The policy would serve as guide for the implementation of actions on climate change in the country.
Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nana Mede launched the document in Abuja, the country’s capital city at the opening of a two-day workshop for Nigeria’s core negotiators for the forthcoming Climate Change agreement.
Mede said the policy would be implemented across all sectors.
The new global agreement on Climate Change is expected to be adopted during a conference in Paris, in November/December under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The agreement is aimed at limiting global warming to below two degree centigrade.
Mede said Nigeria desired a global objective for adaptation and mitigation in the agreement which would limit global warning to below two degree compared to pre-industrial levels.
She said the workshop was organized to acquaint the negotiators with emerging issues of the convention, its processes, intricacies and skills needed for deliberations and negotiations.
She said Nigeria and African groups’ current position in the context of the UNFCCC would be based on equitable multilateral rules with strong link to fair access to sustainable financing. Enditem