The trust fund for marine protected areas that will be created in cooperation with the Agency for Coastal Protection and Development (APAL) was discussed at a meeting Thursday in Paris, between Minister of the Environment, Nejib Derouiche and a delegation from France and Monaco.
The Principality of Monaco will contribute up to EUR 500,000 (about 1.2 million Tunisian dinars) to the creation of this fund.
On the occasion of the UN Climate Conference COP 21 held in the French capital (from November 30 to December 11, 2015), Derouiche also met with the Moroccan Minister Delegate for Environment, Hakima Hayti.
The meeting discussed the current negotiations and ways to unify positions especially regarding the issue of financing, capacity building and technology transfer.
The two sides also discussed the issue of the contribution of Tunisia to the success of the 22nd Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco.