At the Placencia Ambition Forum, convened by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and chaired by Ambassador Lois M Young online from 20-22 April, hot topics included climate finance and economic recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak. CASA’s Mairi Dupar reports.More details.
Placencia Ambition Forum keeps the drumbeat of climate ambition alive
Hundreds of senior leaders from small island developing states, Least Developed Countries and their development partners met virtually from 20-22 April 2020 for the Placencia Ambition Forum – reports Mairi Dupar of CASA. Convened by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and chaired by Ambassador Lois M Young, the forum’s rallying call was: ‘keep… Read more »More details.
Re-orientating capacity building efforts in response to COVID-19
PwC’s Kiran Sura discusses how COVID-19 is affecting international capacity building efforts and what is being done to strengthen them.More details.
New climate science guide for Small Island Developing States
This guide distils and presents key findings of the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere for the purpose of briefing policymakers from SIDS.More details.
2020 is a pivotal year for climate – UN Chief and COP26 President
UN Secretary-General António Guterres and COP26 President Alok Sharma discuss why 2020 is a pivotal year for how we address climate change.More details.