World People’s Conference on Climate Change

The World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth was a global gathering of civil society and governments hosted by the Bolivia in Tiquipaya, just outside the city of Cochabamba from April 19-22, 2010. The event was attended by around 30,000 people from over 100 countries, citation needed ] and the proceedings were circulatedonline by OneClimate and the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA). [1] The conference was viewed as a response to climate change [2] [ not in quote given ]in the United Nations Conference of Parties ( COP15 ) in the United States of America. [3]

One of the major objective [4] of the conference Was to Produce Proposals for New Commitments to the Kyoto Protocol and projects in the lead-up to the next UN climate negotiations scheduled During the COP16 meeting in Cancun, Mexico in December 2010.

Conference topics included [4] a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth (see external links below), a World People’s Referendum on Climate Change, and the establishment of a Climate Justice Tribunal.

The World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of the Mother Earth.

See also

  • List of environmental topics


  1. Jump up^ “is a new social networking space for sharing ideas and experiences on climate change” . 2010-04-13. Archived from the original on July 2, 2010 . Retrieved 2010-09-12 .
  2. Jump up^ Vidal, John; Goldenberg, Suzanne; Stratton, Allegra (December 18, 2009). “Low targets, goals dropped: Copenhagen ends in failure | Environment |” . London: Guardian . Retrieved 2010-09-12 .
  3. Jump up^ [1]
  4. ^ Jump up to:b [2] Archived April 3, 2010 at the Wayback Machine .

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