To help ensure that COP 21 is a success, civil society actors from all over the world are gathering in Lyon on July 1st and 2nd.
A U.S. perspective on critical next steps in the climate negotiations and other international discussions.
ORU held its first executive bureau meeting of 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on the 19th and 20th of March. The Ivory Coast Assembly of Regions and Districts (ARDCI) acted as host of the meeting, chaired by the Basque Country Director for Foreign Affairs, Leyre Madariaga.
On the 4th and 5th of June at the Villa Mediterranée in Marseille.
By Andy McElroy
Progress in Geneva has meant a good start to the climate negotiations on the road to Paris, with elements in the text offering the possibility of a fair deal for developing countries.
Ronan Dantec is a Europe Ecology - The Greens senator for the Loire-Atlantique department in France and the environment spokesman for United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the global cities' network.