Presentation on theme: "Seal the Deal! Campaign 2009. Seal the Deal! What is it ? Major UN outreach campaign led by UNEP Engaging wide range of partners worldwide Short life."— Presentation transcript:
Seal the Deal! Campaign 2009
Seal the Deal! What is it ? Major UN outreach campaign led by UNEP Engaging wide range of partners worldwide Short life span to end of 2009 Campaign objectives Encourage governments to sign a new climate change agreement in Copenhagen Synchronize and deliver global action under distinct slogan Focus will be on Climate Change with messages based on the worlds best science Rally UN and other partners towards a common goal
Four Campaign Pegs Ideal agreement at Copenhagen will ensure these four things: 1.Industrialized countries need to agree to ambitious mid-term greenhouse gas reduction targets 2.Developing countries need to undertake nationally appropriate actions that will cut their emissions beyond business as usual
Four Campaign Pegs 3.Financial and technological support to vulnerable countries for both coping with and reducing the effects of Climate Change. 4.Establishing a governance structure that can channel resources efficiently to developing countries.
Why should you care about Seal the Deal? Cost of adaptation in Africa according to UNEP will be $7 billion – $25 billion per year by 2030 By 2020, in some African countries, yields from rain-fed agriculture could be reduced by up to 50%. Africa has lowest per capita emission and highest impact By 2020, between million Africans could be exposed to increased water stress due to climate-change
Whos our target? YOU ! Business, industry NGOs (i.e. Global Campaign for Climate Action coalition) Science, youth, faith Cities and regions, trade unions General public worldwide
What are we doing?
What we are doing? Petition Interactive Forum Climate Wall
Campaign Peaks June 5 th, September and December Campaign outreach at major events, such as: Youth, Business, Ministerial, Religious and Community Forums Climate Action Week – 20 th -26 th September Aim to appear on 500 websites and partner strongly with the advertising, media and journalism spheres: Growing presence to Dec
What can you do? Join the growing global chorus ! Go to our stamping station to record a message Go back to your country and spread the word Ensure your country seals the deal Download the logo and material from the Seal the Deal campaign website Adopt the Seal the Deal and make the theme or slogan of your own climate change campaign in 2009
How can UNEP help? Provide promotional and advocacy materials Connect you to like-minded groups across the world Inform you about BIG events – Train to Copenhagen and youth event in Daejon, South Korea Give you the latest and best science from the entire UN family to make your case