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Summary of proceedings of the High-level Event on Climate Change

Welcoming what he called a “gratifying shift” in the climate change dialogue, the President of Kiribati today urged the international community to ponder ways to further contribute to that positive development, as the General Assembly held a high-level event to provide impetus towards reaching a universal and ambitious agreement in Paris in December. Continue reading

Executive Secretary of UNFCCC visit to Australia

Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres in ABC TV Studios, Parliament House CanberraDuring the week long mission to Australia in the first week of May of the Executive Secretary of UNFCCC, Ms Christiana Figueres, UNIC Canberra arranged media interviews interstate and held a press conference in our office in Canberra. The press conference was well attended and there was great interest in the current state of climate change negations leading up to COP21 in Paris at the end of the year as was the question of Continue reading

Momentum for Change: 1 Million Women Initiative

Embedded image permalinkIn Australia, women are building a movement to take action on climate change in their households, workplaces and communities.

The organization 1 Million Women has a simple goal with a big impact: get one million women to pledge to take small steps in their daily lives that save energy, reduce waste, cut pollution and lead change.

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Warsaw Climate Change Conference – 11-22 November 2013

cop19_logo_173The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol took place from 11 to 22 November. The United Nations-led climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, concluded with an agreement that Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called an important stepping stone towards a universal legal agreement in 2015. Continue reading