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A climate momentum that must be used

Written by Christina Ihler Madsen, Climate Change Advocacy Intern at Dan Church Aid. Right now negotiators from all over the world have gathered in Bonn to resume the UN climate talks. There is optimism in the air, but to make the climate summit in December, COP21, into a success, optimism needs...

In Geneva, negotiators leave the job half done

Last week, negotiators from all countries gathered in Geneva for the first round of climate negotiations this year and agreed on a new draft text to be adopted in Paris in December. With 86 pages, 54000 words, 1234 square brackets, the text doubled in size from the previously agreed version, the so-...

2015, Governments of the World must reconnect with climate reality

The annual UN Climate Conference, held in Lima end of last year, was critically important as it aimed to pave the way for reaching a new post-2020 climate international agreement in Paris by December 2015 and for the first time it aimed to include all countries in the efforts to fight climate change...

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ACT Alliance EU participa en Misión internacional sobre derechos humanos en Guatemala

En el 2009 varias redes internacionales realizaron una misión internacional sobre el derecho a la alimentación en Guatemala y en el 2010 se realizó una misión de seguimiento de las recomendaciones de la misión anterior y a la implementación de las respuestas de las autoridades guatemaltecas sobre lo...

EU climate package cannot be held hostage by shortsighted solutions

It is not possible for Western European countries to consider Central and Eastern Europeans on the same level of development, like it is not possible for them to reconsider common minimum targets on reduction of emissions, energy efficiency and the energy mix share of renewables, writes Floris Faber...

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International organizations welcome the World Bank Ombudsman's initiative to scrutinize an investment project of the International Finance Corporation

Civil society organisations welcome the initiative of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) to audit the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) $30 million investment in the Honduran Corporación Dinant, to expand oil palm plantations in the Aguán valley. The audit was triggered when affected...

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