COP23: Wrap-up first week

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy: Claudia Steinacker “I hear no objections, it is so decided.” As observer in the Bula zone, this sentence was the most heard during the first days of the 23rd Conference of the Parties . Most meetings in the first days of the COP23 still dealt with organizational matters, such as agreeing on the structure […]

Everything you need to know about COP23

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy: Katharina Funk Bula! from the UN-Climate Conference in Bonn. Bula is Fijian for “life” and is most commonly used as a greeting, wishing one good health. In this article we want to present an overview of what the COP23 is about. The UN-Climate Conference takes place from 6 – 17 November 2017 in Bonn […]

COP23: Historic first presidency’s open dialogue

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy: Steve Kwatcho Kengdo “It’s the first Presidency Open Dialogue at the COP. It’s not a side event…today, we will not negotiate, we will talk to each other and we will listen to each other…. there would be good experiences to share. It’s about contributing to solutions.” – COP 23 President Frank Bainimarama Today, COP23 […]