Fighting Terrorism is Not a Battle

Admittedly, some foreign recruits articulate a clear understanding of why they elect to take part in foreign terrorist organizations. They believe they are doing something meaningful, something that solidifies their name in history. In one interview, when I asked about…

IFLRY Delegation at COP22 in Marrakech – Dorien Lugt and Jonas Hall-Andersen

Dorien Lugt (Netherlands) and Jonas Hall-Andersen (Denmark) were on IFLRY’s delegation to the UN Climate Change conference (COP22) in Marrakech this year. What follows is a report on their overall experiences. It is easy to get lost in the small…

Climate finance: what to do with 100 billion USD? – Dorien Lugt and Jonas Hall-Andersen

Dorien Lugt (Netherlands) and Jonas Hall-Andersen (Denmark) were on IFLRY’s delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech this year. Besides this article on finance, they wrote about their general impressions, the impact of the US presidential elections,…

Klimaschutzplan 2050: Germany, the first country to look ahead – Dorien Lugt and Jonas Hall-Andersen

Dorien Lugt (Netherlands) and Jonas Hall-Andersen (Denmark) were on IFLRY’s delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech this year. Besides this article on Germany’s climate roadmap, they wrote about their general impressions, the impact of the US…

Trump’s Climate Agenda: the End of the World?

Dorien Lugt (Netherlands) and Jonas Hall-Andersen (Denmark) were on IFLRY’s delegation to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech this year. Besides this article on the impact of the US presidential elections, they wrote about their general impressions, on…

Trade Agreements and Public Investment: The Path Forward for Sustainable Development

For the past 3 months, Sustainable Development has been one of the more frequented topics of conversation in the International Community, with Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, being the pinnacle of these discussions.…

Bonn Climate Change Conference: Implementing the Paris Agreement – Justin Kaiser

On the 12th of December, 196 Parties adopted the Paris Agreement: the first major international agreement on the issue of climate change since the 1992 Kyoto Protocol. On Earth Day, the 22nd of April, over 170 Parties signed the agreement.…

IFLRY President’s Update from Myanmar – Pauline Kastermans

Last week I started writing this blog in the beautiful North Shan State in Myanmar, where I gave a one-week training on internal party organisation and campaigning to a group of twenty senior politicians. This is part of the curriculum…

COP21 – The IFLRY Delegation weighs in on: The Agreement

Four years ago in Durban, South Africa, a working group was established to develop a protocol and a legally binding agreement that would be ready no later than 2015, for adoption at COP21 in Paris, France. IFLRY had the opportunity…