The Climate Ambition Support Alliance (CASA), a UK Government funded programme that seeks to strengthen the capacity and support the engagement of climate-vulnerable countries in international climate negotiations, is pleased to announce the launch of its Opportunity Fund. This call for proposals is for a funding opportunity to support climate vulnerable countries with international climate negotiations and their implementation.More details.
“This is the first time in many years that our nations do not come out of a COP empty-handed. COP27 has delivered a historic decision in establishing a fund to address loss and damage,” said Madeleine Diouf Sarr, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group.More details.
Historic loss and damage response fund to assist and support developing countries is finally established at UN climate summit. The AOSIS Chair, the Hon. Minister Molwyn Joseph, Antigua and Barbuda, delivers a statement in response.More details.
Ms Somaya Abdoun of Sudan, a climate finance negotiator for the Least Developed Countries Group in the UNFCCC, shared her thoughts on progress in the negotiations, mid-way through COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Ms Abdoun discusses the Group’s concern that too much of current climate finance is in the form of loans which lead to… Read more »More details.
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.