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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...

IBON International Update #6 from Doha COP18
Reportage from UNFCCC COP18 in Doha

As the first week of UNFCCC COP18 in Doha, Qatar draws to a close, fault lines between developed and developing countries are becoming clearer.   Read more...

CSOs, social movements unite for sustainable dev't goals
Groups from global South vow to campaign for people's goals

Civil society organizations and social movements from the global South have banded together and pledged to Campaign for People's Goals for Sustainable Development. The CPGSD common statement urged governments to abandon the current development model that grants rights and liberties to capital over the rights and freedoms of people and the protection of the environment, and vowed to fight for a new development framework that is founded on the principles of human rights, equality, self-determination, and social, gender and ecological justice. Read more...

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