Open Letter to the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC: Conditional Invitation to Attend Powershift Central and Eastern Europe

From: YOUNGO – The constituency of youth non-governmental organisations under the UNFCCC To: Ms. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 8 November 2013 Dear Ms. Figueres We write to invite you to attend Powershift Central and Eastern Europe – our invitation taking into account, however, our concerns regarding your engagement...

Why send a group of students half way around the world to Rio+ 20? – because the future needs them there.

By Ken Cline Language pertaining to the interests of future generations is found in dozens of international agreements and proclamations.  From the original definition of sustainable development in the Brundtland Report to the treaties signed in Rio 20 years ago, safeguarding the interests of future generations has been a central tenet of international environmental law and sustainable...