Category: ClimateAction

ASEAN Pre-COP Capacity Building Workshop

With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland happening in just over a month, the Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) has teamed up with the Singapore Youth for Climate Action (SYCA) and Energy Studies Institute (ESI) to bring you a capacity building session geared towards Youths and how we can prepare for COP24. The session…

GET REAL! Climate Change x Food Production x LCOY

Changes in the world’s climate has, and will continue to bring major shifts in food production. This includes the rise in temperature, increase in rainfall and coastal flooding that reduces the amount of land available for agriculture. In a nutshell, food crops and as it follows, food security, are sensitive to climate change. After a…

Addressing Concerns Before COP24

The Bilateral Meeting Panel with Mr Michal Kurtyka (second from right) Bilateral Meeting between the incoming COP24 Polish Presidency and various CSOs was held on Day 2 of SB48.2 in Bangkok. COP President Mr Michal Kurtyka began the session by expressing his eagerness to meet the CSOs- and hoped that numerous representatives will be at…

Day 1 of the SB48 Bangkok Climate change conference

Excited faces at Day 1 of the Bangkok negotiations I am pleased to report that the first day of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) climate negotiations at SB48 Bangkok, and also my first time at a major international climate change conference, was an enjoyable experience. After attending the Youth Constituency to…

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…

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