Thousands of Police to Guard Climate Confab
NUSA DUA ~ Some 5,000 police are to provide security when a global climate change summit in Bali is held next month, the national police chief said this week.
“More than 5,000 Indonesian police officers will stand guard on Bali island and other places in Java during the summit,” national police chief Sutanto told reporters.
He said that police would begin deploying from November 20 and remain on duty until the summit’s end. Meetings leading up to the key talks begin on December 3 and the summit concludes on December 14.
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference aims to see countries agree to launch a roadmap for negotiating cuts in carbon emissions from 2012, when current pledges under the Kyoto Protocol run out.Filed under: Headlines