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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…

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?      …

Rethinking Urban Transportation

On the first day of the Asia Pacific Carbon Week 2018, I attended a panel titled “Transport in Cities – Parties and Non-Party Stakeholders Working Together to Deliver Low Carbon Urban Mobility”. The panel was straightforward in its presentation, delivering technological solutions that have tackled urban mobility challenges. However, I found myself thinking about the…

The Mouse and The Elephant at KWAP Inspire

The Malaysian Youth Delegation representatives such as myself along with Syahirah and Jasmin had the chance to participate in the KWAP Inspire: Environmental Conference 2018 hosted by Kumpulan Persaraan (Diperbadankan) also known as The Retirement Fund (Incorporated). It was a two days conference, held on the 17th and 18th July 2018 at Grand Hyatt, Kuala…

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