COP 21 Paris
Yesterday evening a new text of the Paris agreement was released, and CIDSE, alliance of 17 Catholic development agencies, hopes that some key issues will still be addressed before the closing of the negotiations planned for tomorrow.
CIDSE policy experts analysing the draft Paris text published today have identified several weak points in fundamental areas such as human rights, climate finance and food security.
In a brief message after the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square today at noon, Pope Francis said he was following the climate talks in Paris closely.
Invitation side event: “Deal with it! People, Rights, Justice”
Monday, 7 December 2015, 11:30 − 13:00.
Observer Room 04, Blue Zone, Conference Centre Le Bourget
CIDSE’s reaction to the leaders’ day at COP 21: some encouraging words that need to become concrete reality
The climate summit opened today after thousands of people marched in the streets of the world in record numbers calling world leaders to do their part in scaling up climate action.
A large number of international organizations and religious leaders have appealed for a strong international mobilization at the upcoming UN climate conference COP21.
CIDSE will be in Paris on the occasion of COP 21 carrying out advocacy activities and actively supporting the civil society mobilization for climate justice
This past September, during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, CIDSE and Caritas Internationalis,held a High-level event on Climate Change, in preparation to the upcoming UN Climate Summit in Paris (COP21).