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Joint statement of Small Island States and Least Developed Countries at Climate Week 2020

The Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and Least Developed Country (LDC) Group have issued a joint statement at Climate Week 2020, calling for ‘committed and inspiring leadership’ of COP26 and pledging their own continued resolve to promote climate ambition the world over. 25 September, 2020 – AOSIS and the LDC Group representatives met on… Read more »

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Least Developed Countries call for world leaders at the UN General Assembly to boldly address the climate crisis

23 September 2020, Thimphu, Bhutan – “As the world grapples with a pandemic and the worsening climate crisis, international cooperation has never been more important,” says the Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group ahead of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 75).  As the United Nations convenes Heads of State and… Read more »

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The climate crisis will sweep away my country if the world doesn’t keep its promises

Now is a time for courage. It will take sacrifices from everyone for us all to survive, writes David Kabua, President of the Marshall Islands.

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Island States, sinking in debt, urge climate action

Island states issued an urgent call for economic support and climate action on 14 September, to deal with the double financial blow of both the pandemic and ongoing climate impacts.

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Renewed call by LDC Group for climate finance spending at local level

Sonam P. Wangdi, Chair of the Least Developed Countries (LDC) Group on Climate Change, opened the Community Based Adaptation Conference (CBA14) this week with a renewed call for donors and governments to channel climate finance to local actors. His intervention built on the LDC Compact, launched at UNFCCC COP25 in Madrid, Spain and the LDC… Read more »

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