The response to the World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth has been overwhelming. When online registrations closed on Friday 16 April, more than 15,000 people had registered from 126 countries.
However many thousands more have expressed their support and not been able to attend due to lack of financial resources or because they are not flying for environmental reasons. Most recently we have the sad news that hundreds of participants are unlikely to make it because of the volcanic eruption in
That is why we have been hard at work with a Bolivian team, Mayfirst collective from the US, and oneclimate.net from the UK and other groups to bring the conference live to everyone in the world who has an internet connection.
*Live webcasts of the main plenaries*
Some of the main plenaries will be broadcast live on the website with all of the sessions being recorded and archived.
*Reports from Working Groups*
Daily video reports, blogs and notes on the discussion of the 17 working groups
*Democracy Now moves to Bolivia*
The award-winning Democracy Now show has moved its entire operations to Bolivia for a week. Tune in daily to their live show embedded on the conference website.
Follow the conference through a live audio feed in Spanish and English and via programming by http://www.earthcycles.net which looks to bring Indigenous elders’ point of view into the conversation.
*Virtual meetings between Bolivia and worldwide cities*
Mayfirst collective is organising virtual meetings between people in Bolivian and cities in US and elsewhere, at this point scheduled for April 20 at 7 pm Bolivian time. Please email [email protected] if you would like to join.
Will feature all the latest news from participants and conference organisers, using the hashtags #cochabamba and #cmpcc and by following https://twitter.com/boliviaun
*Have your say*
Articles and reports will be open to comments, so you can share your thoughts on the critical issues and feed into the debates and proposals being constructed in Cochabamba.
*Featuring all the voices from the summit*
The conference website will show articles and blogs from all the major international environmental networks and independent media channels following the conference. If you want your coverage to be featured, please email the RSS feed address to [email protected]