Climate change demands a prominent role in foreign policy. In light of the slow pace of progress in international climate negotiations, a stronger role for foreign policy in international climate policy has been called for– namely through climate diplomacy.

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ECC Special Newsletter Edition 5/2017 – 03.11.2017

With this special newsletter on COP23, we aim to shed light on some key topics to be aware of, which are not necessarily at the top of the agenda of negotiators but ask for prolonged leadership of climate diplomats, such as: the human rights dimension of climate migration, international climate policy from a US perspective, the links between climate change and conflict and the complicated crisis at the Lake Chad Basin... The newsletter also features an explanatory infographic on the links between the Paris Agreement and the SDGs and other useful resources.