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Steering Committee
Members & Contributors
Name Organization
Alice TippingInternational Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
Alvin Leong Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies
Bernadette FischlerCAFOD
Carlos MarentesLA VIA CAMPESINA - International Peasant Movement
Carmen RicherzhagenGerman Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Diane MulliganChristian Blind Mission
Elizabeth LockwoodChristian Blind Mission (CBM)
Gil CakirUnited Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
Helen DennisChristian Aid
Marcela Ballara International council for adult education ICAE - GEO
Marie-Luise AbshagenForum Umwelt und Entwicklung
Marie-Paule OgereauCIDSE
Matthew Reading SmithStakeholder Forum
Nicole CardinalSave the Children
Papy BulembiLe Groupe de Recherche - Action pour le Developpement Integral
rubina khan pakistan relief foundation
Sascha GabizonWomen in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)
Sharad JoshiCentre for Community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON)
stella joyActive Remedy Ltd
Sunwoo KangEnvironmental Partnership Council
Susan AlznerUnited Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN NGLS)
Tcharbuahbokengo NFINNFederation of Environmental and Ecological Diversity for Agricultural Revampment and Human Rights (FEEDAR & HR)
Yossef Ben-MeirHigh Atlas Foundation
Yunus ArikanICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

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The way that mountain deforestation and mountain region ecosystem degradation is impacting upon climate change is often overlooked. Climatologists and microbiologists have demonstrated, that the relat...
Active Remedy Ltd on 12:45 pm, 13 Nov, 2014
World Environment Day is held annually on June 5th under UN auspices to highlight a particular area of environmental concern. The focus this year is on the unique challenges facing the world’s small ...
High Atlas Foundation on 2:30 pm, 7 Nov, 2014

This paper presents four potential options for integrating climate change into the sustainable development goals (SDGs), outlining their respective advantages and disadvantages. The ...
CAFOD on 8:15 am, 8 May, 2014
The OWG has begun to engage in detailed consideration of individual goals and targets. At this important moment however CIDSE believes a number of over-arching issues must be taken into account if thi...
CIDSE on 9:35 am, 5 May, 2014
This paper argues that the Post-2015 and UNFCCC processes should be seen as complementary processes that can reinforce each other to raise the necessary ambition for climate action, rather than unrela...
CAFOD on 1:28 pm, 2 May, 2014
While there is general agreement that addressing climate change is a pre-requisite for ending poverty and sustainable development, there is less clarity on how it should be included within the goals a...
CAFOD on 1:25 pm, 2 May, 2014
Stakeholder Forum has produced a 'Summary of targets from proposals in the SDGs e-Inventory under the OWG’s 19 Focus Areas'. A section is devoted to targets and indicators related to climate change.
Stakeholder Forum on 6:52 am, 7 Apr, 2014
carbonn Cities Climate Registry (cCCR) was launched at the World Mayors Summit on Climate in Mexico City on 21 November 2010, as the global response of local governments to measurable, reportable and ...
The Nantes Declaration of Mayors and Subnational Leaders on Climate Change was adopted with the support of over 50 mayors from 30 countries, and more than 20 national, regional and global networks of ...
In May 2013 carbon concentration reached 400 parts per million (ppm) at observatory in Hawaii. Global carbon concentration is supposed to reach 400 ppm soon. It was 315 ppm in 1958, 375 ppm in 2000 (U...
One of the greatest challenges faced by mankind is anthropogenic climate change, particularly global warming. Its ecologic and economic consequences on humans and nature can hardly be predicted. To da...
Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung on 5:54 am, 22 Jan, 2014
This paper is the latest instalment in the series of discussion papers on integrating climate change in the post-2015 framework. The purpose of this paper is to describe different options for includin...
CAFOD on 9:23 am, 10 Jan, 2014
Lifelong Learning (LLL) ensure women, who often have unequal access to information, to build skills to address natural disaster. LLL facilitate the development and use of adaptation technologies as th...
Disaster and resilience as well as the impact of climate change on sustainable development were insufficiently included in the Millennium Declaration and absent from the MDGs despite the important imp...
Christian Blind Mission (CBM) on 2:15 pm, 9 Jan, 2014
Publication from the Green Alliance, Christian Aid, Greenpeace, RSPB and WWF, outlining four 'tests' for a post-2015 development agenda which will ensure new goals take account of climate change and e...
Christian Aid on 12:19 pm, 9 Jan, 2014
The recommendations on sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and climate change mitigation presented here have been compiled from four civil society consultations conducted by UN-NGLS from 2012...
This briefing highlights key recommendations on disaster risk reduction and climate change aimed at realizing Save the Children's vision of societies that are resilient to the impacts of disasters and...
Save the Children on 10:41 am, 8 Jan, 2014
Climate change policies, goals and targets need to address the different impacts, priorities and roles of women and men.
In the rural and poor urban areas Women and men are continually modifying their practices to naturally-varying climate conditions according to their specific needs, knowledge and access to resources, ...
Addressing climate change and improving energy access through a transition to sustainable energy generation will require a massive scaling up of renewable energy production. International trade will b...
The attached Concept Note emphasizes the importance of integrating the UNFCCC and the Post-2015 Development Agenda processes in order to achieve coherence – the systematic promotion of mutually reinfo...
With the emergence of the post-2015 development agenda and SDG processes, the world is at, or is fast approaching, an inflection point in global development. The time may now be ripe for a fresh appr...
This paper has been prepared to inform the discussions of a workshop organizsed by CAFOD, WWF UK with the support of CAN-I and Beyond 2015 on the options for including climate change in the post-2015 ...
CAFOD on 8:56 am, 19 Nov, 2013
This paper gives an overview of the interrelationship of climate change, sustainable development and disability. It highlights some of the challenges of this interrelationship for policy makers, resea...
Christian Blind Mission on 12:00 am, 20 Jun, 2013
By the end of 2015, the United Nations will adopt a new global development agenda as a follow-up to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). To this end, UN member states are now engaged in a debate o...
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