Italian Climate Network - UNFCCC Conferences

Italian Climate Network (ICN) regularly attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conferences with a delegation of young observers. The delegation provides support to the ICN’s advocacy action, monitoring activities and technical reporting of the conference with detailed insights on the ongoing negotiations and side event topics.

Key Responsibilities and Achievements

  • UNFCCC Civil Society Observer since 2015 (from COP21 to COP25 & intersessionals)
  • Authored 50+ articles and reports (COPs’ outcomes, climate justice, just transition, human rights…)
  • Collaborating with the Women and Gender Constituency and the Human Rights Working Group on monitoring and reporting on the UNFCCC talks, advocacy work within the UNFCCC including drafting of official manifestos and statements, peaceful demonstrative actions organisation (since 2015)
  • Spokesperson for the Women and Gender Constituency, UNFCCC COP23 closing Plenary (2017)
  • Obtained official membership to the Women and Gender Constituency (2016)
  • Obtained ICN’s accreditation at the UN ECOSOC (2019)
  • ICN representative the UN Climate Change Summit (2019)
  • ICN’s spokesperson on gender and human rights topics (release of interviews for Rai News, Lifegate, Giornalisti nell’Erba, Radio Popolare)
  • Successfully ran and participated in 6 side events at the UNFCCC, overseeing content/PR, logistics and follow-up (average 80+ guest attendance and the participation of major stakeholders as international experts and governments representatives)
    • Voluntary compensations – social and environmental benefits of the Faircarbon proposal - UNFCCC COP21 (2015)
    • Event live with Francesco La Camera, General Director of the Italian Environmental Ministry - UNFCCC COP22 (2016)
    • Protecting Human Rights, Health and Gender Equality from Climate Change - UNFCCC COP23 (2017)
    • Youth engagement in climate action in the Mediterranean - UNFCCC COP23 (2017)
    • ACE in action: examples of youth leadership on climate change education and awareness creation - UNFCCC SB46 (2017)
    • Climate change impacts and the human right to water - UNFCCC COP24 (2018)

For more info please visit the Italian Climate Network’s website

UNFCCC SB46 ICN Youth Delegation
UNFCCC SB46 Side event ACE in Action
UNFCCC SB46 Side event ACE in Action
UNFCCC SB46 Side event ACE in Action with Federico Brocchieri Tim Damon and Alice Guerin
UNFCCC SB46 UNFCCC SB46 Side event ACE in Action with Yugratna Srivastava
UNFCCC SB46 ACE Dialogue
UNFCCC SB46 ACE Dialogue
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh  ICN Youth Delegation
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh Side event Intergeneration Equity
UNFCCC COP22 Marrakesh Gender and Women Constituency
bis UNFCCC COP21 Paris ICN Youth Delegation
UNFCCC COP21 Paris
UNFCCC COP21 Paris
UNFCCC COP21 Paris
UNFCCC COP21 Paris
UNFCCC COP21 Paris Galletti, Minister of the Environment for Italy supports the Intergenerational Equity principle
UNFCCC COP21 Paris Galletti Minister of the Environment for Italy
UNFCCC COP21 Paris Agreement Approval
UNFCCC COP21 Paris Plenary with Al Gore
UNFCCC COP21 Paris Agreement Approval