Category: MYD2018

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…

We’re in Bangkok for SB48-2!

MYD is currently tracking the negotiations on the Paris Agreement Work Programme United Nations Conference Center in BangkokPic: UNFCCC UNFCCC climate negotiations resumed today in Bangkok, kicking off with opening plenaries for SBSTA 48-2, SBI 48-2 and APA 1-6. But why are we in Bangkok? In a typical year, intersessional negotiations are held in Bonn…

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…

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?      …

Indigenous People’s traditional knowledge and climate change – Taiwan’s perspective

“Indigenous Peoples (IPs) are on the frontline to suffer! Meanwhile, they’ve been inherited from the wisdom of thousand years in combating threat of climate change, too.” claimed Prof. Dr. Chien-Te Fan, Professor for National Tsing-Hua University and Director for Institute of Law for Science and Technology. The third seminar in Taiwan enlightened us with Indigenous…

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