The solutions to climate change are also the paths to a safer, healthier, cleaner and more prosperous
future for all. To see this and to understand what needs to be done requires a sharp and sustained focus on
education, training and public awareness in all countries and at all levels of government, society and
That is why governments have agreed to educate, empower and engage all stakeholders and major groups. This
common objective is anchored in
Article 6 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and in Article 10 (e) of the
To achieve their goal, governments are working with the private sector and civil society stakeholders in
six priority action areas: education, training, public access to information, public awareness, public
participation and international cooperation.
All stakeholders have agreed that the scale of the challenge posed by climate change requires these
activities to be stepped up and that they should not only be collaborative but also country-driven,
interdisciplinary and respect the culture of each participating country and group. More>>
In September 2015, Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) released its first newsletter. The
newsletter comprises latest news on ACE activities, updates on the negotiation process, good
practices and detailed information on climate change education, training, public access to
information, public awareness, public participation and international cooperation.