Tag: UNFCCC

MYD 2017 Road Map

Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) established in 2015 with the ultimate aim of representing Malaysian Youth in global climate change arena. After 2 years of hard effort, we hereby proudly announce that MYD is still standing strong and ready to kick climate change’s ass again. MYD term 2017 officially kickstarted 2 weeks ago after roughly 1.5…

FAQs on MYD2016 to UNFCCC COP22 Application

What is COP22? COP22 is the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is the main annual meeting of all nations under the UNFCCC to build and strengthen intergovernmental climate policy. COP22 will be from November 7-18, 2016, in Marrakech, Morocco. This year’s COP is deemed…

What YOU-th can do?

Inevitably, youth are more creative and enthusiastic when comes to addressing an issue. Youth are believed to be the key players in reaching innovative, inspiring and ambitious climate change solution. This article is a compilation of interview answer answered by a group of youth i met in COP21. Feel free to read about what YOU-th can do in…

Importance of NGOs in UNFCCC

The participation of NGOs in UNFCCC is increasing in significance. Currently, there are around 1,400 non-governmental organizations participated as observers for the annual UN climate change conference (a.k.a COP). The number may increase every year due to the advancement of information technology and greater awareness on democracy. Thus, have you ever wonder why NGOs participation…

Meeting Inspiring People in COP21 – Pt. 2

Hi! I am Pavlos Georgiadis from Greece. I am an ethnobotanist, activist and start-up entrepreneur. I worked as a researched in 11 countries in Europe, Asia and America before returning to Greece in 2012, where I focus on agrifood innovation, participatory rural development and environmental politics. What do you do for a living?  I have created Calypso, one…

Side Event in COP21: Asean collaboration in tackling Peatland Fires, Haze and Climate Change

In this session, Dr. Gary William Theseira, Deputy Undersecretary, Environment Management and Climate Change Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia has shared several key points on how Asean countries come together in combating climate change, peatland fires and haze including:- At COP21: Asean is not a group to speak at COP but for…

High Level Meeting on Climate Resilience

It was yesterday’s High Level Meeting on Climate Resilience that sparked my interest of wanting to understand climate change impacts on small islands, least developed countries (LDCs) and African Countries and the importance of Paris Agreement to these countries. “We are learning from our failures. Most of our initiatives come from our hard lessons. Politically and…

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