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Sharing Initial Findings of the CCRI at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

20 Sep, 2016

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By Holly Jonas* The world’s oldest largest and most diverse environmental network – the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – held its 6th World Conservation Congress from 1-10 September 2016 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. The Congress included Commission meetings and a 4-day Forum with hundreds of engaging events in formats ranging from workshops and posters to ‘Conservation Campuses’ and high-level dialogues. It culminated in a 4-day Members’ Assembly, which (inter alia) adopted more than 100 Motions on issues as …

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Surviving Ten Days in Bonn

10 Jun, 2016

By Souparna Lahiri* The last time I survived more than a week in a climate meeting was during the inter-sessional in Bangkok in the September of 2009. But, that was,…

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COP 21: Victorious Corporations

14 Dec, 2015

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By Miguel Lovera* Negotiations to solve climate change started 23 years ago. Ever since then, a trend towards commercializing the problems and the solutions started to be identifiable. More and…

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COP21: We have a Deal…

11 Dec, 2015

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By Souparna Lahiri   The negotiations are almost over. Governments, civil society, media, NGOs, INGOs, BINGOs have all come out with their demands, expectations and postures. A few caucus of…

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