Did you know that LU researchers and students are eligible to participate in the international climate change negotiations as observers? Lund University is an admitted non-governmental organisation to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and are entitled to nominate observers for accreditation to UNFCCC meetings. This provides opportunity for you as associated to Lund University to participate in the negotations on site as an observer.
As an accredited observer delegate you get access to attend open meetings of the Conference of Parties (COP/MOP), ad hoc-working groups and subsidiary bodies as well as various side events, seminars and exhibitions. This implies possibilities to follow how particular issues of your interest proceeds in the negotiation process, meet with negotiators and network with researchers and other actors. If your interested in, for instance, accreditation for the COP18 summit in Doha, Qatar, in December the deadline for nomination is 9 October.
The UNFCCC invites nominations from observer delegates to the fourth part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2.4) will be held in Bonn, Germany, 10-14 March 2014.
If you wish to attend, please send your nomination to the Lund University focal point on Monday 20th January at the latest: email@example.com
Accreditation: Nominations of observer delegates are registered by the designated contact point in the UNFCCC online registration system. To complete your nomination, please make sure to provide the following information (i.e. as it appears in your official photo identification/passport, which you will have to present on site at the registration):
Salutation (Mr., Ms., etc):
Date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY):
Country of nationality:
Passport, or other photo identification number:
Organization (if other than Lund University):
Functional title (optional; e.g. Professor, Dr., etc):
Dates you will attend the sessions (first and/or second week):
Both the 5th meeting for the Adaption Committee and the 8th meeting for the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) are held in Bonn, March 5-7.
Accreditation: Nominations of observer delegates are done by RINGOs, but interested at Lund University can contact Roger Hildingsson, who will send the nominations to RINGOs.
Ban Ki-moon at the UN climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico, in december 2010. UN photo by Paulo Filgueiras.
Designated Contact Point, Lund University
Tel: +46 (0)46 222 4762
At the UN climate change conference in Cancun, Mexico. UN photo by Paulo Filgueiras.