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#APAN2018 – Linking the UNFCCC and Ecosystem Resilience

We had Youssef Nassef on the panel, everybody. Kicking off Day Two with Plenary Session on “Ecosystem Resilience: Time Counts,” Youssef Nassef, Director of Adaptation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Secretariat shared the stage with four other renowned experts to talk on time as the key enabler for ecosystem resilience and…

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

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 Katowice. Kurtyka also encouraged more participation of civil society organizations and…

Day 1 of the SB48 Bangkok Climate change conference

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 UNFCCC (YOUNGO) daily meeting in the morning, I participated…

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