LRI in Lima

6 LRI lawyers are attending COP 20 in Lima.

They are from Brazil, Canada, Germany, Peru, the UK and the US, speak several languages and look forward to helping with your legal queries.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at: enquiries@legalresponseinitiative.org

Success in Lima is crucial to achieve a new meaningful deal on climate in 2015.

But will there be text for a new agreement?

Will parties start to negotiate on specific issues: mitigation, adaptation, finance and so on?

And who will be the new co-chairs of the ADP – the body tasked to develop the new agreement?

For all those who are not in Lima: stay tuned and follow us on Twitter @legalresponse.

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Why legal support matters

Illari Aragón, LRI Outreach and Communications officer, writes for Counsel Magazine about the importance of this December’s Conference of the Parties (COP 20) in Peru and why legal support matters.

Read full article [here]

RTCC on ‘guardian angels’

Today the climate news service RTCC features a story on LRI. According to Ruel Yamuna, a negotiator from Papua New Guinea, the legal eagles have become “guardian angels”.

We are really pleased about the positive feedback and please read the full article [here]

However, we can only assist the world’s poorest nations in the climate talks because we are supported by many leading law firms, barrister chambers and universities, and our main funder CDKN. Thank you all!