Month: September 2018

On the technology framework – will it be useful?

About the technology framework Article 10, paragraph 4 of the Paris Agreement has established a technology framework to provide an overarching guidance to the work of the current Technology Mechanism.  The principles of this framework, which includes coherence, inclusiveness, result-oriented approach, transformational approach and transparency will provide guidance on the promotion and facilitation of technology development…

APA5: Enhancing Transparency at SB48-2

Negotiations entered full swing in Bangkok in efforts to complete the guidelines for the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP). A multitude of key topics to be tabled across all subsidiary bodies for the duration of SB48-2 has been identified by the Parties. The Ad hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA) turns its gaze…

Lost in the space

“Where am I? Why is everyone so serious? What are these people discussing about? Why, why, why, why did I agree to this?” I thought to myself on the first day of the conference.“Ughh someone, please take me home, I’m lost” I shouted in my head. I am finally here in Bangkok to attend the…

Why is writing so hard :(

Saturday, 8 September 2018. I was the facilitator of YOUNGO daily meeting. As a newbie of YOUNGO, I felt a lot of anxiety running through my vein. I couldn’t sit still because I was scared and nervous. The meeting started a little bit late because we were waiting for a few more people to come.…

#RiseForClimate

The Earth’s climate has changed, and global warming has been affecting the lives of millions. In the case of the people in Thailand, it is the livelihoods of the fishermen and the coastal communities that are being threatened by climate change. Local communities have also suffered from episodes of heavy rain, which has caused unwanted…

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