Posts Tagged ‘United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’

Sanbi accredited as UN Adaptation Fund implementing entity

The recently established Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has accredited the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi) as a national implementing entity.

The Adaptation Fund …

Level of ambition in climate talks a ‘serious concern’ − Zuma

The low level of ambition in climate change negotiations is a “serious concern”, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday, addressing 21 Environmental Ministers accompanied by negotiators and delegates from 43 United Nations Framework Convention on Clim…

Climate technology mechanism team concludes first meeting

The technology executive committee (TEC), the policy arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC’s) Technology Mechanism, has concluded its inaugural meeting in Germany this weekend.

After the three-day TEC meeting i…

Business needs stronger voice in global climate negotiations − De Boer

KPMG’s global climate change and sustainability advisor Yvo de Boer said on Tuesday that there should be more interaction between governments and the private sector on the international climate change negotiations, as decisions at this forum impacted…

Cabinet to consider SA’s COP 17 negotiation stance in October

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa reported on Tuesday that South Africa’s negotiating position for the United Nations (UN) Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP 17, would be submitted for Cabinet …

Push on to clear COP 17 hazards and set realistic Durban goals

South Africa’s coastal city of Durban will be hosting the seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP 17) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and, as Durban city officials continue to chip away at the daily details of…