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Boosting resilience after Covid-19: Aligning climate and trade strategies for LDCs

Dr Jodie Keane and Sarah Colenbrander from ODI explain why this is an important moment to ensure that Least Developed Countries have enough support in the trade and climate arenas – and that globally, trade and climate policies are better harmonised.

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LDC Group Chair’s reflections on the Thimphu Ambition Summit

Amongst the most vulnerable to climate change, and hit hardest by its impacts, the 46 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) recognise the importance of urgent and more ambitious climate action all too well – says His Excellency Sonam P. Wangdi of Bhutan, Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group in the UNFCCC.

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Putting the law at the heart of the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement to combat climate change was adopted on 12 December 2015. To mark its fifth anniversary, the Legal Response Initiative held an event to hear climate law experts on priority issues that need to be addressed in 2021, in order for the agreement to succeed.

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Options for the post-2025 climate finance goal – online event, Thurs 10 December

An online seminar on 10 December will address key elements that should be considered in defining a post-2025 global climate finance goal.

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Tracking progress towards long-term finance under the UNFCCC

The first of two workshops on long-term finance was held virtually as part of the UNFCCC Climate Dialogues on 27 November 2020 – facilitated by Zaheer Fakir (South Africa) and Mr. Georg Børsting (Norway).

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