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Press Releases
Date Organization Title
18 Nov UNFCCC Nations Take Forward Global Climate Action at 2016 UN Climate Conference
18 Nov UNFCCC Non-State Actors Partner with Governments to Boost Climate Action
18 Nov European Commission pdf-icon Marrakech climate conference: world forging ahead on climate action (180 kB)
18 Nov CAN pdf-icon Historic Breakthrough: 48 Countries commit to Transition to 100% Renewable Energy (211 kB)
18 Nov Climate Vulnerable Forum pdf-icon Climate Vulnerable Forum commit to stronger climate action at COP22 (250 kB)
18 Nov Citizens' Climate Lobby  At COP22: Carbon pricing, citizen engagement can make low-carbon transition irreversible
17 Nov Ministers of BASIC countries pdf-icon Press release from Ministers of BASIC countries (76 kB)
17 Nov WMO, UNISDR, World Bank and French government  pdf-icon Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems Prioritize the Most Vulnerable (120 kB)
17 Nov Global Peace Initiative of Women pdf-icon Religious Leaders at COP 22 Call for Addendum to Paris Agreement: 33 Percent Redutions in Greed, Hatred and Ignorance (95 kB)
17 Nov CAN International pdf-icon Civil Society Moving Stronger in Keeping Climate Change at the top of Politics (119 kB)
17 Nov Kingdom of Morocco, Sustainable Development Solutions Network, wbcsd, ICLEI pdf-icon COP22 Low-Emission Solutions Conference emphasizes need for strong leadership, sound climate policies and effective economic mechanisms (700 kB)
17 Nov UNEP pdf-icon New peatland coalition targets cutting climate change, saving thousands of lives (209 kB)
17 Nov London School of Economics pdf-icon New study finds six G20 countries are failing to take action in line with their Paris Agreement pledges (227 kB)
16 Nov World Nuclear Association pdf-icon Nuclear key to a clean energy future: IEA World Energy Outlook (87 kB)
16 Nov UNDP New UN report highlights the impact of climate action in advancing Sustainable Development Goals
16 Nov World Economic Forum Seven African Governments Agree to Protect Over 70% of Africa’s Tropical Forests from Unsustainable Palm Oil Development
16 Nov Center for Sustainable Economy pdf-icon It’s Not Just Markets But Also Cities and Subnational Governments Driving Climate Action Forward Despite Federal Politics, Say NGO and Government Leaders at COP22 (393 kB)
16 Nov CTCN

Countries pledge $23 million to support technology transfer in developing countries

pdf-icon English (470 kB)

pdf-icon French (320 kB)

16 Nov The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group Business and subnational leaders call for long-term climate plans
16 Nov Nordic Council of Ministers, Sitra Scaling up just 15 Nordic solutions can reduce 4 Gt of global emissions
 16 Nov World Bank pdf-icon World Bank Group Launches Climate Business Innovation Network (253 kB)
16 Nov  Leave it in the Ground Initiative pdf-icon Oil, gas and coal exploration incompatible with Paris Agreement and bad investment –
New report
(320 kB)
16 Nov Kingdom of Morocco, FAO Sowing the Seeds of Climate Action for Agriculture
Planter les graines de l'action climatique pour l'agricultureSembrando las semillas para promover la acción climática en la agricultura
16 Nov GEF pdf-icon New GEF fund gives boost to Paris Agreement implementation (462 kB)
15 Nov CAN pdf-icon Historic moment generates momentum for shift to 100% Renewable Energy (626 kB)
15 Nov WHO, UNEP Health and environment ministers pledge climate actions to reduce 12.6 million environment-related deaths
pdf-icon English (104 kB)
pdf-icon Français (265 kB)
15 Nov AILAC pdf-icon AILAC Advocates Universal Participation in Rules of Implementation (485 kB)
15 Nov World Bank World Bank Steps Up Climate Funding in Arab World
15 Nov Istituto Nazionale per la Comunicazione pdf-icon Cambiamenti Climatici: Flavia Bustreo (OMS), fra il 20130 e il 2015 circa 250 000 morti in più ogni anno (294 kB)
15 Nov NDC Partnership pdf-icon National Governments Partner to Ensure Climate Action is Fast, Effective and Ambitious (155 kB)
15 Nov UNEP pdf-icon UN Environment: more and faster support needed for climate change adaptation (326 kB)
14 Nov Under2 Coalition pdf-icon Under2 Coalition Grows to 165 Members with Wave of New Signatories at COP22 (337 kB)
14 Nov EIB, Luxembourg pdf-icon Luxembourg – European Investment Bank partnership highlighted as global example to unlock additional climate investment (199 kB)
14 Nov BMUB Climate Action Plan 2050: Cabinet adopts guide to climate neutral Germany
pdf-icon English (159 kB)
pdf-icon German (174 kB)
14 Nov Climate Alliance

Europe's children demand UN Climate Summit delegates be better role models



14 Nov World Bank pdf-icon Natural Disasters Force 26 Million People into Poverty and Cost $520bn in Losses Every Year, New World Bank Analysis Finds (154 kB)
14 Nov WMO pdf-icon Provisional WMO Statement on the Status of the Global Climate in 2016 (372 kB)
14 Nov UNEP pdf-icon UN Environment, China collaborate on major South-South initiative (372 kB)
13 Nov  UNGA

President of the UN General Assembly to give  lecture at Cadi Ayyad university

pdf-icon English (147 kB)

pdf-icon French (197 kB)

pdf-icon Arabic (316 kB)

13 Nov National Geographic pdf-icon In Focus and Youth Photo Exhibition in Marrakesh at the COP22 UNFCCC Climate Change Conference (255 kB)
12 Nov CAN International on behalf of organizers pdf-icon Flash Mob Press Release (1078 kB)
12 Nov UNFCCC pdf-icon Showcasing Solutions That Address Health and Climate Change, UN Climate Change Secretariat launches new Momentum for Change: Planetary Health Project with support from The Rockefeller Foundation (187 kB)
12 Nov LHHRDC  pdf-icon A New Book on Emergency Climate Mobilization (283 kB)
11 Nov C40Cities pdf-icon Women4Climate: Mayor of Paris Launches Initiative for Women Leadership in Tackling Climate Change (376 kB)
pdf-icon Women4Climate : la Maire de Paris lance une initiative pour le leadership des femmes (377 kB)
11 Nov ESCAP pdf-icon Economic impacts of climate change in Asia-Pacific to be highlighted at global UN forum (174 kB)
Paper: The Economics of Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific region
10 Nov UNESCO pdf-icon UNESCO advocates central role for education in international responses to climate change (212 kB)
10 Nov Africa Pavilion pdf-icon Africa presents united front and calls for action at COP22 (276 kB)
pdf-icon COP22 : l’Afrique présente un front uni et plaide pour passer à l’action (270 kB)
10 Nov CCFLA Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance lays out how cities and sub-national bodies can finance solutions to climate change
10 Nov BIR pdf-icon BIR World President promotes recycling industry’s important role in climate change mitigation (568 kB)
10 Nov Arab African International Bank pdf-icon MENA region's First Sustainable Finance Platform "MOSTADAM" (4281 kB)
10 Nov Italian Ministry for Environment, Land and Sea pdf-icon Italy funds partnership to help cities implement efficient district energy worldwide (319 kB)
9 Nov Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
pdf-icon Making climate risk insurance work for the most vulnerable (134 kB)
8 Nov UNU-EHS  pdf-icon Loss and damage happening now, Nepal case study by UNU-EHS finds (282 kB)
8 Nov ECA Abdalla Hamdok leads ECA delegation to “COP of Action”:
pdf-icon English (88 kB)
pdf-icon French (64 kB)
pdf-icon Arabic (123 kB)
8 Nov Government of Brazil pdf-icon Biofuture Platform: Kickstarting a global, advanced bioeconomy (164 kB)
8 Nov UN Women At COP22, UN Women to spotlight central role of women in climate response
COP22 : ONU Femmes mettra en avant le rôle central des femmes dans la réponse aux changements climatiques
Press Conferences
Date  Title of event Material Organization
9 Nov 2016 Youth Climate Report GIS Map Presentation pdf-icon Media Advisory (184 kB)  
York University
10 Nov 2016 Dramatic emission cuts through energy efficiency: industry solutions for Africa & the world pdf-icon Media Advisory (290 kB)   ABB
10 Nov 2016 Indigenous caucus stand in solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe pdf-icon Media Advisory (93 kB)   International Indigenous Peoples' Forum on Climate Change
 10 Nov 2016 The Art of Growth & Sustainable Finance pdf-icon Media Advisory (4281 kB) Arab African International Bank
 10 Nov 2016 Global Recycling Day pdf-icon Media Advisory (568 kB) BIR
11 Nov 2016 Women in Climate Media Advisory:
pdf-icon English (275 kB)
pdf-icon Français (268 kB)
11 Nov 2016 Human Rights and Climate Change Media Advisory
pdf-icon English (368 kB)
pdf-icon Français (419 kB)
Sorbonne ONU
11 Nov 2016 150 jeunes pour un climat sous surveillance  pdf-icon Media Advisory (1378 kB)  IRD
12 Nov 2016 Momentum for Health: Planetary Health Launch pdf-icon Media Advisory (308 kB)   UNFCCC
12 Nov 2016 Momentum for Change: Energy Efficiency Through Smart Lighting Systems Event pdf-icon Media Advisory (304 kB)    UNFCCC
 12 Nov 2016 Flash Mob for 100% Renewable Energy and a Safe Future for Our Children pdf-icon Media Advisory (1060 kB)   CAN, DWB, Youth Forum for Citizenship and Democracy of Morocco
12 Nov 2016 A New Book on Emergency Climate Mobilization  pdf-icon Media Advisory (283 kB)    LHHRDC 
13 Nov 2016 Voyage de presse: La résilience climatique relance l’emploi dans les campagnes marocaines  pdf-icon Media Advisory (77 kB) IFAD
14 Nov 2016, 07:30 Field Trip: Integrating Climate Change into the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert pdf-icon Media Advisory (77 kB) GEF-World Bank
14 Nov 2016, 09:00 Developing countries working together to implement Paris Agreement:
High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change
pdf-icon Media Advisory (198 kB) High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change/UNDPI
14 Nov 2016, 09:00 European Union Energy Day. Joint solutions for a sustainable planet pdf-icon Media Invitation (76 kB) European Union
14 Nov 2016, 09:00 UN Environment launches ambitious new programme supported by China for a green South-South cooperation pdf-icon Media Advisory (432 kB) UNEP
14 Nov 2016, 09:30 High Level Ministerial Event: International Developments in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage pdf-icon Media Advisory (2085 kB) Saudi Arabia
14 Nov 2016, 10:00 Launching of Malaysia Pavilion and Launching of REDD+ hosted by Malaysia pdf-icon Media Advisory (7 kB) Ministry Of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia
14 Nov 2016, 10:30 A Trillion Dollar Opportunity: Climate Investments in Emerging Markets pdf-icon Media Advisory (194 kB) IFC
14 Nov 2016, 11:30 World Bank Press Conference On Launch of Natural Disasters And Global Poverty Report pdf-icon Media Advisory (176 kB) World Bank
14 Nov 2016, 12:00 “The Global Demand to Stop New Fossil Fuels” pdf-icon Media Advisory (61 kB) Oil Change International
14 Nov 2016, 12:30 PLANET: Education for Environmental Sustainability and Green Growth  pdf-icon Media Advisory (328 kB) UNESCO
14 Nov 2016, 14:00 Renewables in the Middle East & North Africa: Mission Possible  pdf-icon Media Advisory (68 kB) IFC, IETA
14 Nov 2016, 15:00 Gender Just Climate Solutions Award Ceremony pdf-icon Media Advisory (4947 kB) WECF
14 Nov 2016, 15:45 Press briefing with global indigenous leaders pdf-icon Media Advisory (127 kB) International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) with support from the Governments of Norway and Morocco and UNDP
14 Nov 2016, 17:00 Launch of Africa-wide Initiative on Sustainability, Stability and Security Media Advisory:
pdf-icon English (207 kB)
pdf-icon French (291 kB)
14 Nov 2016, 17:00 International Press conference
with German Federal Minister for the Environment Barbara Hendricks: 
Germanys climate policy – Presentation of the German NDC „Klimaschutzplan2050“

Background Info:

pdf-icon English (224 kB)

pdf-icon German (127 kB)

14 Nov 2016, 19:00 Private Sector Perspectives on Climate Resilience Media Advisory FourTwentySeven
14 Nov 2016, 19:00 Climate Investment Funds Launch the Stakeholder Advisory Network (SAN) Media Advisory (194 kB) IFR
14 Nov 2016, 19:00 Stakeholder Advisory Network on Climate Finance (SAN) to be Launched pdf-icon Media Advisory (319 kB) ICC and TI
15 Nov, 09:00 Press Conference: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pdf-icon Media Advisory (347 kB) United Nations
15 Nov, 13:00 The Enormous Damage Caused to the World by the Climate Change Disinformation Campaign which began in the United Stated and Spread to other Countries pdf-icon Media Advisory (331 kB) The Pennsylvania Environmental Research Consortium
15 Nov, 14:00 World Bank Group Announces New Plan to Support Climate Action in the Middle East and North Africa  Media Advisory
pdf-icon Arabic (95 kB) pdf-icon English (54 kB) pdf-icon French (54 kB)
World Bank
15 Nov, 14:30 Ministers of environment and health to commit to reducing environment pollution for climate and human health pdf-icon Media Advisory (239 kB) WHO, UNEP
15 Nov, 17:30 The Chilean initiative of solar mining pdf-icon Media Advisory (88 kB) Chile
15 Nov, 18:00 Press event with UN Secretary-General, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon pdf-icon Media Advisory (27 kB) UN
15 Nov, 18:00 Media briefing about UN Oceans conference in June 2017 pdf-icon Media Advisory (90 kB) UN
15 Nov, 18:30 High-Level Event on 100% Renewable Energy for 1.5C pdf-icon Media Advisory (2038 kB) CAN International on behalf of the organizers
15 Nov, 18:30 Culture as an Essential Womb to Confront Climate Change pdf-icon Media Advisory (71 kB) UNESCO
16 Nov, 09:30 Africa Day: Moving from Commitment to Action with NDCs in Africa Media Advisory:
pdf-icon English (1200 kB)
pdf-icon French (1205 kB)
16 Nov, 09:45 World First Open Field CO2 Irrigation pdf-icon Media Advisory (5 kB)
pdf-icon Additional Material (682 kB)
Dr. Joseph Steier
16 Nov, 10:00 New approaches to unlocking private finance for sustainable land use pdf-icon Media Advisory (224 kB) UNEP
16 Nov, 10:30 Countries Pledge Millions for Technology Transfer to Implement Paris Agreement pdf-icon Media Advisory (349 kB) CTCN
16 Nov, 10:30 Release of the Climate Change Performance Index 2017 pdf-icon Media Advisory (74 kB) CAN, Germanwatch
16 Nov, 12:30 Businesses To Call For Continued U.S. Support For Paris Climate Agreement pdf-icon Media Advisory (97 kB) Ceres, We Mean Business, World Wildlife Fund
16 Nov, 14:00 Press Conference with Patricia Espinosa and Naoko Ishii to launch new “transparency fund” as part of Paris Climate Agreement implementation pdf-icon Media Advisory (183 kB) UNFCCC, GEF
16 Nov, 16:30 Future proofing: Why we need long-term climate plans Media Advisory University of Cambridge
16 Nov, 16:45 Microgrids Take Wing: Panel with Bertrand Piccard pdf-icon Media Advisory (345 kB)  
pdf-icon Press Release (263 kB)  
16 Nov, 17:00 Biofuture Platform Launch Event pdf-icon Media Advisory (164 kB)   Government of Brazil
16 Nov, 17:30 Cities Lead: A conversation and press availability on how cities around the world, including in the USA, are moving forward on implementing the Paris Agreement pdf-icon Media Advisory (393 kB)   Center for Sustainable Economy
16 Nov, 18:30 UN System Side Event: Joining forces to achieve SDG15 - Delivering on the Global Agenda for Forests, Climate and Development pdf-icon Media Advisory (177 kB) FAO, UNDP, UNEP, UN-REDD Programme, World Bank Group
16 Nov, 18:30 Transforming the Food System to Safeguard the Global Commons Media Advisory  GEF, IUCN, wbcsd
16 Nov, 18:30 Climate change Studio pdf-icon Media Advisory (4 kB)   Moroccan Coalition for Climate Justice
17 Nov, 09:00 Civil Society Bid UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Farewell pdf-icon Media Advisory (199 kB) CAN International
17 Nov, 09:00 ABB and Solar Impulse at COP22: Invitation to media breakfast with Bertrand Piccard pdf-icon Media Advisory (149 kB)   ABB
17 Nov, 09:30 COP 22 Low-Emissions Solutions Press Conference pdf-icon Media Advisory (473 kB)   Kingdom of Morocco, Sustainable Development Solutions Network, wbcsd, ICLEI
17 Nov, 10:00 High Level Event Accelerating Climate Action pdf-icon Media Advisory (258 kB)   UNFCCC, Climate Champions Laurence Tubiana and Hakima El Haité
17 Nov, 10:00 Press Briefing: Saving peat – the missing link in addressing climate change pdf-icon Media Advisory (146 kB)   UNEP
17 Nov, 12:00 Lecture by the President of the United Nations General Assembly on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Objectives and Climate

Media Advisory

pdf-icon Arabic (316 kB)

pdf-icon English (147 kB)

pdf-icon French (197 kB)

17 Nov, 13:15 The priorities of sustainable development in regions that are highly sensitive to climate change in Latin America and the appropriate articulation of adaptation and mitigation actions Media Advisory  The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of El Salvador
17 Nov, 14:00 Negotiator Press Briefing pdf-icon Media Advisory (109 kB)   Earth Journalism Network
17 Nov, 14:00 Sustainable Energy for all - COP22 Africa Press Briefing pdf-icon Media Advisory (6 kB)   SEforALL
17 Nov, 14:30 Press Conference: One of the first nations to incorporate the NDC´S commitments of the Paris Agreement in its National Planning System pdf-icon Media Advisory (47 kB)   Guatemala
17 Nov, 14:30 Bringing the Spirit of Paris to Marrakech: 2050 Pathways Platform pdf-icon Media Advisory (80 kB) Global Strategic Communications Council (GSCC)
17 Nov, 15:00 Press-conference: Forming energy of the future: role of nuclear industry in global reduction of CO2 emissions pdf-icon Media Advisory (238 kB)   Russian Federation
17 Nov, 16:30 Global Launch of “2020 or Bust” The citizen engagement campaign to end the climate crisis pdf-icon Media Advisory (370 kB)   2020 or Bust
18 Nov, 10:00 Announcement of the Climate Vulnerable Forum Declaration pdf-icon Media Advisory (217 kB) Climate Vulnerable Declaration
18 Nov, 13:00 Farmers, Consumers, Scientists, Food Experts and Environmentalists Mobilize Shift to Regenerative Agriculture pdf-icon Media Advisory (287 kB) Regeneration International, Organic Consumers Association, IFOAM Organic International, Shumei International, and Biovision Foundation
Press Packages
Organization Title
National Geographic, Lucie Foundation pdf-icon In Focus and Youth Photo Exhibition in Marrakesh at the COP22 UNFCCC Climate Change Conference (255 kB)
UNFCCC pdf-icon Media Arrangements for the High-Level Segment of COP22/CMP12/CMA1 (252 kB)
International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) with support from the Governments of Norway and Morocco and UNDP pdf-icon Indigenous Know How: The Missing Link in Global Efforts to Meet Climate Goals—Leaders from Every Region of the Globe Present New Knowledge on Climate Change (127 kB)
Dr. Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Botswana pdf-icon Media Advisory (347 kB)
UNDP pdf-icon UNDP at COP 22 incl schedule of events (108 kB)
World Bank Group pdf-icon WBG Experts at COP22 (157 kB)
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