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Forum Spotlight on Climate Change Human Rights Impact at UN

Forum Spotlight on Climate Change Human Rights Impact at UN

Climate Vulnerable Forum Delegation Meeting and Thematic Debate on Climate Change and Human Rights 14 June 2017 – Palais des Nations, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Photo gallery of the event (flickr) A delegation Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) at Geneva in conjunction with the 35th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council focused

Statement on USA Paris Agreement Withdrawal

Download the statement (pdf, 0.1mb) The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in its capacity as Chair of Climate Vulnerable Forum released this statement following the announcement of a USA withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: We deeply regret the USA indication of withdrawal from the Paris Agreement announced by President Donald Trump on 1 June 2017.

Philippines Statement at Bonn

TROIKA PRESS STATEMENT – PHILIPPINES Climate Vulnerable Forum: Press Conference UN Climate Change Conference, Bonn, Germany, 17 May 2017 Download the Statement (English, PDF) H.E. Emmanuel M. De Guzman, Commissioner, Climate Change Commission, Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines: The Philippines is pleased to join our fellow vulnerable countries here today. Having concluded last

Press release : Climate Vulnerable Forum – Drive for greater climate action

Climate Vulnerable Forum – Drive for greater climate action United Nations Climate Change Conference at Bonn, Germany 17 May 2017 Download the Press Release (English, pdf 0.2mb) Photos of the event (Flickr)   Climate Vulnerable Forum: Drive for greater climate action — Progress made in Bonn climate talks — Vulnerable countries seeking enhanced cooperation Read the

Forum Statement at Bonn

Forum Statement: United Nations Climate Change Conference at Bonn, Germany – 17 May 2017 Download the Statement (English, PDF) Photos of the event (Flickr)   I am pleased to address you on behalf of the presidency of the Climate Vulnerable Forum. We are a group of nearly 50 nations representing more than one billion people most

David meets Goliath: First ever V20 – G20 meeting highlights the mutual benefits of climate action

David meets Goliath: First ever V20 – G20 meeting highlights the mutual benefits of climate action Germanwatch By Gerrit Hansen, Germanwatch, April 2017 The climate vulnerable forum (CVF), now uniting 49 of the world’s countries most vulnerable to climate change, has again taken centre-stage in the fight against global warming and for an equitable international

A New Vision for Multilateral Cooperation

A New Vision for Multilateral Cooperation Mary Robinson’s Keynote Speech during the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum at the UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday April 5 2017 My thanks to President Shava for the opportunity to address this Forum today. And to President Thomson and Deputy Secretary-General Mohammed for their

Youth Message at 2016 Forum

Climate Vulnerable Forum High Level Meeting at COP22 18 November 2016 (10:00 am to 12:00 pm) Marrakech, Kingdom of Morocco Imane Boulberj and Abdelkrim Achache, Pupils at Al Hanane School Download the statement here. Read the school’s press release here (external link, French). Abdelkrim Achache and Imane Boulberj at the 2016 CVF Forum. Photo credit: Al

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