Press Archive

Press Releases

15 April 2015 – Germany to Help Strengthen the Climate Vulnerable Forum’s Institutional Capacity
Download the statement in English (pdf, 0.3mb)


20 March 2015 – Climate Vulnerable Forum Statement by Philippines on Vanuatu and Cyclone Pam: “We need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius to prevent unmanageable suffering and devastation inflicted by climate related disasters”
Press Release in English (pdf, 0.2mb)


5 March 2015 – Geneva Switzerland – Breakfast Debate: Human Rights and Climate Change
Event’s concept note and programme – Concept & Programme (pdf, 0.1mb)
Statement by H.E. Ms Cecilia Rebong, Ambassador & Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the UN at Geneva – Statement (pdf, 0.1mb)
Statement by Ms Mary Robinson, President of Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice & UN Special Envoy for Climate Change – Statement (pdf, 0.4mb)
Statement by H.E. Mr Manuel Gonzalez Sanz, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica – Statement (pdf, 0.4mb)
Statement by H.E. Mr Abdul Hassan Mahmud Ali, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh – Statement (pdf, 0.4mb)


8 December 2015 – Lima, Peru – CVF Press Conference at COP20 to Announce Phillippines’ Chair of the Forum (2015-2016)
Draft Talking Points for H.E. Dr. Edgar Gutiérrez, Hon. Minister of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica (English, pdf, 2mb)


8 December 2014 – Lima, Peru – Leaders of Vulnerable Countries Call for Change of Pace in Lima Climate Talks as Philippines Struck by Typhoon Hagupit
2nd CVF press release at COP20/Lima.
Press Release English (pdf, 3.3mb) or link


8 December 2014 – Lima, Peru – Philippines to Lead Global Forum of Vulnerable Countries
Press release announcing Philippines will succeed Costa Rica as Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum from January 2015.
UN Climate Change Conference at Lima, Peru (COP20)
Press release in English (pdf, 0.4mb) or link


26 November 2014 – Geneva, Switzerland – International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Joins CVF Trust Fund to Address Climate Pressures on Displacement and Migration
IOM joins CVF Trust Fund to Address Climate Pressures on Displacement and Migration
Press Release (via IOM)
English: IOM Press Release (pdf, 0.1mb)


23-25 April 2014 – San Jose, Costa Rica – First Regional Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum to be Held in Costa Rica / 23-25 de abril de 2014 – Costa Rica alojará primera actividad regional del Foro de Vulnerabilidad Climática
Regional Workshop on Climate Vulnerability in Coastal Zones: Central America & Caribbean / Taller Regional sobre vulnerabilidad climática en las zonas marino costeras: Caribe y Centroamérica
English: Press Release (pdf, 0.3mb) or Link
Spanish/español: Boletín de Prensa (pdf, 0.3mb) o enlace web


19 November 2013 Warsaw, Poland – “Costa Rica Launches Action Plan of 20 Vulnerable Countries on Climate Change”
Download the Press Release – link  – or: download the file (pdf, 0.3mb) / Boletín de Prensa – español (pdf, 0.3mb)
Download CC photos of the event on Flickr 
Link to the Media Advisory/Invitation  – download the file (pdf, 0.2mb)
Link to Video Coverage of the Press Briefing