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V20 economies announce new climate finance initiatives

Call for strong climate outcome at G20 Summit in July Download the Press Release (English, PDF, 96 kb) Photos of the event (Flickr) Washington, D.C., 23 April 2017 – Climate-vulnerable economies comprising the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group today expanded its membership, and announced it would pioneer innovation in climate finance to help secure continued economic development

CVF Troika Statement at #1o5C WAVE Rally at the UN Geneva

Climate Vulnerable Forum Troika Statement by H.E. Ambassador Elayne Whyte, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations Office and other international organisations at Geneva #1o5C European Electric Car Rally (WAVE) Event Place des Nations, United Nations, Geneva 17 June 2016 Download the statement (pdf, 0.1mb) Distinguished Speakers, Dear Colleagues, Friends I am pleased to join

It’s time to shift to disaster preparedness

Reacting after crises just won’t work anymore as we face more of them Thomson Reuters Foundation By Helen Clark, Cesar V. Purisima and Stephen O’Brien Leaders are gathering this week for the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. The Summit presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to take meaningful actions to better address current humanitarian needs and reduce

Chair Statement: UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference

Chair Statement: UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference 16 May 2016 Bonn, Germany Download the Chair’s Statement (English, Pdf, 0.1mb) The Philippines fully supports the statements made by Thailand, Chair of G77 and China, as well as the statements made by the Chairs of the LDCs and AOSIS, many elements of which are aligned with the core advocacies

New Emission Commitments Required to Realize Paris Agreement

New Emission Commitments Required to Realize Paris Agreement: Climate Vulnerable Forum calls for immediate steps to higher ambition emission contributions (INDC/NDCs) at Bonn UN Climate Talks Download the Press Release (English, Pdf, 0.1mb) Download the Chair’s Statement (English, Pdf, 0.1mb) PRESS RELEASE BONN – 16 May 2016: The Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum, Philippines,

Forum Statement in the 2013-2015 Review

1 December 2015 Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) Chair Statement on the 2013-2015 Review The CVF Chair, Philippines, read out the following statement in the Joint Contact Group on the 2013-2015 Review of the 2 degrees temperature goal on Tuesday 1 December 2015 at the UN Climate Change Conference at Paris (COP21): I am speaking for


Vulnerable Countries Forum to Meet at Paris

Third High-Level Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum At the UN Climate Change Conference at Paris (COP21) Blue Zone, Le Bourget UNFCCC site* 16:45–18:15 – Monday 30 November 2015 With statements from H.E. Benigno Aquino, President of the Philippines, and other leaders the principal Climate Vulnerable Forum event taking place at COP21 builds on 2

CVF Asia at PAGASA to exchange climate information and services

CVF Asia members visit PAGASA to share and exchange climate information and services Manila, Philippines, 21 May 2015 – Press Release of the Philippines Climate Change Commission Climate disruption poses a need to provide the public with updated and accurate weather forecast and climate information services to enable people especially those vulnerable or directly involved to

#1o5C Campaign

A campaign initiated and promoted by the CVF together with wide-ranging civil society partners to keep global warming below 1.5°C, enabling people and communities around the world to survive and thrive.. Read More

Vulnerable Twenty Group

The V20 is a new high-level mechanism involving CVF ministers of finance in dialogue and action to concentrate attention on economic and financial responses to climate change and foster a significant increase in investments in climate resiliency and low emissions development.. Read More