Month: August 2018

Climate Negotiations 101 with Dr. Christine Fletcher

Being a kind-hearted and a lively spirit, Dr. Christine Fletcher encouraged the young participants of this training series to assimilate themselves with the negotiations that take place during International climate conferences and workshops – including the coffee and corridor talks! Kicking off the session with an example of how ‘Sustainable Forest Management’ and ‘Sustainable Management…

#MYDTrainingSeries: Climate Negotiations 101

The Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) is organizing its 7th Training Series on the 25th of August 2018. This time around, we will be hosting a mini crash course on climate change negotiations! We welcome Dr. Christine Fletcher, the Head of Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management from ERE Consulting Group, to give us a 101 on…

MYD meets YB Yeo!

It was the 26th of July 2018 and the Malaysian Youth Delegation met YB Yeo Bee Yin, the Minister for Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) in the Parliament. To know more about how the meeting fared, the members of  MYD18 share their reflections. Were we excited before the meeting?      …

Indigenous People’s traditional knowledge and climate change – Taiwan’s perspective

“Indigenous Peoples (IPs) are on the frontline to suffer! Meanwhile, they’ve been inherited from the wisdom of thousand years in combating threat of climate change, too.” claimed Prof. Dr. Chien-Te Fan, Professor for National Tsing-Hua University and Director for Institute of Law for Science and Technology. The third seminar in Taiwan enlightened us with Indigenous…

A Negotiator’s Understanding of the Complications for Indigenous People’s Engagement in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Indigenous peoples (IPs), defined by Indigenous Survival International are “distinct cultural communities with unique land and other rights based on historical use and occupancy… whose cultures, economies and identities are inextricably tied to their traditional lands and resources”. They are self-defined as descendants of original inhabitants which share strong spiritual and economic attachment. With the…

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