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As COP23 starts in Bonn, here are some expectations for the negotiations and some highlights from the People’s Climate Summit (3-7 November), rallying the power of the climate justice movements from around the world.
A Multi-Faith invitation to Sustainable Lifestyles, Interfaith statement, November 2017 (available in EN - ES)
Civil Society Review report, November 2017
CIDSE continues to advocate for climate justice and calls for greater ambitions to tackle climate change in the framework of the Paris Agreement, based on the values of equity, participation, and solidarity. Under the Presidency of Fiji, COP23 will set the ground for evaluating collective progress in achieving the goals set by the agreement, particularly in keeping temperatures below the 1.5 degrees’ threshold and swiftly transitioning towards low carbon, renewable based economies.
Expectations that COP22 this year was going to set the wheels into motion on the Paris Agreement (PA) have been met with mixed feelings and certainly with a snail-type process that brought considerable disagreements between developed and developing countries to light. After a long night on Friday 18th November, the 197 countries renewed their commitments agreed in Paris, promising to raise ambition and address the mitigation gap between their national emissions reduction plans and what climate science is saying. Yet, there's still more to be done.
This year’s two-week global summit has been described as the ‘COP of action’ or an ‘implementation COP’, with the intent to flesh out matters not only concerning the implementation of the Paris Agreement, but also on other sticky issues, such as climate finance and agriculture.
Statement signed by civil society organizations calling out against false solutions around land use at COP22 (Available in EN - ES - FR - IT)
A month ago, a male friend of mine- a university professor- told me that the topic of gender equality should be discussed in a manner that is ‘non-threatening to men’. My answer to him was ‘when you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression’.
CIDSE continued to advocate for climate justice and greater ambitions to tackle climate change within the framework of the Paris Agreement and its entry into force this November ahead of the 22nd Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change (COP22), in Marrakech.
As Paris Agreement enters into force, CIDSE urges leaders to scale-up ambitions to address the demands of the most vulnerable
CIDSE welcomes the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement and urges global leaders to scale-up ambitions for immediate and long-term action to tackle climate change.