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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…

Are financial sectors excluded from the climate change conversation in Malaysia?

For the first time ever, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP), also known as the Retirement Fund (Incorporated), hosted the KWAP Inspire: Environmental Conference 2018. It was a two days conference, held on 17th and 18th July 2018 at the Grand Hyatt, Kuala Lumpur. The conference intends to connect the business world, government and environmental activists…

#MYD2018 Urges on Good Climate Governance in Letter to Committee for Institutional Reforms

Secretariat, Committee on Institutional Reforms, Level 32 Ilham Tower, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.   To: The Secretariat, Committee of Institutional Reforms, Council of Eminent Persons Date: 28 May 2018 Subject: Recommendations for Institutional Reforms and Issues   Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) is a Malaysian civil society organisation that represents the local youth climate…

Malaysian Youth Statement On United States Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

The Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) expresses their deepest disappointment in the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UNFCCC Paris Agreement, as announced by US President Donald Trump on 1 June. The Paris Agreement stresses the principle of Intergenerational Equity, and is of paramount importance to over 1.8 billion youths around the globe. It reflects…

Developed vs Developing Countries on CBDR

Prof. Gurdial, Malaysian negotiator spoke on behalf of Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs), has grabbed attention and applause for defending the rights of developing countries (mainly CBDR-RC). In 1992, the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) establishes a principled basis for differential treatment of countries in the global climate regime with its core principle of “common…

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