UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN DURBAN:
NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS
Civil society reflections on the start of the COP17 and the roles of corporations and key Parties.
[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 beginning this week.
International NGO experts will discuss civil society reflections on the first days of COP17, look into the country dynamics at Durban, and highlight the impact of corporations on the negotiations.
The briefing takes place at the UNFCCC conference venue, on Wednesday, November 30, 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/DurbanWebcast
NGO experts on the panel will include: Hans Verolme of National Wildlife Federation; Georgina Woods of CAN Australia, and Ferrial Adam of Greenpeace Africa.
What: Briefing on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Durban
Where: Kosi Palm (ICC MR 21 ABCG) NGO Press Conference Room, UNFCCC conference venue, Durban
When: 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT), Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Who: Hans Verolme – National Wildlife Federation
Georgina Woods – Climate Action Network Australia
Ferrial Adam – Greenpeace Africa
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