Pictorial Highlights: PANOS CARIBBEAN at Global Climate Change Talks in Durban, South Africa
Panos Caribbean was part of a small delegation from Jamaica that attended the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which was held from November 28 until December 9, 2011.
One of the issues being debated at the meeting is whether a second commitment period would be agreed upon for the Kyoto Protocol or whether a new agreement would be formulated to replace the existing one.
Under the Climate Change Media Partnership, Internews, Panos and the International Institute for Environment and Development, IIEP Journalists from Asia, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Latin America have are attending and reporting from the conference as part of the climate change media partnership fellowship programme designed to improve media coverage of climate change issues in developing countries.
Here are pictorial highlights from the conference.