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Universal agreement on climate change – not too far!

Delegates from 194 countries negotiated over a week and finally succeeded to prepare the negotiating text for the 2015 Universal Agreement on Climate Change to be held in Le Bourget, France from 30 November to 11 December 2015.   On Friday (13 th February 2015), delegates participating Geneva Climate Change Talks finalised the content of the new agreement which includes the text about mitigation, adaptation, finance, technology and capacity building.    Participants of the Climate Change Talk in Geneva. Photo credit:   UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré The United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has set the objective of the 2015 conference to achieve a universal and binding agreement on climate for the first time after 20 years of UN negotiations by the nations all over the world. Achievement of Geneva talk over the last week is a key milestone towards this objective of UNFCCC. This has given a hope that we are moving in right direction in spite of be