What is the key development challenge and opportunity in Southeast Asia in the next 5-10 years that requires a regional response? If I have one challenge, facing the region right now, from an NGO perspective, it is shrinking civic space.
When Elvis sang “A little less conversation, a little more action,” he was, undeniably, thinking with his pelvis.
But in the development sector, we prefer to use other vital organs: our hearts and our minds.
With this in frame, we have co-opted Elvis’ famous line, but have adapted it somewhat: we are now walking around singing, “A little less conversation, a little more climate action.”
A little less conversation- Climate Diplomacy with Australia’s Ambassador for Climate Change Kirsten Tilley
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