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Call for delegates for COP22

Would you like to represent FYEG at the UN Climate Change summit between the 7th and 18th of November in Marrakech, Morocco?

As you know, in COP21 last year the most significant international agreement on climate change yet was agreed by 197 countries. On the 22nd of April, they attended the Climate Summit in New York, where the agreement was signed by 175 countries.

For FYEG, the last GA in Prague set the Climate Working Group as a priority thematic for the year. In order to have a strong message again this year after a successful one that was carried last year after COP21, FYEG will mobilise activists throughout Europe to push towards to more concrete and effective actions on the mandate of the agreement. At the same time, we will send an official delegation to the summit to follow the discussions, develop links with other groups and represent the voice of the Young Greens throughout Europe. These delegates will work closely with the FYEG Climate Working Group and the EC, and will be asked to feedback reports on these meetings.

When and where?

COP22: 7 Nov - 18 Nov, Marrakech

FYEG will fundraise in order to cover the delegates’ expenses related to travel, accommodation and food. Keep in mind that these funds might not be guaranteed and you might have to cover your own costs. All selected delegates are highly encouraged to fundraise on their own, through their Member Organisation, mother party, or other source.

To apply to the delegation, please send an email to office@fyeg.org and maria.kola@fyeg.org with the following:

Name and FYEG Member Organisation (full, candidate, observer) you are a member of

A short summary of previous work on climate change, explaining as well how you can contribute to the delegation

Your motivation to be part of the delegation (Why you want to be part of the delegation?)

Your availability (1st week, 2nd week of the summit) as well as preference (1st, 2nd or both weeks)

Deadline for applications: 30th September 

Please keep in mind that if your application is successful , you will be expected to attend the COP22 summit in November for either one or two weeks. Please make sure you can attend the meeting, and highlight any possible limitations in your application.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact marie@fyeg.org, maria.kola@fyeg.org or office@fyeg.org.

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