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Roundtable to explore stakeholders’ role in drafting, implementing climate plan

Professor Chukwumerije Okereke

A project aimed at increasing public engagement in the revision process of the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) is holding a webinar where local and international stakeholders will explore global experiences of community input in climate plan implementation. Professor Chukwumerije Okereke Organised by the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD), Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AEFUNAI), Ebonyi State, in partnership ...

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Countries back Paris Agreement with national laws

Paris Agreement

A rise in the number of countries that have introduced legislation to support their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Climate Change Agreement was unveiled in a new analysis presented on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by experts and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Analysis by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the ...

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Scotland, California collaborate to tackle climate change

Scotland-California

A joint agreement committing the Scottish Government and the Government of California to work together to tackle climate change has been signed. First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, met with the Governor of California, Edmund G. Brown, in Sacramento (in California State) on Monday, April 3, 2017 to discuss how the two administrations can work together to achieve the ambitions set out ...

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Schemes aim at decarbonising El Salvador’s energy supply

solar panels

An inter-ministerial Dialogue has launched discussions on domestic climate finance needs for El Salvador’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), and it’s National Climate Change Plan. Both plans aim at decarbonising El Salvador’s energy supply by increasing the use of renewable energy, while improving energy efficiency, land management, urban planning and transportation. The dialogue took place recently as part of El Salvador’s ...

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EurAsia forum advances discussions on NDCs application

Yamil-Bonduki

Following successful regional dialogues for Latin America and the Caribbean (in Costa Rica), Africa (in Tunisia), and the Pacific Islands (in Fiji) since the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and partners last month held a Regional Dialogue on (Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for Eurasia in Istanbul, Turkey. The dialogue convened over 100 participants representing various government ministries ...

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Advancing NDC implementation in Africa

marrakech

With the Paris Agreement signed and Parties’ Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) submitted, countries have turned their attention this year to implementing the global climate change agreement. For individual countries, this means ratifying the agreement, moving from intended contributions to submitted Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and translating the climate change targets outlined in contributions into concrete actions to be implemented ...

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Nigeria’s climate agenda to adopt gender-sensitive approach

Woman farmer

Nigeria has been asked to take urgent steps to incorporate gender sensitive approach in its implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with full participation of all stakeholders, especially women. Participants at the National Consultative Workshop on Gender and Climate Change that held last month in Abuja, who made the submission, called on stakeholders to work towards ensuring equal ...

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Nigeria engages Paris Agreement to drive gender, youth agenda

Gender

“I urge you to come out with a national work plan on gender and climate change that is implementable, achievable, smart and that would address the nation’s challenging problems in the short, medium and long term. We must also develop and implement specific plans to fill the gaps in adaptation, capacity building, education, access to safe, affordable, available and sustainable ...

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Nations to submit NDCs after Paris Agreement ratification

Parties to the Paris Agreement (or nations that end up signing the agreement) are expected to communicate their first nationally determined contribution (NDC) no later than when the respective instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession has been submitted. A feature of the Paris Agreement entails a change in status of the intended national climate action plans which almost all ...

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