President Sirleaf Arrives in Marrakech, Morocco Ahead of COP22.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016
President Sirleaf greeted by Minister of Culture,  Mohamed Amine of  the Kingdom of Morocco upon arrival.
President Sirleaf greeted by Minister of Culture, Mohamed Amine of the Kingdom of Morocco upon arrival.
Photo Credit: Mr. Ousman Diallo - EXECUTIVE MANSION

Marrakech, Morocco: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the head of a high-level Liberian delegation has arrived in Marrakech, Morocco to participate in the Twenty-Second Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) and the 12th Session of the Conference of Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP12) in Bab Ighli.

According to a dispatch from Marrakech, the Liberian leader and delegation touched down at the Mohammed VI International Airport in Casablanca on Monday, November 14, 2016 and was met on arrival by the Minister of Culture, Mohamed Amine of Kingdom of Morocco, Liberia’s Ambassador to Morocco, Ambassador Edwin  F. Sele, amongst others.

The Marrakech Climate Change Conference will offer an opportunity to focus and discuss strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, with the central focus placed on enhancing ambition, promoting implementation and providing support.
Meanwhile, President Sirleaf is expected to deliver a special statement on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia at the conference and as well hold talks with the King of Morocco on bilateral issues including African leaders.