Category: UNFCCC

A Negotiator’s Understanding of the Complications for Indigenous People’s Engagement in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Indigenous peoples (IPs), defined by Indigenous Survival International are “distinct cultural communities with unique land and other rights based on historical use and occupancy… whose cultures, economies and identities are inextricably tied to their traditional lands and resources”. They are self-defined as descendants of original inhabitants which share strong spiritual and economic attachment. With the…

Can Blockchain Save the Planet?

It’s 5:15pm, Day 2 of the Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW 2018), and my brain has already hit a critical point of information overload. In the midst of sipping on black tea and recovering from a quick social media huddle, my colleague came over, pointed to his left and mouthed one word “blockchain”. Blockchain? What is…

#MYD2018 Training Series: Communicating Climate Change Effectively and Persuasively

The Malaysian Youth Delegation presents the fourth installment of our Training Series. Ms. Tina Carmillia, an environmental journalist and producer for BFM radio, will be delivering a talk on how to communicate climate change effectively and persuasively through art and editorial. She will be sharing her experience as a journalist and radio producer on informing…

#MYD2018 Training Series: The Role of CSO in Climate Negotiations

Details: As part of the MYD Training Series, Mr. Nithi Nesadurai, President of Environmental Protection Society Malaysia (EPSM) and Regional Coordinator of Climate Action Network Southeast Asia (CANSEA), will deliver a talk on how Civil Society Organization (CSO) play a crucial role in at the UNFCCC level and how observers contribute in the overall power…

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