Month: September 2016

A STEP CLOSER

The Pacific Islands Development Forum congratulates all the 60 countries that have thus far ratified the Paris agreement, overcoming the threshold of 55 states needed for the agreement to come into force. With these countries accounting for 47.76% of global emissions, the world is just 7.24% away from satisfying the other condition of the Paris …

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CLIMATE ACTION, GENUINE PARTNERSHIPS & MULTI-STAKEHOLDER TRUST BUILDING KEY FOR IMPLEMENTING COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIPS FOR SDG14

The  key  tools  for  implementation  towards  achieving  SD14  include  leadership  advocacy  on  climate  action, genuine  partnerships,  multi-stakeholder trust  building  and financial  sustainability. This was  relayed  by the Pacific  Islands Development  Forum  (PIDF)  Secretary  General,  François  Martel  while  delivering a  high  level panel keynote address on  Saturday 3rd September  during  a session  on  “Time to act …

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USA & CHINA ratify the Paris Agreement – a strong statement in support of the pacific islands plea to world leaders!

On the 3rd of September, in a historic move, the two largest Green House Gas emitters in the world, the United States of America and China have officially ratified the Paris Agreement, paving the way for other countries to follow suit and support the collective Pacific call made in Paris to limit temperature rise to …

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