48 Climate Vulnerable Forum countries commit to 100% renewables at COP22

The 48 developing country members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) demonstrated much needed ambition and leadership at COP22. They agreed to making their energy production 100% renewable “as rapidly as possible”, and by between 2030 and 2050 at the latest. This commitment is set out in the CVF’s leadership vision statement for 2016-2018, called […]

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Track 0 supports #1.5oC Campaign at Olympics

Track 0 has been advising the influential #1.5oC campaign of the Rio Olympics. Brazilian Campaigners have worked with athletes from around the world, including those from countries that are highly vulnerable to climate impacts, to promote the message: “1.5oC: The Record we must not Break”. Marshall Islands' weightlifiter Mattie Sasser: 1.5oC, dont't break it! #Sport4Climate […]

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Ethiopia takes over from the Philippines as Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum

Ministers from Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) countries have convened in Manila to mark the handover of the CVF presidency from the Philippines to Ethiopia. The week-long meeting saw ministers alongside global thought-leaders from donors, observer nations, international organisations and NGOs come together in a series of CVF Leadership Events, which concluded in the handover to the […]

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Ministerial meeting sets the stage for COP22 and Supporting NDC Implementation

Track 0’s CEO Farhana Yamin supported the Marshall Island team attending the annual climate ministerial get-together in Berlin. The ‘Petersberg Climate Dialogue’ was held on 4-5th July. This Dialogue focused on ‘Making the Paris Agreement a Reality’. Key topics of discussion included preparing for early entry into force of the Paris Agreement, how to advance […]

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Track 0 Participate in Reimagining Development Event

Track 0 participated in a dialogue event on June 13th which was convened by the International Institute for Environment and Development and the STEPS Centre of the Institute of Development Studies. The event was titled ‘Reimagining Development in the Least Developed Countries: What Role for the SDGs?’ and focused on the 2030 development agenda, its outcomes, and the challenges associated […]

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Track 0 CEO Farhana Yamin travels to the Pacific Region

Track 0 CEO Farhana Yamin travelled to the Pacific region in February, first visiting Palau to attend the 16th Micronesian Presidents’ Summit (MPS). The 16th Micronesian President’s Summit was held on February 22nd and brought together President Hilda Heine of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, President Tommy Remengesau of Palau and President Peter Christian […]

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