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Day 8 UNFCCC Bonn

The second week is completely full while the negotiators from the parties are trying to make up the time they lost for the first week, there are a lot of very interesting things relevant to us that have happened. We are still working hard on two very important issues; Article 6 and health as a […]

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Summary of negotiations

Hello Climate Fans! With Oh-So-Much going on in Bonn, we thought we’d take a moment to look over the anatomy and physiology of the UNFCCC (the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change). The first thing you need to know – we’re negotiating two different deals at once! 1.   The CMP: Where we’re discussing the Kyoto […]

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Day 7 at the UNFCCC

After arriving in Bonn, I went to a “Power Shift” workshop with Charlotte today. The main organizer of the event is UK Youth Climate Coalition (UKYCC), and the participants are mainly from various youth organization in Sweden, Germany, and Belgium. Power Shift is actually a capacity building event that brings together young people and youth […]

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Day 5 at UN Climate Change Conference

As usual, our day started with Youngo meeting in the morning, where main discussion have been running about the Youth sideevent at same evening and objectives and messages for a Youngo campaign coming up for next week. Afterwards Sebastian, Charlotte and me, together with Jean Paul, got the chance to attend the informal meeting of […]

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Day 3

I arrived at the UNFCCC meeting in Bonn at Wednesday morning, after a long train ride from Copenhagen. The negotiations officially started on Monday morning, but it doesn’t seem that too much has happened yet.   With four different tracks of negotiations going on simultaneous you would think I have missed a lot, but the […]

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Day 1 & 2 of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn

Day 1 & 2 of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn

After a little introduction to the UNFCCC bodies, processes and background, we like to share some aspects and developments about the first days. We arrived on Monday afternoon, got registered and started to get an overview of the current situation by following as many events as possible. We got aware that the SBs had initiated […]

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The assembly itself!

The assembly itself!

We have provided you with constant feedback on what work IFMSA has been doing at the World Health Assembly. And maybe not so much about what has been going on in the assembly itself. Following is a short presentation on what the assembly itself has been discussing and worlds health leaders has agreed on towards […]

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Exciting days for SCORA at the WHA!

Exciting days for SCORA at the WHA!

On Thursday, one of the important meetings of the day was at the UNAIDS office with Dr Joy Backory, senior partnership advisor for UNAIDS and Dr Kate Thomson, Chief of Civil Society Partnership Team of UNAIDS. UNAIDS is a very important partner for IFMSA and the Committee on Reproductive Health including AIDS (SCORA). It is […]

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Day 5, whats going on here?…..

The past days has again been extremely eventful. The delegation has great knowledge on the technical discussion that is taking place during the plenaries and side events, that has allowed us to take an active part of the discussions. This is being noticed by the delegates of the assembly, and by that we mean the […]

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Global immunization: a promising future?

Global immunization: a promising future?

A report from committee B: universal coverage for vaccination “In 2009, 109 Member States had achieved and maintained coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine at or above 90% for the previous three years, and an additional 13 have attained this level more recently. However, more than 23 million children failed to receive the required […]

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