Amidst considerable global uncertainty, COP22 focused on implementation and finance issues such as the Adaptation Fund and the principle national approach to climate change, Nationally Determined Contributions. The BWI calls for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC’s) to be transparent and inclusive processes that focus on delivering actionable economic and industrial plans aimed at both climate change mitigation and adaption that deliver a just social transition for all.
According to BWI General Secretary, Ambet Yuson, the BWI concurs with ITUC’s call to have workers at the negotiating table in every country as they develop their NDC action plan.” He continued,
“Unfortunately, neither UNFCCC or many national governments seem to understand the value of the contribution workers can make to addressing the climate change crisis.
BWI calls for NDP’s to include: