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Liveblog #2: concern over under-representation of issues #WCY2014 #WCYAnnex

We’re hearing claims of under-representation, a push from youth activists for the officials to recognize weaknesses in the current draft of the Colombo Declaration – namely, in environmental protection and accessibility issues. This is fueled partly by the IPCC’s latest findings¬†– that the world’s tipping point maybe much closer than initially expected. As you can see, there are discussions going on all over the place.¬†We’ve seen the delegate from Saudi… Read More »Liveblog #2: concern over under-representation of issues #WCY2014 #WCYAnnex

Liveblog from #WCY2014: Declaring Colombo – a work in progress

I’m sitting in one of the biggest sessions of today’s event: a joint discussion on the draft of the Declaration. Between the hundreds of delegates and the various discussions, organizations and agendas involved, they’ve hammered out a set of drafts which will eventually become the Colombo Declaration. This draft, right now, is in its 3rd revision – a 16-page document riddled with suggested amendments from countries all over the globe.… Read More »Liveblog from #WCY2014: Declaring Colombo – a work in progress