Monthly Archives: November 2011

Decision on the host of COP 18/CMP 8

By | 29 November 2011

Durban –  The State of Qatar and the Republic of Korea have agreed to closely cooperate to make the next major UN Climate Change Conference at the end of 2012 a success.

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“Durban Conference to take next big step on climate”

By | 24 November 2011

Pretoria – The latest edition of the UNFCCC Newsletter includes video messages from Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, and from UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres, plus a wealth of information on the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban (28 November to 9 December 2011). See UNFCCC

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November) and 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence (25 November to 10 December)

By | 23 November 2011

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet Outlines Policy Agenda to End Violence against Women Prevention, Protection and Provision of Services Key – As a young girl in Chile, I heard a common saying, quientequiereteaporrea, or who loves you beats you. I recall a woman say, “That’s just the way it is.” Today as societies become more just, democratic and… Read More »

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Bridging the Emissions Gap to Meet 2-Degree Target Do-able

By | 23 November 2011

London/Nairobi – Cutting emissions by 2020 to a level that could keep a global, 21st century, temperature rise under 2 degrees Celsius is technologically and economically feasible, says a comprehensive new study released today by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

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