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 »More details.
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 »More details.
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.More details.
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.More details.
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 »More details.