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Registration & Accreditation to Rio+20 Now Open (With Links)

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, "Rio +20", will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012. The conference will be preceded by the third Preparatory Committee meeting of the Conference, from 13 to 15 June 2012. In accordance with General Assembly resolution A/C.2/66/L.53, the pre-registration for participation in [...]

By | December 19th, 2011|News|3 Comments

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

Les enjeux de COP17 – Conférence de Durban (28.11-09.12.11)

Les enjeux de COP17 La 17eme Conférence des Parties (COP) à la Convention des Nations Unies sur le Changement Climatique se tiendra à Durban du 28 novembre au 10 décembre prochains. Elle constitue une nouvelle étape importante des négociations climat : après le succès enregistré à Cancun l’année dernière, elle réunit cette année les 195 parties membres [...]

By | November 28th, 2011|News|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

The African Youth Climate Justice Caravan from Nairobi to Durban- Winnie’s Diary

Day 7-13th Nov-Lilongwe Concert We head for a drive around Lilongwe early morning, informing everyone that we are headed to Civo Stadium for a climate justice concert in the afternoon. At the various stops many enthusiastic Malawians sign onto our petition and share their experiences on how climate change has affected them. Most talk of [...]

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

The Lusaka Declaration Of the COMESA-SADC-EAC Youth Conference on Climate Change

Preamble We, the African youth delegates to the regional youth conference on climate change that took place in Lusaka, Zambia from 18th to 20th October, 2011 on the theme’’ enhancing youth engagement and participation into climate change for integrated sustainable development’: Welcome the initiative of COMESA-SADC-EAC to organize this conference. We Acknowledge that climate change [...]

By | November 18th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments