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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…

Malaysians dominating (well, sort of) the UNFCCC!

Of all the 25,000 accredited participants attending the 21st session of Conference of Parties (COP21), what exactly are the Malaysians doing here? If you think we are here in Paris on holiday, or that Malaysia is just a “small and unknown” nation in the international arena, then you are wrong, so wrong. I’m gonna let…

ADP Opening Plenary at COP21

The 21st session of Conference of Parties (COP21) is one of the most unique COPs ever held in the history of UNFCCC. Not only due to the urgency of achieving universal agreement on Climate but also of its uncommon opening plenary that is held on SUNDAY! This year, Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban…

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