France is ready to organize in 2015 a conference on climate change

France is ready to organize a conference in 2015 to prepare a global convention on climate change, said Tuesday the president Francois Hollande.

"We have to come to an international agreement on climate change by 2015. I declare that my country is prepared to take on these dates the conference participants the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change" — said Hollande, speaking at a meeting of the UN General Assembly.

In addition, he said, "France is in favor of an African UN agencies responsible for the environment."

The Kyoto Protocol, which came into force in 2005, contains quantitative commitments by developed countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The first commitment period of the Protocol to 31 December 2012. The political decision on a new period of the agreement have adopted at the UN conference in South Africa in 2011, but then could not determine its duration and other specifications. Take formal protocol amendment parties must at a conference in Doha (Qatar) in November-December. At a conference in Durban at the end of 2011 the country also agreed to four years to draft a new global agreement to succeed the Kyoto Protocol.

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