Tag: UNFCCC

Post-COP24 Forum: Malaysia’s Perspective on the Katowice UN Climate Change Conference

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP24, in Katowice was deemed as a turning point for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement Rulebook, agreed on at COP24, acts as an operating manual to guide countries (or “Parties” in UNFCCC speak) to meet the ultimate goal of limiting global temperature rise to well…

Just Transition Already Lah

Day 2 of COP 24 kickstarted with much buzz around “just transitions”. Just transition has been described as a just and ethical process to shift to a low-carbon economy, keeping in mind the implications towards socioeconomic, energy and environmental systems. The need for just transition has come up primarily as an environmental justice issue in…

[Media Statement] Malaysian Youth Delegation Responds to YB Yeo’s Address at the UN Climate Change Conference

MALAYSIAN YOUTH DELEGATION RESPONDS TO YB YEO’S ADDRESS AT THE UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE The minister makes a strong call for cooperation and leadership from developed nations KATOWICE, POLAND, 13 December 2018 — Yang Berhormat Yeo Bee Yin, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change, addressed the high-level segment of the UN Climate…

Lost in the space

“Where am I? Why is everyone so serious? What are these people discussing about? Why, why, why, why did I agree to this?” I thought to myself on the first day of the conference.“Ughh someone, please take me home, I’m lost” I shouted in my head. I am finally here in Bangkok to attend the…

Why is writing so hard :(

Saturday, 8 September 2018. I was the facilitator of YOUNGO daily meeting. As a newbie of YOUNGO, I felt a lot of anxiety running through my vein. I couldn’t sit still because I was scared and nervous. The meeting started a little bit late because we were waiting for a few more people to come.…

#MYDTrainingSeries: Climate Negotiations 101

The Malaysian Youth Delegation (MYD) is organizing its 7th Training Series on the 25th of August 2018. This time around, we will be hosting a mini crash course on climate change negotiations! We welcome Dr. Christine Fletcher, the Head of Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management from ERE Consulting Group, to give us a 101 on…

#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…

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