ECO 5, June Bonn 2014, English

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Even though the Secretariat and Parties keep saying that civil society plays a critical role in the negotiations, there’s very little they’re doing to help us participate effectively. The proposed cost recovery policy for side events and exhibits is a case in point.

June 8, 2014 - 3:27am

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June 8, 2014 - 3:21am

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June 8, 2014 - 3:18am

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June 8, 2014 - 3:15am

ECO was jumping for joy during the ADP ministerial when some of the Parties and groups echoed CAN’s call for phasing out all fossil fuel emissions and phasing in a 100% renewable energy future, as early as possible, but no later than 2050.