Civil society to set out climate must-dos at Doha’s COP18

26 November 2012



Media Advisory – Webcast Notice

[Doha – Qatar] – November 26, 2012 – Civil society groups attending UN climate talks in Doha, Qatar, will host a media briefing, webcast live, TODAY at 11am, on the first day of the negotiations, to outline what needs to happen over the next two weeks to achieve a successful outcome at COP18.

International experts from NGOs organized in the Climate Action Network (CAN) – a network of more than 700 organisations from over 90 countries – will put forward their position on the Qatari presidency of the talks and detail what a Doha package must contain in order to proceed towards a fair, ambitious and binding deal.

The briefing takes place in Press Conference Room 2 in the Qatari National Convention Centre in Doha, Qatar TODAY on Monday, 26 November, at 11am 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 be Wael Hmaidan from CAN-International, Martin Kaiser from Greenpeace International, Alden Meyer from Union of Concerned Scientists, and Tasneem Essop from WWF.

• What: Briefing on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Doha

• Where: Press Conference Room 2, QNCC, Doha, Qatar

• Webcast Live at: (footage will be uploaded to the CAN


• When: 11am local Doha time, Monday, 26 November, 2012

• Who: NGO experts on UNFCCC negotiations

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, please contact CAN International Communications Director Ria Voorhaar, email:, local mobile: +974 33 38 6907.

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