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Panos Caribbean's goals are to enable the people of the Caribbean to conceive, drive and communicate their own development agenda. To develop media, information and communication partnerships, to communicate towards development.

To amplify the voices of the vulnerable, the marginalized and the excluded.

YRC360KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday October 5, 2018 (IPS) – In the face of the many challenges posed by climate change, Panos Caribbean, a global network of institutes working to give a voice to poor and marginalized communities, says the Caribbean must raise its voice to demand and support the global temperature target of 1.5 °C.

Ahead of the United Nations climate summit in December, Yves Renard, interim coordinator of Panos Caribbean, said advocacy, diplomacy and commitments must be both firm and ambitious.

He said this is necessary to ensure that the transition to renewable energy and a sharp reduction in emissions are not only implemented but accelerated.

PICTURED: YVES RENARD,INTERIM COORDINATOR OF PANOS CARIBBEAN (PHOTO DESMOND BROWN)

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