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COP23: Give Us Funds to Implement the Paris Agreement – LDCs Tell COP 23

November 7, 2017

PAMACC News Agency November 07, 2017 As the 23rd round of climate change negotiations kick off in Bonn Germany, the chair of the Least Developed Countries has called on the negotiators to prioritise funding and support towards implementation of the deal agreed upon in Paris in December 2015. “COP 23 is an important opportunity to […]

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Rwanda: Ministers urged To Step on the Gas to Ensure Global Climate Promises Are Kept

October 12, 2016

Innocent Agonza October 12, 2016 As ministers begin to arrive in Kigali, Rwanda, for talks to amend the Montreal Protocol and agree to tackle the use of climate warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Christian Aid urged them to accelerate negotiations of an early phase down date. Benson Ireri, Christian Aid’s Senior Policy Officer for Africa, said: “It’s […]

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‘Spirit of Paris’ Continues as Governments Get Down to Implementing their New Landmark Climate Change Agreement

May 26, 2016

Water Journalists Africa May 26, 2016 The first UN climate change meeting since governments adopted the landmark Paris Agreement closed today amid a suite of positive outcomes that will support the treaty’s widely anticipated early entry into force and stronger, sustained action world-wide into the future. The nearly two week meeting saw countries push ahead […]

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Governments Enter New Era of Collaboration on Climate Change

May 17, 2016

WaterSan Perspective Reporter May 17, 2016 The UN’s top climate change official Christiana Figueres has said that following the successful conclusion of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement in Paris last year, governments are leaving behind the phase of negotiations and entering a new era of collaboration. She was speaking at the opening of the […]

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Papua New Guinea Sends in First Climate Plan under Paris Agreement

March 30, 2016

WaterSan Perspective March 30, 2016 The UN climate change secretariat has created a new page on its website to capture countries’ formal climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the first of these nationally determined contributions (NDCs) has come from Papua New Guinea. NDCs set out publicly the climate actions that each […]

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AfDB Approves 22 Proposals for Climate Finance

December 11, 2015

Friday Phiri Paris. Dec. 11, 2015. The African Development Bank approved 22 proposals under its Africa Climate Change Fund in 2014. Kurt Lonsway, AfDB Manager for Environment and Climate Change, Kurt Lonsway made the disclosure on the eleventh day of the COP 21 in Paris when he featured on a high level discussion panel dubbed: […]

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