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COVID-19 another shock for vulnerable countries facing multiple crises

By | 2020-06-17T02:43:12+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Manjeet Dhakal The coronavirus pandemic adds yet another shock to the multiple challenges that more than a billion people living in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) already face in day-to-day life. It is much more than a health crisis. It has the potential to create devastating health, social, economic and environmental crises that will leave a [...]

Earth Day 2020: We must overcome two crises

By | 2020-06-17T02:44:21+00:00 April 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Sonam P. Wangdi Earth Day 2020 and we are living amidst two global crises. We face a pandemic and a changing climate, both with devastating and far reaching impacts. Both disproportionately impacting the poor and vulnerable, and magnifying existing challenges. The theme for Earth Day is climate action, recognizing that climate change presents a grave [...]

Disaster, Duty and Destiny: The Decision is Ours

By | 2020-06-17T02:45:33+00:00 September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Sonam P. Wangdi Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by wispy clouds and ancient forests that go on for miles, there lies my home country of the Kingdom of Bhutan. A small, pristine oasis of only 800,000 people, well known for its Gross National Happiness Index, Bhutan ranks highly in economic freedom, ease [...]

Key priorities of LDC Group in 2019

By | 2020-06-17T02:46:09+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tenzin Wangmo and Manjeet Dhakal Rules alone will not get us anywhere; we need urgent and more ambitious climate action  2019 will be a critical year for carrying forward the momentum on climate action generated last year through COP24, the Talanoa Dialogue and the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C (1.5°C Special Report). Although [...]

How I learnt to make my voice count at the UN climate negotiations

By | 2018-11-08T13:29:46+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Xaysomphone Souvannavong is deputy director of the Division of Climate Change Promotion in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic Department of Climate Change, Lao PDR. She is also a junior climate negotiator– representing Lao PDR at the UN climate change talks. In this blog, she explains how a recent training workshop she attended gave her the tools to [...]