas emissions by 15 per cent from industry, power generation and the transport sector by 2030 from a business as usual baseline. Read More>>

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