Media Briefing: From Geneva to Paris – what this week’s talks mean for climate action in 2015

12 February 2015

Civil society will assess what the outcome of the UN climate negotiations in Geneva this week means for progress towards a new climate agreement due to be signed in Paris this December. 

The talks conclude with momentum for a phase out of fossil fuel emissions growing across the board, and campaigns like those calling for people and institutions to withdraw their money from dirty energy companies gaining ground with divestment events taking place in 58 countries.

From Geneva, negotiators will return to capitals where governments are busy preparing their climate action commitments towards the Paris agreement before they meet again in Bonn in June for talks to resume.

When: Friday February 13th, 2pm Geneva time which is 8am New York/5pm Dubai/ 1pmGMT

Where: Room XXIII (23), Building E, Level 1, UN Palais Des Nations, Geneva or join online.

To Join: You can join the teleconference online here: or dial the relevant telephone number for your country listed below and enter the conference number: 855-534-4477 followed by the # key when requested.

From the US or via Skype, dial (+1) 855-534-4477 – no PIN required. A full list of available telephone numbers can be found here: 

If your country is not listed, and you cannot join via internet browser, please contact us. 

Contact: Ria Voorhaar, CAN International, email:, phone: +49 157 3173 5568

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