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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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Espinosa champions gender equality in climate action

Patricia Espinosa

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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All new energy systems will be renewables-based, new platform specifies

Nick Nuttall

Representatives of major organisations on Monday, May 8, 2017 launched the Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform, an event that coincided with the start of the UN Climate Change Conference (SB46) in Bonn, Germany. Speaking on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Patricia Espinosa, UNFCCC Spokesperson, Nick Nuttall, says that the Platform’s work will ...

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Climate change: Nigeria lists merits of preparing Third National Communication

Third National Communication

Preparing the Third National Communication (TNC) report presents enormous opportunity for the collection of relevant climate data that will help Nigeria to better plan its economy and also respond to global challenges of climate change and commitments. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, made the submission on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Keffi, Nasarawa State in an ...

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Bonn meeting to advance guidelines for Paris Agreement’s full implementation

World Conference Centre Bonn

In a next round of UN climate change negotiations, nations are meeting in Bonn, Germany from Monday, May 8 to Thursday, May 18, 2017 to further develop the guidelines needed to fully implement the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement now and over the decades to come. Issues under discussion range from ensuring transparency on the reporting of climate action ...

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UNFCCC seeks partnerships for COP23

Patricia Espinosa

The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has said that it is seeking partnerships with all stakeholders, including the private sector, in support of the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) to be held in Bonn, Germany, on November 6-17, 2017. “During these two weeks of November, the world’s eyes will be on Bonn, where thousands ...

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Fiji launches COP23 logo

Fiji-Cop23-Logo

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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UN, Gold Standard seek to hasten progress towards SDGs

Marion-Verles

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat and the Gold Standard on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 announced a collaboration to assist organisations, such as corporates, investors, regions, territories and cities, in setting sustainability targets and assessing the sustainable development impacts of their initiatives. The partnership will build on the standard-setting experience of both organisations in the areas of ...

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Regional centre promotes climate action in Latin America

Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado

Friday, March 31 2017 saw the opening of a Regional Collaboration Centre in Panama City, to be operated by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat in partnership with the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF). The centre will strengthen support given to countries in Latin America to help them with the implementation of the Paris Climate ...

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US: We remain focused on climate action, global development – UNFCCC

Patricia Espinosa

In the light of the recent development in the US, Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), tells her staffers on Friday, March 31, 2017 to be positive and focus on inherent opportunities as the organisation continues to raise its game in support of the transformation of the global economy The new US administration ...

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