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La Viña: Paris climate deal aligns with Duterte’s 10-point agenda

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CLIMATE TALKS. A picture taken on November 25, 2015 in Le Bourget near Paris shows the entrance of the venue that hosted Paris’ climate summit, also known as COP21. File photo by Dominique Faget/AFP

In time for the upcoming Morocco climate talks, the Ateneo School of Government and the SSG Advisors present the reasons why the Paris Agreement on Climate Change should be ratified by the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 30, 2016) — Six months after 175 countries signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, delegates from these countries will meet once again in Marrakech, Morocco on November 7 to finally put the deal into force.  Continue reading La Viña: Paris climate deal aligns with Duterte’s 10-point agenda

PH to sit as observer in Morocco meeting on Paris deal

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Antonio La Viña, a veteran of international climate talks, also advises the Philippine delegation not to emphasize human rights in the next round of negotiations

MANILA, Philippines (Oct. 30, 2016) — After playing an active role during the 2015 climate talks in Paris, the Philippines will sit as an observer in the ceremonial first meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement, to be held during the next world climate conference, COP 22, which opens November 7 in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Filipino named int’l arbitrator for environmental disputes

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INTERNATIONAL ROLE. Ateneo School of Government dean Antonio La Viña has been named an arbitrator on environmental issues in a special panel based in The Hague. File photo by Rappler
Outgoing Ateneo School of Government dean Antonio La Viña joins the specialized panel of arbitrators for environmental disputes at the Permanent Court of Arbitration

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 15, 2016) — From one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries, a leading climate negotiator has been named an arbitrator on environmental issues in a special panel based in The Hague.

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