10th Anniversary of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize

Young European Leadership joins the European Parliament in the planning and organization of the 10th Anniversary of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize! Young European Leadership became part of the official organising committee of the 10th Anniversary of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize – and is co-organising, along with the European Parliament, the 10th Anniversary of … Continue reading 10th Anniversary of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize

COP 23 Day 5: Food, Land, Water, and Reality.

By Katja Garson Friday at COP23 focused on food, land and water. It was a day for the discussion of the need to protect territories, habitats, and food systems which rely on an environmentally, and politically, secure world. It was also made clear that this secure world is disappearing, or perhaps already changed forever. At the bi-weekly Demand Climate … Continue reading COP 23 Day 5: Food, Land, Water, and Reality.

COP 23 Day 4: Youth and Future Generations Day – An Analyis of Youth Involvement at COP23

By Sian Evans and Casey Catherine Miller Today it’s Youth and Futures Day at COP 23, and my first full day at the conference – a fitting time to get stuck-in as a YEL delegate. As a newcomer to the COP process, it’s encouraging to see the level of youth engagement here. Representation of youth at COPs … Continue reading COP 23 Day 4: Youth and Future Generations Day – An Analyis of Youth Involvement at COP23

COP 23 Day 3: Good Actors and Bad Actors: Not all Non-Party Stakeholders are Created Equal

By Casey Catherine Miller Following yesterday’s announcement of Syria’s intent to ratify the Paris Agreement, another historic moment took place today at COP23. For the first time in COP history, party and non-party stakeholders were invited to a Presidency’s Open Dialogue to go over issues of NDC implementation and non-party stakeholder involvement in the COP process. … Continue reading COP 23 Day 3: Good Actors and Bad Actors: Not all Non-Party Stakeholders are Created Equal

COP 23 Day 2: A Day for Civil Society, from U.S. Peoples’ Delegation to Indigenous Groups

Day 2 at COP23, and things have been just as busy as expected. After the excitement around yesterday’s opening events, Tuesday got off to a confident start. This delegate has been rushing from event to event, following personal passions whilst trying to keep a handle on advancements within the negotiations. The U.S. Peoples’ Delegation, a delegation comprised of individuals … Continue reading COP 23 Day 2: A Day for Civil Society, from U.S. Peoples’ Delegation to Indigenous Groups

COP 23 Day 1: Building the Foundation of the Talanoa Dialogue at COP 23

For those that follow international climate negotiations, little inspires excitement as much as the first day of a COP. This morning, participants from all over the world made their way to the Bonn and Bula zones to start side events, actions and negotiations. Regardless of the zone, as participants discuss what to expect in the next … Continue reading COP 23 Day 1: Building the Foundation of the Talanoa Dialogue at COP 23

COP23: What is it, who’s involved, and what does it mean for climate change?

Authors: Shrina Kurani, Katja Garson We know you have lots of questions about COP, and specifically COP23. Let’s dive in: Let’s get the letters out of the way. What does ‘COP’ mean? COP stands for Conference of the Parties. These conferences are held each year in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on … Continue reading COP23: What is it, who’s involved, and what does it mean for climate change?

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