Looking Inside an Informal Informal Negotiation: Protecting Vulnerable Groups in COP Decisions

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The time is 10:00 am. The crowd of negotiators briskly walk into the meeting room while the observers patiently wait outside the hall, hoping for a place to sit in the negotiation. It is the third informal informal meeting of the Subsidiary Bodies (SB). On the table is drafting the decision to the COP about…
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Indigenous Women May Just Be the Key to Successful Latin American NDCs

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  Delfina Katip, a preeminent Peruvian advocate for indigenous women’s rights, gave an incredible presentation on the¬†power of indigenous women in climate change adaptation for a side event called Minga NDC and Talanoa Dialogue: Indigenous strategies for climate ambition. The panel¬†began with opening remarks on the importance of including the interests of indigenous people in…
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No Climate Justice without Gender Justice

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Today at COP21, a focus for at least one of the meetings was how to achieve transformative solutions for both climate and gender justice. The meeting emphasized gender and economic disparities in developing countries and the fact that climate change does not affect men and women on the same level. For much of the developing…
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