Fiji’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr Satyendra Prasad told us, from COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, that the negotiations are going far too slowly. He urges negotiators to recognise the climate emergency happening outside the conference and bring that sense of urgency to talks inside. Adaptation finance Ambassador Prasad argues that… Read more »More details.
Bubu Pateh Jallow of The Gambia, a negotiator in the Least Developed Countries Group in the UNFCCC, here shares his concerns about COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Speaking at the midway point of the talks in November 2022, Mr Jallow says that areas of adaptation-related negotiations are moving ahead in COP27 but two specific questions… Read more »More details.
Small Island Developing States leaders express fear that many developed countries are backtracking on commitment to make progress on critical loss and damage response finance to help vulnerable countries recover from climate change impacts. COP27, Egypt, 16th November, 2022 – In the final few days of negotiations at the UN climate summit, COP27, the Alliance… Read more »More details.
Yamikani Idriss of Malawi, the Transparency Co-ordinator for the Least Developed Country (LDC) Group of climate negotiators, has said that the first week of negotiations at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh did not yield progress on issues that are critical for LDCs.More details.
Angelique Pouponneau and Thibyan Ibrahim of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) give a read-out of the first week at COP27, EgyptMore details.