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Twitter chats with Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres
 
Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres

UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres actively uses Twitter to reach out to and interact with climate change stakeholders and the general public, and has engaged in a number of live Twitter chats which have resulted in several million page impressions. See list of previous chats below. As of 1 March 2013, she has tweeted more than 1.200 times. Her Twitter ID is @CFigueres.


 
Twitter Twitter chat and photo competition to celebrate 20th anniversary of UNFCCC on 21 March
UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres will host a Twitter chat to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The chat (21 March, 16:00 to 16:30 Central European Time) will look back at the landmark achievements of the Convention and the many ways in which it has led the world towards a realization that acting to deal with climate change is both a necessity and the greatest opportunity of our time.
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Twitter Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres on the 2013 Lighthouse Activities
On 6 November 2013, Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres will host a live Twitter chat to coincide with the launch of the 2013 Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities. Christiana will be joined by activity representatives who will speak about how their innovative and inspiring projects are creating real change on the ground.
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Twitter Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres on innovative climate finance
27 May 2013
On 27 May, Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres hosted a live Twitter chat to discuss the role of innovative finance in responding to climate change. The live chat was linked to the call for applications for Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-friendly Investment in partnership with the World Economic Forum. The chat was joined by Dominic Waughray, senior director of the WEF's Environmental Initiatives. View Storify version of the chat
Twitter Christiana Figueres chats about addressing climate change while improving the lives of the urban poor
21 May 2013
On 21 May, Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres hosted a chat on Twitter about the role of the Urban Poor in climate change action, together with ICLEI's Yunus Arikan. The chat coincided with the call for applications for "Momentum for Change: Urban Poor" initiative. View Storify version of the chat
Twitter Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres and the GGCA on the COP 18 Gender Decision
14 May 2013
On 14 May, Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres engaged on Twitter on the COP 18 Gender Decision. The live Twitter chat was hosted by the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) and focused on the key objectives of the decision.
View Storify version of the chat.
Twitter Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres on innovative climate finance
12 April 2013
Bonn, Germany
On 12 April, Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres hosted a live Twitter chat to discuss the role of innovative finance in responding to climate change. The chat coincided with the call for applications for "Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate-friendly Investment", in partnership with the World Economic Forum.
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View Storify version of the chat
Twitter Twitter chat with the UN's top climate change official on 8 March, International Women's Day
8 March 2013
Bonn, Germany
On 8 March, International Women's Day, Christiana Figueres hosted a Twitter chat to talk about how women can build momentum for stronger climate action. You can read the storified version of the chat here.
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Twitter Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres on "How can the world achieve the right momentum for a global climate framework"
14 February 2013
In a live chat hosted by The Climate Group, Christiana Figueres asked "How can the world achieve the right momentum for a global climate framework in 2015?" and responded to questions.
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Twitter Twitter chat with Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity Winners
21 November 2012
Bonn, Germany
The public had the chance to chat with representatives from three of the UNFCCC Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activities during a Twitter chat. The three activities were: Solar Sister, a women-led renewable energy sales force; EELA, an energy efficient brick making activity in Peru; and Guangzhou BRTS, a game changing public transport system.
Twitter Twitter chat with Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity winners
14 November 2012
Bonn, Germany
Twitter followers were able to find out about "Lighthouse Activities" selected by the UNFCCC Momentum for Change initiative, and put questions to initiative representatives.The projects have a focus on the urban poor, and were also presented at COP18 in Doha.
Twitter Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres about the role of business and public-private partnerships in fighting climate change on 22 November
On 22 November, Christiana Figueres chatted on Twitter about the role of public-private partnerships in responding to cimate change.
Twitter Women invited to Tweet with UN's top climate change official on responding to climate change
On 24 October 2011, Christiana Figueres engaged with women around the world on responding to climate change. Follow the @CFigueres account to see all the questions from other users and answers to those questions.
Twitter Young people invited to engage on Twitter with the UN's top climate change official
On 17 October 2011, Christiana Figueres engaged with young people around the world who are concerned about climate change and eager to do their bit to make a difference. Via the Twitter account @CFigueres, she asked young people what they were doing to fight climate change and responded to their questions. Hashtag: #unfcccyouth.
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New Delhi, India
7 February 2011
On 7 February 2011, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres began sending personal messages via her new Twitter account, @CFigueres. She sent first tweets from Pakistan, where she visited the homeless resulting from the devastating floods of 2010. With such disasters set to become more frequent and intense due to climate change, she drew attention to the need for rebuilding in Pakistan to be climate-smart.
Followers of the UN climate change process can also receive updates on the latest UNFCCC documents by following the UNFCCC's @UN_ClimateTalks Twitter account.
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