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NGOs respond to expected new emission reduction pledges

 

Media Advisory – Webcast Notice

 

[Doha – Qatar] – December 4, 2012 – Experts from NGOs who are members of Climate Action Network will be available to respond to the expected announcement by Qatar in the morning that it will pledge to reduce emissions.

Available to comment after the announcement are:

Wael Hmaidan, director of CAN-International, with expertise on the Middle East and Gulf region.
Contact: Ria Voorhaar - +974 33 38 6907, rvoorhaar@climatenetwork.org

Tim Gore, 
Climate Change Policy Advisor for Oxfam International, with expertise on climate finance.
Contact: Sunita Bose - +974 5504 6084, sunita.bose@oxfaminternational.org

Ruth Davis, chief policy adviser, Greenpeace, with an expertise on climate negotiations.
Contact: Tina Loeffelbein - +974 6618 6317, tina.loeffelbein@greenpeace.de.

Key NGO experts attending UN climate talks in Doha, Qatar, including Tim Gore and Ruth Davis, will also host a media briefing, webcast live, on Wednesday, December 5 at 15.30 on the Qatar pledge and the current state of the negotiations.

·      What: Review of current national pledges and update on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Doha

·      Where: Press Conference Room 2, QNCC, Doha, Qatar

·      Webcast Live at:  http://unfccc4.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/cop18/templ/ovw_live.php?id_kongressmain=231

·      When: 15.30 local Doha time, Wednesday, December 5, 2012

·      Who: NGO experts on UNFCCC negotiations

Contacts

Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 700 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.

For more information, please contact CAN International Communications Coordinator Ria Voorhaar, email: rvoorhaar@climatenetwork.org, local mobile: +974 33 38 6907.

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NGO experts to brief on key developments at COP18

 

Media Advisory – Webcast Notice

[Doha – Qatar] – December 4, 2012 –  Climate Action Network - International will hold a media briefing at 1pm today which will update journalists on the latest developments in the UN climate talks in Doha.

Speaking will be: Kelly Dent, head of Oxfam's delegation, Li Yan from Greenpeace China, and Enrique Konstantinidis from Climate Action Network - Latin America. 

Issues covered will include developments in the LCA and ADP tracks last night and the continued concerns about the future of the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. 

* What: Briefing on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Doha

• Where: Press Conference Room 2, QNCC, Doha, Qatar

• Webcast Live and on demand athttp://unfccc4.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/cop18/templ/ovw_live.php?id_kongressmain=231

• When: 1pm local Doha time, Tuesday December 4, 2012

• Who: NGO experts on UNFCCC negotiations

Contacts
Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 700 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.

For more information, please contact CAN International Communications Coordinator Ria Voorhaar, email: rvoorhaar@climatenetwork.org, local mobile: +974 33 38 6907.

Civil society to give stocktake of progress at Doha's COP18

 

Media Advisory – Webcast Notice

[Doha – Qatar] – November 30, 2012 – Which countries were the most productive during the first week of the major climate talks of the year? Which were the most obstructive? As COP18 in Doha prepares for the arrival of ministers later this week, what do countries need to do to make the negotiations a success?

Civil society groups attending UN climate talks in Doha, Qatar, will host a media briefing, webcast live, MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 at 10.30am, which will answer these questions and more.

Speaking at the press briefing will be a range of international experts from NGOs organized in the Climate Action Network (CAN) - a network of more than 700 organisations from over 90 countries - including Alden Meyer from the Union of Concerned Scientists.

The briefing takes place in Press Conference Room 2 in the Qatari National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar on Monday, December 3 at 10.30am (7.30am GMT).

·      What: Stocktake on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Doha

·      Where: Press Conference Room 2, QNCC, Doha, Qatar

·      Webcast Live at:  http://unfccc4.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/cop18/templ/ovw_live.php?id_kongressmain=231

·      When: 10.30am local Doha time, Monday, December 3, 2012

·      Who: NGO experts on UNFCCC negotiations

Contacts

Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 700 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.

For more information, please contact CAN International Communications Coordinator Ria Voorhaar, email: rvoorhaar@climatenetwork.org, local mobile: +974 33 38 6907.

 

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Media Advisory - Webcast notice: International experts from CAN NGOs will discuss the outcome of Bangkok negotiations

 

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN BANGKOK:

NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

[BANGKOK, THAILAND] Civil society groups attending UN climate talks in Bangkok, Thailand, will host a media briefing, webcast live, on the last day of the negotiations to assess the Bangkok outcome.

International experts from NGOs organized in the Climate Action Network (CAN) will discuss the role of different countries in the talks, and the outlook for COP18 in Doha at the end of the year. Specifically, they will discuss the dynamics here at the Bangkok negotiations and what needs to happen between now and Doha to achieve a successful outcome at COP18, in Qatar.

The briefing takes place in the Theatre Room in the UNESCAP conference centre in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday, 5 September, at 3pm local time (8am GMT)

It will be webcast live at: http://ustre.am/Oa9D Online viewers can ask questions via the webcast page using the chat feature. 

NGO experts on the panel will include Wael Hmaidan from CAN-International, Tove Ryding from Greenpeace International, Alden Meyer from Union of Concerned Scientists, and Tasneem Essop from WWF.

-       What: Briefing on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Bangkok

-       Where: Theatre Room, UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand

-       Webcast Live at: http://ustre.am/Oa9D (footage will be uploaded to the CAN website: www.climatenetwork.org

-       When: 3pm local Bangkok time, Wednesday, 5 September, 2012

-       Who: NGO experts on UNFCCC negotiations

 

About & Contacts:

Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 600 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.  For more information, please go to www.climatenetwork.org and contact CAN International Director Wael Hmaidan, email: whmaidan@climatenetwork.org, local mobile: +66 (0)8 9210 4796,

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