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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.

Oct19

Parliaments must up their game on risk management

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The GCF’s Catastrophic Risks Report calls for an entirely new category of risk to be developed. Looking around there are few institutions at the national or global level that are fit for purpose in addressing global catastrophic risk. National parliaments are no exception.

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