Month: November 2017

Launch of special initiative to address climate change impact on health in Small Island Developing States

  On November 12, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) the World Health Organization in collaboration with the UN Climate Change secretariat and in partnership with the Fijian Presidency of the twenty-third Conference of the Parties (COP23), launched a special initiative to protect people living in Small Island Developing States from the health […]

UN Climate Change Conference Bonn 2017

  The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23), in Bonn, Germany, is entering its final week of negotiations, sparking new commitments and initiatives to combat climate change. New commitments in agriculture, energy, finance, gender action, and water were announced to push forward the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future. In agriculture, leaders and experts […]