Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Do you wish to follow the climate change negotiations within the COP17/CMP7 to the UNFCCC which is being held in the beautiful city Durban of South Africa, but you just can’t do that because you have to follow many interesting side events? That is not a big deal. The UN climate change secretariat (UNFCCC) has developed an application software to provide quick and easy access to essential information about the UN Climate Change Conferences taking place during the year and to allow virtual participation in the events. With this app, you will be able to track news update of the negotiations, alerts of side events, schedule, documents and a few other features. So now you won’t lose any updates about COP17/CMP7 wherever you are in the world even though you are not participating this conference physically.

Screen Capture of the app from iPad

However, this app is only available for iOS device users. Hopefully, they can make one for android-based devices so that almost everyone can follow this important climate talk.

The app is available for free download on the App Store. Thus, if you are using iOS device, just go to App Store in your device and type Negotiator or UNFCCC and from there you will be able to install it just make sure you have the App Store account. If not you can just create one and here you go.

The 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 7th Session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (CMP7) to the Kyoto Protocol, are now in progress in the sunny city of Durban, South Africa.

Just for your further information, there is another iOS app developed by SIEMENS dedicated for this climate talk with location map, and related information updates. You can just go to the App Store and type COP17 and you will be able to get it for free.   Enjoy the updates with these two apps.

by Piseth, Durban, South Africa.

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