GLOBE International Secretariat News

Nov07

GLOBE Japan hosts session on Disaster Risk Management and talks with UNEP

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Mr. Hasan Tuluy from the World Bank and Mr Achim Steiner from UNEP invited to address GLOBE Japan at Japanese Diet

GLOBE Japan hosts session on Disaster Risk Management and talks with UNEP

Last October, senior legislators from GLOBE Japan met with Mr Hasan Tuluy, the Vice President of Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank.

Oct03

GLOBE China-EU Dialogue held in Italy

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Legislators from UK, Italy and European Parliament meet with Chinese Climate Negotiation Team

GLOBE China-EU Dialogue held in Italy

The first meeting of GLOBE’s "2nd track" of discussions on climate change between leading Chinese Government officials and European legislators took place in Venice on the 16th September.

Jul20

UN: Domestic legislation opens the political space for international agreements

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UNFCCC Executive Secretary recognises importance of supporting national legislation

UN: Domestic legislation opens the political space for international agreements

In a high level address to 300 legislators participating in the 1st GLOBE World Summit of Legislators, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, recognised the critical importance of advancing national climate change legislation to create the political conditions for an agreement in 2015.

Jun18

UN Welcomes landmark Rio+20 Legislator's Protocol

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Agreed by 300 Parliamentarians from 86 countries addressing key gaps in original Rio process

UN Welcomes landmark Rio+20 Legislator's Protocol

The Protocol was signed by the heads of the national delegations during a formal presentation to the United Nations Under Secretary General responsible for Rio+20, Sha Zukang. The Protocol sets out a number of commitments for parliaments designed to strengthen delivery of the original Rio agenda; progress within UN Conventions on Biodiversity, Climate Change and Desertification; and commitments to emerge from Rio+20.

Jun07

Mexican President Enacts Climate Change Law

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President praises legislators for working across party lines to pass law

Mexican President Enacts Climate Change Law

President Felipe Calderón of Mexico has formally signed the decree enacting Mexico's General Law of Climate Change.  The law advanced by GLOBE Mexico enters into legal force following landslide votes in the Senate and Chamber of Deputies.

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