Climate Action Based in Science

September 30-October 04, 2019-National and International Stakeholders and Experts gather in Saint Lucia for a 5-day workshop on Enhancing the Climate Science Basis of Green Climate Fund (GCF)-Funded Activities, a collaborative effort of the GCF, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Government of Saint Lucia (GoSL). The workshop objectives include: • Identifying how relevant […]

No exit plan for small islands on climate crisis frontlines

Small island developing states (SIDS) need urgent help. After a visit to Abaco and Grand Bahama in the Caribbean last week, Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, returned to deliver a keynote address at the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva to open the first United Nations Trade Forum on 9 September. His message: “Our extinction is imminent.” “The […]

UN Climate Action Summit 2019

The UN Climate Action Summit brought together world leaders at the UN Headquarters in New York on 23rd September. The aim of the summit was to provide “concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent over the next decade, and to […]

Peer Learning Summit: Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

Rotterdam, Netherlands | July 9–11, 2019 Over 50 representatives from 12 countries came together in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to discuss how developing country governments can engage businesses and investors in the development and implementation of their National Adaptation Planning (NAP) processes. Hosted by the NAP Global Network, with support from the Government of the Netherlands, […]

Saint Lucia to benefit from climate finance training

PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia, 17th July 2019. The Government of Saint Lucia, under the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process is continuing its efforts to build climate resilience through engagement with all sectors of the Saint Lucian society, including the private sector.  Bridging the climate finance gap and the involvement of the private sector in […]

Saint Lucia Represents at the Preparatory Meeting for the United Nations Climate Action Summit

PRESS RELEASE Castries, Saint Lucia, July 1, 2019. Minister for Education, Gender, Innovation and Sustainable Development, the Honourable Dr. Gale T.C. Rigobert, led Saint Lucia’s delegation to the Preparatory meeting for the United Nations Climate Action Summit, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from June 30 to July 1, 2019, The United Nations Secretary General […]

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