Media Advisory - Webcast notice: International experts from CAN NGOs will discuss the outcome of Bangkok 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: 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: (footage will be uploaded to the CAN website:

-       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 and contact CAN International Director Wael Hmaidan, email:, local mobile: +66 (0)8 9210 4796,