UN Talks

Campaigners in Phnom Penh have their eyes on Cancun

Over three hundred campaigners gathered in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, yesterday to call on world leaders to put money on the table, as international climate talks opened in Cancun, Mexico. They are part of a global movement who will be closely following the UN talks in Cancun, eager to see a deal that prioritises developing countries.

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Interview with Rocio Valdeavellano

Rocio Valdeavellano is from MOCICC – the Movimiento Ciudadano frente al cambio climatico – which is the biggest network of NGOs and social movements in Peru working together to fight climate change. She is at the COP16 meeting in Cancun this week, where Mariana Paoli from Christian Aid caught up with her to find out more about her work.

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Southern civil society organisations get ready for Cancun

The South-South civil society organisations’ meeting that took place a couple of days before the COP 16 in Cancun shared very little optimism for the ongoing climate change negotiations, reports Isaiah from Norwegian Church Aid.
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Church representatives in Cancun to call for moral decisions

A World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation seeks to promote spiritual values at the climate talks in Cancun, Mexico. After the Copenhagen summit’s failure to deliver a fair, ambitious and binding treaty in 2009, this year’s conference is anticipated by many with cautious hope.
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Churches want Europe to take lead on climate justice

A consultation on Poverty, Wealth and Ecology in Europe organized by the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) in cooperation with churches in Hungary ended on Friday 12 November by adopting a “Budapest Call for Climate Justice”.
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