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802, 2017

New Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation

February 8th, 2017|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

The Netherlands announced today it will work with Japan and UN Environment to establish a Global Centre of Excellence to help countries, institutions and businesses to adapt to a warming climate, which is increasing the frequency of natural disasters and causing economic disruptions.

The Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation will bring together international partners, […]

1101, 2017

At Security Council, UN chief Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace

January 11th, 2017|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

10 January 2017 – Delivering his first formal briefing to the Security Council, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underlined the need for new, strengthened efforts to build and sustain peace ranging from prevention, conflict resolution and peacekeeping to peacebuilding and sustainable development.

“We spend far more time and resources responding to crises rather than preventing them. […]

1412, 2016

Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives USD 1 million UN Energy Grant

December 14th, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

14 DEC 2016 – A partnership working to promote solar-powered electric vessels in Tunisia and in the Middle East and North Africa was awarded the $1 million 2016 Energy Grant from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affair (UN-DESA), it was announced today.

The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, an independent […]

1412, 2016

More than 5 per cent of world’s oceans now protected with more commitments underway – UN environment wing

December 14th, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

14 December 2016 – Since April, an unprecedented 3.6 million square kilometres of ocean – an area larger than India – have been designated as marine protected areas (MPAs), meaning for the first time, more than 5% of the world’s oceans are now protected.

“The establishment of so many new protected areas is tremendous news and […]

1412, 2016

The vulnerable ‘must be our first priority,’ says Ban, calling on donors to support UN emergency fund

December 14th, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

13 December 2016 – During the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund’s (CERF) High-Level pledging conference for 2017, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon requested, an unprecedented $1 billion by 2018 – a stark increase since its 2005 establishment.

Global humanitarian needs have quadruple over the years, leaving more than 128 million people in need of assistance today. The […]

2111, 2016

MARRAKECH: Countries at UN conference pledge to press ahead with implementation of Paris Agreement

November 21st, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

18 November 2016 – As they wrapped up their work today in Marrakech, Morocco, countries gathered at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 22), pledged on Friday to move forward on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, which entered into force two weeks ago.

In the Marrakech Action Proclamation, for our climate and sustainable development,” […]

2111, 2016

MARRAKECH: Deepening South-South cooperation driving climate action among developing countries

November 21st, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

14 November 2016 – South-South cooperation is growing, as developing countries are helping each other to address climate change, sustainable development and implementation of the Paris Agreement, said senior United Nations officials and government Ministers at the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech (COP 22).

“It is encouraging and inspiring to see how South-South Cooperation is gaining […]

1811, 2016

MARRAKECH: ‘We strive to lead,’ climate-vulnerable countries declare, pledging robust action on Paris accord

November 18th, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

18 November 2016 – At the United Nations Climate Conference under way in Marrakech, Morocco, known as ‘COP 22,’ more than 45 of the world’s countries that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change pledged today to pursue robust action towards implementation of the landmark Paris Agreement.

“We will survive and thrive,” the countries […]

1711, 2016

New UN initiative aims to save lives and cut climate change by protecting peatlands

November 17th, 2016|Climate Partnerships for the Global South - News|

17 November 2016 – A new global initiative was launched today at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 22) under way in Marrakech, aims to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and save thousands of live by protecting peatlands – the largest terrestrial organic soil carbon stock.

According to the UN environment Programme (UNEP), the Global […]

711, 2016

High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change

November 7th, 2016|SCPI Key Activities|

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

In 2015, the world delivered many  critical and cooperative multi-lateral […]