Navigating the inside/ outside of events & sessions around the COP17

Mon, 2011-12-05 17:15
Submitted by motho

Hey folks! for those interested in exploring the activities inside the negotiations at the ICC; a good friend provided these useful sites for a sense of how the proccess is moving along.

[*] www.climatejusticeonline.org

[*] www.wehavefaithactnow.org

[*] http://www.iisd.ca/climate/cop17

[*] http://www.climatenetwork.org/eco-newsletters

[*] www.twnside.org.sg

[*]webcasts: http://unfccc4.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/cop17/templ/ovw_live.php?id_kon...

[*] http://us.oneworld.net/durban

[*] http://cop17insouthafrica.wordpress.com/

PRESS ADVISORY MARCH, ACTION, ASSEMBLY AND PRESS CONFERENCE LA VIA CAMPESINA CALLS FOR INTERNATIONAL FOOD SOVEREIGNTY DAY TO COOL DOWN THE EARTH ON DECEMBER 5, MONDAY 8:30AM MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011

Mon, 2011-12-05 12:36
Submitted by motho

INTERNATIONAL FOOD SOVEREIGNTY DAY TO COOL DOWN THE EARTH

MARCH, ACTION AND ASSEMBLY OF THE OPPRESSED

Phansi with mining companies in Delmas!

Mon, 2011-12-05 04:23
Submitted by AzileNtola

Mr. Nkosi Nkosana comes from Mpumalanga; he has come to Durban raise his voice about the challenges facing the people of Delmas “The are people from another country that they made promises a bout the site, but now they make people suffer from their place “

ALLIANCE FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNITY IN AFRICA LAUNCH (AFSA) in DURBAN

Sun, 2011-12-04 23:36
Submitted by mofagio

Time to Occupy Durban's COP17 climate summit by Patrick Bond

Sun, 2011-12-04 23:13
Submitted by mofagio

Patrick Bond makes the case for the occupation of Durban during the COP17 summit, due to take place in the city between 28 November and 9 December.
http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/78170

Memorandum from the Rural Women's Assembly to the UNFCCC, the government of the Republic of South Africa and the Governments of Africa

Sun, 2011-12-04 22:03
Submitted by motho

We the Rural Women's Assembly of Southern Africa, meeting in Durban on the event of the 17th Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC in Durban from 30 November to 5 December 2011 demand that governments take the following immediate steps to address the clear and present danger posed to rural communities by the climate crisis.

Global Day of Action in pictures

Sun, 2011-12-04 21:54
Submitted by usiko

Statement of Common Position African Group, Group of Least Developed Countries and ALBA Group

Sun, 2011-12-04 21:39
Submitted by motho

Statement of Common Position

African Group, Group of Least Developed Countries and ALBA Group

General considerations

The LDCs, Africa and other vulnerable countries are facing numerous severe and growing negative impacts arising from the adverse effects of climate change.
The UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol constitutes to be the fundamental global legal framework on climate change.

Negotiations must produce two outcomes in Durban in line with the Bali Roadmap, for an agreed outcome to implement the Convention and a second and subsequent period of the Kyoto Protocol.

COP17 civil society statement on conflict during the Global Day of Action.

Sun, 2011-12-04 21:27
Submitted by motho

Durban 4 December 2011 – On Saturday 3 December, the mid-point of COP
17, about 12 000 people from across the continent and the world
gathered in Durban to demand climate justice and unite against climate
change.

The march was largely peaceful, with divergent activist groups uniting
to demand action from governments around the world. The march
culminated in the handing over of memoranda of understanding to UNFCCC
COP17 President Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko and UNFCCC Executive Secretary
Christian Figueres.

There was, however, disruption during the course of the march in which

Global day of action - COP 17 Durban- in pictures

Sun, 2011-12-04 20:09
Submitted by afrikah