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New LDC briefings

Three of the LDC group’s series of papers on issues related to the UN climate change negotiations have been summarised into briefings to reach out to a wider audience beyond the LDC Group, and raise broader awareness of LDC concerns in the climate negotiations.

Read more at the LDC paper series page.

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LDC paper series updated

The LDC group’s series of papers on issues related to the UN climate change negotiations has been updated following the Warsaw Climate Change Conference.

Read more at the LDC paper series page.

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Interventions made at the Environment Committee Meeting, German Parliament

Interventions made at the Environment Committee Meeting of the  German Parliament

by Pa Ousman Jarju, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group in the UNFCCC Negotiations

7 November 2012

Honourable members of the Parliament, ladies and gentlemen, good morning.

It is my pleasure to take the opportunity of this parliamentary hearing on upcoming UN climate change negotiations in Doha, to express the shared views of the 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) on our expectations.

Least Developed Countries are already heavily affected by climate change, and scientific predictions indicate that coming decades will increase the pressure on already poor and vulnerable communities. We have hardly contributed to the current changes in climate, but it is our countries and people who are suffering the most from droughts, flooding and unpredictable weather changes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release: Kyoto Protocol second commitment period must be kept to five years, and ambition levels raised: LDCs

One of the most urgent and major challenges that countries need to resolve in order to promptly start climate negotiations next year is a decision on the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, says the world’s group of Least Developed Countries. Read the rest of this entry »

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