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On COP 18: Strong political commitment is urgent to save humanity
IBON International Outlook

Farjana Akter of VOICE (Bangladesh) writes a pithy and passionate piece for urgent climate action, saying that "exercising rights and justice at their maximum standard are the expectations of the people during the climate talks in Doha." Read more...

IBON International Update #1 from Doha COP18
Reportage from UNFCCC COP18 in Doha

The UNFCCC COP-18 opened this week in Qatar. More pressure than ever before rests on this COP process ending with a meaningful outcome characterized by developed country ambition in achieving emissions reductions, equity between developed and developing countries in emission reductions and climate financing, and legally binding commitments on all of these.   Read more...

IBON International Update #2 from Doha COP18
Reportage from UNFCCC COP18 in Doha

Four main items were discussed at the Nov. 29 meeting of the Contact Group on Finance: general statements on the report on the work programme on Long Term Finance, the report of the Standing Committee, report on the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and initial guidelines; and on the arrangements between the COP and the GCF.   Read more...

IBON International Update #3 from Doha COP18
Reportage from UNFCCC COP18 in Doha

The Subsidiary Body for Implementation chair circulated a draft text on the SBI agenda item on “loss and damage” (from climate change) for further discussion and negotiation by country Parties. Country Parties agreed to continue their work on the text while they expressed their concern on few specific paragraphs. Read more...

IBON International Update #4 from Doha COP18
Reportage from UNFCCC COP18 in Doha

The US chief negotiator at COP-18 issued a strong rebuke to NGOs in an off-the-record meeting, which has now been published in Indian media. Read more...

IBON International Update #5 from Doha COP18
Reportage from UNFCCC COP18 in Doha

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is seen to be the subject of yet more intense debates at the UNFCCC's COP-18 climate change talks in Doha. Read more...

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