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EU Expresses Support for Tackling Ghana's Environmental Issues

Mr William Hanna, Ambassador of the EU delegation, who led a team to pay a courtesy call on Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation in Accra, said the EU was particularly interested in assisting Ghana to deal with the issues of climate change.

He said the EU would support the country in the framework of climate change agreement and in meeting her climate mitigation targets.

Among the delegation were Mr Herve Delsol, EU Climate Change Specialist, Mrs Tove Degnbol, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, and Mr Giovanni Favilli, Ambassador of Italy.

Also on the delegation, were Mr Szabo Andras, Ambassador of Hungary, Mr Pierre-Yves Kerevennal, Deputy Head of Cooperation, Embassy of France, and Mr Bernhard Abels, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Germany.

Mr Hanna explained that the EU was however happy about the great efforts being made by Ghana to tackle its environmental challenges, especially in dealing with illegal mining, illegal fishing and in handling of e-waste, saying, the EU was already assisting in dealing with most of the issues in the country.

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