You are here
World News 

YALI HOLDS WORLD CLIMATE NEGOTIATION SIMULATION TRAINING

YALI HOLDS WORLD CLIMATE NEGOTIATION SIMULATION TRAINING

The World Climate negotiation simulation events  which have been held in different parts of the world has given people the taste of what it is like to be a negotiator at the UN Climate Change Negotiations.

World Climate is a leading initiative developed by Climate Interactive an NGO founded by former doctoral student of Professor John Sterman at MIT in collaboration with the University of Mohammed VI Polytechnique.

 

climate

 

On Friday 25th November, 2016 a Simulation event was organized by Gabila Franklin Neba, YALI West Africa Cohort V Fellow from Cameroon in collaboration with the YALI West Africa RLC and other YALI Fellows in the Climate Intervention Sector. The host was trained last May 2016 as a World Climate Negotiation Simulation Facilitator in Marrakech – Morocco; an initiative leading up to COP 22 designed to build African Capacity on climate change modeling and decision tools, with special focus on Agriculture and Climate Change.

Check this out  Pakistan's military responds after deadly shrine blast

 

yalii

The platform of YALI presented a great platform and an opportunity for Africa’s finest group of young Climate Activists to host the World Climate Negotiation Simulation event. The event played host to one of Ghana’s finest Young Climate Activists, Joshua Amponsem who also happens to be a World Climate Ambassador.

During the Simulation, The Young African Leaders who have strongly reaffirmed the need the critical need and strong imperative for effective leadership in Africa became negotiators for different regions of the World and worked to negotiate a global climate agreement. The ultimate goal of this negotiation as agreed last year in Paris COP21 is limiting Global Warming by 2100 at or below 2o C well above pre-industrial levels.

Check this out  Italy: Two die as motorway bridge collapses near Ancona

The first round of Negotiations ended up with 3.4 o C with those of the Developing countries refusing to decline emissions saying the rich nations of the world must agree to more significant action especially with their past contributions to the problem. That they will not continue to pay the price for their past emissions

This led to the second round of negotiations whereby the developed nations mounted pressure on the developing to reduce their emissions, which are growing faster than theirs. This met a strong counter argument that their emissions per person is far higher than those in the developing countries (US emissions per person are 400 times more than those in Mali).

Check this out  Historic: Somali-American female legislator Ilhan Omar sworn into office

This second round ended with an agreement that landed down to a global temperature increase of 2.4 o C. the target of 2 was not met but a lot of improvement from 4.5 to 2.4. The event has a great success and made a lot lasting impressions on all the fellows who attended the event

credit: selasie Asuo

Comments

comments

17 thoughts on “YALI HOLDS WORLD CLIMATE NEGOTIATION SIMULATION TRAINING

  1. I couldn’t refrain from commenting. Very well written!

  2. Eurovigil helps integrate the household safety program with
    laptops, televisions, smartphone or tablets and PCs.

  3. We are a group of volunteers and starting a brand new scheme in our community.
    Your web site offered us with helpful information to work on.
    You’ve performed a formidable task and our entire community will be thankful to you.

  4. I was wondering if you ever considered changing the layout of your blog?
    Its very well written; I love what youve got to say. But maybe you could a little more
    in the way of content so people could connect with it better.
    Youve got an awful lot of text for only having one or two images.
    Maybe you could space it out better?

  5. I like the helpful info you supply to your articles. I will bookmark your weblog and take a look at
    once more here regularly. I am somewhat certain I will be informed many new
    stuff proper right here! Good luck for the following!

  6. Appreciation to my father who shared with me on the topic of this weblog, this
    website is truly remarkable.

  7. Pretty! This was an incredibly wonderful article.
    Thank you for supplying this information.

  8. Do you have any video of that? I’d like to find out more details.

  9. Hi my family member! I wish to say that this article is amazing, nice written and come with almost all significant infos.

    I’d like to peer more posts like this .

  10. Hi there! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering
    which blog platform are you using for this site? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve had problems with hackers and I’m looking at options for
    another platform. I would be fantastic if you could point me in the direction of a good platform.

  11. Ahaa, its nice dialogue about this post at this place at this webpage, I have read
    all that, so now me also commenting at this place.

  12. I’m amazed, I have to admit. Rarely do I encounter a blog
    that’s equally educative and interesting, and without a doubt, you have hit the nail on the head.

    The issue is something which too few folks are speaking intelligently about.
    Now i’m very happy that I stumbled across this in my search for something concerning this.

  13. Hey! I could have sworn I’ve been to this website
    before but after reading through some of the post I realized it’s new to me.
    Nonetheless, I’m definitely happy I found it and
    I’ll be book-marking and checking back often!

  14. Welcome to this discussion board my associates…I understand the sentiments….we’re all in the same boat!

  15. A couple of bins of things, a number of items of furniture – that is it!

  16. Hi, yup this article is truly pleasant and I have learned lot of things from it on the topic of blogging.

    thanks.

Leave a Comment

Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
More in World News
YALI COHORT 5 EMBARKS ON URBANIZATION TOUR

      YALI COHORT...

Breaking News: Fidel Castro Dies at 90

Former Cuban president, Fidel Castro...

Close