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COP 23: Focus on the most vulnerable, focus on 'loss and damage'

A briefing outlining what Christian Aid are calling for at the United Nations climate change conference (COP23) in November 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

What we're calling for at COP23

In 2013, world governments agreed to address the inevitable impacts of climate change that sufficient mitigation or adaptation have not prevented – otherwise known as ‘loss and damage’.

Although this promise was reinforced in the 2015 Paris Agreement, they have yet to provide any international finance for this.

Christian Aid and ACT Alliance are calling for COP23 to bring the reality of climate impacts into the heart of the climate negotiations and make progress on this crucial issue, to ensure vulnerable communities and countries have the resources to prevent, and respond to loss and damage from climate change.

Published on 31 October 2017

Resource language
English
Location
  • Global
Themes – Areas of work
  • Climate change
  • Resilience and climate