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- DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2016Over the past decade, the EU has been following a “policy of unconditional engagement” vis-à-vis the People’s Republic of China, pursuing its promotion of effective multilateralism. In the field of climate change, China has been an increasingly important member of the UNFCCC process and a key target of European engagement policies.DocumentDeutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2015The impacts of global warming threaten to undermine the core objectives of sustainable development: Large-scale investments that aim to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) are indispensable. A just low-carbon transformation requires that mitigation investments seek to generate sustainable development (SD) benefits while also minimizing their adverse effects.Document
Counting on nature: how governments plan to rely on ecosystems for their climate strategies: An analysis based on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions and the Paris AgreementInstitut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2016In Warsaw in November 2013, by its decision 1/CP.19, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invited “all Parties to initiate or intensify domestic preparations for their intended nationally determined contributions...towards achieving the objective of the Convention...”.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016It can be difficult for subnational governments and cities to acquire a place at the negotiating table for international climate events, such as UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) gatherings. This is despite the fact that subnational governments are often best placed to implement the outcomes of climate change negotiations.DocumentChatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2016The Paris Agreement, reached at COP21, was a triumph of diplomacy.DocumentFondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international / Foundation for International Development Study and Research, 2016The Paris Agreement (PA) signed by 175 parties is now a Treaty since a quorum of signatories has been obtained.DocumentSouth Centre, 2015The issue of ‘intended nationally determined contributions’ (INDCs) has come to be one of the important components of the process towards the UNFCCC’s 21st Confer-ence of Parties (COP21) to be held in Paris in December 2015.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2016When the UK voted to leave the EU, climate change was far from the minds of both the electorate and politicians. Climate change had scarcely featured in the referendum campaign.Document
World Economic and Social Survey 2016: climate change resilience – an opportunity for reducing inequalitiesDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2016The World Economic and Social Survey 2016: Climate Change Resilience – An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities contributes to the debate on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.DocumentCDM Watch / Carbon Market Watch, 2015Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have recognized that they should fully respect human rights in all climate-related actions, and, at the time they negotiated the 1992 UNFCCC in Rio de Janeiro, principles of public participation and sustainable development were at the forefront of their minds, as embodied in the Rio Declaration of the same conference.