Cuifen is a founding member of Singapore Youth for Climate Action. She attended her first COP in 2015. 2015 was the first time I got to attend COP (commonly used acronym for UN Climate Change Conferences). Before that, I had been following news of Singapore youths attending COP. 2015 was different, as for the first time, … Continue reading Cuifen’s reflections on attending COP
The UN Climate Change Conference brings together representatives of countries that have signed and ratified the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The 2017 Climate Change Conference is held in Bonn, and the conference has been held annually for 23 years, hence the acronym COP23. The annual conference is the decision making body of the UNFCCC. Besides the … Continue reading UN Climate Change Conference COP23
This year's UN climate talks marks the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties. What does this mean, and what is its significance? Let's go back in time to 1992, when international cooperation to combat climate change first started. (Note: SYCA is not an expert on this topic. What we share below is what … Continue reading What does UNFCCC COP22 mean, and what is its significance?
SYCA is sending a team to the UN climate talks at Morocco. Many thanks to Avelife Foundation, designated NGO to UNFCCC, for facilitating passes for our team to attend the climate talks as accredited observers! Some of our team members are already in Morocco, and have already linked up with fellow youths and observers from … Continue reading SYCA team to UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco