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Climate Change Climate Change News / 21 May 2015
CCAC High-Level Assembly Endorses Framework for Five-Year Strategic Plan
Read More: CCAC High-Level Assembly Endorses Framework for Five-Year Strategic Plan
20_May_2015: The sixth High-Level Assembly of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) has initiated the development of a detailed implementing and planning instrument, the 'CCAC Five-Year Strategic Plan.' The Assembly endorsed a framework for the Plan with a view to launching it at the next High-Level Assembly, which will be held on the margins of the Paris Climate Change Conference in December 2015. continued...
SE4ALL Global Energy Ministerial Opens, Highlights "Trillion-Dollar Opportunity"
Read More: SE4ALL Global Energy Ministerial Opens, Highlights "Trillion-Dollar Opportunity"
20_May_2015: The first-ever Global Energy Ministerial Dialogue, taking place as part of the Second Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum, opened with UN leaders emphasizing the interlinkages between sustainable energy and sustainable development, crisis management, poverty eradication and economic growth. The Ministerial Dialogue is being convened with the objective of reaffirming the Rio+20 determination “to act to make sustainable energy for all a reality.” continued...
OECD Hosts Second Green Investment Financing Forum at Climate Week Paris
Read More: OECD Hosts Second Green Investment Financing Forum at Climate Week Paris
20_May_2015: As part of Climate Week Paris, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) organized the second Green Investment Financing Forum (GIFF) from 19-20 May 2015. The event brought together senior government officials and key actors in financing green infrastructure investment for a candid discussion with special focus on green investment banks. continued...
LAC Negotiators Prepare for Paris
Read More: LAC Negotiators Prepare for Paris
19_May_2015: Senior officials and negotiators from Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries gathered for a meeting, titled ‘4th Meeting of Chief Climate Change Negotiators of Latin America and the Caribbean,' to discuss the content of a climate change agreement, which is expected to be adopted during the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the UNFCCC in Paris in December 2015. continued...
Southwest Pacific Ministers Focus on Climate-Smart Agriculture
Read More: Southwest Pacific Ministers Focus on Climate-Smart Agriculture
14_May_2015: The Eleventh Meeting of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) Southwest Pacific Ministers for Agriculture convened under the theme 'Climate-Smart Agriculture.' After hearing a presentation on the vulnerability of Pacific agriculture and forestry to climate change, ministers noted the importance of a “climate and economically smart” agriculture approach that can strengthen production and processing of staple food crops. continued...
Climate Change Climate Change Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events
Second UN Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum New York City, US 18 May - 21 May
Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda – Fifth Session New York City, US 18 May - 22 May
UNFCCC Technical Analysis of Biennial Update Reports (May) Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 18 May - 22 May
Climate Week Paris Paris, Ile-De-France, France 18 May - 24 May
World Hydropower Congress 2015 Beijing, China 19 May - 21 May
Business and Climate Summit Paris, Ile-De-France, France 20 May - 21 May
Fourth International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health Istanbul, Turkey 20 May - 22 May
Climate Finance Day 2015 Paris, Ile-De-France, France 22 May
12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway 24 May - 27 May
Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Second Ministerial Meeting Mexico 25 May - 26 May
Energy Sustainability Working Group Meeting Istanbul, Turkey 25 May - 26 May
Workshop on Corruption Risks and Anti-Corruption Strategies in Climate Aid Manila, Philippines 25 May - 27 May
84th Meeting of the CDM Executive Board Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 25 May - 28 May
AfDB Annual Meetings 2015 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire 25 May - 29 May
17th Session of the WMO Congress Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland 25 May - 12 Jun
 
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