Archive for September, 2011

UNFCCC Media Alert: Introduction by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres to noon press briefing at UNHQ in New York, 19 September 2011

20th September 2011 Uncategorized

New York – “We are only eleven weeks away from the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban, where the world expects governments to take the next significant step in building an effective, global system to address climate change. (more…)

Expression of Interest for TV/Radio Coverage of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP17 and CMP7)

19th September 2011 Uncategorized

The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has the pleasure to invite your media organization to submit your Expression of Interest for the booking of a workspace for media coverage of COP 17/CMP 7). The Conference will take place at the Durban Nkosi Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (ICC) and the Durban Exhibition Centre in Durban, South Africa from 28 November to 9 December 2011. (more…)

World Bank kicks off social media climate campaign with photo/video competition for African youth

15th September 2011 Uncategorized

Washington, DC / Pretoria – The World Bank, in collaboration with more than 30 global partners, is launching the Connect4Climate initiative — a campaign, a competition, and a community that cares about climate change.  (more…)

New guide to help developing countries speed up access to climate finance

14th September 2011 Uncategorized

New York —The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a guidebook aimed at helping decision makers in developing countries to better take advantage of the billions pledged to address climate change. (more…)

Design process of UNFCCC Green Climate Fund fully on track, says UNFCCC Executive Secretary

14th September 2011 Uncategorized

Bonn – The third meeting of the Transitional Committee tasked with designing the UNFCCC’s new Green Climate Fund (11–13 September) concluded Tuesday in Geneva, with solid progress made on the design of the Fund. Next to advances on the nuts and bolts of how the Green Climate Fund will function, this includes a broad agreement on the importance of private sector engagement. (more…)