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Espinosa to diplomats: I seek your support for COP23

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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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Climate action: Paris Agreement can transform Africa

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Speaking at the 9th Africa Carbon Forum in Cotonou, Benin, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, said that the Paris Climate Change Agreement can be a catalyst for transformative change across Africa, given that Africa’s climate action plans under the agreement are blueprints for attracting private sector investment. She added that integrated action on ...

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Espinosa, others to grace Africa Carbon Forum

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced that its executive secretary, Patricia Espinosa, will grace the 9th Africa Carbon Forum (ACF), which is scheduled to hold from Wednesday, June 28 to Friday, June 30, 2017 in Cotonou, Benin Republic. The UN body, which made the disclosure in a tweet on Sunday, June 25, 2017, is one ...

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Why all government ministries should take up climate campaign, by Espinosa

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Speaking at the G7 Bologna Environment Ministers’ Meeting on Sunday, June 11, 2017, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, said that the national climate action plans (“Nationally Determined Contributions”, or “NDCs”) governments have put forward under the Paris Climate Change Agreement are as much sustainable development plans as they are climate action ...

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G7 must steer capital towards global climate action, says Espinosa

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In an article published recently in “Climate Change – The New Economy”, Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the UN’s top climate change official, calls on G7 leaders to heavily invest in ventures aimed at tackling the climate change scourge Less than two years following the adoption of the Paris Climate Change ...

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Espinosa champions gender equality in climate action

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In an apparent bid to improve gender equality in the field of climate action, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, on Monday, May 8, 2017 announced she is founding the Bonn-Berlin chapter of the International Gender Champions Network (IGCN). The IGCN is a network of senior leaders working to advance gender equality in ...

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Next two years critical for low-carbon pathway – Espinosa

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Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, in an article she authored and published in the “Ministers Reference Book: Commonwealth 2017”, says that the next two years must see major progress towards the low-carbon, sustainable development model which offers the only realistic path to security and well-being for all people. The Paris Climate Change ...

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US an important partner of UNFCCC, says Espinosa

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Patricia Espinosa, who last year took the helm as executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was in the United Kingdom last week to speak with businesses, NGOs and Nick Hurd, the UK climate change minister, on how to sustain and increase momentum on climate action. Previously a Mexican diplomat and minister, Espinosa is tasked with ...

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Espinosa, at IP Week, underlines need for sustainable energy system

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At the International Petroleum Week (IP Week) conference in London on Thursday, February 23 2017, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Patricia Espinosa, spoke about pathways towards a better energy system. She called on the oil and gas executives and policymakers attending the meeting to align their work with the goals of the Paris Climate ...

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Climate change story is a security story, says Espinosa

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Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, February 18 2017, while contributing to a discussion on human security and climate security, called for a reframing of the narrative around climate change. She said that, too often, the “story” around climate change only touched on issues such ...

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