United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP 22
7 - 18 November 2016
The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is being held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 - 18 November 2016.
This annual conference will bring together thousands of attendees from government, academia, business and advocacy groups to advance international agreements that aim to mitigate climate change and adapt to its effects. In particular, Marrakech will focus on the implementation of the brand new Paris Agreement on climate change - agreed last year at COP 21 - one of the most significant events in environmental negotiations this decade.
DELEGATION FEE - $4230
DEPARTS AKL - 31 Oct
ARRIVES BACK IN AKL - 23 Nov
TRAINING WEEKEND - 15-16 Oct
APPLICATIONS DUE - 23 Sept
$1500 DEPOSIT DUE - 7 Oct
DAVID TONG | @davidxvx
As well as being one of our co-founders and a former trustee, David leads P3 Foundation, New Zealand's youth movement against extreme poverty. His background is as a lawyer, having worked as a big firm litigator, community lawyer, and judges' clerk.
David's been to every COP since Durban in 2011 (except for Doha in 2012). He's been a youth delegate, communications fellow with Climate Tracker, and Fast for the Climate campaign coordinator - and he now coordinates the New Zealand Climate Action Network. He's been training our delegates in climate law and policy for years, having also written his Masters thesis on the climate negotiations towards Paris.