In total, 120 organisations from around the world, including the Cayman Institute the joined the call, which shows the depth of support for this issue, joint call to action on loss and damage.
We wanted to give you a quick update and let you know that:
- You can now see the full list of organisations who signed the call (attached).
- The call was presented to journalists yesterday afternoon during a joint press conference where we also highlighted the key countries who are blocking progress to achieving a loss and damage mechanism (US, Japan, Canada, Norway, EU, Australia).
- The press conference was fairly well attended and colleagues were able to do a number of interviews afterwards. We will share any media coverage as/when it becomes available.
- You can find a photo of the banner we presented at the press conference attached.
- We also personally handed over the call from 120 organisations to the six key delegations mentioned above.
- Please continue to help us drive interest in this issue – in particular, if your communications colleagues can continue to help us by posting the joint call on websites and engaging on social media. The banner photo has been retweeted a number of times already.
- Further updates will follow as the loss and damage issue unfolds over the course of the week.