Media Advisory – Webcast Notice: Civil society reflections on outcome of negotiations on finance and the role of the EU and US

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN: NGO BRIEFING ON THE FINAL DAY OF NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society reflections on outcome of negotiations on finance and the role of the EU and US

[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.

On the final day of negotiations international NGO experts will discuss civil society reflections on the situation in the negotiations on finance and comment on the role of the EU and the US throughout the negotiations and with reflections on their role in these final hours.

The briefing takes place at the UNFCCC conference venue, on Friday, December 9, 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: Jason Anderson of WWF Europe; Alden Meyer of the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Harjeet Singh of ActionAid International.
 
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), Friday, December 9, 2011

Who:     Jason Anderson – WWF Europe
    Alden Meyer – the Union of Concerned Scientists
    Harjeet Singh – ActionAid International

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

 

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