Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: Civil society reflections on level of ambition on mitigation and on state of play of the finance negotiations.

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN: NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society reflections on level of ambition on mitigation and on state of play of the finance negotiations.

[Durban, South Africa] Climate Action Network – International will host a media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Durban.

International NGO experts will discuss civil society reflections on the level of ambition on mitigation, and comment the state of play of the negotiations on finance both in relation to the Green Climate Fund and the long-term finance.

The briefing takes place at the UNFCCC conference venue, on Thursday, December 8, at 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT), Kosi Palm (ICC MR 21 ABCG) NGO Press Conference Room.

It will be webcast live at: http://bit.ly/CANwebcasts

NGO experts on the panel will include: Annie Petsonk of the Environmental Defense Fund; Kelly Dent of Oxfam, and Nina Jamal of IndyAct.
 
What: Briefing on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Durban

Where: Kosi Palm (ICC MR 21 ABCG) NGO Press Conference Room, UNFCCC conference venue, Durban

Webcast Live via www.unfccc.int, or at: http://bit.ly/CANwebcasts

When: 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT), Thursday, December 8, 2011

Who:     Annie Petsonk – Environmental Defense Fund
    Kelly Dent – Oxfam
    Nina Jamal – IndyAct

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 go to: www.climatenetwork.org

For more information please contact:

David Turnbull, CAN International, +27 (0) 78 889 6827 (local mobile)

Every day at 18:00 local time CAN gives the Fossil of the Day to the Parties that obstruct the negotiations the most. You can watch the Fossil ceremony at the CAN booth in the DEC building and get the press releases every day at: http://www.climatenetwork.org/fossil-of-the-day