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I asked the APA Co-Chairs 3 Questions

Picture credit: IISD Today’s quite an occasion. The Youth Constituency, YOUNGO, was packed with back to back dialogues with the incoming COP24 Presidency, co-chairs of Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA), the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) with observer organisations, followed by…

Where the YOUNGO in Bangkok

Young, ambitious and lost at a UNFCCC conference? You’re not alone. Keeping Up to Speed with Climate Negotiations in 2018 Hundreds of delegates from all over the world are already making their way to the first day of climate talks at the resumed 48th sessions of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)…

It Takes Two Tango – Unless You’re in Bangkok

It was only Day 1 of SB48-2 in Bangkok and feathers were already ruffled – YOUNGO surprisingly taking the first spot. What would have been a typical Joint Plenary on APA, SBSTA and SBI turned heated as the Co-Chairs made a last-minute decision to call-off interventions from CSOs, drawing flak from YOUNGO, the official youth…

A Strong Private Sector and Business Tone at the Asia Pacific Climate Week 2018

The Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW) 2018 opened with a strong pro-business and private sector sentiment. A number of heavy weights sat on the opening panel: Patricia Espinosa, Luke Daunivalu, Masagos Zulkifli, President Michal Kurtyka, Bambang Susantono. Steve Chao moderated the session. The importance of a business and private finance solution to climate change was…

APCW 2018: Johore to Singapore Everyday

Image courtesy of TODAYOnline: The view of causeway bridge (Johore-Singapore) Asia Pacific Climate Week 2018 (APCW) was held at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore and Johore observes the start of the weekend on Friday whereas Singapore starts its weekend on Saturday. Before the event started, all the members of Malaysia Youth Delegation who participated in APCW…

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…

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