Tag / SDG: Camp climate

November 19, 2017  |  

COP23: Final blogpost – See you next year!

This will be the last blog from this year’s COP, so I’m going to try to sum up how I’ve experienced this conference, and I will also make an encouragement for the future.

November 16, 2017  |  

COP23: “We cannot afford to wait any longer”

Only three days left until the end of COP23! Ministers and Head of states are arriving to give their final statements on the process of COP and negotiators are glad to finally get home. How fast time passes by.

November 15, 2017  |  

Gender Day at COP23: Why UNFCCC needs a Gender Action Plan

Todays is Gender Day at COP23 on which we raise awareness of the inequality gap between the genders. You might ask yourself why gender is a question when it comes to building a sustainable climate and why we have to fight for it in the negotiations.

November 13, 2017  |  

Let’s all step up for climate action!

Raising awareness of climate issues and change the mind of people around us is one important thing that we should do in our everyday life. This is my reflections after one week at COP23.

November 8, 2017  |  

You are Exceptional!

A Blogpost by Anita Béguelin, Co-Leader WGCOP.  You know that you are exceptional. You are not mainstream. I am pretty sure, when you tell your friends back home about UNFCCC conferences, they don’t know what you are talking about. You are exceptions. But in the end, you should not be. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of […] Read more…

November 7, 2017  |  

Day 1 at COP23 Fiji – The Youth Day

After months of preparation we are finally in Bonn for COP23. Here we have a busy Camp Climate and an international delegation to the conference. We would love to hear from you through our social media, and you are more than welcome to ask us questions regarding COP, climate change, youth involvement, the environment or anything else related to what we are doing here.

November 24, 2016  |  

Getting involved with the RGE: a homecoming environment

By Ricardo Moyano, RGE member from YMCA Mexico It was 2010 when I got the opportunity to assist at COP16 as part of the World Alliance of YMCAs delegation. Everything began when two young delegates from Europe contacted the Mexican YMCA to know if they were going to participate in this conference. At that point […] Read more…

November 17, 2016  |  

What is the Ocean’s place in COP22?

This blog was written by Laura Scel’autre a YMCA volunteer at COP22 Hi fellow citizen! I’m Laura from YMCA France. I had the chance to participate in COP22 within the YOUNGO delegation and I wanted to share with you a subject close to my mind and my heart. We are living on a blue planet […] Read more…

November 15, 2016  |  

Increasing climate change awareness- a perspective from Mongolia

By Tsomo Dagvadorj, RGE volunteer I have come from Mongolia to join the YMCA delegation at COP22 Marrakesh and I would like to share my experience about how I have increased my knowledge and awareness about climate change, as it has brought me here. For six months, I have studied successfully a climate change online […] Read more…

November 15, 2016  |  

It´s all about the money

Written by YMCA volunteer Emma Hundertmark It´s easy to feel both disoriented and overwhelmed at the conference. The venue itself is so large that the ones attending it get a good daily workout running from one meeting to the next. And oh how we run! There is so much happening at the same time. The […] Read more…