1 February 2012


Chatham House


This is a transcript of a speech made by Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2006-2010), on 29 February 2012 at Chatham House.

Mr de Boer argued that an international treaty is worth fighting for, and called for more political engagement in the process of achieving one. He stressed the importance of frank and open dialogue between the major emitters, and the need for greater emphasis on helping developing countries to make the case at home for sustainable growth.

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