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Espinosa to diplomats: I seek your support for COP23

Patricia Espinosa

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, on Thursday, July 27, 2017 briefed embassies in Berlin, Germany regarding the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) holding in Bonn, Germany from November 6 to 17, 2017. The UNFCCC secretariat is hosting COP23, in close collaboration with the Government of Fiji, who will serve as the ...

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Fiji’s vision for COP23, by Bainimarama

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Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, as incoming President of the UN Climate Change Conference in November 2017 in Bonn, Germany, addressed delegates on Thursday, May 18 2017, the final day of the May UN Climate Change Conference in the former German capital. In his address, he set out his vision for Fiji’s Presidency of COP23. Excerpts: Certainly, the ball is being passed ...

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Bonn: Fiji outlines COP23 priorities, as nations make progress on Paris Agreement implementation guidelines

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The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) May conference closed in Bonn on Thursday, May 18, 2017 with Fiji Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, the in-coming president of COP23, presenting his political vision for the November Summit. These include forging “a grand coalition to accelerate climate action before 2020 and beyond between civil society, the scientific community, the private sector ...

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Fiji launches COP23 logo

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Fijian Prime Minister and incoming President of COP 23, Frank Bainimarama, on Monday, April 10, 2017 launched the logo for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held in Bonn in November. Also present at the launch was German State Secretary for the Environment, Jochen Flasbarth. COP23 implies the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to ...

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We’ll represent 7.5bn people at COP23 – Fiji

Inia Seruiratu

Speaking on the occasion of Earth Hour on 25 March, Fiji’s Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Inia Seruiratu, said: “The future of Fiji is at stake. The future of our planet is at stake. And we are taking on these responsibilities not only for every Fijian and every Pacific islander but for all 7.5 billion ...

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Bainimarama tags battling ocean pollution, climate change a ‘two-front war’

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Speaking to Pacific island leaders and diplomats in Suva recently, the incoming President of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in November (COP23), Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, said his most important goal was to preserve the multilateral consensus for decisive action on climate change that was reached in the Paris Climate Change Agreement at the end of 2015. ...

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How climate change impacts Fiji

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The Government of Fiji will be the president of the 23rd Climate Change Conference (COP23) to be held in Bonn. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has given high priority to COP23 and aims to continue the momentum for action since the entry into force of the Paris Climate Change Agreement last year. The entire region is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. The London ...

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How Germany is supporting COP23, by UNFCCC

Bonn World Conference Centre

The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is looking forward to hosting the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UNFCCC at its head offices in Bonn, Germany from 6-17 November 2017. The secretariat is said to be working in very close collaboration with the Government of Fiji, who will serve ...

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COP23: To Bonn and beyond, by Bainimarama

Fiji President

Incoming COP23 President, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji, in a recent message, says he will be totally focused on achieving the best possible outcome at the next global climate change summit, scheduled to hold November this year in Bonn, Germany Bula vinaka! Wherever you are the world, I convey my warmest greetings, along with the greetings of the Fijian ...

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Fiji COP23 presidency highlights small nations’ vulnerability – Espinosa

patricia espinosa

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, has said that the assignment of Fiji’s presidency of the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) to UNFCCC highlights the importance of addressing the vulnerability small island states. Espinosa, who made the remarks at the close of a three-day Planning Meeting for COP23 ...

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