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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

#WCY2014 From Africa: on gender equality, rape, change and more

Hello. Your name is?  Hudu Adam, from Ghana, that’s in West Africa. Hello Hudu, good to meet you. What do you do? I’m a senior sales clerk, and I am also the secretary of a group called Hamdallah, which means Praise be to God. I’m here for the gender equality session. Why are you here for the gender equality session? Back then, in our place, women are always crying. They… Read More »#WCY2014 From Africa: on gender equality, rape, change and more