CLIMATE ACTION IS UNSTOPPABLE! Last night, countries unanimously joined together to support the Marrakech Action Proclamation, which celebrates the irreversible momentum that led to the Paris Agreement and the bold initiatives by governments, businesses, cities and people around the world to address climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To read more about the [...]
‘The eyes of the world are upon us,’ chair of UN conference says as new round of climate talks opens
The United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as ‘COP 22,’ opened today in Marrakech, Morocco, just days after the entry into force of the landmark Paris Agreement which has now been ratified by 100 countries.
Erna Solberg at World Forum for Democracy: massive action is needed for the 263 million children and young people out of school
Speaking at the opening of the World Forum for Democracy on 7 November, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg stressed that quality in learning, vocational training and education in emergencies and protracted crises, in particular for girls, is “the best investment for sustainable development”. “If you educate a girl, she will take charge of her life, [...]
Capacity Development Workshop and LDC Graduation, Beijing, China 10-12 November New York, 7 November – Government policymakers from 16 least developed countries (LDCs) and one graduate, Samoa, will gather in Beijing, China, from 10-12 November to discuss strategies needed to successfully graduate from LDC status and to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). LDCs [...]
Monday, 14 November 9:00 – 17:40 China Pavilion, COP 22, Morocco Hosted by the Government of China, the Government of Morocco, and the United Nations, Organized by the United Nations Southern Climate Partnership Incubator (SCPI) Initiative, and supported by the International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP) of the UNEP. Background UN Special Adviser David Nabarro [...]