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Bonn2011 – Sena Alouka – GLOBAL PANEL The Human Rights Perspective

Session Conveners Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future Abstract One of the main overarching themes coming up from the Multistakeholder Dialogue is to look at the three Nexus securities from a human rights perspective. The human rights perspective has been identified as one of the key issues in the Nexus approach. This perspective supports mechanisms [...]

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

FYI Deadlines – Registrations and Submissions

6 March 11:00-9 March 17:00 (Central European Time) Registration Period - Side Events and Exhibits for SBI36/SBSTA36 (June, Bonn, Germany) 16 November Deadline - Media Accreditation - COP17/CMP7/SBSTA35/SBI35/AWG-KP17/AWG-LCA15 (28 November-9 December - Durban, South Africa) You must apply using the new, online system. No other method of application is accepted anymore. Double registration is not [...]

By | November 16th, 2011|News|1 Comment

Connecting African youth for climate

Connect4Climate, a global initiative supported by the World Bank, is mobilizing African youth to raise climate change awareness through an online photo/video competition - the winners of which be on show at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference in Durban. The World Bank, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Environment and more than 30 [...]

By | November 15th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|0 Comments

Climate Change Education, youth-focus Action on mitigation and adaptation; the challenges and good practices

In this interview with Mr Ebrima Dem, national coordinator, Global Unification The Gambia (GU), the youth activist talks on the involvement of his youth-led organisation in climate change education, mitigation and adaptation as well as challenges and good practices. Mr Dem is a social justice activist specialised in women rights and climate change. He was [...]

By | November 4th, 2011|News|0 Comments

We have faith Petition COP17 – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu signs the We Have Faith

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu signs the We Have Faith -- Act Now petition for climate justice. With this petition, faith communities across Africa are calling for climate justice -- that is, for a fair, ambitious and binding agreement in the climate change negotiations (COP17) that will be conducted by governments meeting in Durban in December [...]

By | October 30th, 2011|COP 17 - Africa, News|2 Comments

AYICC at CCDA-1 from 17 – 19 October, Addis Ababa

On behalf of the Interim Executive Committee (IEC), we are pleased to inform you that the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) is represented at the 1st Climate Change and Development Conference in Africa (CCDA-1) starting today the 17th to 19th October 2011 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference is a joint initiative of Climate for Development [...]

By | October 28th, 2011|News|1 Comment