Nous dégradons nos sols qui sont pourtant nécessaires pour nourrir une population en expansion. Nous causons l’érosion de la biodiversité… Tout cela entraine sur la planète de graves déséquilibres géopolitiques et oblige à la recherche de solutions techniques et scientifiques pour tenter de trouver des solutions.
Beyond 2015 welcomes the Zero Draft prepared by the Co-Facilitators of the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations. Below we share key comments on the document addressing (1) the draft declaration, (2) means of implementation, and (3) follow up and review. A separate paper contains the Campaign's full reaction and textual recommendations.
This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity that also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. All countries acting in collaborative partnership will implement the Agenda. We are resolved to free the human race from the tyranny of poverty and want and to heal and secure our planet for present and future generations. We are determined to take the bold and transformative steps needed to shift the world on to a sustainable path. As we embark on this collective journey, we pledge that no one will be left behind.
The encyclical from Pope Francis this week marks yet another significant milestone in our planet’s march toward a global climate change agreement in Paris this December. The fact that the leader to more than 1 billion Catholics—roughly 14 percent of the world’s population—is urging action on climate change is undeniable evidence of growing support for an agreement that even global warming naysayers cannot refute.
Today, June 17, marks a #100days to go till the UN Summit where you will adopt the post-2015 agenda. As this historical summit approaches, we urge you to be courageous by committing to adopting an ambitious and transformative framework for and with people and the planet.
This paper was produced to inform negotiations ahead of a key international conference on finance for development, due to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in July 2015, and the United Nations climate change summit, which will be held in Paris in December 2015.