Tag Archives | COP16

Beyond Cancun: civil society and climate change finance

On 9 December, International Anti-corruption Day, Transparency International hosted an event at the COP 16 Climate Change conference in Cancun to discuss the role of civil society in the climate debate. Lisa Elges, TI’s climate governance programme organiser, reports on what was said and why it is important Last week’s UN Climate Change Conference in […]

Read full story Comments { 6 }

In Cancun, REDD talks needs to address corruption

The United Nations climate change conference opened in Cancun last week to modest expectations. UN secretary-general Ban Ki-Moon; EU commissioner for climate action, Connie Hedegaard; and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres have all said that they do not expect a binding deal this year on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }

Waters still troubled: What will the COP16 deliver on transparency?

Lisa Elges, Climate Governance Programme Manager at Transparency International, reflects from Cancún on the Climate Summit- the 16th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16). After one week of the climate summit, clarity on what the COP 16 will deliver remains elusive. What agreements government negotiators can […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }