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SGI Joins Side Events at Bonn Climate Change Conference

Photo by Seikyo Press.

From June 6 to 16, the 56th sessions of the subsidiary bodies of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (SB 56) were held in Bonn, Germany. On June 13, Alexandra Masako Goossens-Ishii of the SGI (Soka Gakkai International) Office for UN Affairs moderated a side event titled “Unpacking the Global Goal on Adaptation: Perspectives from vulnerable communities.” On June 14, during another side event, “Strengthening Capacity to Deliver the ‘Paris Rulebook’ through Climate Law and Governance,” that focused on the specific implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement, Ms. Goossens-Ishii stressed the importance of education and awareness-raising efforts in addition to the development of legal systems.

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