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The Embassy of France in Haiti welcomes the ratification yesterday by the Haitian Parliament of the Universal Agreement on Climate adopted in Paris on 12 December 2015 after the COP21.

By this vote, Haiti joins the list of 127 countries representing more than 81% of the global emissions of greenhouse gases that have already ratified this historic agreement entered into force on 4 November 2016.

According to a statement from the embassy, this positive step reflects Haiti's commitment to working towards sustainable development and will allow it to benefit from increased support to implement planned climate change adaptation measures In its national contribution, in particular through the Green Climate Fund.

France welcomes this progress which offers new perspectives to work together on the climatic issues essential to the country.