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COP 17 – Africa

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Durban Climate Change Conference – November 2011 – Opening ceremony

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Durban 2011, will bring together representatives of the world's governments, international organizations and civil society. The discussions will seek to advance, in a balanced fashion, the implementation of the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol, as well as the Bali Action Plan, agreed at COP 13 in 2007, and the Cancun Agreements, [...]

By | November 29th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|2 Comments

COP 18/MOP 8 2012 – 2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Two countries, Qatar and South Korea, are currently bidding to host the 2012 COP 18 President Lee Myung-bak announced South Korea's bid to host the 2012 U.N. climate talks in an address Thursday (local time) to world leaders who gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark. "Korea is ready to contribute to opening up the post-2012 regime by [...]

By | November 29th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

A Durban, l’UE veut un nouvel accord sur le climat d’ici 2015

DURBAN (Reuters) - La planète a besoin d'un plan de réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre nettement plus ambitieux que la première phase du protocole de Kyoto, ont estimé les négociateurs de l'Union européenne à la conférence internationale de Durban sur le climat, qui s'est ouverte lundi. L'Union européenne a appelé de [...]

By | November 29th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa|0 Comments

COP17 Side Event: Africa Adaptation Programme: Building Foundational Partnerships

The Africa Adaptation Programme is holding a Side Event at the 17th Conference of the Parties entitled "Africa Adaptation Programme: Building Foundational Partnerships". AAP was formed under the framework of “Japan-UNDP Joint Framework for Building Partnership to Address Climate Change in Africa.” The side event in Durban will highlight this important partnership and the subsequent [...]

By | November 27th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa|0 Comments

UN Observer Organization Hosts the African First Ladies Forum at UNFCCC COP17 in South Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria, November 22, 2011 – Center for Climate Change and Environmental Studies, an Observer Organization for the United Nations will host the official African First Ladies Forum at the UNFCCC COP17 in Durban, South Africa next week. Center for Climate Change and Environmental Studies, an Observer Organization for the United Nations has recently received [...]

By | November 24th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

AYICC – COP 17 : La jeunesse africaine en route pour Durban

La ville sud-africaine abritera la conférence sur les changements climatiques. Les jeunes entendent bien s’y faire entendre. Une caravane de près de 200 jeunes a quitté Naïrobi pour participer. « Pensez aux générations futures ! »C’est le message de la jeunesse réunie au sein de l’Initiative de la Jeunesse africaine sur les changements climatiques. Selon [...]

By | November 22nd, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

Youth Activists in Africa

This week the blog will cover climate change in Africa, including the efforts of youth organizations. This week-long focus on Africa will lead us into the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which takes place in Durban, South Africa from November 28th-Decemer 9th. Next week we [...]

By | November 22nd, 2011|COP 17 - Africa|0 Comments