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Strengthening resilience
Delivering on mitigation ambition
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09 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Integrated Carbon Observation System European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ICOS ERIC)
Mr. Emmanuel Salmon
+358 50 4288166
Climate Chance Association
Mr. Romain Crouzet
+33 6 62737239
Côte d'Ivoire
Mr. Abé Yapo Eric-Michel Assamoi
+225 7 788360300
Systematic observation of greenhouse gases (GHG) to support climate action in cities and regions
The event (focus on Africa/Europe) presents new approaches to generate spatial/temporal information from emission inventories. It shows how the comparison with observation and innovative data collection can improve inventories and support climate services for mitigation, adaptation & risk management

Speakers: Pacifica F. A. Ogola, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Kenya); Leena Järvi, Univ. of Helsinki (Finland); Richard Engelen, ECMWF (European Union); Véronique Yoboue, Univ. FHB (Côte d’Ivoire); Niina Käyhkö, Univ. of Turku / Resilience Academy (Finland/Tanzania)
09 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Ms. Maya Valcheva
+41 78 7093110
Accelerating the circular economy agenda to tackle climate change and foster economic transformation
There is an urgency to tackle climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. The side event will discuss how to accelerate the global circular economy agenda and the shift to a green economy through ambitious mitigation and adaptation actions.

Speakers: Mr. Gerd Müller, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization Ms. Olga Algayerova, Exacutive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Representatives of governments, private sector, think tanks and youth.
09 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Children and Youth International (CYI)
Ms. Sonali .
+91 560078 8709962846
Yale Student Environmental Coalition (YSEC)
Mr. Vijjasena Sugiono
+1 203 5034729
Youth Financing Done Right: How to best structure youth-financing program in developing countries
Youth Financing Done Right: How to best structure youth-financing program

Speakers: Representative from IRENA+IE Representative from SE4All Representative from UN system Representative from SDG7 Youth Constituency Representative from YOUNGO Finance Working Group / Renewable Energy Working Group Government Representative(s)
09 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Stichting Climate Action Network South Asia (CANSA)
Mr. Santosh Patnaik
+91 0 8338988556
Clean Energy Nepal (CEN)
Mr. Nakul Sharma
+91 11 9716647408
Shariatpur Development Society (SDS)
Mr. Nakul Sharma
+91 11 9716647408
Climate Resilience - Ensuring equity and justice for poor in urban development
Urban poor in South Asia are facing loss and damage due to impacts of climate change, largely because of limited financial and technological capacities of the countries to build climate resilient infrastructure. The event will push the agenda of equity in financing inclusive urban development.

Speakers: Mr. Sanjay Vashist (CANSA) Ms. Jyoti Awasthi (Laxmi) Ms. Almuth Schauber (Misereor) Dr. Abid Suleri (SDPI) Ms. Rabeya Begum (SDS) Mr. Manu Gupta (SEEDS) Mr. Manjeet Dhakal (Climate Analytics)
09 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Ms. Marina Maiero
+41 79 2134304
Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH)
The main objective of this session is to provide updates of WHO’s work on supporting health systems to accelerate decarbonization, policy alignment and partnerships

Speakers: WHO,FCDO, HCWH, GCHA, and other parties representatives
09 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Mr. Bert De Wel
+32 473 820097
Blue Green Alliance Foundation (BGAF)
Ms. Jessica Eckdish
+1 415 2505022
Just Transition: providing decent work and quality jobs are tools for climate policy implementation
Just Transition, defined in the Paris Agreement with the focus on decent work and quality jobs, will enable climate policy implementation. Providing quality jobs, organising social protection, protecting rights, setting up social dialogue structures with trade unions are levers for climate ambition.

Speakers: • Sharan Burrow, ITUC • Selwin Hart, UN Special Adviser on Climate Action (tbc) • Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Director-General (tbc) • Ian Fry, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change (tbc) • Samantha Smith, JTC • Eric Manzi, ITUC Africa • Lebogang Mulaisi, COSATU South Africa
09 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH (PCR)
Ms. Daniela Laßmann
+49 174 5192652
Mr. Rachid Tahiri
+49 174 5192652
Exploring Article 6 cooperation opportunities in the Maghreb and African region
Morocco has been an early mover in the CDM and aims to become a leader in Article 6 activities. The side event will present Morocco’s Article 6 strategy, its engagement in South-South capacity building initiatives and Article 6 pilots, and discuss these with buyers of Article 6 credits.

Speakers: Mr. Axel Michaelowa, Univ. of Zurich and Perspectives Climate Research (PCR), Mr. Rachid Tahiri and Mr. Bouzekri Razi (Government of Morocco), Ms Daniela Lassmann & Ms Kaja Weldner (PCR), Ms Yasmine Ben Miloud (GIZ Tunisia), Ms Fenella Aouane, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Panel discussion
09 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Angela Wagner
UN4NAPs: A one-UN approach to advance adaptation.
LDCs and SIDS are invited to discuss and share interlinked, cascading climate risks and challenges in the context of their NAPs, that require cross-sectoral collaboration and innovative approaches, which the technical backstopping initiative UN4NAPs seeks to advance.

Speakers: Speakers will include representatives from LDCs, SIDS, and representatives from the more than 45 UN and intergovernmental organizations that participate in the UN4NAPs initiative (
09 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Federico Brocchieri
+49 228 8151396
Enabling Universal Participation in the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF)
The event will explore opportunities to engage and unite Parties, support organizations, businesses, NGOs and other stakeholders sharing a common interest in realizing the benefits of transparent climate data and information, which are key for the implementation of the ETF and the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Representatives (TBC) from UN Climate Change Secretariat, Parties and non-Party stakeholders.
09 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Andrea Camponogara
+49 228 8151095
Fostering technology innovation to support countries in implementing the Paris Agreement
The TEC and CTCN will report on past and future activities supporting developing countries in incentivizing innovation and collaborative RD&D. Panelists will elaborate on how the Technology Mechanism can foster innovative approaches for a faster diffusion and upscaling of climate technologies.

Speakers: TEC Chair, CTCN Advisor Board Chair, CTCN director, NDEs, CTCN Network Members, private sector and observer organizations’ representatives
09 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)
Mr. Stefan Thorsell
+45 53 732842
Center for Support of Indigenous Peoples of the North (CSIPN)
Mr. Daria Egereva
+7 915 805682
Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN)
Mr. Tunga Bhadra Rai
+977 1 4415376
Saami Council Headquarters
Ms. Gunn-Britt Retter
+47 9 5025926
Safeguarding the rights of Indigenous Peoples in business-driven climate action
Governments are scaling up renewable energy projects, carbon trading schemes and large adaptation projects on Indigenous Peoples’ lands and territories. Without ensuring Indigenous Peoples’ free, prior and informed consent, these projects will violate rights and fail to meet their climate rationale.

Speakers: This event will present a panel of Indigenous representatives and activists from different socio-cultural regions as well as state party representatives and a UN special rapporteur on human rights.
09 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Peace Boat Disaster Relief Volunteer Center (PBV)
Ms. Karen Hallows
+44 7804 761389
Care About Climate, Inc
Ms. Hailey Campbell
+1 210 2747771
Future Leaders Network (FLN)
Ms. Sophie Daud
+44 7788 990041
Youth as Key Leaders in Transforming Climate Promises into Inclusive Action
An intergenerational dialogue showcasing youth-led capacity-building and education initiatives to facilitate the participation of global youth, particularly from Africa and SIDS, in climate decision-making spaces, in ensuring youth and gender inclusive NDCs, and as climate negotiators

Speakers: Youth leaders from MAPA (in particular Africa and SIDS) including Peace Boat Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors, Youth Negotiators from Future Leaders Network and Care About Climate Senior Leaders from partners organisations Government Representatives from SIDS and African nations
09 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Ms. Ileana-Sinziana Puscas
+41 0 793631097
A Roadmap for Resilience: Financing Climate Action to Address Vulnerability, Food Security and Human
This event will describe a roadmap for the resilience of the most vulnerable in the context of climate change. It will touch on the climate change impacts on food security and human mobility, and the finance needed to address them.
09 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Dominique REVET
+49 228 8151334
Launch of the New Generation of the IPCC Inventory Software
The UNFCCC Secretariat and the IPCC have worked together, since 2019, on developing a GHG Inventory Software with fully enhanced capacity on all methods and approaches set as good practice by the IPCC Guidelines. The software will be officially launched and made available to all on this occasion.

Speakers: Abdalah Mokssit, Kiyoto Tanabe, Eduardo Calvo Buendia, Dominique Revet
09 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Mr. Mykhailo _
+41 762 324004
The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)
Mr. Neil Thorns
+41 762 324004
Dealing with military and conflict related emissions under the UNFCCC
Greenhouse gas emissions from operations of the military in peacetime and war are significant, reaching up to hundreds of million t CO2. The event discusses how this so far ignored issue can be dealt with under the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Mod:Representative of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine (MEPNR). Speakers: Gov. of Ukraine; Gov. of Georgia; Gov. of Moldova; Univ. of Zurich and Perspectives Climate Research; Initiative on GHG Accounting of War; Tipping Point North South; UNFCCC Secretariat
09 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Sohel Pasha
+49 228 8151949
Potential of CDM experience in rolling out Article 6.4 mechanism
The side event will focus on the lessons learned from the CDM on hard and soft infrastructure supporting the CDM that could be beneficial in facilitating the expedited implementation of Article 6.4 mechanism, including a smooth transition of CDM activities.

Speakers: James Grabert, Secretary to CDM EB Omar Alcock, CDM EB Chair Fawad Hayat, DNA Forum Chair Werner Betzenbichler, DOE Forum Chair Kristin Qui, Art. 6.4 SB Chair/ Piotr Dombrowicki, Art. 6.4 SB Vice-chair Private sector representative
09 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Ms. June Hughes
+1 869 4668535
Foundation of Taiwan Industry Service (FTIS)
Ms. Chen-Yu Yeh
+886 2 27844188
Islands of the Future: Identifying Risks and Forging Ambitions for Climate Resilience
This side event will explore how SIDS can build resilient coastal cities by identifying environmental, marine, and climate change risks. Event will discuss how a circular economy can contribute to ecological preservation and economic development of vulnerable coastal cities

Speakers: 1. Caribbean Community Climate Change Center 2. St. Kitts and Nevis Government 3. Taiwan ICDF 4. Foundation of Taiwan Industry Services
09 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
The OPEC Fund for International Development (The OPEC Fund)
Mr. Somnath Basu
+43 0 6649304002
Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
Mr. Olatunji Yusuf
+966 56 1434378
OPEC Fund would convene the Arab Coordination Group to announce a new financial package/platform of US$20Bn for energy transition/climate change projects. IsDB would present its innovative mechanisms & OPEC Fund would launch its Climate Action Plan & Climate Finance and Energy Innovation Hub.

Speakers: Dr. Abdulhamid Alkhalifa-OPEC Fund Director General, Damilola Ogunbiyi-SEforALL CEO, and Preeti Sinha-UNCDF Executive Secretary.
09 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Mr. Anil Mishra
+33 1 45682375
Transformative Pathways for Climate Action through Open and Citizen Science and Youth Empowerment
This event will explore how to harness scientific knowledge, cooperation, and capacity building for transformative action on climate change and the SDGs, providing examples from UNU and UNESCO including scientific and academic programmes, networks, and designated and demo sites.

Speakers: TBC
09 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
ClientEarth (CE)
Ms. Sophie Marjanac
+44 7 437842729
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (AIPP)
Mr. Lakpa Nuri Sherpa
+66 53 343539
Rural Development Institute
Ms. Breanna Murrin
+1 206 6592193
Building Indigenous and community power to stop climate change: using the law to protect our land
We will feature Indigenous and community rights defenders working to protect their lands from logging and climate change and shift the narrative from victimhood by showcasing empowered advocates. They will discuss how they use the law and litigation to make change at local and global levels.

Speakers: Yessie Mosby, Daniel Billy and/or Kabay Tamu - Torres Strait Islander Australians Saye Thompson - Liberia Joan Carling - Philippines Joseph Zane Sikulu - Pacific Speaker from AIPP
09 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech)
Ms. Sarah Green
+1 906 3692131
Colorado College
Ms. Sarah Hautzinger
+1 719 3896359
University of Connecticut (UConn)
Mr. Mark Urban
+1 860 4866113
Yale University
Ms. Melanie Quigley
+1 203 4449125
Youth Environmental Alliance in Higher Education: Climate leadership across generations
The YEAH (Youth Environmental Alliance in Higher Education) supports youth through their transition from students into climate leaders. We explore how intergenerational collaboration and mentoring can motivate climate action today and magnify climate action tomorrow.

Speakers: Youth and mentors from diverse universities and colleges.
09 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
Ms. Valerie Isaac
+1 246 5391742
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)
Ms. Ethlyn Valladares
+1 501 6212671
Aligning climate finance flows with Caribbean countries’ climate resilience needs.
The side event will: raise awareness about the climate change risks faced by Caribbean countries; highlight the efforts that have been made thus far to adapt; and advance discussions on how the New Collective Quantified Goal (NCQG) on climate finance can better respond to Caribbean countries’ needs.

Speakers: The event will include: high-level representatives from regional development partners (e.g. CDB, CCCCC, OECS Commission) and international climate finance partners (e.g. EIB, GCF); high-level representatives from donor countries (e.g. Canada); and negotiators working on the NCQG (e.g. from AOSIS).
09 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Climate Action Network International (CAN International)
Ms. Sindra Sharma
+44 79 23502980
Amnesty International (AI)
Ms. Miranda Yip
+44 44 7735698690
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
Ms. Naomi Goodman
+31 6 24941044
Mr. Malcolm Dalesa
+678 678 5552187
Human Rights and Climate Justice - From the People to the Highest Court
Communities around the world are facing a climate emergency. The high level panel will discuss how an Advisory Opinion at the International Court of Justice can support the Paris Agreement in driving ambition, advance climate justice and intergenerational equity for our common future.

Speakers: H.E Bob Loughman, Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu; High Level CSO Representatives; and Youth Leaders
09 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP)
Ms. Deepika Singh
+1 646 4218844
Anglican Consultative Council (ACC)
Mr. Nicholas Pande
+254 728 476022
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
Mr. Steve Chiu
+1 614 7079151
National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States (Baha'i International Community)
Mr. Daniel Perell
+1 860 6704093
Realizing Ambition through Ethical, Intergenerational and Multisectoral Responses to Climate Crises
Making the leap from science to policy requires centering human values over short-term gains. Featuring diverse stakeholders, this event addresses root causes of climate crises and highlights collaborative actions based on ethics, values and integrity that result in innovative and durable solutions

Speakers: Bob Loughman, Prime Minister of Vanuatu; Bishop Te Kitohi Pikaahu, Anglican Indigenous Network; Amal Sarah, young leader, Pakistan; Aouf Saida, Algeria; Maria Fernanda Espinosa; Prof. Azza Karam; Chief Rabbi David Rosen; Prof. Joan Serret Hernandez; Dharma Master De Yuan; Daniel Perell
09 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Carbon Market Watch (CMW)
Mr. Jonathan Crook
+32 4 70483291
Comité Catholique contre la Faim et pour le Développement - Terre solidaire (CCFD-Terre Solidaire)
Ms. Maria Myrto Tilianaki
+33 33 749880735
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
Ms. Eileen Roth
+49 10117 4930678177
Core principles for an independent grievance process in Article 6
Carbon market projects can harm local communities and indigenous peoples. Independent grievance processes are key to minimise this risk and ensure peoples' rights are fully respected. The event will assess past experiences and discuss principles for the grievance process mandated in Article 6.

Speakers: Article 6.4 supervisory body member and/or Article 6 negotiator (tbc); Center for International Environmental Law; Carbon Market Watch; Local community/NGO representative (tbc); Green Climate Fund (tbc).
09 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Mr. Konan Raoul KOUAME
+234 818 136919
African Centre of Meteorological Application for Development (ACMAD)
+227 227 96271757
Comité permanent inter-états de lutte contre la sécheresse au Sahel (CILSS)
Mr. Maguette KAIRE
+0 227 92255978
Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA)
Mr. Christophe DEGUENON
+226 25 425161
Climate change initiatives of regional institutions in West Africa
West African institutions are supporting their Member States to implement climate related actions contributing to the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The side event is an opportunity to showcase key initiatives and experiences of these institutions.

Speakers: 1.Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Agriculture, ECOWAS 2. Commissioner in charge of Agriculture, Environment & Water Resources, UEMOA 3. Executive Secretary, CILSS 4. Director General, ACMAD
09 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs Inc. (CCEIA)
Mr. Kai Uwe Schmidt
+1 202 3750664
CO2GeoNet - The European Network of Excellence on Geological Storage of CO2 (CO2GeoNet)
Ms. Ceri Vincent
+44 1159 9363318
Keeping 1.5oC alive: opportunities & challenges for CO2 removal and storage in the Global South
CO2 removal and geological storage are a key part of achieving net zero/negative targets and critical to manage overshoot. While scaling CDR brings challenges & opportunities for sustainable growth, developing countries could offer efficient large-scale deployment, driving growth & job creation.

Speakers: Keynotes and panel discussion with representatives from African Youth, Government of Senegal, Climate Action Platform–Africa, UN-ECLAC, UN-ESCAP, geological storage expert. Followed by Q&A to engage the audience.
09 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Ms. Levania Santoso
+62 251 8622622
Meridian Institute
Mr. John Ehrmann
+1 970 3907659
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Mr. Arild Angelsen
+47 970 38822
University of Helsinki (UH)
Ms. Maria Brockhaus
+358 50 3199670
Forest climate mitigation until 2030: Tracking progress, informing action
Using science to get from pledges to action, this event will present evidence from scientific assessments, discuss governance, accountability, safeguards, and finance pledges, to explore how critically assessing progress will support successful forest action towards the 2030 climate goals.

Speakers: Prof. A.Angelsen NMBU, Dr. M.Ferrat (Climate Focus), Prof. M.Brockhaus, University Helsinki, Dr. A.Larson (CIFOR-ICRAF), Mr. V.Kabengele (MoE, DRC), Ms. E.Fach (CAFI), Ms. M.Tamoifonkom (REJEFAC), Dr. T.T.Pham (CIFOR-ICRAF), Dr. R.Eba’a Atyi (CIFOR-ICRAF), Member of REPALEAC
09 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Smart Energy for Europe Platform (SEFEP) gGmbH
Ms. Lidia Wojtal
+49 30 1752273187
Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) (ICSC)
Mr. Angelo Kairos Dela Cruz
+63 917 8015820
Net-0 scenarios and how to get them right by International Network of Energy Transition Think Tanks
Event focuses on challenges and practical solutions in developing ambitious net-0 scenarios. Members of the Int. Network of Energy Transition Think Tanks from Philippines, Turkey, Japan, S. Africa, Thailand and Indonesia will elaborate on their work on national scenarios and the main outcomes

Speakers: Introduction: Lidia Wojtal (Agora Energiewende, Germany) Moderation: Denise Fontanilla (ICSC, Philippines) Alkim Bag (SHURA, Turkey) Mika Ohbayashi (REI, Japan) Bruce Raw (Green Cape, South Africa) Siripha Junlakarn (ERI, Thailand) Deon Arinaldo (IESR, Indonesia)
09 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Climate Justice Program (ACJP)
Mr. Stephen Leonard
+62 815 29450250
Emory University
Ms. Eri Saikawa
+1 404 7270487
Youth led actions towards climate justice
Very real leadership is being shown by young people globally to address climate change, but are they being heard by decision makers? This side event will create a space dedicated to youth climate activists from around the world showcasing a diverse range of campaigns which support Climate Justice.

Speakers: • Moderator: Mikaela Loach • Speaker 1: Lauren MacDonald • Speaker 2: Solomon Yeo (ICJ Initiative) • Speaker 3: tbd, 3 x Other Youth Activists
09 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Digo Bikas Institute (DBI)
Mr. Abhishek Shrestha
+97 1 4610656
Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN)
Mr. Sugat Bhattarai
+977 1 9843401719
women led Cooperative climate Finance lending to build resilient Community- A case study of Nepal
The Theme of this side event is climate finance and effort of women led cooperatives in building climate resilience at the grass-root level

Speakers: Abhishek Shrestha ( Program Director- Climate Justice Program- Digo Bikas Institute) Aarati Poudel ( Research officer- Climate Justice Program- Digo Bikas Institute)
09 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
European Space Agency (ESA)
Mr. Frank Martin Seifert
+390 6 94180560
Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU Jena)
Mr. Martin Herold
+49 331 2881190
Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC)
Mr. Masatoshi Kamei
+81 3 64356782
Forests in Africa – how satellites support climate actions!
Forests play a fundamental role for the success of the Paris Agreement. Several case studies in moist and dry African forests will highlight how Earth observation data are included and enhance national and regional efforts to gain accurate and transparent information on their status and dynamic.

Speakers: Speakers from Space Agencies, Ministries of African countries, development agencies and academia.
09 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Institute for Agricultural and Forest Management and Certification (Imaflora)
Mr. Marina Piatto
+55 19 981770957
Amazon Institute of People and the Environment (Imazon)
Sra. Brenda Brito
+55 91 991002966
ClimaInfo Institute
Mr. Stela Luz Andreatta Herschmann
+55 21 987937616
Institute for Climate and Society (ICS)
Sra. Cintya Feitosa Chaves
+55 11 973970635
SOS Atlantic Forest Foundation
Mr. Luis Pinto
+55 19 999097080
Vitae Civilis Institute for Development, Environment and Peace (Vitae Civilis)
Ms. Stela Luz Andreatta Herschmann
+55 21 987937616
Brazil: the world's first net-negative major economy
Brazil is the 6th biggest emitter of GHG in the world, and its emissions are on an upward trend because of increased deforestation under the actual political regime. This event will outline a strategy to turn the country into a net-negative major economy by 2045.

Speakers: Tasso Azevedo (OC) Marina Piatto (IMAFLORA) Brenda Brito (Imazon) Luis Fernando Guedes Pinto (SOS Mata Atlântica)
09 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
Mr. Asher Minns
+0 7880 547843
National Council for Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD)
+91 79 6421580
Achieving climate resilient development in Africa and Asia
We synthesise our research in Kenya, Namibia, Indonesia, India to extend IPCC’s AR6 Ch.18 on Climate Resilient Development Pathways. We spotlight risks and contexts including fire, hazard, blue carbon agriculture, and governance lessons towards socially-just and climate-resilient development.

Speakers: Mark Tebboth (UEA), Rachel Carmenta (UEA), Chandni Singh (IIHS), Margaret Angula (University of Namibia), Santiago Alba-Corral (IDRC), Sonya Dewi (ICRAF), Daniel Murdiyarso (CIFOR), Jesse DeMaria-Kinney (SouthSouthNorth)
09 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Haiti Cholera Research Funding Foundation Inc (HCRFF)
Ms. Pierrette J Cazeau
+1 561 5772698
Youth Climate Report (YCR)
Mr. Mark Terry
+1 416 8995855
Climate change continues its growing impact on the African continent, hitting the most vulnerable
Tree planting remain rural area best effort to combat climate change A presentation of a series of short films documenting the impacts of climate change on Ghana as reported by local youth.

Speakers: Kabine Doumbia Umar Saleh Anka AISHA Adamu Abdullahihi Dr. Mark Terry Magnus Mfoafo-McCarthy Mali Minister of Environment Mr. Modibo Kone
09 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Marlan Pillay
+49 228 8151265
Support opportunities for developing country Parties to enhance their climate change reporting
Support opportunities available to developing country Parties for implementing MRV arrangements under the Convention and ETF under the Paris Agreement - showcasing the support provided and planned by key stakeholders in the climate change reporting process.

Speakers: one representative each from the GEF, the CBIT-Global Support Programme; the CEEW; and 2 other partners.
09 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
Mr. Vinay Nangia
+212 668 853777
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (Bioversity)
Ms. Suzy Gemma
+39 6 61181
Can Science and Technologies Alone Build Climate Resilience In Africa And The Middle East?
Science-based approaches and technology for climate resilience already exist in Africa and the Middle East. But are they enough? Audience and speakers at this event discuss the missing elements needed for climate-resilient food systems, including enabling policies and financial incentives.

Speakers: Moderator Ayat Soliman, World Bank, RD Sustainable Development, MENA Aly Abousabaa, CGIAR Regional Director CWANA Ana Maria Loboguerrero, Lead ClimBeR / Dir. AICCRA, CGIAR Dina Saleh, IFAD, RD NENA Laila Kenawy, Program Officer Swiss Embassy Elizabeth Gulugulu, Climate Activist, Youngo
09 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Université Mohammed V de Rabat (UM5R)
Mr. Mohamed Ftouhi
+212 66 1546594
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
Ms. Carol Franco
+1 971 3132583
Education for Climate Change and Environment: Exchange between north & south Mediterranean
Climate change is a real and rapidly evolving threat for humanity. It is one of the focus areas of ESD, through which concerned organizations strive to ensure that all generations understand the impact of CC and are better equipped to take action to protect natural resources & face CC challenges

Speakers: Université Mohammed V de Rabat (tbc) Ministry of Environment in Morocco (tbc) Prof. Michael Scoullos (MIO-ECSDE) & university of Athens Ms. Aravella Zachari, Ministry of Education - Cyprus Dr. Emad Adly, Egypt - General coordinator of RAED Prof . Mohamed Ftouhi, CMED
09 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Youth Climate Movement NL (JKB)
Ms. Jana Elbrecht
+31 0 610607784
Jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement (JVE)
+228 90 216740
OXFAM International (OI)
Ms. Nafkote Dabi
+44 7 444702427
Voices of the Future Calling for Climate Justice
Young voices for climate are resonating across the continents. In Africa, young people, farmers and communities have mobilized in a Climate Caravan, demanding climate justice. This and other youth-led initiatives across the globe will show how youth must be part of the conversation on their future.

Speakers: Youth advocates from Netherlands (Jonge Klimaatbeweging), Jeunes Volontaires Pour l’Environnement, Bangladesh (YouthNet for Climate Justice), Mexico (Red de Jóvenes Ambientalistas), South Africa (Youth@SAIIA) & World’s Youth for Climate Justice; Struggles for Land, Water and Peasant Seeds.
09 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Third World Network (TWN)
Ms. Yvonne Miller Berlie
+41 22 9083550
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Mr. Christian Villarreal
+591 7 8994602
Key priorities of developing countries at COP 27
Speakers and negotiators from developing countries will highlight their priorities for COP 27.

Speakers: Representatives of developing countries. To be decided
09 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
P3 Foundation (P3F)
Mr. Jason Boberg
+64 27 4348342
New Zealand Youth Delegation Incorporated (NZYD)
Ms. Kera Sherwood-O'Regan
+64 21 410932
Disability rights & inclusion in the UNFCCC: Leaving nobody behind in an inter-constituency movement
The journey to disability inclusion in UNFCCC from the civil society & DPO campaign for a Disability Constituency to mainstreaming disability inclusion across civil society. Panelists from multiple constituencies share best practices, including future plans & opportunities for disability leadership.

Speakers: To be announced
09 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
Ms. Anna Kruip
+1 646 3394008
Africa Business Leaders Coalition (ABLC): Defining Africa’s Climate Action Narrative
During this side-event, the CEOs of the UN Global Compact-convened Africa Business Leaders Coalition will present their Climate Statement and the ambitious commitments made, while showcasing the actions they are already taking across sectors and geographies.

Speakers: Sanda Ojiambo (UN Global Compact), Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin (Climate Champions), Damilola Ogunbiyi (SEForAll), African Business Leaders
09 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Sohel Pasha
+49 228 8151949
Lesson learned and best practices as input into the effective functioning Article 6.4 mechanism
6.4 SB may benefit from information on lessons learned and possible best practices established in other market-based mechanism. Experts, Government representatives and the CDM EB Chair will be invited to share their views that could help promoting effective implementation of Article 6.4 mechanism.

Speakers: Secretary to 6.4 SB, Mr. James Grabert – Opening remarks Chair of 6.4 SB, Ms. Kristin Qui /Vice-Chair of 6.4 SB Piotr - Introduction Private sector representative – Brief intervention Chair of CDM EB, Mr. Omar Alcock – Brief intervention UNFCCC secretariat - Closing
09 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS)
Mr. Dieudonné Nsadisa Faka
+32 483 458721
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Ms. Kirsten Hennrich
+49 721 60828592
Advancing Climate Services Applications by Decision Support System tool
The intra-ACP Climate services and related applications program (ClimSA). The objective is to contribute to fostering sustainable development, by improving the decision-making process.

Speakers: Ms. Cristelle Pratt, The Assistant Secretary-General OACPS. Dr. David W. Peterson, Founder of Ventana Systems, Inc. Dr. Scott T Johnson, University of North Dakota, USA, Prof. Dr. Harald Kunstmann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
09 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Jamie Howland
+49 228 8151403
Looking forward – reviews of Biennial Transparency Reports under the Enhanced Transparency Framework
The secretariat will provide an update on the preparations to implement TER, including on the approach for TER reviews and for simplified GHG inventory reviews, on lessons learned from the current MRV system. Experienced reviewers will share their insights on the benefits of becoming a reviewer.

Speakers: Presented by the Transparency Division, UNFCCC secretariat and selected lead reviewers
10 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO)
Ms. Katie Momber
+44 7 545371555
Engineering Institute of Canada - Institut Canadien des ingenieurs (EIC-ICI)
Mr. Darrel Danyluk
+1 403 6890379
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Ms. Karen McCabe
+11 908 2394041
The global engineering view: Delivering an equitable, sustainable and low carbon resilient world
Exploring the engineering role in building climate resilience of cities and reducing risk for local communities. Understanding decarbonization through the lens of both industrialized and emerging economies, utilizing low carbon energy solutions. Showcasing the importance of women and future leaders.

Speakers: Jianping Wu, WFEO Environment; Valentina Putrino, WFEO Disaster Risk Management; Saifur Rahman, Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute; Tariq S Durrani, University of Strathclyde; Aitazaz A. Farooque, School of Climate Change and Adaptation; Darrel Danyluk, Engineering Institute of Canada.
10 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Fundación Avina (AVINA)
Sra. María Paz González
+54 11 56003787
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO)
Ms. Soledad Aguilar
+1 202 2513116
Greener Impact International (GII)
Mr. Kassim Gawusu-Toure
+233 233 2332449673
SeaTrust Institute
Ms. Lynn Wilson
+1 360 9613363
Localised Financing for Climate Change Adaptation – Reducing Loss & Damage and Inequity Cycles
A just climate transition requires inclusive engagement of local actors, ensuring a solution that reduces climate induced L&D and risks, and includes finance for local communities. We will discuss the urgency of this agenda and explore approaches to make climate finance serve local climate justice

Speakers: * Fundación Avina * SeaTrust Institute * YOUNGO * Greener Impact International * UNDRR
10 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability gGmbH (NewClimate Institute)
Ms. Frauke Röser
+49 30 208492741
Fondation Jean-Jaurès (FJJ)
Mr. Andreas Dimmelmeier
+49 0 1520307723
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Mr. Arjan de Haan
+1 613 2400563
Observer Research Foundation (ORF)
Ms. Aparna Roy
+91 11 35332000
Financing the global just transition and the need for combining detailed and high-level approaches.
Financing a just transition requires understanding of sector- and country specific circumstances, innovative solutions as well as buy-in at the highest political level. At the same time global financial regulations, standards and norms need to be aligned with just and green transition requirements.

Speakers: Frauke Roeser (NewClimate Institute, Germany), Mihir Swarup Sharma (ORF, India), Arjan De Haan (IDRC, Canada), Daniela Gabor (UWE Bristol – via FJJ/FEPS) tbc, Suranjali Tandon (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy- India via FJJ/FEPS) tbc, Fabby Tumiwa (IESR, Indonesia), tbc
10 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Mr. Dirk Glaesser
+34 655 347713
Scaling-up Climate Action in Tourism – The Glasgow Declaration
Policy makers and private sector representatives will discuss emissions measurement, decarbonization of the tourism value chain, regenerative approaches at destination level, innovative finance, accelerated by the Glasgow Declaration, launched at COP 26 accelerating climate action in tourism.

Speakers: Mr. Simon Stiell, Executive-Secretary (UNFCCC) Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General (UNWTO) Mr. Ahmed Issa, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Egypt Ms. Nikolina Brnjac, Minister of Tourism and Sports, Ministry of Tourism Ms. Gloria Fluxà Thienemann; Vice-Chairman Iberostar
10 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Nadam Foundation
Mr. Sri Hari Govind
+91 491 8056339031
Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future (SF)
Mr. Charles Nouhan
+1 201 6747088
Localized Solutions to Reduce Climate Induced Loss & Damage for the Most Vulnerable
Risk reduction, and prevention reduces escalating climate hazards´ negative impacts. A focus on vulnerability to identify and assist the most at risk to prepare for hazards is critical. This session will address all-of-society solutions and local voice for tangible practices to reduce loss & damage.

Speakers: Mr. Dan Perell, Baha'i International Community (moderator) Mr. Sri Hari Govind, Nadam Foundation Ms. Ghada Ahmedein, Arab Network for Environment and Development Ms. Mami Mizutori, SRSG, UNDRR Ms. Sezin Tokar, USAID Ms. Ambassador Liz Thompson, Barbados Ms. Jamie Cummings, UNC DR3
10 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
The Climate Registry (TCR)
Mr. Dan Krekelberg
+1 213 7851231
Georgetown University
Ms. Joanna Lewis
+1 202 6877284
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Ms. Elizabeth Beardsley
+1 571 9707916
Achieving measurable climate benefits through innovative infrastructure investments in North America
North American subnational leaders will describe recent infrastructure projects for water, transportation, and clean energy within their jurisdictions that measurably and transparently contribute to the goals of greenhouse gas mitigation, climate resilience, and equity for a net-zero future.

Speakers: Sofía Hernández Morales- Dir. Enviro Policy, Jalisco, Mexico; George Heyman- Minister of Enviro & Climate, British Columbia, Canada; Jay Inslee- Gov. of Washington State; Michelle Lujan Grisham- Gov. of New Mexico; Kate Brown- Gov. of Oregon;
10 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Mr. Dmitry Halubouski
+44 7741 322095
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
Mr. Xing Zhang
+86 10 83580638
Ca' Foscari University, Venice (UNIVE)
Ms. Irene Monasterolo
+33 676 992993
Mobilising the private sector for climate action – MDBs experiences
Transitioning to net zero and resilient economies (Paris Aligned) requires large investments. Private sector financing is essential. MBDs work with developing countries on enabling markets and mobilizing private sector finance. Highlighting implementation of countries, MDBs and private sector.

Speakers: Developing country/ies on LTS/NDC as signals; MDBs on climate action mobilizing private sector (AIIB, EBRD, IDB, WB); Practitioner roundtable from countries, MDBs and private sector: Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action (Finland, Egypt); leading corporate(s) (IETA); bank/investor (GFANZ
10 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Kuwait Environment Protection Society (KEPS)
Ms. Wijdan Aloqab
+2 122 2130678
Green Generation Foundation (GGF)
Mr. Dheaya Alrousan
+962 7 96826287
Addressing financial and capacity challenges for climate adaptation in the Arab Region
Climate change impacts are deeply interlinked and require multifaceted responses. Climate adaptation is a priority in the region, as it suffers from water scarce, and is the only region where malnutrition rates have been rising. Session will discuss required financial and technical capacities.

Speakers: Dr. Wijdan Aloqab, KEPS Dr. Mahmoud Fathallah, LAS (tbc) Emad Adly, RAED UNFCCC National Focal Points in Kuwait & Morocco (tbd) RAED is co-organizer
10 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Cooperation Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité (CIDSE)
Ms. Lydia Machaka
+32 478 20884
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP)
Ms. Shefali Sharma
+49 177 1469613
Maryknoll Sisters of Saint Dominic Inc.
Ms. Susan Gunn
+1 202 8321780
Driving systemic Change: Policy and Finance for Real Zero Solutions
Climate resilience for local communities for agriculture and energy requires real zero solutions. We discuss the drive to net-zero in agriculture and energy, and social and rights approach to select and finance climate action that supports human rights of local communities and ecosystem restoration

Speakers: CSOs and small-scale organizations showing transformative projects, Research Study authors, Country representatives/policy-makers, The GCF Representative, and The African Development bank Representative
10 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Mr. lorenzo gavilli
+1 514 7011977
A new era of green innovation for aviation
Showcase recent efforts, specific actions, and progress made by the ICAO and its Member States in addressing emissions from international aviation following the 41th Session of the ICAO General Assembly held in Montreal in September 2022.

Speakers: The event will feature a panel discussion with speakers from States representatives, Aviation Executives, and members from the civil society and aviation Youth groups.
10 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Ana Vukoje
+49 228 8151401
Work of the WIM ExCom and its updated 5-year rolling workplan
The Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (WIM) is the main vehicle under the UNFCCC to promote the implementation of approaches to avert, minimize and address loss and damage associated with climate change. Its Executive Committee (ExCom) has adopted an updated 5-year rolling workplan.

Speakers: WIM ExCom members, members of the thematic expert groups of the ExCom, Parties
10 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel (OSS)
Ms. Sonia ABASSI
+216 71 206633
SOS SAHEL International France (SOS SAHEL)
Ms. Ange Mboneye
+221 77 9062397
Enhancing Climate Finance Access to promote SLWM for Ecosystem restoration in Africa
Integrated local leadership & community-based approaches to CC adaptation and mitigation intervention for SLWM practices: showcasing the benefits of how climate finance insights has enhanced CC approaches with concrete examples such as the GGW and the regional dimension to project implementation

Speakers: OSS representatives Government representatives NDA representatives AU representatives GCF representatives AF representatives UNCCCD representatives CILSS representatives
10 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Ms. Anu Peltola
+41 22 9174113
How combatting plastic pollution and illegal traffic in plastic waste helps reduce carbon emissions
The high-level event will improve awareness of actions across the plastics value chain to end plastic pollution. It also discusses the existing governance for transboundary movements for plastic waste by the Basel Convention, thus reducing GHG emissions as a climate mitigation strategy.

Speakers: Inger Andersen,UNEP ED;Rolph Payet,BRS Conv-s ES;Rebeca Grynspan,UNCTAD SG;Ghada Waly,UNODC ED;Flavien Joubert,Seychelles Environment Minister;Siti Nurbaya Bakar,Indonesia Environment Minister;Jonas R. Leones,Philippines Vice-Minister,Environment;Gustavo Manrique,Ecuador Ministro del Ambiente;Fiji
10 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Sra. Karina Barrera
+593 99 5021490
Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
Ms. Claudia Greco
+41 31 3851060
Field experiences of dealing with Losses and Damages and lessons for a Global Mechanism on L&D
Local, national, global experiences of dealing with current losses and damages (IPCC, AR6) - early warning, disaster risk reduction, social safety nets, cash transfers, planned relocation, diversification will be presented and assessed for operationalization of a loss and damage mechanism.

Speakers:  National governments: of Ecuador, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Peru, ev. First Minister of Scotland;  Local actors: (virtual) from the Andes, Ethiopia, Bangladesh  Civil society: CJRF, CAN/Third World Network, Alliance 2015  Representatives of financial organisations: Reinsurance actors
10 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Ford Foundation
Mr. Kevin Currey
+1 310 2453015
Cultural Survival, Inc. (CS)
Mr. agnes portalewska
+617 857 3892516
Who Pays: climate financing and the real cost of a just energy transition
Financing the 'just' part of the just energy transition. The role of (especially African) philanthropy and Global South governments. Lessons from the South African model. Ensuring those most impacted are centered in solutions. Transition minerals and impacts on Indigenous territories and rights.

Speakers: Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation. Senior leader from another philanthropy. Senior member (Heads of State or minister) of the government of South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, and/or Egypt. African climate finance expert. Indigenous expert on transition minerals. Moderator: journalist
10 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Grant Kirkman
+49 173 2166342
High level event on the climate finance needs of developing countries
The purpose is to provide a high-level account of the support provided and progress made in facilitating access to and mobilization of climate finance under the Needs-Based Finance (NBF) Project.

Speakers: Government and regional leaders who have/are aware of thier climate finance needs and flows and have/are developing strategies and implementing approaches to strengthen climate finance mobilization and access.
10 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Gopal Joshi
+49 228 8151475
Transition to the ETF in developing countries: Capitalizing on experiences of the ICA process
This event will discuss how insights, experiences and best practices/approaches resulting from the International Consultation and Analysis process can facilitate the transition to the enhanced transparency framework in developing countries.
10 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Mme Florantine Mapeine Onotiang
+0 242 67311833
Association Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun (AJVC)
Ms. tamoifo nkom marie
+0 237 699846113
Fonds Bleu pour le Bassin du Congo
Fonds Bleu pour le Bassin du Congo: La garantie d'un financement durable et efficace pour le bien-être de l'humanité

Speakers: Ministre, Coordonnatrice technique de la CCBC; Ministres des pays de la CCBC;CEEAC;COMIFAC;OIF;PNUD;BDEAC;4C Maroc; EY;FB;OIC...
10 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Ecologic Institute
Mr. Matthias Duwe
+49 30 86880100
University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Mr. Sven Teske
+61 2 95144786
WiseEuropa -The Warsaw Institute for Economic and European Studies Foundation (WiseEuropa)
Ms. Izabela Fortuniak
+49 30 3086880185
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
Mr. Stefan Lechtenboehmer
+49 178 1837505
Moving closer to climate neutrality - pathways and collaboration
This side event will present and discuss insights from ongoing research on mitigation pathways and considerations for more effective international collaboration, with a focus on industrial sectors.

Speakers: Speakers from several continents, researchers combined with policy-makers.
10 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Christian Aid (CA)
Ms. Mariana Paoli
+44 0 7864288457
ActionAid International - South Africa
Ms. Teresa Anderson
+44 7984 932655
Caritas Internationalis (CI)
Ms. Musamba Mubanga
+39 338 5706639
Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
Ms. rushati das
+91 98744 58868
Church of Sweden
Ms. Margareta Koltai
+46 18 169500
Addressing loss & damage to deliver climate justice: youth, gender & faith leaders’ perspectives
As climate impacts escalate, COP27 must protect the rights of those on the frontlines. Join us to learn more about the need for a new financing facility for loss and damage, how it can work in practice, the role of social protection, and the links with adaptation.

Speakers: Representatives from governments, faith, youth, gender and NGOs
10 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300) (
Ms. Cansin Leylim Ilgaz
+90 532 5479043
Food and Trees for Africa (FTFA)
Ms. Amy Giliam
+27 82 6804081
The Climate Reality Project
Mr. Ethan Spaner
+1 330 3541674
Financing Fairly: The transparency and climate performance of development finance institutions in Af
Climate change requires financial institutions to stop funding fossil fuels and to fund a swift, just transition to renewable energy. Fair Finance Southern Africa assessed the policies of six development finance institutions in Africa focusing on transparency, power generation and climate change.

Speakers: Amy Giliam Thorp, African Climate Reality Project, South Africa Zahra Omar, Centre for Environmental Rights, South Africa Glen Tyler-Davies,, South Africa All speakers are members of the Fair Finance Coalition in Southern Africa.
10 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
International Trade Centre (ITC)
Ms. Ana Patricia Batalhone
+41 0 227300365
Accelerating the Low-Carbon Transition Through Sustainable and Inclusive Trade
Trade plays an integral role in enabling the low carbon transition. In this event a high-level expert panel will discuss how sustainable trade can be facilitated to accelerate the net-zero transition, with a focus on small businesses in developing countries, particularly LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS.

Speakers: Ms. Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, WTO Ms. Grynspan, Secretary-General, UNCTAD Ms. Coke-Hamilton, Director, ITC H.E. Fatima, OHRLLS Ms. Andersen, Director, UNEP Ms. Dietterich, Director, Global Challenges Division, WIPO Mr. Magdy, Director, Experanza Ms. Nakate, Climate Activist
10 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
Ms. Inès Bakhtaoui
+44 7 7513250268
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Ms. Anne Schulthess
+44 20 34637399
International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN)
Mr. Oluwole David Oshota
+1 404 4521338
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Ms. Emily Wilkinson
+44 7342 994519
Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)
Mr. Eugene Nforngwa
+237 6 75114396
Stop Climate Chaos Scotland (SCCS)
Ms. Becky Kenton-Lake
+44 7957 755336
Operationalising finance for loss and damage: examples from Africa and the Caribbean
This event will chart pathways forward for delivering financial support to victims of loss and damage. It will discuss research findings on potential sources, modalities and structures for L&D finance, with insights on local needs and action from Africa and the Caribbean.

Speakers: Michai Robertson, negotiator, Antigua and Barbuda / AOSIS; Ambassador Francine Baron, CEO of the Climate Resilience Execution Agency for Dominica; Scottish Government (TBC); Zoha Shawoo, SEI; Ines Bakhtaoui, SEI; SCCS; PACJA; IIED
10 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Beijing Greenovation Hub for Public Welfare Development (G:HUB)
Ms. Hongyu Guo
+86 10 1381095407
Boston University
Mr. Rishikesh Bhandary
+1 2139 1617768755
Finance and debt for zero-carbon and nature-positive cooperation -Asia and Latin-America perspective
Dialogue on evidence-based research and financing innovation by diverse collaborators to strengthen the synergy between climate action and nature-positive debt &financing.The event amplifies Asia and Latin-America perspectives on how public finance drives zero-carbon and nature positive cooperation

Speakers: Speakers from think tank, university,local civil society, development finance institution, investment group and business in developed and developing countries will present. (New Development Bank, Maua Capital Brazil/Syngenta, Boston University, Greenovation Hub, Germanwatch)
10 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Fundación Programa Salvadoreño de Investigación sobre Desarrollo y Medio Ambiente (PRISMA)
Mr. Manuel Marti
+503 0 78507030
Blue Ventures
Mr. Stephen Rocliffe
+44 7843 245701
Center for Indigenous Peoples' Research and Development (CIPRED)
Ms. Pasang Dolma Sherpa
+977 44600 9779851101
Rights and Resources Institute, Inc. (RRI)
Mr. Alain Frechette
+1 514 8047359
Tebtebba Foundation
Ms. Helen Magata
+63 74 4447703
Territorial financing. Empowering communities for climate action.
Indigenous peoples and local communities have opted for financing models that reduce the gap in climate funds destined for the conservation of biodiversity, forests, and community rights. This event will present some experiences of models in operation.

Speakers: Gustavo Sánchez/President of Red MOCAF. Solange Bandiaky-Badji, Coordinator, Rights and Resources Initiative; Pasang Dolma Sherpa, Executive Director, CIPRED; Tarcila Zea Rivea, CHIRAPAQ Grace Balawag, Tebtebba Speakers from indigenous and community peoples from tropical forest regions.
10 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Woojoo Kim
+49 228 8151602
Accelerating NDC Implementation: Support for Policy and Practice
In this event, developing countries that have initiated NDC implementation will share related experiences and good practices, including challenges and opportunities in identifying needs and coordination of support. New and available support avenues will be shared by development organizations.

Speakers: TBC
10 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Habitat for Humanity International
Ms. Amanda Entrikin
+1 917 6011416
World Green Building Council, Inc. (WorldGBC)
Ms. Victoria Burrows
+4 79 31825439
Future-proofing the built environment: Unlocking finance for inclusive & resilient housing
As countries deal with climate change and with cities expanding, millions more people will need adequate housing. This session will showcase how building codes, empowered participation, collaboration, and climate finance can boost the delivery of resilient, healthy, equitable and efficient buildings

Speakers: Egypt’s Ministry of Housing, Utilities & Urban Communities representative Sarah Nandundu, National Slum Dwellers Federation, Uganda Jane Otima, Habitat for Humanity International Makhtar Diop, Managing Director, IFC Magued Sherif, CEO, SODIC Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council
10 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Ms. Benigna Boza-Kiss
+43 2236 807496
Development Alternatives (DA)
Ms. Bharti Jasrotia
+91 11 9910890339
Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)
Mr. noritaka mochizuki
+81 774 752304
High services with low energy and resource demand for low-carbon pathways and the SDGs
Satisfying access to decent shelter, mobility, and social services is why society requires materials and energy. The event will discuss innovations for energy demand reduction, decarbonization of the urban environment and the construction sector, as well as pathways towards a net-zero society.

Speakers: Tentative list: K. Akimoto, Japan, RITE [M], A. Grübler, Austria, IIASA [M], J. Roy, Thailand, AIT [F], TBC, France, Negawatt [F]; Siddharth S. Swain, IAS, District Magistrate, Angul, Odisha, India [M]; Bharti Jasrotia, Development Alternatives, India [F]
10 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
Mr. Md Fahad Hossain
+880 1988 306106
Manila Observatory (MO)
Ms. Jameela Joy Reyes
+63 917 1580624
Beyond dialoguing to Action & Support to avert, minimize and address loss and damage
ICCCAD and its ACT2025 partners will discuss the scale, speed and urgency for financing loss and damage, more specifically the institutional framework of a loss & damage finance facility. The speakers will discuss this pressing topic and the contours of an outcome at COP27 and beyond.

Speakers: The speakers will include representatives of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), select partners including from developed countries and members of the Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 (ACT2025) Consortium.
10 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN)
Mr. Torbjørn Gjefsen
+47 970 16842
Asociación Ambiente y Sociedad (AAS)
Sra. Andrea Prieto
+57 1 3124160186
Indigenous Research and Training Institute - IEPÉ
Mme Patricia Zuppi
+55 11 994348874
Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK)
Ms. Ana Osuna Orozco
+44 0 7848828151
Realizing the Pledge – principles, experiences, and new initiatives to improve funding for IPLCs
The pledge to increase climate finance for IPLCs to $1.7 bn will require donors to rethink current practices and developing tailored approaches. This event will share experiences and new funding initiatives, and IPLC leaders will share their visions and principles for turning the pledge into reality

Speakers: Mr. Tuntiak Katan - GATC, Ms. Patricia Zuppi - RCA/IEPÉ, Ms. Andrea Prieto - AAS, Mr. Anders Haug Larsen – RFN, Ms. Ana Osuna Orozco - RFUK
10 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
University of Texas at Austin
Ms. Katherine Romanak
+1 512 5653762
Bellona Foundation
Mr. Olav Øye
+4 0 46281210
BHP Billiton SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Knowledge Centre Inc. doing business as International CCS Knowledge Centre
Ms. Mandy Selzer
+1 306 5330865
Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA)
Ms. Judith Shapiro
+44 7719 763133
Carbon Capture and Storage – Where is it in Africa and What Can Be Learned for Emerging Economies?
Emerging economies in Africa can decarbonise while they grow. Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria and Botswana will share their experiences for South – South learning and lessons from Norway's infrastructure planning.

Speakers: Natalia Kulichenko-Lotz, World Bank: Ruth Hubart, IFC; Victor Osu, Nigeria; David Khoza, South Africa; Brendan Beck, World Bank; Tim Dixon, IEAGHG, Lina Nagell, Bellona; Espen Barth Eide, Norway Ministry of Climate; Katherine Romanak, University of Texas; CCSA TBC; ICCSKC TBC
10 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
ESCR-Net- International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)
Ms. Joie Chowdhury
+41 78 9665644
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)
Ms. Patricia Wattimena
+66 902 689020
Asociación La Ruta del Clima
Mr. Adrián Martínez Blanco
+358 50 3454096
Centro Alexander von Humboldt
Mr. Alejandro Aleman
+505 505 88267474
Loss and Damage, Human Rights & State and Corporate Accountability- Our Fight for Climate Justice
Grounded in the analysis of social movements, frontline communities and feminist leaders, this dialogue will focus on loss and damage from a human rights perspective, considering the structural drivers of the climate crisis, and clarifying the human rights obligations of States and corporations.

Speakers: Adrian Martinez (Director, La Ruta del Climate); Radiatu Sheriff (NRWP); Diana Alzeer (Al-Haq); Patricia Wattimena (Climate Justice Programme Officer, APWLD), Marisa Hutchinson (Environmental Justice Programme Officer, IWRAW AP)
10 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Ms. Alice Soewito
+1 607 7936188
+0 242 3768476
Financing Climate Action in the Bahamas
The Gov of The Bahamas and local and global partners are using a suite of tools of climate solutions to confront climate change. Discussions will include examples of building resilience through coastal zone planning and management, the role of youth and high-quality carbon credits for adaptation.

Speakers: High Level Speaker from Bahamas Government Jerome Fitzgerald – GOB Suggested Youth speaker/Moderator: Maya Delaney Bahamas Government officials Charles Hamilton -GOB Rochelle Newbold – GOB Scientist - BTW The Nature Conservancy: Shenique Albury-Smith
10 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Adaptation Fund Board (AFB)
Mr. Matthew Pueschel
+1 202 8413687
Adaptation Fund New Medium-term Strategy: Scaling local adaptation action, innovation and knowledge
At the Adaptation Fund’s 15-year anniversary, this side event launches the Fund’s new Medium-term Strategy for the period 2023 to 2027 and showcases its main features to further enable the scaling of local adaptation action, innovation and learning by enhancing existing funding opportunities.

Speakers: Adaptation Fund Board, AFB Secretariat, COP 27 Presidency, and diverse voices from funding recipients and projects on the ground, contributors, and civil society
10 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Parliament of the World's Religions
Mr. Stephen Avino
+1 312 6292990
Bahu Trust
Mr. Kamran Shezad
+4 121 4404096
The Right to a Healthy Environment: Faith And Ethical Perspectives
The right to a healthy environment is upheld by the ethical teachings of the world’s faith traditions on justice and the imperative to value nature. In this program, experts and faith leaders will speak on this topic from the perspectives of religious ethics and shared values, culture and advocacy.

Speakers: Dr. Kusumita Pedersen: Professor Emerita, St. Francis College Imam Saffet Catovic: Head, ISNA Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances Dr. Iyad Abu Moghli: Director, UN Environment Programme Faith for Earth Initiative Kehkashan Basu MSM: Founder-President, Green Hope Foundati
10 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change Ltd. (IIGCC)
Ms. Hajira Kamran
+44 7379 303850
Ceres, Inc.
Mr. Chris Fox
+1 617 3124774
Investor Group on Climate Change Australia / New Zealand Inc. (IGCC)
Ms. Sarah Findlay
+61 4 32331240
PRI Association (PRI)
Mr. Jack Balsdon
+44 7858 421341
The Investor Agenda: supporting investors to implement net zero commitments
A record number of investors are setting net zero goals. We explore how investor climate action plans (ICAPs), engaging companies on transition planning and enabling policy frameworks in line with 1.5°C can help make net zero investment portfolios a reality.

Speakers: Geographical/gender diversity to be ensured: Akira Sugano CEO, AM-One Betty Yee California State Controller Board Member CalPERS & CalSTRS Deanne Stewart, CEO, Aware Super Jon Johnsen, CEO, PKA Michelle Scrimgeour, CEO, LGIM Thomas Kwan, CIO, H
10 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Mr. Camille Bourgeon
+44 20 75873116
Producing future marine fuels: opportunities for renewable energy production in developing countries
International shipping handles over 80% of global trade volume while accounting for about 3% of global CO2 emissions. Decarbonizing the sector implies challenges, but also opportunities for developing countries, who need to align GHG emission reductions in maritime transport with development goals.

Speakers: IMO / UNCTAD / World Bank / IRENA / to be announced
10 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC)
Mr. Unnikrishnan Nair
+44 7587 634592
Ms. Bernadette Shalumbu
+264 61 2842568
Saint Lucia
Ms. Donette Charlery
+1 758 4614212
Mr. Ephraim Mwepya Shitima
+26 977 893961
Unlocking Private Sector Finance to Accelerate Climate Action in Small and other Vulnerable States
This side event will provide an opportunity for sharing experiences on private sector engagement in climate action, by member countries, financing institutions and other multilateral organisations around readiness initiatives for climate action, climate budget tagging and new financing instruments.

Speakers: Commonwealth Secretary General; High-level Government Representatives - Zambia, Namibia, Saint Lucia; International Financing Institutions - Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Land Degradation Neutrality Fund; Private Sector - Axa, Bloomberg Philanthropies; Women Organising for Change in NRM
10 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Green Climate Fund (GCF)
Mr. Darren Karjama
The climate finance architecture we need to deliver on Paris: partnerships and perspectives
This event will bring together global leaders from governments to discuss a vision of the climate finance architecture needed to realize developing countries’ ambitions under the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Heads of State/Government and ministers from: • LDC • SIDS • Latin America • Annex 1 parties • Other parties
10 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Ms. Bianca Carpinelli
+43 681 20687586
Interplay of low carbon technologies for resilient net zero energy systems
Decarbonizing energy systems to net zero will require all low-carbon technologies for electricity generation supported by the production of carbon-free fuels such as hydrogen. The event will discuss the benefits and challenges of deploying a resilient low-carbon technology interplay.

Speakers: High-Level opening: Rafael Mariano Grossi, DG, IAEA; Olga Algayerova, ES, UNECE; Gerd Müller, DG, UNIDO; Albert M. Muchanga, Commissioner ETTIM, AUC Technical panel: Experts from IAEA, UNECE, UNIDO, other International Organizations, Financial Institutions and Member States
10 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Ms. Kirsten Hagon
+41 22 7304620
Concern Worldwide
Ms. Sally Tyldesley
+44 7949 877024
Mercy Corps
Ms. Adrianna Hardaway
+1 201 7137607
Plan International (Plan)
Ms. Jessica Cooke
+44 44 7545575533
The role and limits of humanitarian action in the face of rising losses and damages
Actions the humanitarian sector is taking to support vulnerable communities dealing with L&D, including climate-induced and extreme weather-related displacements, early warning early action, climate-smart response, scaling up effective action that ensures the most vulnerable are not left behind

Speakers: Nancy Tembo,Min.of Foreign Affairs Malawi Vasiti Soko,Dir.Nat.Disaster Manag. Fiji Lesley Ndlovu,CEO ARC Ltd Nuha Eltinay,MENA Resurgence Khadeeja Naseem,Min.of Enviro.Maldives Asha Mohamed,SG Kenya Red Cross Co-applicants: Plan International,Concern Worldwide and Mercy Corps
10 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC)
Mr. Kirils Holstovs
+44 0 7471705500
International Water Association (IWA)
Sra. Isabela Espindola
+44 74 7447924235
Moravian University
Ms. Diane Husic
+1 610 6257100
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (The ACU)
Mr. George Lakey
+44 20 34092175
Utilising expertise of the youth to bridge the science-policy divide and improve access to finance.
Engagement of young engineers, scientists and youth with lawmakers to bridge the science-policy divide and improve access to climate finance to deploy sustainable solutions tailored to local socioeconomic needs, including in water and energy.

Speakers: Secretary General of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Stephen Twigg); lawmakers (Sam Mezec, Inna Gardner, Matt Kean, Michelle O'Byrne, Nomi Nkondlo); young policy researcher (ACU); young leader on climate finance (NASDAQ); young engineer; representative of Ministry of HE & SR of Egypt.
10 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Debapriya Roy
+49 228 1625855750
Standing Committee on Finance: Launch of flagship reports for COP27
The SCF will present highlights of its latest reports including the 5th Biennial Assessment and overview of climate finance flows, Progress report on mobilizing USD 100Billion per year, definitions of climate finance and Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: SCF members
10 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
International Disability Alliance (IDA)
Ms. Elham Youssefian
+1 347 3208729
Mr. Mark Barrell
+44 1223 484700
European Disability Forum (EDF)
Mr. Gordon Rattray
+32 0 473848133
McGill University
Mr. Sebastien Jodoin
+1 514 9061740
Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre (SMRC)
Ms. Reena Mohanty
+91 674 2300274
Sustain Our Abilities
Ms. Marcalee Alexander
+1 775 3439322
From Exclusion to Leadership:People With Disabilities Develop An Agenda for Inclusive Climate Action
The most updated research findings on impact of climate change on persons with disabilities as well as their inclusion in climate policies will be shared. Participants will also hear concrete recommendations to ensure inclusion and participation of persons with disabilities in current climate agenda

Speakers: Diverse group of human rights and climate change advocates, representatives of organizations of persons with disabilities, civil society, academics and researchers including women, indigenous people, and other under-represented groups of persons with disabilities
11 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung - Gesellschaftsanalye und Politische Bildung e.V. (RLS)
Mr. Till Bender
+49 30 44310523
Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust (COAST Trust)
Mr. Aminul Hoque
+88 2 1713328815
European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
Ms. Eva Izquierdo
+32 0 474345819
Advancing rights-based protection of climate migrants–what role for local and international actors?
We need informed and innovative solutions to ensure full protection of climate migrants regardless of status. How can the risk of climate induced human mobility be reduced and the rights of migrants be protected? What role do local stakeholders play? How to make migrants part of the decision-making?

Speakers: Representatives of International Migrants Alliance, Representative of CSO, International Organization on Migration (all tbc) Moderated by Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung
11 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Mr. Andrea Bonzanni
+44 7415 610720
Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS)
Sra. Isabella Mondino
+55 11 999992553
Project Developer Forum Ltd. (PD-Forum)
Mr. Sven Kolmetz
+49 171 2798223
Swiss Business Council for Sustainable Development (OEBU)
Ms. Ramona Bettler
+31 61 6600504
Article 6 and the Voluntary Carbon Market: Tools to Deliver NDCs and Increase Ambition
The event will explore how Article 6 and the voluntary carbon market can interact, and how credits with and without corresponding adjustments can help countries increase their ambition, get on a path to net-zero, and deliver investment in mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development.

Speakers: Speakers (tbc): Tirhas Mebrathu, East African Alliance; Jatuporn Buruspat, Thailand; Leila Benali, Morocco; Marina Grossi, CEBDS; Mireia Vilaplana, South Pole; Sven Kolmetz, PD Forum; Andrea Bonzanni, IETA
11 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS Network)
Ms. Antonella Sorrentino
+39 366 9052075
Asociación Civil Oikos (OIKOS)
Mr. Eric Chavez
+39 347 9738198
International Centre for Environment Education and Community Development (ICENECDEV)
Ms. Allison Bozzi
+39 333 4672478
IPCC Cross-Chapter 5: Mountains – sharing knowledge to promote adaptation initiatives in mountains
The latest IPCC report included a cross-chapter specific on mountain issues. Among other things, it discusses the importance of adaptation measures for fighting climate change in mountains. This side-event will look at these findings and discuss how to promote adaptation initiatives in mountains.

Speakers: • Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) • International Centre for Environmental Education and Community Development (ICENECDEV) • Asosiación Oikos • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Mountain Partnership Secretariat
11 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
International Potato Center (CIP)
Ms. Vivian Atakos
+254 20 711033693
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Mme Claudia Ringler-Nguyen
+1 514 4628538
Münster University (WWU)
Mr. Tillmann Buttschardt
+49 251 8330104
Reaching Women Farmers with Climate Resilience Strategies in Africa and Asia
Women and girls hold the key to strengthen climate resilience. The event explores gender responsive approaches and solutions to growing climate resilience in complex situations of vulnerability and food insecurity, fragility and conflict.

Speakers: SEWA (India); GIZ/BMZ; GROOTS Kenya; CGIAR GENDER; YOUNGO: UNFCCC (UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE) constituency of Youth Non-Governmental Organizations; Bangladesh or Kenya govt delegation; CIP
11 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Youth and Environment Europe (YEE)
Ms. Pegah Moulana
+44 0 7952207142
International Foundation for African Children (IFAC)
Mr. Michael Nwafejoku
+234 803 7873061
Intergenerational Dialogue of Continents on Climate-induced Migration in the Framework of Adaptation
Dialogue of YEE, African and Latin American youth-led dialogue with decision-makers on climate adaptation partnerships and climate-induced migration challenges with stress the regional disparities and environmental injustice related to climate change & Handover of the Climate of Change petition

Speakers: Confirmed:H.E. Agnes Mary Chimbiri-Molande, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Malawi to the United Nations in New York; Camilla Born, UK advisor to COP26 President; Dr Robert Oakes, Senior Researcher, Institute for Environment at the UN University; Paloma Costa, Youth Advisor to the UN SG
11 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza (FAN Bolivia)
Sra. Natalia Calderon
+591 76 845978
Instituto Socioambiental (ISA)
Ms. Paloma Costa Oliveira
+55 61 981164556
MapBiomas collaborative network: Time Series of land cover & land use in South America and Indonesia
The impact of land use changes in South America and Indonesia - such as the monitoring of land cover and land use, water surface and fire scars - is helping to understand the causes and consequences of climate change associated with land use that affect millions of people in the tropical region

Speakers: Tasso Azevedo/MapBiomas, Julia Shimbo/MapBiomas-IPAM, Ane Alencar/IPAM, Natalia Calderon/FAN, Indigenous representative
11 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
ACT Alliance - Action by Churches Together (ACT Alliance)
Ms. Marianna Leite
+351 915 202532
All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC)
Mr. Tinashe Gumbo
+254 20 4441483
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU)
Ms. Sonja Ohlsson
+45 30 230738
Bread for the World (BfdW)
Ms. Sabine Minninger
+49 152 22701676
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF)
Ms. Elena Cedillo
+41 78 9457646
World Council of Churches (WCC)
Mr. Henrik Grape
+46 73 9905505
Delivering the promise: How to ensure future adaptation needs are addressed
Urgent action is required to close the prevailing adaptation finance gap and deliver finance to communities where it is needed most. While scaled up finance that matches the scale of adaptation needs is required, much remains to be done to transition the financial mechanism and the global financial

Speakers: Adaptation fund rep OR GCF rep.; FBO rep. from GS; Global South gov. rep/neg.; Global South rep./ neg.; Rep. from WRO Or Indigenous org Implementing LLA; Youth Voice in adaptation finance; IPCC Adaptation finance Co-author
11 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Columbia University
Ms. Alison Rose
+1 347 2623517
Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE)
Mr. pablo imbach
+506 2558 2210
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)
Ms. Kattia Fajardo Torres
+506 8389 3668
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Mr. Gregory Sixt
+1 617 7152598
University of Oxford
Ms. Heather Waller
+44 1865 285716
Putting Food on the Table during a Climate Crisis
This event brings together different stakeholders to strengthen collaborative pathways to support science to action efforts to transform food systems in a changing climate and respond to the crises of food and climate. It will feature World Food Prize 2022 laureate Cynthia Rosenzweig.

Speakers: Cynthia Rosenzweig (Columbia University/AgMIP), Gregory Sixt, (MIT/FACT Alliance), Lisa Sweet (World Economic Forum), Barbara Stinson (President, World Food Prize Foundation), Bruce Campbell (Clim-Eat), Luisa Volpe (World Farmers Organization), Muhammad Ibrahim (CATIE), Manuel Otero (IICA)
11 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Global Dairy Platform, Inc (GDP)
Mr. Fabio Niespolo
+39 333 4257163
International Dairy Federation (FIL-IDF)
Mr. Maria Sanchez Mainar
+32 0 491894989
Ms. Cecilia Jones;
+598 2 4104155
The global dairy sector’s climate ambition and progress towards achievement of the Paris Agreement
The event updates progress of Pathways to Dairy Net Zero, an initiative launched in 2021 to accelerate the dairy sector’s climate action while continuing to provide nutrition for six billion people and livelihoods for one billion. Supporters already represent 40% of global milk production

Speakers: Experts will share sustainability efforts in developed and emerging dairy markets with results of extensive research on GHG mitigation opportunities for a range of dairy production systems. Session includes a panel with Parties and observers (Uruguay, USA, Kenya, Egypt, WFO, FAO, all tbc).
11 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Pedro Torres
+49 228 8151836
A dialogue with the NFPs on issues relating to the implementation of the ETF
Raise awareness from Parties for the need of nominating and support the work of an enlarged number of qualified review experts to conduct reviews under the ETF and to identify practical actions aiming at increasing the number of experts in order to ensure the operation of the ETF.

Speakers: Speakers: Tentatively: - SBSTA Chair, Tosi Mpanu Mpanu - UNFCCC secretariat, Simon Stiell - UNFCCC secretariat, Xuehong Wang - UNFCCC secretariat, Pedro Torres - UNFCCC secretariat, Donald Cooper - 3 to 4 NFPs from developing and developed Parties (tbd)
11 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Nicolas MULLER
+49 176 47922780
Supporting carbon pricing instruments in developing countries
Carbon pricing and carbon markets are increasingly being pursued as key mitigation policies in developing countries. This event will present examples of efforts by countries in the region to consider and adopt carbon pricing and carbon market instruments.

Speakers: t.b.a.
11 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Ms. Sophie De Coninck
+55 11 956946904
Scaling up innovative finance and solutions for accelerated adaptation in LDCs, SIDS and Africa
Building on the collaboration between UN organizations, the session shares experiences and good practices on comprehensive risk management, innovative financing and space-based solutions to accelerate adaptation action, and to take climate talks from policy to action and results.

Speakers: High level official/Minister from a SIDS and one from an annex 1, local government representative from a LDC, private sector financier and representatives from UN led initiatives.
11 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Costa Rica
Mr. Roberto Azofeifa
+506 2 2321949
Chatham House
Ms. Ludivine Rebet
+44 0 7480957885
Life and Environment (L&E)
Mr. nir giron
+972 972 556652903
United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
Mr. Jean-Baptiste Buffet
+34 673 855900
Ensuring healthy diets for all in face of a Warming Planet: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions
Current diets are unsustainable and exacerbate global warming, while climate change threatens the achievement of good nutrition. This event examines food nutrition and climate change interlinked challenges and recommends key policy actions for reducing GHG through healthy and sustainable diets

Speakers: Ministers (or similarly high level) from: Switzerland, Costa Rica, African countries, SIDS, High level Organization representatives from: UN Environment Programme (ED), UN Nutrition, OPN SFSP, NEPAD, Costa Rica and Switzerland
11 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM)
Ms. Hannah Graham
+41 7796 65433
Restless Development
Mr. Verónica Inés Yábar
+232 75 318432
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
Ms. Germaine UMURAZA
+250 788 691510
Transforming Education for sustainable development through youth climate action
Collective action from young people is needed to preserve & protect our planet. Through climate education programmes such as Earth Tribe, Youth Power & Girl-Led Action on Climate Change, coalitions for advocacy & adaptive learning, youth are taking action for fairness, justice and the environment.

Speakers: - Youth Representatives (WOSM, WAGGGS, Restless Development) - UN Foundation Next Generation Fellow - Partner Stakeholders (UNEP, WWF, YOUNGO, Care) - Minister of Education Sierra Leone (TBC) - Ministry of Social Development Lesotho - President of National Commission for Lebanese Women
11 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Ejecutor de Contrato de Administración de la Reserva Comunal Amarakaeri (ECA - RCA)
Mr. Walter Quertehuari
+51 1 992716305
DRIS/Desarrollo Rural Sustentable (DRIS)
Mr. Josue Rios
+51 1 993484484
Development of Amazon Indigenous REDD+ (RIA) and contributions to the NDCs in Amarakaeri (Perú)
Amarakaeri Communal Reserve is managed by indigenous people and the Peruvian government, since 2016 they are developing RIA in Amarakaeri, an indigenous strategy to fight climate change which contributes to the NDCs

Speakers: Walter Quertehuari, ECA AMARAKAERI Fermín Chimatani, ANECAP Renato Ríos, DRIS
11 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Motsomi Maletjane
+49 228 8151324
Technical meeting for the implementation of NAPs
To provide information on the various ways to assist the implementation of NAPs, and to launch the consultation version of the technical guidelines for the implementation of NAPs

Speakers: LDC Expert Group, NAP technical working group, LDCs and other Parties"
11 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
World Food Programme (WFP)
Mr. Alain Leroy
+33 6 31586193
Climate-resilient food systems and peace: exploring the interconnections
In a new era of risk, the compounding burden of climate change, food insecurity and conflict impacts the most vulnerable. The event will explore the challenges this poses for humanitarian, development and peacebuilding actors and the solutions needed to address these interconnected crises.

Speakers: High level representative from Switzerland High level representative from affected state High level representative from the Climate-Resilient Food Systems Alliance High level representative from the HDP Nexus Coalition
11 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Ms. Polly Ericksen
+254 700 120155
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Ms. Carolina Jaramillo
+57 2 4450000
Sustainable livestock production for adaptation, mitigation and food security
Climate discussions often focus on the negative aspects of intensive livestock production. Science shows that sustainable livestock can bring adaptation, mitigation and economic growth benefits. This event will provide evidence on the critical role that livestock play in addressing climate-related s

Speakers: Polly Ericksen, ILRI (moderator) Bernard Kimoro, Kenya SDL Representative from UNEP (woman) Felipe Torres, Ministry of Environment, Colombia Representative from West Africa (woman) Dr Dereje Wakjira, ICPALD
11 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI)
Ms. Molly White
+1 406 3965490
Mr. Hayden Redhead
+1 473 1117
Cooperative Regional Hubs for Climate MRV
This engaging panel convenes partners from the Caribbean Cooperative MRV Hub to explain how smaller countries can improve their ETF success through regionally cooperative models. Topics include shared institutional arrangements, collaborative research, tools and guidance, and regional replication.

Speakers: Mr. Wiley Barbour, GHGMI; Ms. June Hughes, St. Kitts and Nevis; UNFCCC RCC-STG, Speaker TBC; The Bahamas, Speaker TBC; Grenada, Speaker TBC [Tentative Speaker List]
11 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition (ERCST)
Mr. Andrei Marcu
+32 0 469136167
Advocates for International Development (A4ID)
Ms. Yasmin Batliwala
+44 203 5596246
Mr. Steffen Engling
+32 486 154278
Article 6: Understanding the current state of play and its role in unlocking the potential of VCMs
Following the success of Art 6 at COP26, some elements and the role of VCMs require further clarifications ahead of COP27. This event will stock take on the position of countries and requirements of the private sector regarding Article 6 and VCM to enable an understanding of the pending issues.

Speakers: M. Diagne (African group), M. Hession (EU), M. P-Stanley (USA), H. Lösch (BDI/Business Europe- TBC), Y. Batliwala (Chief Executive, A4ID). Moderator: A. Marcu (ERCST)
11 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) (UNDRR)
Mr. Animesh Kumar
+49 228 8150300
Scaling-up early warning and early action through comprehensive disaster and climate risk management
The ambitious plan to achieve Early Warnings for All in the next five years requires an all-out effort by multiple actors, stakeholders, and institutions. The event will focus on enabling factors, including integrated disaster risk reduction and climate action that will make this vision a reality.

Speakers: Setting the Stage How do these come together Country example 1: The Maldives Country example 2: Mozambique Community representative: Local and community voices Green Climate Fund or an MDB Way forward for better financing: o GCF, WB Wrap-up (5 mins) Moderator: UNDRR
11 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International e.V. (FLO e.V.)
Mr. Juan Pablo Solis
+49 228 94923248
Agricord vzw
Ms. Gabriela Quiroga Gilardoni
+32 471 774892
The National Farmers Union (NFU)
Ms. nancy fuller
+4 2476 858538
Money where it matters: Driving climate finance to achieve human and environmental rights
Food systems are increasingly called upon to enforce human and environmental rights. But what does this mean for farmers’ livelihoods? Accessing funding and innovative financial instruments for adaptation and mitigation are necessary to rapidly scale up food system transformation among small farmers

Speakers: Discussion moderated by Lynette Thorstensen, chair of the Fairtrade Board. List of speakers include worldwide farmer leaders, donor agencies, NGOs, and a development alliance among them: NFU, SIDA, NDF, AgriCord, AFA, FFF/FAO, PAFO, CLAC, FTA, NAPP
11 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Adaptation Fund Board (AFB)
Mr. Matthew Pueschel
Adaptation Fund Engages Next Generation
The Adaptation Fund often supports projects that benefit youth, from building capacity of youth through climate resilience training and raising community awareness and knowledge in adaptation. New funding windows through locally led action and innovation are also available for young entrepreneurs.

Speakers: Include representatives from the Adaptation Fund Board, AFB Secretariat, youth organizations, and diverse voices from funding recipients and projects on the ground, AF contributors, and civil society.
11 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
Mr. Peter MINANG
+254 727 492459
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)
Mr. Keiichi Takahata
+81 29 8298110
Adaptation and NDCs in Africa and Asia: How much progress in the agroforestry and forestry sectors?
This session will discuss progress on the integration of adaptation actions into NDCs in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Focus will be on options for enhancing targets and integration, tracking progress, investments and capacity building for agroforestry and forestry adaptation practices.

Speakers: 2 African Country Reps, 2 Asia Country Reps, CIFOR-ICRAF, FFPRI Rep, Conservation International and FAO
11 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV)
Ms. Rianne Teule
+31 6 28833207
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Ms. Erin Stewart
+43 1 260263643
Ms. Alice Estelle Nkongo Nchare
+0 237 679839872
Accelerating effective local climate adaptation in energy and food systems
In LIC and LMIC, climate adaptation investment falls short of need and rarely materialises in effective adaptation on the ground. Localised energy and food nexus approaches increase the effectiveness of investments and improve food security, closing the gap between NDCs, pledges and impact.

Speakers: This event, co-organised by SNV, WWF and REEEP will bring together policymakers, donors, investors and NGOs to share learnings and best practices from cross-sectoral, scalable and localised approaches in Africa.
11 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Julia Weatherhogg
+0 39 3317896839
Climate Resilience in Food Systems: Why act now
Climate Resiliency in Food Systems is key to obtain food security for the most vulnerable populations. At the same time, food systems have a significant impact on emissions, resource depletion and the welfare of ecosystems. The event will discuss ways to accelerate climate resilient food systems.

Speakers: A panel of high level speakers will be constituted by private sector representatives, UN, Research and Country representatives.
11 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Citizens' Climate Education Corp. (CCE)
Mr. Joseph Robertson
+1 917 9604137
The Rockefeller Foundation
Ms. Mia Blakstad
+1 607 3749063
True Animal Protein Price Coalition (TAPP Coalition)
Mr. Jeroom Remmers
+31 6 22407712
Food System Climate Solutions: Managing climate risks and externalities from the food system
Global food systems make up a third of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as being a key driver of nature loss. This panel highlights ways the public and private sector can address these risks, including true cost accounting, sustainable food pledges and pricing, and Good Food Finance interventions.

Speakers: Danielle Nierenberg—Food Tank; Zitouni Ould-Dada—FAO; Helena Wright—JCF; Jeroom Remmers—TAPP; Pavan Sukhdev—GIST; Roy Steiner—RF; Jeremy Coller; Rebeca Grynspan—UNCTAD; Wiebe Draijer—Rabobank; Gunhild Stordalen—EAT; Diane Holdorf—WBCSD; Ertharin Cousin—FSF; Inger Andersen—UNEP
11 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
Ms. Xin Zhou
+86 0 1562697711
Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science (IESEA CAAS)
Ms. Yingchun Li
+86 10 82105985
Climate Change and Sustainable Development in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Latest understanding on climate change science;pathways to promote sustained,inclusive and sustainable economic growth;global economic meltdown during the COVID-19 period;effect of COVID-19 on climate change mitigation;strategies for future climate change mitigation and sustainable development.

Speakers: Kejun Jiang,Panmao Zhai,Qian Ye,Tianjun Zhou,Xiaolong Chen,Ying Chen, Yinglong Xu,Wenjie Dong,Cunrui Huang,Daizong Liu,Xinghua Li
11 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Mr. Jonas Viering
+49 331 2882507
European University Institute (EUI)
Mr. Albert Ferrari
+39 55 4685668
Stiftung Mercator Foundation
Ms. Marie Zeller
+49 30 3385537361
Financing carbon neutrality in developed and developing countries: carbon pricing and beyond
The great economies need to decarbonize, yet they must also help enable all countries. Facilitated by financial institutions, they need to establish transfer schemes with clear rules to make sure emissions get effectively reduced. Carbon pricing is key. It generates income to address equity issues.

Speakers: Kristina Kostial/IMF, Kevin Urama/AFDB, Silvie Kreibiehl/IPCC AR3 Finance chapter CLA, Stéphane Hallegatte/Worldbank, Ottmar Edenhofer/PIK&MCC, Jos Delbeke/EUI&KU Leuven, Simone Borghesi/University of Siena&EUI, Stefano De Clara/ICAP, tbc Beatriz Yordi/EU Commission
11 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
SouthSouthNorth Projects Africa (SSN Africa)
Ms. Emma Baker
+27 21 4470211
Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA)
Ms. Paola Zavala
+1 786 3818759
Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG)
Mr. Shiraz Akhtar Wajih
+91 551 9415211006
Unlocking finance for locally-led climate action
Locally-led climate action requires mobilising finance and changes to delivery mechanisms, including making new and existing development investments resilient. This event shares strategies from developing countries to align financial resources for gender-responsive community-led adaptation.

Speakers: Shehnaaz Moosa, SSN; Shiraz Wajih & Nivedita Mani, GEAG; Paola Zavala, FFLA; Raya Famau, Lamu Women's Alliance; Hillary Korir, Govt of Kenya; Muhammed Sayed, DBSA; Edith Ofwona Adera, AAAP & AfDB; Anju Sharma, GCA; Bert de Bievre, FONAG, GIZ rep, Govt of India & State Government rep
11 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO)
Ms. Linda Lap
+31 30 2348210
Asociación Coordinadora Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Pequeños Productores de Comercio Justo (CLAC)
Mr. Juan Pablo Solis
+49 228 94923248
Building a Fair Carbon Food System: How food can tackle emissions for a low carbon tomorrow
Food systems contribute greatly to climate change. Supply chain actors step up to mitigate their carbon footprint. Also, market developments demand robust methodologies that provide co-benefits beyond mitigation. What are trends, challenges, lessons learned for supply chain actors and policy makers?

Speakers: ICCO/FairClimateFund: market overview Producer from Burkina Faso’s project Fairtrade/CLAC: role of Standards on assurance Producer from Ghana’s project Foundation Development and Climate Alliance: recommendations for policy makers Cordaid: lessons for Food System practitioners
11 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Future Earth International
Ms. Rebecca Fenn
+33 151 74388983
Colorado State University
Mr. Peter Backlund
+1 303 5170324
Fire risk increase, a challenge for Earth system and societies
Wildfires disrupt land systems, can modify weather and climate, and generate pollution. They also provide ecosystem services and a new source of nutrients to marine biota. For millennia and today, societies are adapting and here we discuss fire risk from both a natural and social science view.

Speakers: SOLAS: D.Hamilton, NC State, USA, C.Guieu, CNRS, FR. IMBER: C.Robinson, UEA, UK. GESAMP38: A.Baker, UEA, UK. FireMIP: S.Hantson, Univ. del Rosario, CO. PAGES: B.Vannière, CNRS, FR. iLEAPS: S.V.Shamsudheen, CEH, UK. BRIDGES : S.Hartman, ASU, USA, J.Adamson, UNESCO, PT. IGAC: L. DeWitt, CIRES, USA
11 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Stanford University
Mr. Patricia Hines
+1 650 7362357
Cornell University
Ms. Allison Chatrchyan
+1 607 2354765
Princeton University
Mr. Oliver James
+1 510 7179969
Stanford, Cornell and Princeton Universities advancing climate science and environmental justice
In the midst of a global food crisis and ongoing deforestation, this event will highlight cutting-edge research and solutions for food and agricultural systems including release of the 2022 Global Carbon Project budget, adaptation, mitigation and finance and disadvantaged communities.

Speakers: Stanford: Chris Field-Arun Majumdar-Asmeret Berhe-Debra Roberts-Rob Jackson-Pierre Friedlingstein: Cornell: Allison Chatrchyan- Johannes Lehmann-John; Princeton: Tim Searchinger-Sir Charles Godfray-Janet Ranganathan
11 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO)
Ms. Xiangyi Wang
+86 10 1364106855
Greenriver Environmental Protection Promotion Association of Sichuan (Greenriver)
Ms. Chenjia Liu
+86 28 85056595
Local Environment Development and Agricultural Research Society (LEDARS)
Mr. Mohon Mondal
+880 1713 462821
The Federation for Associations Connected to the International Humana People to People Movement (FAIHPP)
Mr. David Kerkhofs
+34 676 240327
Climate Policies and Finance for Adaptation in Global South: how can CSOs promote the way forward?
The side event will interpret China’s National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy 2035, and share best practice of CSOs on climate change adaptation and international communication cases from China, Africa and other South countries.

Speakers: Ms. Wang Xiangyi, Chairman of CANGO Mr. Xu Huaqing, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation Azara, Oxfam advisor on Food and Climate Justice for West Africa Min of Tourism, Culture, and Environment Angola Mr. Mohon Kumar Mondal, Executive Director,LEDARS
11 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
ProVeg Deutschland e.V.
Mr. Raphael Podselver
+49 1765 1765687977
A Well-Fed World (AWFW)
Ms. Dawn Moncrief
+1 202 4684834
Brighter Green, Inc.
Ms. Mia MacDonald
+1 917 6268702
Compassion in World Farming International (CIWF)
Ms. Eirini Pitsilidi
+44 7393 925783
Ms. Ilham Shahbari
+972 7482 504722552
The Good Food Institute, Inc.
Ms. Stephanie von Stein
+1 845 5190448
Sustainable diets: fostering a just transition towards resilient food systems
Food systems must adapt and prepare for the devastating consequences that climate change will have. Alternative proteins have a huge potential to reduce emissions, land and water use. The panel highlights that a “just transition” for the livestock sector has never been more important.

Speakers: Raphaël Podselver, ProVeg International - Jeremy Coller, FAIRR / JCF - Prof. Noga Kronfeld-Schor, Israel, Min of Env. Protection - Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), speaker TBC - FAO, speaker TBC ILO, speaker TBC
11 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
East African Community (EAC)
Mr. Ladislaus Leonidas
+255 767 450226
African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)
Ms. Victoria Chengo
+254 20 722111921
Conservation International (CI)
Ms. Martha Zeymo
+1 908 4487358
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management gGmbH
Ms. Christine Grüning
+49 172 1099049
Building resilience in East African Community and Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and opportunities
Theme: To illustrate how East African Community region and Sub-Saharan Africa are implementing nature-based adaptation, and the opportunities and challenges in financing such options. It will also highlight options for leveraging local knowledge to build leadership for strengthening adaptation.

Speakers: From the East African Community, Africa Research & Impact Network, Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre, Conservation International, African Adaptation Research Alliance, International Development Research Centre, and Government representatives from Eastern and Southern Africa.
11 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
WMO/UNEP Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Mr. Abdalah Mokssit
+41 22 7308247
Summary of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) for Urban Policymakers
Launch of a synthesis of the Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) series; an IPCC AR6 cycle derivative product that distils key scientific messages for the urban context, building on the CoP26 call for multi-level climate action and continuity to policy-relevant climate action from CoP24 to CoP27.

Speakers: Panmao Zhai, IPCC Working Group I Co-Chair (male, China); Debra Roberts, IPCC Working II Co-Chair (female, South Africa); Jim Skea, IPCC Working III Co-Chair (male, United Kingdom);City Mayor (tbc); Business leader (tbc); Aromar Revi, IPCC CLA (moderator) (male, India); IPCC authors from WGII WGIII
11 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Perumal Arumugampillai Kalyani
+49 1516 1569279
Capacity building towards implementation of Article 6 of Paris Agreement
Decisions in Glasgow mandates the UNFCCC through RCCs in consultation with parties and bodies (A.6.4SB) to provide capacity building. The event is an opportunity to solicit input on the CB implementation workplan prepared by UNFCCC to support parties in the implementation of Article 6.

Speakers: UNFCCC secretariat, RCC, DNA,country delegates and international organizations delivering CB on Article 6 of the PA
11 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Mr. Xavier Matsutaro
+680 775 3007
Environmental Quality Protection Foundation (EQPF)
Mr. I-Chan Cheng
+886 2 23211155
Mom Loves Taiwan Association
Mr. How Chang Wang
+886 2 28732323
The National Adaptation Plan and Financing Support Nature-based Solutions, from a Climate Justice an
Nature-based solutions can restore ecosystems and strengthen climate resilience of communities. The discussion is on national adaptation policy with representatives from financial institutions, NGOs and Indigenous groups to discuss related issues such as climate justice and indigenous knowledge.

Speakers: Thomas How Chang Wang,Senior Specialist, International Cooperation and Development Fund Charlene Mersai, National Environmental Planner, Palau
11 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
World Farmers' Organisation (WFO)
Ms. Ambra Raggi
+0 39 6421291
Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA)
Ms. Sara Bray
+61 402 402465349
CropLife International
Ms. Laurie Goodwin
+1 202 3655059
Office International de la Viande (IMS)
Mr. Hsin Huang
+33 1 44936020
Towards recovery, resilience, and sustainability in agriculture - A multi stakeholder partnership
Farmers are among the first to bear the brunt of climate change. The event will explore farmer led, technological, & nature-positive solutions for sustainable livestock, forestry & crop management. Emissions reduction, alien species, carbon neutrality, mitigation & adaptation will also be addressed

Speakers: Farmers from across the globe, partners of the Climakers Alliance, and representatives from Government, research institutions, the private sector, civil society, multi-lateral organisation, IMS, FAO, International Feed Industry Federation; AFPA and the National Farmers Federation Australia
11 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Mr. Paul Schilling
+33 140 818189
Caribbean Meteorological Organization (CMO)
Ms. Arlene Laing
+1 868 7603154
Commission de l'ocean Indien (COI)
Ms. Gina Bonne
+230 5919 4835
Mitigating climate risks, enhancing resilience: towards early warning systems for all
This event aims to take stock of the results achieved through the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems initiative (CREWS) regarding climate risk mitigation and early warnings coverage, and explore what it would take to achieve the objective of covering everyone on earth within 5 years.

Speakers: French Minister for Energy Transition, H.E. Agnès Pannier-Runacher, tbc WMO Secretary General, Pr. Petteri Taalas, tbc Representatives from CREWS beneficiary countries and partners Representative from a CREWS contributing member, ministerial level Other UN officials and relevant organisations
11 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Griffith University (Griffith)
Ms. Amirah Kullack
+61 7 55527263
Lund University
Mr. Wim Carton
+46 76 9021534
University of Copenhagen
Mr. Jens Lund
+45 20 627706
The Land Gap Report
The Land Gap Report finds over 1 billion hectares of land is implied in countries Net-Zero or NDC pledges, more than can be assumed available. Ensuring biodiversity, food security, land rights and other ecosystem services can see land contribute to climate mitigation without creating a ‘land gap’.

Speakers: Dr Anne Larson, CIFOR Professor Brendan Mackey & Virginia Young, Griffith University Professor Jens Fris Lund, Copenhagen University Dr Kate Dooley, University of Melbourne Dr Wim Carton, Lund University
11 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Julie Amoroso-Garbin
+49 228 8151774
Work of the LEG in supporting the least developed countries on adaptation
To discuss the experiences and progress made by the least developed countries (LDCs) in addressing adaptation, and the support provided to them. To present draft Rules of Procedure of the LEG

Speakers: LDC Expert Group, LDC Parties, GCF, GEF, AF
11 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet)
Mr. Atayi Babs
+234 80 32494999
International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (WorldFish)
Ms. WorldFish Communications & Marketing
+6 0 192695319
The African Imperatives of Resilient Water-Energy-Food Systems under a changing climate
Water, energy, and food systems are tightly interconnected. They are faced with pressures of varying natures and levels of urgency which need to be better understood, especially as nations work toward achieving the UN 2030 Agenda’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

Speakers: 1. Dr Martin Fregene, Director Agro-Industry, African Development Bank (AfDB) 2. Mr Seyni Nafo, African Group of Negotiators 3. Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe, Director, Department of Climate Change 4. Dr Priscilla Achakpa, President, Women Envirionmental Programme (WEP)
11 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Ms. Michelle Yonetani
+41 79 8644552
On the Climate Frontlines with Displaced People: Averting, Minimising and Addressing Loss & Damage
People who are on the move because of climate change must be the center of effective, inclusive, participatory, rights-based climate action. This session provides a platform for displaced people and migrants to share their experiences and views on what COP27 needs to deliver and to inspire action.

Speakers: Co-Leads: UNHCR & IOM, Supporting organisations: WFP, OHCHR, ICRC, IFRC, GRLN The panel will solely include representatives from refugee, displaced and migrant communities and their hosts (TBD) from countries particularly vulnerable to climate change.
12 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Global Green Environmental Network (GLOGEN)
Mr. Richard Matey
+233 241 582873
Abibimman Foundation (AF)
Mr. Kenneth Amoateng
+233 24 4023651
Faith Association of the Rehabilitation of Street Children and Orphans (FARSO)
Mr. Nana Amoateng
+233 5067 66466
Aligning Public Finance with 1.5C and a Just Energy Transition for Africa
Public finance plays a major role in enabling fossil projects to go ahead. Although governments promised to stop with fossil finance abroad by the end of 2022 at the Glasgow,few have actually taken steps to do so. This event will discuss strategies that help support just energy tranistion in Africa

Speakers: Isabelle Geukens - Milieudefensie Matey Richard-AERC Ghana Samuel Okulony-EGI Uganda Kenneth Amoateng AbibiNsroma Ghana Diana Nabiruma FoE Afiego Richard N. Sam Liberia (SDI),
12 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
Ms. Raffaela Dattler
+44 207 9398283
Asian Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW)
Ms. Deepa Chandra
+60 19 2826898
The Danish Family Planning Association (DFPA)
Ms. Mia Nielsen
+45 60 246342
From CSW66 to COP27: Ensuring accountability for gender-transformative climate action
Building on the recent intergovernmental agreement at the 66th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), this event will explore sexual and reproductive health and rights as a critical element of inclusive, human rights-based, and gender-transformative climate action.

Speakers: Climate and gender justice activists and organizations, youth networks, and sexual and reproductive health and rights experts from countries heavily impacted by the climate crisis will discuss the importance of the CSW66 intergovernmental agreement in relation to COP27.
12 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Institute for Biodiversity Network e.V. (ibn)
Mr. Axel Paulsch
+49 176 56710057
Association of Sustainable Ecological Engineering Development (ASEED)
Mr. Alex Chuang
+886 0 988861790
JW Eco-Technology, water management and flood risk reduction in Africa, Middle East and Vietnam
JW Eco-Technologies provides holistic solutions for global climate actions. 3 projects from the German funding program Client II present adapted research and innovations on climate change adaptation through water management and governance of flood risks reduction in Togo/Benin, Jordan and Vietnam.

Speakers: Mr. Jui-Wen, CHEN, JW Mr. Mo-Hsiung, CHUANG, JW Mr. Shen-Hsien, CHEN, JW Dr. Yvonne Walz, CLIMAFRI Dr. Katja Brinkmann, CapTain Rain Prof. Mathias Garschagen, DECIDER Roland Keil, German Federal Ministry for Education and Research
12 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
IBON International Foundation Inc. (IBON)
Mr. Ivan Phell Enrile
+63 2 89276981
Centre for Community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON)
Ms. Vibhuti Joshi
+91 141 2771855
Environnement et Developpement du Tiers-Monde (ENDA-TM)
Mr. Seck Emmanuel
+221 33 8222496
GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice e.V. (GenderCC)
Ms. Farina Hoffmann
+49 13359 4930219800
Giving Life Nature Volunteer (GILINAVO)
Mr. Eric Komla Amedjakou
+233 24 9468306
Ms. Greta Pallaver
+49 30 30879835
Putting people at the heart of climate action: Towards a rights-based Global Stocktake
Climate action is transformative if grounded in human rights and locally led. The GST is one opportunity to ensure the integration of human rights, including Indigenous Peoples' rights, just transition, gender justice, and to consider non-State actors in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Speakers will include representatives from civil society organizations representing indigenous peoples, women, labor, human, environmental and land rights advocates, development watchdogs, and policy makers from UN and governmental bodies.
12 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40)
Ms. Agathe Cavicchioli
+44 0 7727852002
Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)
+54 379 5070805
EPIA SolarPower Europe (SPE)
Ms. Chiara Mantovano
+32 485 420814
Delivering a just energy transition & the role of cities to address the climate & inequality crises.
We will explore key measures towards a just energy transition, with a focus on the role of cities to address the climate and global inequality crises. It will focus on urban planning, environmental equity, energy poverty, gender gaps, green recovery, green jobs, highlighting the role of solar.

Speakers: Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London 1 Global South female mayor 1 energy expert (IEA) 1 CCAG rep (Sir David King) 1 trade union rep (ITUC) 1 solar industry rep (SPE/GSC) 2 CAF reps
12 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
United Nations University (UNU)
Ms. Sanae Okamoto
+31 6 83796967
Multifaceted Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health – Towards Integrated Climate Services
We aim to enhance understanding of multifaceted impacts of climate change and related hazards on mental health and psychosocial well-being by capturing reflections from different geographic regions and their capacities to integrate support services in climate response strategies.

Speakers: A panel of multiple gender and nationality balanced speakers will be confirmed soon.
12 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
European Federation of Transport and Environment (T&E)
Ms. Allyson Browne
+1 678 9383445
Stichting Smart Freight Centre (SFC)
Ms. Ellen Luning
+31 6 46954405
Regional Policy Approaches to Decarbonise Shipping & Freight & Support Sustainable Port Communities
Gov’t, NGOs, industry, & academia host a collaborative forum on EU's Fit for 55 package, US Clean Shipping Act, & electrification & green fuels projects in the EU, US & Africa, sharing how mutually-reinforcing infrastructure, energy & economic policies can decarbonize freight & transform port hubs.

Speakers: B.Shalumbu-Shivute, Namibia Min of Envir Dr. Z.Chiguvare, Namibia Green Hydrogen Research Inst US Reps Lowenthal & Lee D.Meadows, EC J.Guteland, EP Co. Maritime Belge Green Hydrogen Coalition SLOCAT, The Climate Group, GMF, Aspen Inst A.Browne, Pacific Envir C.Wolff, Smart Freight Ctr
12 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Woojoo Kim
+49 228 8151602
Long-term Climate Ambition and Implementation: Outcomes and next steps from Regional Exchanges
This event shares the outcomes of the peer-to-peer exchanges taking place during the Regional Climate Weeks. It will bring to the fore regional opportunities and challenges on the links between the design, implementation, and alignment of NDC and LTLEDS, on green finance and the support available.

Speakers: Parties and international organizations representatives - TBC
12 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Corporate Accountability International
Ms. Rachel Rose Jackson
+44 0 7445351503
Corporate Europe Observatory Foundation (CEO)
Mr. Pascoe Sabido
+44 7969 665189
Friends of the Earth International (FOEI)
Ms. Sara Shaw
+44 7974 8270
Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
Ms. Coraina de la Plaza
+34 0 630986010
Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)
Mr. Nnimmo Bassey
+234 0 8037274395
Indigenous Education Network of Turtle Island (IENTI/IEN)
Mr. Alberto Saldamando
+1 415 6569198
Build a future of real solutions, not a fossil fuel house of cards
A panel of CSOs, IPOs, movement leaders and activists present real, credible solutions to enact a just transition, and explore the barriers, obstacles, and false solutions that are holding us back from keeping global temperature rise to below 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Speakers: tbc
12 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Women Environmental Programme (WEP)
Ms. Anne-Marie Abaagu
+234 900001 2348117295
Angel Support Foundation (ASF)
Ms. Sewuese Mary Kuma
+234 970101 8028469293
CARE International (CI)
Mr. Sven Harmeling
+49 177 6136431
Green Mobilisation Initiative
Mr. Gabriel Aborele
+234 80 28192355
Support for Women in Agriculture and Environment (SWAGEN)
Ms. Gertrude Kenyangi
+256 750 685332
Delivering climate justice for the vulnerable populations and regions
Vulnerable populations and regions continue to experience severe climate change impacts, making it difficult to adapt to climate change. African feminist organizations will call attention to these impacts and demand for climate justice for vulnerable populations and regions.

Speakers: Priscilla Achakpa, ( Women Environmental Programme) Angelina Mensah (Ghanaian delegation) Gertrude Kenyangi (SWAGEN) Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo-Wondieh (Women for a Change)
12 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Ms. Laura Garces
+49 228 8152804
Rising up from drought together: Towards global action for drought resilience
Drought puts livelihoods and ecosystems at risk. This high-level session features the importance of a collaborative approach to address drought proactively at all levels, through holistic approaches that include early warning, prevention, response and ultimately building drought resilience.

Speakers: Mr. Johan Rockström; Mr. Mohamed Abdel Aty; Mr. Abdulrahman Al Fadley; Mr. John Kerry, US Climate Envoy; Ms. Maisa Rojas; Ms. Teresa Ribera; Mr. Alain Richard Donwahi; Ms. Maria Helena Semedo; Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw; Ms. Inger Andersen; Mr. Mathias Cormann; Mr. Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Mr. Tony Simons.
12 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)
Ms. nadine salame
+1 646 2519708
Implementing the Global Roadmap for Accelerated SDG7 Action
This event will discuss the UN-system’s collective efforts on SDG7 in support of the SDGs and net zero emissions, building on their Energy Compacts and other partnerships.

Speakers: A range of speakers representing the various UN-system agencies working on sustainable energy.
12 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
The Climate Group (TCG)
Ms. Urszula Kasperek
+1 332 2607854
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Nicola Davis
+44 0 7885250115
Multilevel Action and GST: tools for climate ambition, action and accountability from subnationals
Realising the commitment of Glasgow Climate Pact by enabling states and regions to raise climate ambition and track emissions through innovative tools and technology. Mitigation planning; emissions tracking; innovation; remote sensing; global stocktake; transparency; importance of access to data

Speakers: Alok Sharma, COP26 President; Under2 Coalition members region - TBC; Tim Ash Vie, Director of the Under2 Coalition Secretariat, Climate Group Sriya Sundaresan, Co-Founder, Transition Zero; Angel Hsu, Founder/Director Data-Driven EnviroPolicy Lab
12 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
African Union Commission (AUC)
Ms. Leah Naess
+254 755 516089
African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Mr. Arona Soumare
+225 5 75753270
Ms. Dorcas Masisi
+267 72 207851
Implementing Climate Actions: Africa’s Responses for a Just Transition
The objective of the Africa Day Side Event is to showcase Africa’s responses to Green Financing, Energy Transition, Agriculture and Food Systems, Green Recovery, Resilient Infrastructure and Circular Economy. Specifically, it will highlight green financing facilities across the continent.

Speakers: Chairperson of the African Union (Senegal) CAHOSCC Coordinator (Kenya), Chairperson African Union Commission (H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat), President African Development Bank - Executive Secretary, UNECA, Ministerial Dialogue : Ministers, Heads of Regional Economic Communities - Experts dialogue
12 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Vladimir Hecl
Implementation of Technology Needs Assessments of developing countries.
Showcasing examples of successful implementation of mitigation and adaptation activities by developing countries, including by SIDS and LDCs. Sharing examples of linking TNAs with NDCs.

Speakers: UNEP, GEF, Countries, representatives of financial and private sector.
12 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Ms. Khangeziwe Mabuza
+268 2404 6162
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
Mr. Chen-An Lien
+886 937 182786
Building an Enhanced Resilient and Sustainable Society by Net-Zero Transformation and Collaboration
This event aims to explore decarbonization solutions to integrate net-zero and resilience in a collaborative approach for developing countries. The discussion of demand-driven technological strategies in mitigation and adaptation will contribute to climate-resilient and low carbon development.

Speakers: ITRI Experts and Invited Speakers
12 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Climate Alliance Austria (CAA)
Ms. Elke Kastner
+43 660 2235361
Action Solidarité Tiers Monde (ASTM)
Ms. Birgit Engel
+352 661 711409
Freie Universität Berlin (FUB)
Ms. Regine Schönenberg
+49 172 3026145
Instituto de Ecología y Antropología de Acción (INFOE)
Ms. Elke Falley-Rothkopf
+49 178 1746966
Future of Amazonia: mainstream local & indigenous solutions – new methodologies & critical analysis
How to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and avoid the Amazonian tipping point and its impact on the global climate? Are market mechanisms and compensation, megaprojects in so-called green technologies top choice? How to design indigenous, local and new approaches?

Speakers: N.N., COICA, Ecuador, N.N., FOIRN and Angela Mendes, Chico Mendes Committee, Brazil, Arlen Ribeira, Maloka Mairidikai, Peru, Yvonne Yanez, Acción Ecológica, Ecuador, Thomas Brose, Climate Alliance, Rüdiger Schaldach, University of Kassel and Regine Schönenberg, University of Berlin (FU), Germany
12 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
International Organization of Employers (IOE)
Mr. Robert Marinkovic
+41 79 3400654
Business Unity South Africa (BUSA)
Mr. Cas Coovadia
+27 11 7848000
Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM)
Mme Houda Bouchtia
+212 663 872529
Fondation Mohammed VI pour la Protection de l'Environnement (FM6E)
Mr. Ismail Farjia
+212 696 473940
Launching just transitions in Africa: green skills, behavioral change, and social dialogue action
Green skills and just transitions in key sectors for recovery, efficient partnerships for business, financial institutions, education systems, workers and civil society; collaboration between business and governments, launch of an initiative between several African employers' organisations and IOE.

Speakers: Gilbert Houngbo - ILO DG, Sharan Burrow - ITUC SG, IOE SG, Cas Coovadia - CEO of BUSA, Samia Terhzaz - DG of CGEM, Egyptian Minister of Planning and Economic Development, UNFCCC high-level speaker, Dr. Khaled Abdelazim ED of FEI, Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin High-Level Climate Champion
12 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Fundación Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres (FCAM)
Ms. Maria Esteli Gonzalez Castillo
+39 347 6122624
Non-Timber Forest Products-Exchange Programme Incorporated (NTFP-EP)
Mr. Dazzle Labapis
+63 917 5178146
Gender-just climate finance: from barriers to actionable solutions.
Gender-just climate finance: from barriers to climate-adaptive solutions. Current climate finance and decision-making processes are hardly accessible for women-led community-based organizations, even though they are leading holistic gender-just climate solutions. This session will discuss concrete

Speakers: Partners of the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) will share their experience and reflections on gender-just climate finance and climate-adaptive actions. Together with government and funder representatives, the dialogue will focus on urgent actions that can be taken to ensure gen
12 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE)
Ms. Hanna Plotnykova
+41 76 2965966
Achieving Climate Change adaptation and mitigation through Water Resilience
Application of improved water management solutions is key for adaptation and mitigation and can be strengthened through transboundary cooperation. The event organized in cooperation with UN-Water will show how to mobilize means of implementation, incl. finance, for water to address climate goals.

Speakers: UN-Water Vice-Chair; UNECE Executive Secretary; representatives of the ministries of water and agriculture of Egypt, the Netherlands, Tunisia and Togo; Adaptation Fund; Mekong River Commission; Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization; World Youth Parliament for Water and Veolia.
12 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
All China Environment Federation (ACEF)
Mr. Yao Ni
+86 10 1391185351
China Chain Store & Franchise Association
Ms. Chong Li
+86 10 68784915
Plant Technology Alliance (PTA)
Ms. Yuhui Chai
+86 10 1671008728
Rock Environment and Energy Institute (REEI)
Mr. Jiaqiao Lin
+86 10 61438032
Ecological Civilization and Tackling Climate Change
Share cases about how different environmental issues, such as ecosystem protection, sustainable energy, pollution prevention and control, could synergize with climate action. Systematically demonstrate internal relation between the core concept of Ecological Civilization and tackling climate change.

Speakers: Speakers are mainly come from Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China, international think tanks and relevant NGOs and enterprises which have rich experience and cases on different environmental issues.
12 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE)
Ms. Judit Szoleczky
+45 42 300192
Integrated Sustainable Energy and Ecological Development Association (INSEDA)
Mr. Sanjiv Nathan
+91 120 4973642
Sustainable Environmental Development Watch (SusWatch)
Mr. Nobert Ochieng' Nyandire
+25 472 1878329
SustainableEnergy (SE)
Mr. Gunnar Olesen
+45 24 269933
Local Climate – Sustainable Energy Solutions in GST, Why, How and from Where
Local solutions are important for climate targets and must be better included in GST. We present local climate solutions from 3 continents, how to include them in GST, overview of differences they can make for global climate mitigation, adaptation, faster GHG reductions, poverty, and gender.

Speakers: Mary Swai TaTEDO/INFORSE-EA Tanzania; Nobert Nyandire Suswatch Kenya; Sanjiv Nathan INSEDA/INFORSE-SA India; D.Herath IDEA Sri Lanka; N.Shrestha CRT Nepal; S.Ahmed, Grameen Shakti Bangladesh; R.Kimbowa UCSD Uganda; Judit Szoleczky, Gunnar Olesen INFORSE VE Denmark. Gov. Repr Kenya, Sri Lanka (tbc)
12 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Climate Alliance (Klima-Bündnis)
Mr. Silke Lunnebach
+49 69 71713932
Climate Alliance Italy
Mr. Karl-ludwig Schibel
+39 347 3487805
Mr. Saverio Ragazzi
+33 13004 695926966
The Heschel Center for Sustainability
Mr. David Dunetz
+972 54 6342211
Contribution of regions and cities in securing sustainable energy and actions for a just transition
Representatives of cities and regions will exchange on commitments and actions to secure energy supply following climate criteria and collaborating with citizens and civil society for just transition policies.

Speakers: Andreas Wolter, Climate Alliance Europe (D), Leehee Goldenberg (Shatil-NIF) (ISR), Clémentine Laratte, GERES (F), Rafal Trzaskowski, Mayor of Warsaw, CoR (PL), Karl-Ludwig Schibel, Climate Alliance Italy (I)
12 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
Mr. Atsuhiko Yoshimura
+81 29 8502132
Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Mr. Tomohiro Oda
+1 410 7302656
New Generation of Greenhouse Gas Remote Sensing Satellites for Contribution to the Paris Agreement
New generation greenhouse gas (GHG) imaging satellites, such as Japan’s GOSAT-GW, will be launched in this decade. This event will showcase the use of Earth Observations in deriving “actionable" information to monitor and guide climate mitigation efforts in support of the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Tsuneo Matsunaga and Tazu Saeki (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan), TBD (Ministry of the Environment, Japan), Tomohiro Oda (Universities Space Research Association, US), TBD(European Space Agency), TBD (Chinese Academy of Science), TBD (Other space agencies or private sectors)
12 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
The Climate Center
Ms. Ellen Cohen
+1 707 5251665
National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Alliance for Sustainable Energy (NREL)
Ms. Jessica Shaeffer
+1 303 2754335
Power System Decarbonization and Decentralization: Experiences from California and Around the World
This session showcases global experiences in building the decarbonized and decentralized Grid for the Future through innovation, peer learning, and the power of collaboration, highlighting California’s leadership and lessons learned from using clean utility-scale and distributed energy resources.

Speakers: Ellie Cohen, CEO, The Climate Center (Moderator); Siva Gunda, Vice-Chair, California Energy Commission; Ron Benioff, National Renewable Energy Lab, Global Power System Transformation Consortium, Global Climate Action Partnership; Additional governmental & CEO presenters TBD
12 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Freiburg Institute of Forest Sciences (FIF)
Ms. Sabine Reinecke
+49 178 8693505
Ms. Helga Bardadottir
+49 176 64423919
Policy Developments for Carbon Dioxide Removal – Experiences from Research and Practice
The panel of researchers, government representatives, and practitioners will share research and practical experiences for land-based and technological removal methods: Inputs span findings from ethics research, stakeholder engagements, governance principles, and policy piloting including Article 6.

Speakers: Researchers from the PoEt consortium (University of Freiburg, Perspectives, Climate Analytics) and representatives of the Government of Iceland, Climeworks or Carbfix will share research findings, practical lessons or open questions on piloting and scaling removals with permanent storage.
12 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Jubilee South Asia Pacific Movement, Inc. (APMDD)
Ms. Mary Claire Miranda
+63 917 5115334
Academy for Mountain Environics (AME)
Mr. Sreedhar Ramamurthi
+91 98107 6244
Climate Action Network Canada (CAN-Rac)
M. Christian Holz
+1 613 6184601
International Forum on Globalization Inc. (IFG)
M. Christian Holz
+1 613 6184601
International Cooperation for a Rapid, Just and Equitable Energy Transition
Urgent and rapid transition towards an equitable and just energy system is key in achieving the global climate goals. But this can’t be done without joint efforts from the North and South, and taking into account the existing struggles and challenges of the most vulnerable to the climate crisis.

Speakers: Representatives of peoples organizations and movements in Asia; seasoned climate justice activists and energy campaigners in the Global South
12 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
Mr. Bridget Burns
+1 914 3103270
Global Marshall Plan Foundation
Ms. Helge Bork
+49 40 82290427
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
Ms. Katrin Geyer
+44 7708 305250
Feminist Action for Climate Justice
In this session, feminist from around the world come together to share stories of fierce struggle, enduring hope and lessons on working in solidarity for change & climate justice.

Speakers: Members of the Women and Gender Constituency.
12 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA)
Ms. Ingrid Timboe
+1 202 8212142
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Ms. Chiara Christina Colombo
+33 6 24852501
University of Exeter
Ms. Alissa Haward
+44 7917 447656
University of Reading
Ms. Rosalind Cornforth
+44 7956 115652
Launching the Expanded Water Tracker for National Climate Planning Partnership
At COP27 we will launch a new global partnership supporting the implementation of water-resilient NDCs & NAPs. We will provide an overview of climate risks to water security, including drought, floods, and human vulnerability and demonstrate how the Water Tracker tool addresses these systemic issues

Speakers: Aymin Tharwat, Egyptian Ambassador. Henk Ovink, Special Envoy, Government of the Netherlands. Government of Costa Rica. Government of Uganda and/or Nepal. John Matthews, AGWA. Vidhisha Samarasekara, IWMI. Rosalind Cornforth, University of Reading. Richard Betts, University of Exeter. TBC, Arup.
12 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Natural Justice
Ms. Katherine V Robinson
+27 27 762276517
Civicus World Alliance for Citizen Participation (Civicus)
Mr. Matthew Reading-Smith
+44 20 7572817222
Global Witness
+44 788 9536722
Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (SPDA)
Sra. Silvana Baldovino
+5 1 997633280
Environmental defenders advancing climate justice: rights, resilience and resistance
As climate change worsens, so does violence against indigenous defenders and those protecting our environment, since most climate-damaging and extractive projects are located in their territories. To achieve climate justice, the rights of defenders must be respected and protected.

Speakers: Julio Cusurichi, FNAMAD. Shruti Suresh, Global Witness. Deborah Leao, CIVICUS. Audace Kubwimana, International Land Coalition. Natalia Gomez, EarthRights International. Silvana Baldovino, Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental. Eva Oketh, Natural Justice.
12 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
University of North Carolina (UNC)
Mr. Angel Hsu
+1 864 3543499
Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit Limited (ECIU)
Mr. George Smeeton
+44 7894 571153
Taking Stock of Non-State Actor (NSA) Contributions in the Global Stocktake (GST)
Non-State Actors (NSAs) are critical to contributing climate actions that can ratchet up ambition through the GST process. Representatives working on evaluating NSA contributions to global climate mitigation will present current state of knowledge, future digital technology solutions, and data uses.

Speakers: Data Driven EnviroLab, Open Earth Foundation, Net Zero Tracker/U. Oxford/ECIU Global Aggregation Consortium ClimateTRACE World Bank Climate Data Warehouse
12 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Ms. Sumeyra Arslan
+31 3170 3163808475
CEE Bankwatch Network (Bankwatch)
Mr. Petr Hlobil
+420 603 154349
Center for Energy, Environment, and Development (CEED)
+63 1101 9052532609
Rainforest Action Network (RAN)
Ms. Pallavi Phartiyal
+1 608 6284765
urgewald e.V.
Mme Katrin Ganswindt
+49 176 32411130
The Role of Financiers and Investors in Africa's and Asia's Energy Transition
Massive Investments in new Foss fuel extraction and infrastructure are blocking the energy transition in Africa and Asia. NGOs provide their view of a just energy transition and discuss how to divert financiers and investors from driving this expansion to supporting clean energy solutions.

Speakers: 1. Dipti Bhatnagar, JA/FoE, Mozambique 2. Gerry Arances, CEED, Philippines 3. Leanne Govindsamy, CER, South Africa - 4. Hasan Mehedi, CLEAN, Bangladesh 5. Richard Matey, Executive Director, Alliance for Empowering Rural Communities Facilitation: Katrin Ganswindt, Urgewald, Germany
12 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
+55 61 21939684
American Bar Association (ABA)
Mr. Tracy Hester
+1 713 7431152
Utilizing the law as a key tool toward addressing climate change and promoting equity
The law has a crucial role in tackling climate change. Professional organisations represent thousands of lawyers advising companies & governments who sponsor major projects and set climate policy. The discussion will cover the duty of care to advise clients on climate risk and unveil new initiatives

Speakers: Sara Carnegie, International Bar Association; Leticia Perrone Campos Mello, Brazilian Bar Association; Tracy Hester, American Bar Association; Jonathan Goldsmith, the Law Society of England and Wales and Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe climate change committee member;
12 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
China New Energy Chamber of Commerce (CNECC)
+86 10 63107499
C Team
Mr. Qi Gao
+86 185 15081533
Green Finance and Chinese Industries Tackling Climate Change
It is of great significance to build a green financial system for realization of low-carbon transformation of the industries. The meeting will discuss how Chinese new energy companies and financial institutes practice in cooperation and contribution to global green transformation.

Speakers: Li Zhenguo, Founder and Chairman of LonGi,Lu Chuan,President of Chint Solar,Hu Rongzhu,Vice-chairman of Tongwei Group,Wu Jiafu,President of Moomgroup,Wang Shi,Honorary Chairman of Vanke, Founder of C Team,Dr.Zeng Shaojun,Secretary-general of China New Energy Chamber of Commerce
12 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC)
Ms. Olga Alcaraz
+34 67 5750537
Asociación Proteger (PAC)
Mr. richard siren
+358 40 8706599
Mr. Ronald Israel
+1 617 9134623
Still keeping 1.5C alive
Global carbon budgets consistent with the Paris temperature goal are small and rapidly depleted. In this side event we will present different proposals at the international, national and local levels for an urgent and fair climate action.

Speakers: Cristián Retamal, Albert Turon, Olga Alcaraz, Ronald Israel, Diane Szoller, Pablo Necoechea, Liana Mehrin, Annette Wiedenbach, Pooran Prande, Sol García Acevedo, Vivian Lis Pinero, Richard Siren and other speakers tbc.
12 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB)
Ms. Haley St. Dennis
+1 801 9103085
Climate Policy Initiative, Inc (CPI)
Ms. Caroline Dreyer
+44 0 7397311042
Laudes Foundation
Ms. Kelly Clark
+44 0 7858392327
Organization for Sustainable Communities
Ms. Pradnya Haldipur
+1 202 8162960
High-Level Roundtable on Just Transitions: Business, Human Rights, and Climate Action
An annual COP roundtable assessing emerging global practice on the social imperatives of transitions out of high-carbon industries, transitions into low-carbon and RE systems, and the government and investor leadership required to ensure justice and equity are at the centre of transition planning.

Speakers: Opening remarks from the four host organizations followed by an interactive roundtable discussion led by high-level speakers from the trade union movement, energy, agriculture, and manufacturing industries, as well as government and intergovernmental representatives.
12 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Ms. Katharina Proestler
+49 171 3121296
The Role of Gender Equality for a Just, Sustainable and Climate Resilient Energy Transition
The joint event by UNIDO, UN WOMEN, WFP and FAO explores the nexus dimensions of climate action (SDG13), sustainable energy (SDG7), gender equality (SDG5), health (SDG3), food security (SDG2) and discusses the role of women’s multi-level leadership for a just and climate resilient Energy Transition.

Speakers: Representatives from UN Organizations that co-organize this event and signatories of the Gender and Energy Compact. Speakers will have ministerial level, as well as heads of organisations, or high-level executives but also involvement of youth organisations and indigenous community.
12 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Office of Legal Affairs (OLA)
Ms. Valentina Germani
+1 917 3672112
The power of interagency cooperation for ocean-climate action: Case studies challenges opportunities
Experts engaged with UN-Oceans will showcase ambitious science-based initiatives for nature-based solutions for ocean-climate action that are accessible, replicable, scalable and sustainable. Challenges and opportunities to strengthen future action will also be discussed with policymakers.

Speakers: UN Agencies representatives, field practitioners, beneficiaries of UN-led actions and representatives of youth
12 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI)
Ms. Pam Pearson
+46 70 5752257
Climate Analytics GmbH
Ms. Mavis Mainu
+49 0 1768563940
Climate Central, Inc.
Ms. Karen Florini
+1 609 6131127
Climate Policy Center (CPC)
Ms. Pamela Pearson
+1 802 4880991
Karuna Foundation
Ms. Pam Pearson
+1 802 4880991
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Mr. Eoghan Griffin
+44 7793 244638
Slow Onset, Irreversible Events Beyond Adaptation:Global Stocktake, Implementation and 1.5° Ambition
Global impacts, especially loss and damage, from emission overshoot on Earth’s cryosphere will be mostly permanent on human timescales (500-50,000 years), far beyond limits of adaptation for billions living in coastal or mountain-dependent regions. What does latest science say on needed timeframes?

Speakers: IPCC Sixth Assessment Cycle authors, especially on mountains, ice sheets and future emissions pathways; researchers from SCAR and Climate Analytics; Youth and Indigenous speakers; representatives from Iceland, Chile, Bhutan, AOSIS, Bangladesh and Peru
12 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mr. Sebastian Sahla
+44 7734 725149
International Council for Mining and Metals (ICMM)
Ms. Veronica Martinez
+44 0 7935744316
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Mr. Antonio Hill
+57 316 4250672
Mission Critical: Mining governance for a just energy transition
Meeting the Paris Agreement’s mitigation goals requires the deployment of low-carbon technologies that rely heavily on minerals. This makes the mining sector critical in the fight against climate change. The event will explore why resource governance and collaboration matter for a just transition.

Speakers: Speakers will include senior government representatives and civil society actors from major minerals-producing countries, including DR Congo, as well as senior mining industry representatives.
12 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Research Triangle Institute (RTI)
Mr. Robert Beach
+1 919 4855579
Sudanese Environment Conservation Society (SECS)
Ms. Nazik Dafalla
+249 12 2001722
Minimizing Unintended Consequences (UIC) of mitigation and adaptation policies
Achieving Paris targets requires transformation. As pathways change, well-intentioned mitigation and adaptation outcomes may have negative side effects. How best to apply global policies to local conditions? What frameworks are available? What evidence is needed to prioritize sustainable solutions?

Speakers: Ms. Tracy Mitchell and Dr. Robert Beach (RTI International), Dr. Carol Franco (Virginia Tech University), Dr. Emad Adly, RAED (Arab Network for Environment and Development), speaker from Sudanese Environment Conservation Society, speakers from NGOs in the Philippines and the Caribbean TBD
12 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
United States of America
Ms. Hannah Lyons
+1 202 6471555
Foundation for the Global Compact (FGC)
Ms. Mary-Kate Currey
+551 265 267
Green Shipping Challenge OR Global Methane Pledge
For an event either on the Green Shipping Challenge or the Global Methane Pledge, TBD

Speakers: TBD
12 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
International Council for Sustainable Energy (ICSE)
Ms. Laura Tierney
+1 202 4893436
Arizona State University (ASU)
Ms. Jessica Givens
+1 818 6871290
European Business Council for Sustainable Energy (e5)
Mr. Kolja Kuse
+49 89 9295422
Grace Richardson Fund (GRF)
Ms. Elizabeth Halliday
+1 516 2202700
Deploying a Broad Portfolio of Technology Solutions to Advance Energy Transition & Decarbonization
Technology solutions as clean energy, energy efficiency, clean building materials and CDR, adapted to different localities, will be needed to facilitate the needed transitions to achieve 2050 goals. Developing technical capacity of workforce & creating public-private partnerships will be essential.

Speakers: Global business executives & experts from energy, buildings, and industrial sectors.
14 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
+260 211 963674434
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)
Ms. Sithembile Mwamakamba
+27 82 7991382
Towards Resilient, Sustainable, Transformed African Agriculture and Food Systems
The side event will showcase resilience building efforts designed to transform African Agriculture and Food Systems. The event will provide a platform for dialogue and experience sharing among policy makers, scientists and agriculture experts in the context of the SDGs, and Africa Agenda 2063.

Speakers: Mrs Providence Mavubi-Director Industry and Agriculture Division-COMESA Mr Stephen Muwaya, Uganda Ms Sithembile Mwamakamba, FANRPAN Mr Kai Gatkuoth – African Union Commission Prof Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, University of Pretoria MrRuaraidh Petre, GRSB DrCynthia Rosenzwei,Columbia University
14 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Ms. Nina M Birkeland
+41 79 7979439
Refugees International
Ms. Kayly Ober
+1 202 3847116
Enhancing Locally-led Resilience to Reduce impacts of the Climate Crisis
The session will highlight locally-driven efforts & experiences in the Arab Region towards strengthening community resilience and better DRR governance. In addition to discussing available regional & international opportunities and future mechanisms for climate finance.

Speakers: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Refugees International (RI) Emad Adly, RAED UNFCCC National Focal Points Civil Society Organizations
14 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
University of Melbourne
Ms. Jacqueline Peel
+61 3 408077793
University of New South Wales
Ms. Tanya Dellicompagni
+61 2 934855555
Adaptation priorities in the Indo-Pacific and Africa – Co-designed knowledge and solutions
This session will explore key adaptation needs, priorities and options in Africa and the Indo-Pacific region. It will highlight the importance of adaptation and just transition, dangers of loss and damage, and urgent need to increase action and support for both, including through co-designed hubs.

Speakers: Kathryn Bowen, Uni of Melbourne; Aromar Revi, Indian Institute for Human Settlements; Rohini Kohli, UNDP; Pacific Island speaker (TBC); Representatives from Uni of Nairobi; Researchers from Climate Alliance 56 university network (Uni of West Indies, UNSW, Uni of Melbourne and Uni of South Pacific).
14 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
The Carbon Trust
Ms. Ainslie MacLeod
+44 0 7769142167
Energy Saving Trust
Ms. Felicity Tolley
+44 131 5557900
Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation To Drive Sustainable, Equitable Growth In Developing Countries
Fostering innovation is key to achieving universal clean energy access and improving health, food security and resilience. By accelerating clean energy access in Africa, Asia and the Indo-Pacific, we can meet climate and development goals and mobilise the finance needed for an inclusive transition

Speakers: Carbon Trust: David Aitken, Director, Innovation. Energy Saving Trust: Emilie Carmichael, Head of International Collaboration. Sustainable Energy for All: Tracey Crowe, Chief of Staff and Senior Director. World Bank ESMAP: Dana Rysankova/Rutu Dave, Senior Energy Specialists (tbc).
14 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
+352 4379 84272
Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB)
Mr. Carel Cronenberg
+33 1 47555500
Stichting Hivos (Humanistisch Instituut voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking) (Hivos)
Ms. Maria Gomez
+31 6 41558506
Accelerating gender-smart and inclusive climate finance through public and private investments
If we are to address today’s most pressing challenges, increasing temperatures and rising inequalities, there is an urgent need to accelerate gender-smart climate finance. Such investments strengthen climate and environmental outcomes, equality, social inclusion and are financially more effective.

Speakers: - Opening European Investment Bank, Vice President - Panelists from (tbc): o OECD o Egypt's National Council for Women o African Private-Equity Fund o Council of Europe Development Bank o Hivos associated CSO - Closing: 2X Collaborative - Moderator: Multilateral Development Bank
14 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Ms. Maggie Ferrato
+1 401 5250066
International Fertilizer Association (IFA)
+33 1 53930535
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
Mr. Martijn Pakker
+63 917 8544852
Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU)
Mr. Ishmael Sunga
+27 72 3836747
How to bridge the climate finance gap and support smallholders in food systems transformation
Current financing for climate action in food systems is insufficient for the transformation required. This session will focus on the role of climate finance in assisting producers, especially smallholders, and how to engage them in transitioning to low-carbon agriculture while improving livelihoods.

Speakers: EDF representative, SACAU representative, IFA representative, Clim-Eat representative, IRRI representative, Developing country voice representative
14 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Forest Trends Association
Ms. Carla Cardenas
+1 213 3527478
Confederación de Nacionalidades Amazónicas del Perú (CONAP)
Mr. Oseas Barbaran Sanchez
+51 1 990850032
Fauna & Flora International (FFI)
Ms. Charlie Fisher
+44 44 7715653664
Forest Peoples' Programme (FPP)
Ms. Helen Tugendhat
+44 0 7551493783
Pachamama Alliance
Ms. Natalia Greene
+593 9 99443724
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC)
Mr. Nipuna Kumbalathara
+66 0 838707300
Why direct and local climate financing for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities is urgent now
Only 3% of climate finance flows to IPLCs. To halt land degradation, reverse forest loss by 2030, direct and local climate funding must be delivered and it must reach grassroots actors who are on the front line of implementing NBS for climate change, protecting cultures and biodiversity.

Speakers: Oseas Barbarán, president of CONAP and shipibo lider; Mateo Estrada- OPIAC and Peoples Forests Partnerhip; Daniel Kobei, Ogiek Peoples Development Programme; Zoe Quiroz Cullen, Director, Climate & Nature Linkages at Fauna & Flora International; Gustavo Sanchez- AMPB and Peoples Forests Partnership
14 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)
Ms. Kathleen Mar
+49 152 37313229
German Climate Association (DKK)
Ms. Marie-Luise Beck
+49 30 767718690
Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH (Hereon)
Ms. Tania Guillén Bolaños
+49 40 226338444
Innovative communication formats for mobilizing climate action
For the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the engagement of non-state actors is critical. In this event we consider the role that innovative communication formats can play in mobilizing and supporting climate-smart action by non-state actors from politics, industry and civil society.

Speakers: HEREON/GERICS – Climate services and climate-smart coastal tools: the importance of co-creation; IASS – Citizen climate assemblies; AWI/Thomas Jung – Images of the future via Climate Models; TBD – Perspectives and needs from international practice partners (Africa and Brazil) in terms of co-creation
14 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD)
Mr. Gandhi Montoya
+503 503 78748475
El Salvador
Ms. Jessica Laguardia
+503 7922 1725
Transition to a low emission economy in Central America and Dominican Republic: The AFOLU Initiative
The agricultural sector is essential to achieve the region's climate goals. The event will show its efforts along with environmental sector, to comply with NDC ambition and also to contribute to the goal of the regional AFOLU Initiative, which aims to restore 10 million hectares of land by 2030.

Speakers: Ministers of environment and agriculture from Central America and Dominican Republica, and representatives fron FAO, the Interamerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), and the Central American Federation of Agricultural and Agroindustrial Chambers (FECAGRO).
14 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Ms. Anna Liza Cinco
+63 2 86831581
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
Mr. Kamal Ahmed
+66 65 7182996
Japan Water Forum (JWF)
Ms. Yumiko Asayama
+81 3 56458040
Actions for Effective Investments in Adaptation and Resilience
The session will identify actions needed to move beyond business-as-usual approaches for scaling up effective investments in climate adaptation and resilience. Risk-informed inclusive decision making at all levels and across sectors and themes will be key for enabling such shift.

Speakers: Asian Development Bank (ADB) Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) Japan Water Forum Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Government from a country in Asia and the Pacific
14 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Mr. Karim Saba
+1 917 9136078
Climate threats and opportunities in the Horn of Africa
A 5th failed rainy season in the Horn is imminent making for long-term socio-economic disruption and acute food and water shortages. Transformational adaptation is urgent and must happen alongside emergency aid. This session explores ways to limit humanitarian risk and build resilience in the region

Speakers: UNOCHA ASG Joyce Msuya, AU Commissioner for Hum. Affairs, Minata Cessouma (TBC), AfDB Vice President Beth Dunford (TBC), FAO DG, Dongyu QU (TBC) WFP ED David Beasley (TBC), UNICEF ED Catherine Russell (TBC), Somalia NGO Consortium Director Nimo Hassan (TBC), IPCC co-chair Debora Roberts (TBC)
14 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA)
Mr. George Li
+44 7497 642080
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Mr. Vikram Kotru
+91 0 9717840606
International Hydropower Association (IHA)
Mr. Alex Campbell
+44 7920 832639
Renewable Energy Growth in Commonwealth Countries
launch “Commonwealth Sustainable Energy Council – CSEC”. CSEC will bring together renewable Energy sector industries and associations in Commonwealth countries to address climate inequality through delivering sustainable energy to benefit both the environment and local communities.

Speakers: Policymakers and industry leaders from commonwealth countries.
14 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
I4CE - Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE)
Ms. Louise Kessler
+33 6 17574303
Climate Action Network - Latin America (CAN-LA)
Ms. Karla Maass
+52 55 21784455
Grupo de Cambio Climático para Latinoamérica y el Caribe (GFLAC)
Ms. Diana Cárdenas Monar
+36 30 1589015
Instituto Torcuato Di Tella (ITDT)
Ms. Micaela Carlino
+54 11 56975394
Financing the transition towards low-carbon and climate-resilient economies in developing countries
Countries are now drafting their long-term strategies, which raises the question of how these will be financed. This side-event will present solutions that can facilitate financing the transition and the roles of various stakeholders eg. finance ministries, public and private financial institutions.

Speakers: Representatives from: Finance Ministries in Latin America; Inter-American Development Bank; I4CE; CAN-LA; ITDT; GFLAC; public or private financial institution coalition
14 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Mr. Bernd-Markus Liss
+49 171 5655712
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
Mr. Oluwole Fatunbi
+233 0 240140548
Stichting Wageningen Research (WR)
Mr. Ivo Demmers
+31 6 10179090
Delivering climate resilient food systems during multiple crises and fragility
Cumulative effects of the climate crisis and other shocks lead to food insecurity and security threats. The event will share adaptation and mitigation practices, which can help the African continent and other regions, discuss the opportunity to scale these and deliver the Agriculture Breakthrough.

Speakers: National government representatives, FAO, GIZ, IFAD, World Bank, representative of science and civil society (partly tbc)
14 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Mr. Lennox Gladden
+501 601 7632
Association des Scientifiques Environnementalistes pour un Développement Intégré (ASEDI)
Mr. Mohamed-Awali Ouro-Djeri Djobo
+228 93 731645
Autorité de développement intégré de la région du Liptako-Gourma (ALG)
Mr. Donseg Salvador Somda
+226 226 2267026464
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
Ms. Nicole Serrij
+44 207 7992222
Taiwan Research Institute (TRI)
Ms. Wan-Ting Yen
+886 933 445204
Transforming with Predictable, Accessible, and Demand-based Climate Finance
This side event will discuss how aid and financial institutions can strengthen the capabilities of developing countries through capacity building and knowledge transfer to make developing countries bankable, thus enabling developing countries to access climate finance.

Speakers: 1. Belize Government 2. IDB Lab 3. TaiwanICDF 4. Stimson Center 5. Taiwan Finance Institution/ Enterprise 6. Taiwan Research Institute
14 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
Mr. Miroslav Polzer
+43 664 4203648
Climate Chain Coalition (CCC)
Mr. Tom Baumann
+1 613 7951158
Munich Re Foundation (MRF)
Mr. Christian Barthelt
+49 89 38914229
World Green Economy Organization (WGEO)
Mr. Mohammad Darrag
+971 5 85401201
Digital Innovation & Resource Mobilization Innovation for Inclusive Action for Climate Empowerment
IAAI: Action for Climate Empowerment, DigitalArt4Climate & GloCha United Citizens Organization. CCC: (a) governance & multi-stakeholder partnerships in support of digital innovation (b) climate justice/adaptation MRF: transformative climate action & energy transition in Africa, WGEO: COP28 & MENA

Speakers: Miroslav Polzer, IAAI GloCha, Tamer Taha, MoIC Egypt, Talieh Wögerbauer, Austria, Tom Baumann & Ira Feldman, Climate Chain Coalition, Katherine Foster SDFA, Renate Bleich, MunichRe Fdt, Himanshu Shekhar UNU-EHS, N. N., World Green Economy Organization, UNFCCC RCC MENA & SA, COP28 presidency
14 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Yali Wang
+49 228 8151627
Transitioning from MRV to the ETF, support from the CGE and experience from the developing countries
Update on the work of the CGE in supporting developing countries to transition to the ETF. Lessons learned and experiences from developing countries.

Speakers: CGE, 2-3 Developing countries
14 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens
Mr. Timothy Sung
+43 664 5302022
CGIAR System Organization
Ms. Lynda Robertson
+1 33 683799568
The Fairtrade Foundation
Mr. Tim Aldred
+44 7774 2919
Accelerating Climate Adaptation in Agriculture – A Youth Perspective.
A multistakeholder dialogue addressing the biggest challenges African youth smallholder farmers are facing in adapting to climate change. Global leaders and young African agripreneurs exchange on innovative & just solutions in their local communities.

Speakers: 8th SG Ban Ki-moon; FAO representative; Leaders from the public sector; CGIAR representative (Managing Director Claudia Sadoff); Fairtrade Ambassador (Deborah Osei-Mensah); Youth Agripreneurs from Africa; Smallholder Farming Representative (Elizabeth Nsimadala, PAFO president)
14 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
Mr. Santos Patnaik
+91 0 8338988556
Bangladesh Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge (BARCIK)
Mr. Sanjay Vashist
+91 99100 96125
Young Power in Social Action (YPSA)
Mr. Santosh Patnaik
+91 0 8338988556
Global Goal on Adaptation: Delivering justice to the vulnerable communities and countries
Adaptation is a life and death issue. As the probability of overshooting 1.5C looms with the failure of mitigation action, and the IPCC warns of the [closing] window of opportunity to change course, this COP of the vulnerable must significantly advance progress on the Global Goal on Adaptation.

Speakers: Abid Suleri Mohamed Adow (Power Shift Africa), Sanjay Vashist (CAN South Asia), Sophie Rigg (ActionAid), Harjeet Singh (CAN International), Jacquiline D Massao (CAN Tanzania) Mozharaul Alam
14 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (IGAD-ICPAC)
Mr. Abebe Tadege Tsehayu
+254 71 6223871
BBC Media Action
Ms. Lisa Robinson
+44 303 810781
Imperial College London
Mr. Neil Jennings
+44 7734 965465
Met Office Hadley Center
Ms. Knowledge Integration
+44 7514 906936
The Role of Early Warning, Anticipatory Action & Effective Communication for Resilience Building
This event will explore what early warning, anticipatory actions and effective communication for resilience and adaptation looks like in Eastern Africa, and how decision makers at various levels including communities can be engaged in the production of climate services and disaster risk management.

Speakers: Dr Guleid Artan, Dr Linda Ogallo, Dr Ahmed Amdihun (ICPAC), Ms. Lisa Robinson (BBC Media Action), Mr Paul Davies or Ms Helen Bye (Met Office Hadley Center), Dr Caroline Wainwright (Grantham Institute), Dr Joyce Kimutai or Patricia Nying'uro (Kenya Met Dept)
14 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC)
Mr. Raju Pandit Chhetri
+977 0 9841184488
Coastal Development Partnership (CDPBD)
Mr. Md Atiqur Rahman Tipu
+88 18 47091611
International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development Foundation (ICEED Foundation)
Mr. Ewah Eleri
+234 803 2062040
World Future Council (WFC)
Ms. Anna Skowron
+49 40 30709140
Pathways towards a renewable energy future – exploring multiple opportunities
As the climate crisis grows and other crises begin to surface, adopting a low carbon pathway becomes inevitable. By shifting to clean, green and sustainable energy sources, countries like Nepal, Bangladesh and India can integrate energy, NDCs and sustainable development plans.

Speakers: With the following speakers, we will share experiences and discuss how to make renewables a political priority for energy security, climate action and development: Jahangir Masum (CDPBD), Raju Pandit Chhetri (PRC), Ewah Eleri (ICEED), Sven Teske (UTS)—moderated by World Future Council.
14 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Ms. Julia Wolf
+39 347 7054419
Zero Hunger is possible: Solutions to accelerate transforming to climate resilient agri-food systems
The urgent crises of rising hunger caused by impacts of climate change, conflict and the pandemic stand to have effective solutions through a focused pursuit of transforming agri-food systems. Political leadership, innovation, finance, and local drivers of change are key to increase resilience

Speakers: Representatives from governments, private sector, science, non-state actors, youth to foster a holistic discourse aiming to cut across siloed voices in food systems. The event will be in a hybrid format organized as a fireside chat, encouraging collaborative discussion on solutions.
14 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA)
Mr. Riccardo Luporini
+39 339 1111670
Fondation pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International (Ferdi)
Ms. Audrey-Anne DE UBEDA
+33 0 665754377
Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN)
Mr. Ashish Pahwa
+91 11 9599547095
Climate Justice Finance: From Global Perspectives to Local Solutions
The panel discusses critical climate finance issues for the post-2025 agenda, focusing on the justice-based balance between adaptation and mitigation financing, fair allocation of funds between and within countries, the promotion of youth initiatives and the impact on marginalised communities.

Speakers: Mbolatiana Raharimanga (Ministry of Economy and Finance, Madagascar) Sosso Feindouno (FERDI) Christian Baatz (Kiel University) Marco Grasso (University Milano-Bicocca) Indira Basu (IYCN) Mayank Jain (SumArth) Alberto Pirni (SSSA). Moderator: Jocelyn Timperley (Journalist)
14 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Earth Day Network (EDN)
Ms. Susan Bass
+1 202 5180044
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Ms. Donna Goodman
+1 203 3769177
Green Club
Mr. Liangyi Chang
+235 38 8860910218
La Fresque du Climat (The Climate Fresk)
Mme Nina Beltram
+250 75015 3366966010
Climate Education: Empowering Youth and Adults with knowledge and skills for a sustainable future
Bringing together global youth activists, educators, government, labor and NGO leaders to discuss links between climate education and opportunities from primary through adult education for civic engagement, economic opportunity, and just transitions.

Speakers: Spkrs: K.Rogers,EDN; David Edwards,El;Sharan Burrow,ITUC;Ismail Farjia,FMVI/Afr. Youth Clim. Hub;Julieta Martinez,Tremendas;Joy Huan Zheng,CBCDF;Judith Herbertson,FCDO;Malala Fund Rep;Cédric Ringenbach,Climate Fresk;Jia-Yi Lin,Taiwan Youth Clim. Coalition;Kung-Yueh Camyale Chao,ICDI;Bruno Maia, ECI
14 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Woojoo Kim
+49 228 8151602
Long-term planning: LT-LEDS preparation and implementation towards net-zero
This side event aims to facilitate the development and implementation of LT-LEDS by sharing experiences and lessons learned. Speakers from Parties who recently communicated LT-LEDS share their experience of LT-LEDS preparation including alignment with NDCs.

Speakers: TBC
14 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Wetlands International
Ms. Cinthia Soto
+31 6 23342827
Global Environment Centre (GEC)
Ms. Siew Yan Lew
+60 16 3864655
Enhancing climate action through peatlands
Innovations for climate action in the land use sector. Country cases highlight maintenance and enhancements of peatland carbon, innovative collaborative management approaches to address environmental sustainability and climate resilience challenges, landscape and multi-stakeholder approaches

Speakers: • Land managers: young female farmer • Countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Finland, Peru, Germany, Ireland; Norway, Congo Basin, Uganda • IGOs and MEAs: Ramsar Convention; UNEP; FAO, IFAD, GPI • Civil society: Wetlands International; Global Environmental Centre, GMC; CIFOR; Helsinki U
14 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
United States Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Kendall Stephenson
+1 202 4948757
Ms. Lorena Perez Bajo
+44 2076 332375
United States Council for International Business (USCIB)
Ms. norine kennedy
+1 917 3990533
World Steel Association (Worldsteel)
Ms. Åsa Ekdahl
+32 485 623666
Adaptation, Resilience and Just Transition: Business Engagement to Deliver the Paris Agreement
Implementing the Paris Agreement is essential to advancing an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery. Marshalling business innovation and investment for adaptation, and identifying and overcoming barriers will accelerate transformational change.

Speakers: Business representatives from developed and developing countries, academics, and respondents from national delegations
14 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)
Ms. Ainara Fernandez
+34 94 4014690
Confederación Española de Organizaciones Empresariales (CEOE)
Mr. Nerea Sánchez
+34 91 5663441
Regions4 for Sustainable Development (Regions4)
Ms. Heloise chicou
+4 75014 389051
Capacity strengthening to increase resilience to climate change in West Africa
West Africa suffers from severe climate-related hazards, which affect communities, livelihoods, and infrastructures, and hampers development and economic growth. This event will explore the collaboration between different actors for a climate-resilient and just development.

Speakers: Madeleine Diouf, Ministry of Environment, Senegal, Ellysar Baroudy, World Bank Mirey Atallah, Head of Nature for Climate Branch UNEP, Arantxa Tapia, President Regions4 & Minister for Development Sustainability and the Environment, Basque Government, Spain, María José Sanz, Basque Centre for Climate
14 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Solutions for Our Climate (SFOC)
Ms. Georgia McDonnell
+82 0 1095358694
Carbon Tracker Initiative Limited
Ms. Evgenia Xilas
+44 44 7398124061
Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)
Ms. Joyce Lee
+44 787 6286125
Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development
Mr. Binnu Jeyakumar
+1 587 3667
Redefining the energy sector for a clean, secure and just transition for all
Addressing the dual climate and energy security dilemmas by reforming the power sector to accommodate renewables and flexible grid, ensuring access to sustainable energy for all and avoiding fossil fuel lock-in.

Speakers: Power sector: Eskom (SA), PLN (ID), CFE (MX), KPX (KR), National Grid (UK), Orsted (DK). Experts: IESR (ID), Zeni Zeni (SA), CEEW (IN), IEEFA (Africa), Carbon Tracker, Pembina, SFOC, GWEC. National & Int'l Agencies: IEA/IRENA (global), new/existing PPCA national govt and industry members.
14 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)
Mr. Mohamad I Hejazi
+966 0 547212122
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Mr. Takahiko Tagami
+81 3 55470231
Bridging the Investment Gaps in the Energy Transition: Asian Perspectives
Financing the huge investment needs associated with the global net-zero ambitions continues to be a challenge. The session will shed lights on the investment gaps and the potential of ESG finance in addressing such gaps particularly from MENA and Southeast Asian perspectives.

Speakers: Speakers from KAPSARC, IEEJ, and the Islamic Development Bank as well as from other institutions in the MENA and Southeast Asia regions.
14 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
Mr. Jean-Luc Chotte
+33 0 491999544
Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD)
Mr. Vincent BLANFORT
+33 6 652863718
Institut national de la recherche pour l'agriculture, l'alimentation et l'environnement (INRAE)
Ms. Claire Weill
+33 6 15764734
The land sector: a game changer for a net zero CO2, adaptation, biodiversity & food security
Engaging in and assessing sustainable land use transitions in the perspective of a carbon neutral world, land degradation neutrality and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Research institutions (CIRAD, INRAE, IRD) deliver key messages and engage a debate with key African stakeholders

Speakers: Scientists: Jean-Luc Chotte (IRD), Marie Hrabanski & Vincent Blanfort (CIRAD), Claire Weill (INRAE) African regional organization: Aghrymet Negotiators: delegates from 3 African countries from MENA region, Sub-Saharan region, African Southern countries
14 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Winrock International (WI)
Ms. Molly Hellmuth
+1 917 6487828
R20 - Regions of Climate Action (R20)
Ms. Cecilia Serin
+41 0 791537462
Engaging Private Sector Finance to Implement NAPs and NDCs
This event highlights innovative mobilization of private sector finance to support mitigation and adaptation investments, including agriculture, REDD+, and climate smart infrastructure. Examples will include the Subnational Climate Finance initiative and Private Investment For Enhanced Resilience.

Speakers: Representatives from: - R20 - Regions of Climate Action (R20)(Arnold Schwarzenegger) - Winrock International - Pegasus Capital - International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - Gold Standard - And public and private sector investors
14 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE)
Ms. Kristina Madsen
+45 61 248087
Danish Society of Engineers
Ms. Pernille Hagedorn-Rasmussen
+45 20 185810
Société Météorologique de France (SMF)
Mr. Djian Sadadou
+33 0 749956993
University of Saskatchewan
Ms. Marcia McKenzie
+1 306 2801307
Universalization of Quality Climate Change Education (CCE) as a Key Component of SDG 4.7
Transformative learning based on science is a necessity in wake of the climate crisis. Educational systems globally are lacking critical CCE. The time to learn and act is now. The session will discuss pathways and the role of stakeholders in realising SDG 4.7 through compulsory CCE as a basic right.

Speakers: Representative of UNESCO (confirmed) and UNFCCC (TBC), FEE, Office for Climate Education, MECCE Project Canada, Danish Society of Engineers, World Scouts, YOUNGO (TBC), CEE India, Ministers – UK/Italy (TBC), Teacher - (TBC), Representative Corporate or Corporate Foundation (TBC)
14 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
World Animal Protection (WAP)
Ms. Kelly Dent
+61 410 442844
Eurogroup for Animals
Ms. Camilla Björkbom
+46 70 4835798
Transitioning Agriculture systems for sustainability and climate resilience
The transformation of agriculture systems to reduce emissions feed a growing population in a warming planet is a challenge identified by the IPCC and others. A Just Protein Transition to plant-based proteins and agroecological farming are increasingly recognised as solutions.

Speakers: State Party Representatives World Animal Protection Eurogroup for Animals Representative from African Protein Summit Other NGOs
14 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Global Environmental Institute (GEI)
Ms. Lin Ji
+86 10 85325910
Coshare Environment
Ms. Ying Li
+86 351 3531599
Energy Access and Community-led Adaptation: Cases from China, Southeast Asia and Learning for Africa
Share and showcase experience of China and China-Southeast Asia cooperation that integrates renewable energy development with economic growth, poverty reduction and ecosystem services in rural areas and promotes community-led adaptation; discuss needs, potential cooperation and replication in Africa

Speakers: Global Environmental Institute, Shanxi Coshare Innovation Institute of Energy and Environment, People Resources and Conservation Foundation, Yagasu Foundation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, ASEAN-China Centre, Cameroon Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, and other partners in Southeast Asia and Africa
14 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Sri Lanka
Ms. Dakshini Perera
+94 11 2034196
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Mr. Yoon Suk Choi
+82 10 95301149
Scaling up Adaptation Actions to Counter Climate Impacts: Best practices from vulnerable countries
This session hosted by Sri Lanka and GGGI will unpack and explore the best practices and key challenges for upscaling adaptation interventions in vulnerable countries facing multiple climate impacts.

Speakers: Climate Change Secretariat, Sri Lanka (Lead applicant) Global Green Growth Institute (Co-applicant) Other specific countries Sri Lanka would like to invite (TBC)
14 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Institute for Environment and Development Sustainability (IEDS)
Mr. Moritz Weigel
+49 221 29214139
Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association (CREIA)
Mr. Minxuan Yin
+86 10 68002670
China-Africa Cooperation on the Renewable Energy Transition
Get latest insights on China-Africa cooperation on renewable energy investments & local value creation in African countries and take part in the launch of the Africa Energy Transition Programme. Co-organized by CREIA & IEDS in partnership with the ClimateWorks Foundation & The China Africa Advisory.

Speakers: Xie Zhenhua (China Climate Change Affairs Special Representative), Li Junfeng (Director of CREIA), Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia, Ministry of Energy Tanzania, Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited, and Institute for Environment and Development Sustainability.
14 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
HATOF Foundation
Mr. Samuel Confidence Dotse
+233 50 6679055
Mr. Daniel Benefoh
+233 24 6114652
Raise ambitions and improve access to climate finance
Showcase actions on implementation and delivery by sharing information on best practices, innovative and blended finance, and financial instruments that have enhanced access to scale-up finance. Governments, CSOs, and climate finance experts will discuss how to mobilize sustainable finance at scale.

Speakers:  Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation  Environmental Protection Agency  Dr. Samuel Dotse - CEO, HATOF Foundation  Mr. Foster Aboagye Gyamfi - Principal Economic Officer, Ministry of Finance, Ghana  Climate Investment Funds
14 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food)
Ms. Chantal Clement
+44 7 553890078
Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA)
Mr. Simon Peter Bukenya
+256 256 2567598329
Biovision - Foundation for Ecological Development (BV)
Mr. Fabio Leippert
+41 8005 445125846
Both ENDS Foundation (BE)
Mr. Daan Robben
+31 6 44207373
Opportunities for Directing Climate Finance towards Resilient & Agroecological food systems
Climate financing & investments to increase food systems resilience, & to achieve mitigation, food security & nutrition targets are insufficient. Governments must lead the way by prioritizing food systems reform and agroecology in their NDCs & by directing public finance & resources adequately.

Speakers: We will present new data analyzing climate financing commitments and needs related to food systems & climate in the NDCs, followed by a panel with representatives from the African Development Bank, Green Climate Fund, AFSA, Uganda, private investors, and concluding remarks by the FAO/IFAD.
14 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Ms. Asmau Jibril
+234 803 3451616
Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP)
Ms. Allison Bender Corbett
+1 302 2907638
Transparency to Drive Inclusive Climate Action and Mobilize Finance
The event will explore how countries are arranging and implementing their transparency frameworks to enable inclusive and transformational climate action, employing forward-looking and innovative approaches in assessing climate mitigation, adaptation, loss and damage and mobilizing climate finance.

Speakers: Speakers will include high-level government officials and national experts from ICAT partner countries, such as Nigeria, Argentina, Kenya, and South Africa. Representatives from the Center for Clean Air Policy, the ICAT Secretariat and the ICAT Donor Steering Committee will also provide remark
14 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Global Ecovillage Network (GEN - International)
Ms. Anna Kovasna
+44 7894 538504
Gaia Education
Mme Sally Bogale
+44 131 6189770
Global Youth Development Institute, Inc. (GYDI)
Mr. Timothy Damon
+1 330 2067553
Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy (NFVE)
Mr. Daniele Pagani
+39 345 4499450
Mobilising youth & transforming communities - embedding the SDGs in formal & informal education
Innovative approaches for boosting a just transition and embedding the SDGs in education, livelihoods, and renewable energy solutions, ranging from pan-African university courses to youth capacity building for regenerative community design, green energy and local empowerment

Speakers: Anna Kovasna, Director Global Ecovillage Network Sally Bogale, Co-director Gaia Education Daniele Pagani, Nordisk Folkecenter
14 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
League of Arab States (LAS)
Mr. Mahmoud Fathallah
+20 100 6820651
Arab Network for Environment and Development (RAED)
Ms. Ghada Ahmadein
+20 100 1437405
Strengthening Climate Actions: Experiences from the Arab region on adaptation and mitigation
The session will highlight regional efforts and national strategies to achieve adaptation and mitigation in the region. It will also showcase experiences on adaptation efforts to adjust systems and societies to climate change impacts & mitigation to lower or remove GHG emissions from the atmosphere.

Speakers: Dr. Mahmoud Fathallah, LAS Emad Adly, RAED Task Forces NFPs CO-organized with RAED
15 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Mr. Bjoern Dransfeld
+34 601 441982
Mr. Wills Agricole
+41 799 370495
How can SIDS harness capacity building for Article 6 cooperation?
SIDS have been bypassed by carbon markets in the past. How can this be prevented under Article 6? The side event discusses approaches to capacity building in SIDS involving North-South and South-South collaboration, including simplification of methodologies and new activity types.

Speakers: Mod: Axel Michaelowa (University of Zurich and Perspectives Climate Research); Flavien Joubert (Minister of Agriculture, Climate Change and Energy, Rep. Seychelles); Kaja Weldner (PCR); Marie-May Jeremie, Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust; Juliana Kessler (PCR); Stephan Hoch (PCR)
15 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Council on Clean Transportation Inc. (ICCT)
Mr. Dan Rutherford
+1 650 3363536 e.V.
Mr. Markus Hagemann
+49 221 99983306
International Transport Forum, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (ITF)
Ms. Orla McCarthy
+33 1 73312578
A mobility just transition: perspectives on inclusive transport, including aviation
This event will explore a just transition to sustainable mobility, with particular focus on regional and gendered perspectives. It will include a deep dive into the hard-to-abate aviation sector, to discuss how equitable net-zero aviation could be delivered, while ensuring access to mobility for all

Speakers: Ms. Sola ZHENG (ICCT, China): A Green Frequent Flyer Levy; Mr. Akash GOENKA (AEEE, India): India and Net-zero Aviation; Ms. Silke MOOLDIJK (NCI, Germany): Tracking Progress; Young Tae Kim, ITF; (TBC) African Union Commission; (TBC) Ministry of Transport, Canada; (TBC) UK Department for Transport
15 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Ms. Racine Manning
+1 929 9915354
Advancing Nationally Determined Contributions: Signs of Progress
Signs of progress on the Paris Agreement – captured through inspiring stories of developing countries which have advanced on their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) around three key themes – just transition, adaptation and nature, land and forests.
15 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Ms. Angela Baschieri
+27 82 7380391
Enhancing gender-responsive adaptation and integration of SRHR and gender in climate policies
This session will provide a platform to unpack the findings of the review to address SRHR needs in the climate crisis at programme and policy levels and to advocate for more gender-responsive climate commitments in the NDCs, and the need to bring young people to the forefront of policy dialogue.

Speakers: UNFPA Speaker (TBC), John Dusabe-Richards, Director of Global Health Division, IDRC (TBC), Raidan Alsaqqaf, UAE UNCT COP28 Coordinator (TBC), Seychelles Minister (TBC), Youth Speaker (TBC), Green Climate Fund Speaker (TBC), Women and Gender Constituency Speaker (TBC)
15 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO)
Ms. Fiona Beckman
+44 1752 633146
University of Southampton
Ms. Lisa Levin
+1 858 2292667
Observing and understanding climate change and biodiversity from the coast to the deep ocean
The participating global networks will discuss how developing capacity for multi-’omic and other emerging technologies will support tracking, forecasting and stewardship of ocean ecosystems, to address the intertwined threats of climate change and biodiversity loss from the coast to the deep ocean.

Speakers: Margaret Leinen (USA), Lisa Levin (USA), Pier Luigi Buttigieg (Germany), Sonigitu Ekpe (Nigeria), Nathalie Hilmi (France), Sarah Seabrook (New Zealand), Joana Soares (Portugal), Sophie von der Heyden (South Africa)
15 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Partenariat Français pour l'Eau (PFE)
Mr. Joffrey Lapilus
+33 6 45279876
Association Française des Entreprises pour l'Environnement (EpE)
Mr. david laurent
+33 0 637170867
Groundwater, key resource for adaptation
This session will review the state of knowledge on the world's groundwater resources and their role in adapting to global and climate changes in order to make the invisible visible, which is the United Nations' goal for the 2022 edition of World Water Day.

Speakers: Director of French Water Partnership / Chief of Section at UNESCO-IHP / OSS, Sahara and Sahel Observatory / IAH, International Association of Hydrogeologists / ESCWA, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia / BRGM, French Geological Survey / Executive Director of IWRA
15 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (IAITPTF)
Ms. Lucy Mulenkei
+254 20 722914614
Health In Harmony (HIH)
Ms. Ashley Emerson
+1 802 5788868
Indigenous People of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC)
Ms. Dimala Marachealee Wicksteed
+27 27 2782904573
UNFCCC, CBD, implementation, joint action, climate change impact, biodiversity loss, coordination, climate solutions, mitigation, adaptation, business, finance, safeguards, emissions, legally-binding, Nature-based Solutions, Ecosystem-based Approaches, Africa, China, Global South, cooperation

Speakers: IIN, ACBA, CSABC, and AWF will secure representative speakers who will speak to perspectives of IPLCs, African and Chinese civil society, government, private sector, development partners, and others as appropriate.
15 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Rainforest Nations Conservation Alliance (RNCA)
Mr. Michael Mitchell
+1 646 7614962
Papua New Guinea
Ms. Gwendoline Sissiou
+675 7159 1005
REDD+ Platform
Financing Tropical Forest Conservation through the REDD+ Platform

Speakers: H.E. Lee White, Minister of Environment (Gabon) Amb. Kevin Conrad
15 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA)
Mr. David Munene
+254 725 910100
Soka Gakkai International - UK (SGI-UK)
Mr. Robert Harrap
+44 1628 591210
Global Interfaith Youth Action on Climate Change: Gather, Discuss, Empower, and Act
The event shall raise awareness of the important role faith plays in inspiring young people from diverse faith traditions towards climate action and to empower young people of faith across the world to act for climate as a common, universal good in response to the cry of the earth and the poor.

Speakers: David N. Munene, CYNESA Carrick Reddin, World Resources Institute (WRI) Shantanu Mandal, Brahma Kumaris Lucy Plummer, Soka Gakkai International- UK Elizabeth Gulugulu, YOUNGO Ravi Tissera, IMCS Pax Romana Gopal Patel, Bhumi Global Kehkashan Basu, Green Hope Foundation
15 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Mr. Sadamitsu Sakoguchi
+81 3 35813423
Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
Ms. Risa Kikuchi
+81 3 68018860
Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)
Ms. Charlotte Streck
+49 173 8113133
The Gold Standard Foundation (GSF)
Mr. Hugh Salway
+44 7972 595777
Sharing best practices and lessons learned from capacity building for implementation of Article 6
For the robust implementation of Article 6, it is important to strengthen support for capacity building and international coordination. To this end, this event shares experience of the capacity building activities, including institutional arrangement for authorization, registry and A6 reporting.

Speakers: UN agencies, research institutes, Multilateral Development Banks, Parties, private sector being involved with Artcile 6 capacity building
15 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
Mr. Nelson Mojarro
+44 0 7904687040
Dalhousie University - Marine and Environmental Law Institute
Mr. Meinhard Doelle
+1 902 4941030
The University of Manchester
Ms. Rachel Lyons
+44 161 5294151
Vanderbilt University
Ms. Leah Dundon
+1 615 4280643
Shipping in a changing energy system -opportunities. Clean Energy Marine Hubs a value chain approach
The changes to the global energy system to meet the Paris Agreement Goals will reshape shipping – from vessels to ports and fuel providers. The urgency of decarbonisation means shipping will be a leader as a user and enabler of low carbon fuels. Here the opportunities and challenges will emerge.

Speakers: Prof. Alice Larkin,Tyndall Centre Guy Platten,ICS Karrie Trauth,Shell Christine Cabeau,CMA CGM Budd Dar,MSC Catherine MacGregor,ENGIE Yehia Zaki, Chairman Suez Canal Economic Zone, Egypt Patrick Verhoeven,IAPH David Cummins,Blue Sky Maritime Coalition Meinhard Doelle,Dalhousie Univ
15 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS)
Ms. Nwanneakolam Vwede-Obahor
+221 77 4507379
Call To Action; Regional Conference On Climate Change, Peace & Security In West Africa & The Sahel
Will showcase how UN together with partners is working with governments, regional entities & civil society to support local actors to address climate security risks & related issues at all levels for purposes of strengthening resilience of fragile communities.

Speakers: SRSG Mahamat Saleh Annadif United Nations Office for West Africa & Sahel Mar Abdoulaye Dieye Special Co-ordinator, Office of Special Co-ordinator for Development in the Sahel Hans Olav Ibrekk Policy Director, Energy & Climate Change, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
15 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM)
Mr. Aaron Tuckey
+46 7 32031956
Mr. Henrik Eriksen
+47 473 88872
Accelerating Leadership for Gender Equality in Climate Action
Gender equality must be embedded in climate action. To strengthen green transition, social protection and secure blue/green jobs, Nordic leaders, African Union, UN Women and others will share experiences and harness common action, building on CSW66 Agreed Conclusions and Enhanced LWPG and its GAP.

Speakers: H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, AU commissioner: Agric., Rural Dev., Blue Econ. & Sust. Envir.; H.E. Espen Barth Eide, Climate/Envir. Minister Norway; Exec. Director, UN Women; Nordic Gender Eq. Ministers; Dr. Mela Chiponda, Climate & Gender expert; Redi Tlhabi; Youth & private sector reps
15 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
International Coastal and Ocean Organization (ICO)
Ms. Miriam Balgos
+1 302 7539800
Ms. Mere Ravugatini
+679 0 8619713
Monmouth University-Urban Coast Institute (UCI)
Mr. Aliya Satku
+1 732 2635662
World Ocean Network (WON)
Ms. Iwona Gin
+33 6 38553979
Coordination and Collaboration towards Ocean Blue NDCs
Showcases how collaborative initiatives among various stakeholders support the incorporation of ocean action to strengthen the NDCs in response to identified needs. Speakers share how synergies at global, regional, & national levels promote national ocean-based adaptation and mitigation initiatives.

Speakers: To be invited and confirmed: Ministers/high-level government representatives (Fiji, Ghana, Tanzania, Seychelles, Mauritius); Representatives, UNEP, UNDP, OFB, OACPS, WRI, Youth4Ocean Forum, Global Ocean Forum, WON, Urban Coast Institute, CCS, Acadia University, and Plymouth Marine Laboratory.
15 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
International Water Resources Association (IWRA)
Mr. Callum Clench
+33 6 44205753
Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO)
Ms. Dani Gaillard-Picher
+46 76 6778636
Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
Ms. Ines Duarte
+34 0 935214151
Finance for Climate Resilience in the Mediterranean and Africa: Water-wise Adaptation
Greater frequency and intensity of floods, droughts, extreme weather: water is the medium through which climate change is felt, and our societies are collateral victims. More climate-resilient water investment is needed especially in arid and developing countries to support water-wise adaptation.

Speakers: H.E. Macky Sall, Pres. Rep. of Senegal. H.E. Hage Geingob, Pres. Rep. of Namibia. H.E. Mark Rutte, P.M. of Netherlands. H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, Former Pres. of Tanzania. Yannick Glemarec, Executive Director, GCF. Rémy Rioux, Director General, AFD. Grammenos Mastrojeni, UfM. Kishan Khoday, UNDP
15 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Mr. Sandeep Sengupta
+41 22 9990105
World Resources Institute (WRI)
Mr. Nathan Cogswell
+1 202 7297802
Jointly combating the Climate and Biodiversity crises: the critical role of Nature-based Solutions
COP26 – for the first time – recognised the interlinked crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, and the critical role of nature in delivering benefits for both adaptation and mitigation. This session will explore how this can now be meaningfully operationalised with practical cases.

Speakers: Speakers will include high-level officials from IUCN’s State and NGO members, donors and partners, and other leading experts.
15 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Ms. Chenae Neilson
+61 2 401318294
Pew Charitable Trusts (PCT)
Ms. Courtney Durham
+1 202 2816521
Partnerships accelerate action to protect blue carbon ecosystems for mitigation and adaptation
Partnerships across different sectors, including First Nations people, are key to driving credible action for the protection of blue carbon ecosystems (mangroves, seagrasses, tidal marshes), contributing to climate change mitigation, adaptation, biodiversity, ocean economies and coastal communities

Speakers: IPBC Government Partner(DC/LDC/SIDS), IPBC Government Partner (DC/LDC/SIDS), IGO, NGO, Research, Pew Charitable Trust, all tbc
15 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Ms. Jenny Chimayco Ortega
+51 1 975680760
Libélula Instituto para el Cambio Global
Ms. Maite Cigaran
+51 1 994267865
Opportunities and challenges in the development of LTS in Latin America and the rol of finance
Share progress and good practices in the development of Long-Term Strategies in Latin America and discuss the role of climate finance to accelerate resilience and decarbonization, highlighting the Peruvian experience.

Speakers: Min. of Env-Perú Min. of Env-Chile Min. of Env-Colombia Min. of Env-Argentina Climate Promise UNDP NDC Partnership Decarboost 2050 Pathways IADB
15 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Climate Change Center (CCC)
Mr. Roswin Valenzuela
+82 2 7664353
Observatoire pour la Protection de l'Environnement et des Monuments Historiques de Tanger (OPEMH)
Ms. Hajar Khamlichi
+212 661 485363
Oeko-Institut e.V. Institute for Applied Ecology
Mr. Lambert Schneider
+49 160 5333352
Towards a Robust VCM: Government Actions, Private Sector Engagement, and Carbon Market Integrity
Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) is key to achieving the Paris Agreement goals. The side event will highlight recent developments in the VCM including discussions on carbon market integrity, increasing efforts of the governments, and engagements with the private sector to mobilize climate financing.

Speakers: Climate Change Center, YoungSook Yoo and Choi Jai-chul; AORA, Jin Yong Ho; ArtiECO, Dae Bong KIM; Environmental Defense Fund, Pedro Barata; Oeko-Institut, Lambert Schneider; OPEMH, Hajar Khamlichi; other experts from the government and international organizations
15 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Union of Railways (UIC)
Mr. Vincent VU
+33 6 9907660
Asociación Civil Sustentar para el Desarrollo Sostenible (Sustentar)
Ms. Carolina Chantrill
+54 911 36692186
European Cyclists' Federation (ECF)
Ms. Jill Warren
+32 470 878815
International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
Mr. Philip Turner
+32 477 580655
Transforming Mobility: Collective transport as the Climate solution
Sustainable mobility is central to the success of a city and has a strong influence on quality of life. Sustainable urban transport will require a modal shift that can maximize socioeconomic and environmental benefits like economic

Speakers: A diverse panel of sustainable mobility champions will represent international institutions as well as transport operators, highlighting the voices from members and partner organisations of Africa.
15 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN)
Ms. Wyolah Garden
+1 415 7222083
California College of the Arts (CCA)
Ms. Wyolah Garden
+1 415 7222083
Ithaca College
Ms. Wyolah Garden
+1 415 7222083
The Gaia Foundation
Ms. Wyolah Garden
+1 415 7222083
Women Leading Solutions for Climate Justice
Grassroots, Indigenous and frontline women, and representatives of global organizations, will present climate justice strategies and solutions, including forest and biodiversity protection, Indigenous rights, agro-ecology, fossil fuel phase out and divestment, and protection of women land defenders.

Speakers: Sônia Guajajara (Brazil); Casey Camp-Horinek (USA); Neema Namadamu (Democratic Republic of Congo); Rita Uwaka (Nigeria); Helena Gualinga (Ecuador); Taily Terena (Brazil); Osprey Orielle Lake (USA); and others to be announced.
15 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Ocean Conservancy (OC)
Ms. Anna-Marie Laura
+1 803 6223976
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Ms. Judith Fenwick
+1 508 2893487
Carbon Dioxide Removal as an Ocean Climate Solution: urgently taking a precautionary approach
As ocean-based climate solutions gain recognition for their mitigation potential, this event will explore their role as part of negative emissions scenarios via ocean-based Carbon Dioxide Removal, the role of a scientific code of conduct, and opportunities for integration across the UNFCCC agenda.

Speakers: AK. Ramakrishna [WHOI] K. Buesseler [WHOI] M. Leinen [Scripps SIO]; S. Gardner [UNEP] S. Cooley [OC] TBD [Project Vesta ] TBD [UNFCCC IFI TWG] TBD [Africa Group] TBD [PSIDS] TBD [AILAC]
15 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
International Rivers Network
Mr. Joshua Klemm
+1 202 4928904
Water Climate Trust (WCT)
Mr. Konrad Fisher
+1 530 9219660
Waterkeeper Alliance
Mr. Chris Wilke
+1 206 8519483
Centering the protection of Rivers and Rights in achieving climate justice
Free-flowing rivers are critical to mitigate and adapt to climate change. This event features efforts of Indigenous youth to assert their rights in defending rivers, and global efforts to ensure climate funds protect rivers, don’t incentivize destructive dams, and strengthen community resilience

Speakers: Speakers: -Indigenous youth representative, Rios to Rivers -Congolese civil society rep -International Rivers/Waterkeeper Alliance/WCT rep
15 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
BirdLife International (BLI)
Ms. Rhiannon Niven
+44 0 7340870828
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
Ms. Fiona Dobson
+44 7719 79182
Global to local: nature-based solutions for climate, nature, and people (Wetlands from Sahara & UK)
The session provides a global to local approach for nature-based solutions (NbS) outlining the global policy context of NbS with case studies from UK to Egypt delivering on biodiversity, climate, water, and sustainable development goal outcomes.

Speakers: Jane Madgwick, Wetlands International Khaled Noby Mohamed, Nature Conservation Egypt Melanie Coath, RSPB Marc Naguib, Wageningen University Irina Likhachova, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Host: Patricia Zurita, CEO, BirdLife International
15 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana (AIDESEP)
Mr. Roberto Espinoza
+51 1 954115888
Coordinadora de Desarrollo y Defensa de los Pueblos Indígenas de la Región San Martín (CODEPISAM)
Mr. Marco Lescano
+51 1 995122142
Organización Regional de los Pueblos Indígenas del Oriente (ORPIO)
Mr. Roberto Espinoza
+51 1 954115888
Jurisdictional Indigenous Redd+, Indigenous Climate Platform, Isolated Peoples and Carbon Piracy
NDC climate ambition, with subnational strategies and jurisdictional Amazonian alternatives, lessons based Redd+ Indígena and the Indigenous Climate Platform, for equity and rights in payment for results, protected isolated peoples and to stop carbon piracy

Speakers: Indigenous leaders of Peru, authorities of Peru, Norway, Germany, England, United States, European municipalities, environmentalists and scientists
15 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
International National Trusts Organisation (INTO)
Ms. Catherine Leonard
+44 20 78247157
Detroit Zoological Society (DZS)
Ms. Sarah Sutton
+1 978 5054515
National Trust
Mr. Joel Silver
+44 7813 403691
Withstanding change: Cultural heritage amid climate uncertainty
Around the world people are adapting built and natural heritage in the face of climate change. This event brings together climate and heritage practitioners to highlight the importance of building resilience to climate impacts and risk in heritage management, and reflect on international experience.

Speakers: Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation; Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda; Petra National Trust (Jordan); National Trust (UK); Heritage Watch Ethiopia; Environment & Culture Partners; National Heritage Board (Singapore); CENCRO de Puerto Rico; Dartmouth University (US)
15 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
University of Zurich (UZH)
Ms. Juliana Kessler
+49 178 5884931
Mr. Edgar Hunter
+44 750 8519763
Moving towards Article 6 implementation through capacity building and blending with climate finance
The event focuses on capacity building to enable Article 6 implementation in SIDS. The role of private and public climate finance for blending with credit sales revenues as well as international development of specific methodological tools to enable a rapid Article 6 implementation is highlighted.

Speakers: Mr. Cozier Frederick; Mr. Michael Savarin; Ms. Neranda Maurice-George; Ms. Kristin Deason; Mr. Christiaan Gischler; Mr. Ramiro Tabares; Ms. Bianca Gichangi; Ms. Ursula Flossmann-Kraus; Ms. Juliana Kessler; Ms. Jessica Wade-Murphy; Ms. Martha Ntabadde; Mr. Randall Spalding-Fecher
15 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
ClimateWorks Foundation
Mr. Francis-Casey Cronin
+1 415 2025993
Climate Equity Reference Project Canada (CERP)
M. Christian Holz
+1 613 6184601
Earth Island Institute, Inc. (EII)
M. Christian Holz
+1 613 6184601
University of Maryland (UMCP)
Ms. Shannon Kennedy
+1 585 7270959
Building an inclusive Global Stocktake: Expanding upon non-Party inputs to the Global Stocktake
The Global Stocktake is a key mechanism to raise ambition across mitigation, adaptation, and finance, and in light of equity and the best available science. Non-party inputs can help build up the political momentum within the GST to trigger nationally enhanced ambition as well as increase climate

Speakers: tbd
15 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF)
Ms. Anne Barre
+49 89 232393818
All India Women's Conference (AIWC)
Ms. Kalyani Raj
+91 98100 53728
Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas, Inc. (FAWCO)
Ms. Laurie Richardson
+43 676 9724939
Ms. Yvette Ramos
+33 6 64366164
Showcasing Gender-Just Climate Solutions for an inclusive Global Stocktake
Showcasing outstanding gender-just climate initiatives implemented all around the world that transform the narrative on climate action. Such initiatives demonstrate that the Global Stocktake should be conducted with a human rights based, inclusive and gender responsive approach.

Speakers: Sascha Gabizon,WECF; Kalyani Raj, AIWC; Jamila Idbourrous, AERDD; Clive Chibule, GLM; Ms Dorothee Lisenga, CFLEDD; Ernestine Leikeki CAMGEW; Rose Mwebaza, CTCN; Sima Sami Bahous, UN-Women; Repr. of the Govt of the DRC
15 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML)
Ms. Thecla Keizer
+44 7818 402632
Blue Marine Foundation
Ms. Madeleine Millington-Drake
+44 7527 545343
European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD)
Mr. Jacopo Pasquero
+32 493 371679
Mr. Frederik Stapke
+49 160 95128454
University of Strathclyde
Mr. Jonathan Scott
+44 141 5483356
Ocean-Climate-Society: challenges & opportunities for ocean mitigation, adaptation, finance & UNFCCC
Ocean ecosystems & coastal communities are being impacted by climate change, but the ocean also offers adaptation & mitigation actions. We will show examples of ocean adaptation, incl. Africa & Asia-Pacific, blue finance; collaboration; equitably with communities & ocean integration in the UNFCCC

Speakers: Chair: Co-chair GOA-ON; VIP addresses: African Minister & UN speaker; Panel: Ocean Conservancy, FAO, Blue Marine Foundation, One Ocean Hub, RARE, Nairobi WP, Plymouth Marine Lab, GCF, IPCC, Shipping Lead - Climate Champions, IRENE, IOC UNESCO, UN Special Rapp. Human Rights & Env, UNFCCC Secretariat
Why the ocean matters in climate negotiations [2 Mb]
15 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO)
Mr. Edouard BOINET
+33 1 144908861
World Water Council (WWC)
Mme Mariem Khemiri
+33 4 91994100
Nature-based solutions for Water and Climate Security
Ecosystem-based Adaptation in the water sector mobilizes no-regret Nature-based Solutions that best deliver at the scale of the basins of lakes, rivers and aquifers. The session provides case studies from around the world.

Speakers: H.E. Mohamed Abdel Aty, Egypt H.E. Basuki Hadimuljono, Indonesia Mr. Loïc Fauchon, World Water Council Mrs. Andrea Erickson Quiroz, The Nature Conservancy Mrs. Marie-Hélène Aubert, French Water Partnership Mrs. Khaoula Jaoui, OSS Dr. Kahitira Masinde Bwire, LVBC Mr. Eric Tardieu, INBO
15 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)
Mr. Bruce Knotts
+1 703 6295212
Engineering Association for Development and Environment (EADE)
Mr. Mohamed Abdel Mawgood
+20 100 1437405
Ecosystem Restoration: Climate Threats and Adaptation Solutions in the Arab Region
Highlight biodiversity hotspots and climate threats in the region, with focus on strategic projects on climate change adaptation aiming to achieve ecosystem resotoration. In addition to nature based solutions to be implemented in a participatory approach to strengthen local community resilience.

Speakers: IUCN-Med (tbc) Ministry of Environment in Egypt GEF Small Grants Programme MAVA Foundation (tbc) CBD NFPs (tbc) Moderator: Emad Adly, RAED
15 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
Ms. Gabriela Savian
+55 49 996854938
Arapyaú Institute
Ms. Rafaela Bergamo
+55 15 996727263
Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social (Ethos)
Sra. Marina Esteves Vergueiro de Almeida
+55 11 988076725
Can Brazil be a global climate leader again? The role of the Amazon on Brazil's net zero emissions
Brazil is the 6th largest emitter of CO2, half from deforestation in the Amazon. Urgent action needed to reinsert Brazil in the global climate geopolitics is presented by different voices and multistakeholder dialogues on how to stop deforestation and promote sustainable development in the country.

Speakers: André Guimarães (IPAM), Renata Piazzon (Amazon Concertation), Marina Grossi (CEBDS), Marina Ferro (Ethos Institute) José Carlos da Fonseca (Brazilian Coalition on Climate, Forests and Agriculture), Representatives of Subnational Government and Local Communities.
15 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Wageningen University (WUR)
Mr. Max van Deursen
+31 317 628263105
Griha Council
Mr. Prasoon Singh
+91 11 24682100
Partnership for Governance Reform (The Partnership)
Ms. Eka Melisa
+62 818 764746
South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP)
Ms. Priyankari Alexander
+94 5 112552761
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Mr. Romain Weikmans
+32 476 449791
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Sra. Britta Rennkamp
+27 76 6503474
University of Eastern Finland (UEF)
Mr. Harro van Asselt
+31 6 38385413
The prospects and challenges of the Enhanced Transparency Framework as a driver of climate ambition
The Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) is at the core of the Paris Agreement. The hopes are that transparency will drive more ambitious climate action at the national and international level. This event discusses key prospects and challenges for the ETF to live up to this promise.

Speakers: Prof. Aarti Gupta, Wageningen University Dr. Prodipto Ghosh and Mr. R. R. Rashmi, TERI Dr. Masumur Rahman, SACEP Dr. Romain Weikmans, ULB Dewi Rizki, The Partnership Kemitraan Dr. Britta Rennkamp, UCT Resource persons: Shikha Bhasin, CEEW Susanne Konrad, UNEP-CCC Prof. Angel Hsu, UNC
15 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Ms. Nino Tkhilava
+49 178 5884931
Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)
Ms. Raphaela Kotsch
+41 0 589344807
CDM transition in the context of ambition increase through Article 6
Article 6 shall increase overall mitigation ambition. At the same time, countries only have a short time window to practically transition mitigation activities from the Kyoto into the Paris period. How can host countries reconcile these requests? What conditions should they set for CDM transition?

Speakers: Maia Tskhvaradze, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, Georgia; Raphaela Kotsch, ZHAW, Switzerland; Seoyoung Lim, Korea Environment Corporation; Dang Hong Hanh, VNEEC, Vietnam; Ursula Flossmann-Kraus, KliK Foundation, Switzerland; Ximena Samaniego, PCR
15 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Ms. Charlotte Raoult
+33 1 45240941
German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval)
Ms. Alexandra Köngeter
+49 228 336907939
Institut du Développement Durable et des Relations Internationales (IDDRI)
Ms. Lola Vallejo
+33 1 45497643
Making effective progress on adaptation from project to national and global levels
Measuring progress on adaptation is key to understand how actions can effectively strengthen climate resilience. Speakers will share lessons from evaluations of international donors’ interventions, from national measurement frameworks and from global reviews, relevant for the Global Stocktake.

Speakers: • Short joint intro (Deval-OECD-IDDRI) • Country representatives: TBC Senegal (Madeleine Diouf, tbc), Chile, Costa Rica, United Kingdom • TBC AfDB, AFD or ADB
15 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Organización Regional de la Asociación Inter-Étnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana Ucayali (ORAU)
Mr. Esteban Morales Cama
+51 1 969134774
Federación de Pueblos Indígenas Kechwas de la Región de San Martín (FEPIKRESAM)
Mr. Marco Lescano
+51 1 995122142
Federación Regional Indígena Shawi de San Martín (FERISHAM)
Mr. Marco Lescano
+51 1 995122142
Amazon in Emergency, indigenous actions for its defense and management
The Amazon is under heavy pressure from illegal activities that have put indigenous leaders and defenders at risk. It is necessary to relate the defense of indigenous environmental defenders with the prioritized actions for climate financing through an indigenous climate fund.

Speakers: indigenous leaders, allies, state institutions
15 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Canadian Foodgrains Bank Association Inc.
Ms. Naomi Johnson
+1 204 7992591
Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR)
Mr. Ramesh Babu Mangalapudi
+9 1 9910398601
A Food System in Crisis: Gender equitable responses to build resilience to climate and other shocks
Climate change, COVID-19 and conflict have increased food insecurity and malnutrition, exposing the vulnerability of our global food system. This event explores how to boost gender equitable resilience in local food systems in response to shocks, to enable implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Canadian Minister of International Development, Harjit Sajjan; Florence Nduku, M&E Manager, Kenya, Canadian Foodgrains Bank; Mangalapudi Ramesh Babu, Executive Director, India, EFICOR; Lilian Dodzo, East Africa Regional Leader, World Vision Int.; Dominique Charron, Vice-President Programs, IDRC.
15 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Saudi Arabia
Mr. Ahmed Al Fahdah
+9 66 550777701
The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA)
Mr. Ahmed Khalil
+966 12 42388744
Adaptation with mitigation co benefit
Adaptation with focus in adaptation with mitigation co-befits in the Marine environment

Speakers: Regional Organization
15 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Ms. Joyce Langewen
+31 6 625718413
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
Ms. Jennifer Jun
+46 0 720506001
Mr. Sanoi Boyzoda
+992 91 9135486
From COP27 to the UN 2023 Water Conference: Accelerating action on water and adaptation
The side event will inform climate stakeholders about the UN 2023 Water Conference, co-hosted by Tajikistan and the Netherlands, and mobilize and encourage voluntary commitments that will be part of the Water Action Agenda to be presented during the UN 2023 Water Conference

Speakers: Co-organizers: Tajikistan, the Netherlands and SIWI; Panelists: Youth Representative; Private sector; UAE; WMO; SIDS; Financial sector.
15 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Republic of Korea
Ms. Sangah You
+82 42 4814088
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
Mr. Hwan Ok Ma
+81 80 68500811
Soka Gakkai International Office for UN Affairs
Mr. Nobuyuki Asai
+81 70 55451745
The potential of REDD+ as a Cooperative Approaches and the need for capacity building
Recognizing the potential of REDD+ and how each party will incorporate REDD+ towards their NDC possibly through CA. With REDD+ expected to be implemented at a larger scale, it is essential to identify the capacity-building requirements under current circumstances.

Speakers: Ms Sheam Satkuru (Executive Director, ITTO), UN-REDD Programme, Korea Forest Service, Dr Hirata (REDD+ center, Japan), Ms Cecile NDJEBET (REFACOF, Cameroon), Prof Bambang (IPB, Indonesia) and SERFOR(Peru)
15 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Mr. Makomoreng Fanana
+26 6 63079965
Mr. Helmut Hojesky
+43 664 2510255
Instituto Andino de Montaña (IDM)
Ms. Julia Klein
+1 970 2141358
Enhancing climate resilience in mountain ecosystems – lessons from the Lesotho Water Towers
Showcase a risk-informed approach to integrated catchment management (ICM) that advances resilience by appraising climate risks and fostering nature-based solutions to address climate change vulnerabilities and impacts in Lesotho. ReNOKA (we are a river) movement protects critical water source areas

Speakers: Message from ReNOKA Champion HM King Letsie III Lesotho Government – Head of Delegation to COP 27 SADC – Senior Official African Ministers Council on Water Lesotho UNFCC Focal Point EU Climate Change Rep BMZ – Head of Delegation IFAD – Representative World Bank – ICM Team
15 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Russian Federation
Ms. Tatiana Dmitrieva
+7 910 4728785
NGO Center for Environmental Innovation (NGO CEI)
+7 903 7791161
Russia's Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
Information on Russian approaches and actions in the field of adaptation and mitigation to climate change, including government, business and scientific actions to achieve the goals set in the Russian Low-Carbon Development Strategy

Speakers: Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Environment, representatives of Business,Academia
16 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V. (FES)
Ms. Yvonne Blos
+49 30 269357470
Climate Action Network South-East Asia (CANSEA)
Mr. Nithiyananthan Nesadurai
+60 17 7079313
Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation
Mr. Anshu Bharadwaj
+91 11 47474000
Just Energy Transition Partnerships – What’s in a name? Exchanging ideas from South Africa and Asia
The side event explores the idea of just energy transition partnerships from the perspective of civil society and trade unions. Drawing on the experience with the first partnership agreement for South Africa at COP26, we will exchange ideas with Asian countries for future partnerships.

Speakers: CAN SEA, FES, IndustriALL Africa, COSATU, CUTS, Shakti Foundation
16 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
ParisTech (ParisTech)
Mme Nadia Maizi
+0 33 674539235
Center for Management and Strategic Studies (CGEE)
Mr. Marcelo Poppe
+55 61 999740111
Centre International de Recherche sur l'Environnement et le Développement (CIRED)
Mr. christophe cassen
+33 75 3368653915
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris (Mines ParisTech)
Mme Sandrine Selosse
+0 33 614147437
Green hydrogen: how to reconcile North/South stakes in the development of the future market
Green hydrogen could be the key to achieving carbon neutrality and a new geopolitics is emerging. But what about countries of Middle East and Mediterranean region, at the heart of the geopolitics of oil, whose energy dependency factors will be profoundly changed by the rise of hydrogen?

Speakers: • Nadia Maïzi, Mines Paris - PSL from IPCC • Jean Charles Hourcade, CIRED, from IPCC • Marcelo Poppe, CGEE • Parties and RINGO from North and South, and notably from countries of the Middle East and Mediterranean region, and from Europe
16 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
University Luigi Bocconi, Institute of Energy and Environment Economics and Policy (IEFE)
Mr. Edoardo Croci
+39 39 3357988914
Ms. Floridea Di Ciommo
+34 696 12269
The contribution of urban regeneration to climate neutrality in cities
Urban regeneration can trigger sustainable transformation impacting the built environment, mobility, circularity, digital, and Nature-based Solutions. These levers can substantially contribute to carbon neutrality while generating social value.

Speakers: Edoardo Croci (Bocconi University), Javier Torner (UN-Habitat), Federica Ranghieri (The World Bank), Paolo Bertoldi (JRC European Commission), Ricky Burdett (LSE cities), Representative OECD
16 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
UNEP - Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
Mr. Oliver Wagg
+44 1962 807896
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Ms. Jinsun Lim
+33 6 40415667
World Economic Forum
Ms. Kija Kummer Brown
+0 1223 797842781
Net-zero leadership on the road to a secure global energy system
Against a challenging geopolitical and energy market backdrop, and highlighting the findings of the World Energy Outlook, government, finance and industry leaders will demonstrate how to tackle climate change and growing energy insecurity, with special focus on Africa and other Global South nations.

Speakers: IEA Executive Director; Chair/Steering Group Member of UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance; CEO African/global bank with exposure to developing world and member of UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance; CEO of global energy company; government Energy Minister; WEF Leaders chairing.
16 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Center for Biological Diversity (CBD)
Mr. Benjamin Goloff
+1 917 8280473
Human Rights Foundation of Aotearoa New Zealand (HRF)
Mr. Collin Rees
+1 308 2933159
Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)
Mr. Oscar Reyes
+1 202 2349382
People vs Fossil Fuels: The Global Climate Emergency Movement
A swift and equitable end to fossil fuels is needed to stop the climate emergency. Hear from grassroots leaders about the global movement to ensure leaders choose people over fossil fuels, address the climate crisis as an emergency, stop fossil fuel expansion and advance a just energy revolution.

Speakers: Grassroots activists from communities in South & Central America, Africa, Asia, Pacific Islands, Europe and the US, including members of the Global Gas & Oil Network and People vs Fossil Fuels. Speakers represent diverse communities impacted by pollution from the entire fossil fuel lifecycle.
16 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Keren Kayemet LeIsrael/The Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF)
+972 50 7255737
CAB International (CABI)
Mr. Jonathan Casey
+44 7952 543486
+235 235 66811217
Implementing Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change Using Planning,Forestry,Agriculture & Land-use
Planning, Sustainable Forestry, Agriculture & Land-use are all key factors in implementing adaptation measures especially in dryland ecosystems. Chad, Israel and CABI will address adaptation strategies in various fields to promote best practices in obtaining global targets for climate resilience

Speakers: Using landscape and habitat diversity as a tool for resilience; National Planning; Carbon sequestration in dryland forests; Basin restoration and runoff management for combating desertification
16 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
European Union
Ms. Judit Carreras Garcia
+32 254 68241
European Youth Forum (YFJ)
Mr. Jan Mayrhofer
+32 484 877623
Resource justice and the wellbeing economy: youth calling for systemic solutions to climate change
Youth demonstrated its ability to shake systems in place by proposing new solutions to environmental and social challenges. The event explores the impacts of overconsumption on natural resources and people, and how youth can be a key driver of resources and climate justice for the wellbeing economy.

Speakers: Peter Schmidt-EESC; Sophia Wiegand-Youth DelegateEESC; Monika Skadborg-European Youth Forum; Damilola Hamid Balogun-Youth Sustainable Development Network; Khaled Emam-MGCY; Sandrine Dixson-Declève-Club of Rome; Inger Andersen-UNEP; Frans Timmermans-European Commission; Swedish EU Council Presidency
16 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Environmental Defence Canada Inc.
Ms. Julia Levin
+1 819 3284352
Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN)
Mr. Catalina María Gonda
+54 249 4366208
Financing the energy transition: the dangers of fossil fuel subsidies and false solutions
Financing a fair energy transition is a challenge: it involves both mobilizing resources towards renewable sources and moving away from fossil fuel revenues. Furthermore, governments are increasingly funneling subsidies towards dangerous distractions including fossil hydrogen and CCS.

Speakers: This event provides insights from across geographic regions - Brazil, Argentina, Indonesia, South Africa, Canada and India - into the trends, challenges and opportunities to ending fossil fuel subsidies, including for unproven technologies which will delay the energy transition.
16 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Ms. Nivedita Cholayil
+91 0 9108068322
Indigenous Information Network (IIN)
Ms. Lucy Mulenkei
+254 20 722914614
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Mr. Yutaka Kondo
+81 80 33598578
Climate Action through Innovation, Implementation and Inclusive Multi-level Governance
For urgent climate action, areas such as carbon neutrality, climate stabilization, global commons, nature, indigenous communities and gender in and beyond national jurisdiction become key. This event will bring diverse perspectives on innovation, implementation and multi-level governance approaches.

Speakers: NEDO-ICEF; Columbia University; Clean Energy Ministerial; MOEFCC; TERI-Act4Earth-WSDS; Indigenous Information Network
16 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Delta Electronics Foundation
Ms. Yi Chieh Yvonne Chan
+886 2 87972088
Mr. Guillermo Bezzina
+34 0 695432970
Energy infrastructure, governance, regulatory framework to drive transition & resilience for islands
Innovative energy infrastructure, responsive governance and regulatory frameworks are key factors for islands to reach clean development. This side event highlights energy transition tailored to insularity through sharing experiences across the different island territories of the world

Speakers: Representative, Delta Electronics Foundation Representative, energy transition policies of the Balearic Government (Spain). Representative, energy transition policies of the Canary Government (Spain).
16 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Ms. Noemie Metais
+254 254 113007626
The Green Jobs for Youth Pact: Accelerating young skills and talent for green jobs
The launch of the Green Jobs for Youth Pact, a Stockholm+50 legacy to boost decent jobs for youth in the green economy, will feature an engaging high level dialogue with young people, policymakers, employers, and educators committed to an economic and social transformation in a 1.5 degree world.

Speakers: TBC - UNEP/ILO/UNICEF-GenU TBC - Youth representative TBC - Employers representative TBC - Government representative TBC - Education partner
16 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Ms. Cerin Kizhakkethottam
+25 41 13480804
No Solution for Me, Without Me: UN’s Efforts on Climate Justice through Local Action in Cities.
The transition to a just and inclusive urban environment must put community needs at the forefront. This session will discuss co-benefits, using examples of local climate action, that build resilience and share ideas for strengthening policy frameworks that unlock climate finance at the local level.

Speakers: Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion (tbc); Mia Mottley, Prime Minister, Barbados (tbc); Rose Molokoane, Community leader, SDl (tbc); Elle Davidson, Urban planner, Zionep (tbc); Ayham Esmaiel, Vanuatu Country Coordinator, UNCDF (tbc); Sönke Kreft, Executive Director, MCII (tbc)
16 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
World Energy Council (WEC)
Mr. Shota Lemondzhava
+44 0 7423302052
Consumers International (CI)
Mr. Oliver Bealby-Wright
+44 7544 258259
Empowering people in progressing clean and just energy transitions
Empowering and protecting people and communities is key to progress on clean and just energy transitions. Thumbnail sketches will highlight people’s changing energy experiences and explore ways to engage them in transitions with the help of the Energy Trilemma tool and strong consumer advocacy.

Speakers: H.Leurent, Director-General, Consumers International Dr.A.Wilkinson, Secretary General, CEO, World Energy Council R.K.Singh, Minister of Power, India [TBC] R.Mpofu, Executive Director, Consumer Council of Zimbabwe [TBC] F.Mansour, President, Yemen Association for Consumer Protection [TBC]
16 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Ms. Sian Bradley
+44 44 7917224700
Mr. Jeppe Mathias Helsted
+45 61 506191
Mr. Christoffer Nelson
+46 70 4446737
Aligning Oil and Gas Production with the Paris Agreement
Minister-level event on the need to align oil and gas production with the objectives of the Paris Agreement, featuring Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance (BOGA) governments, MDBs and IGOs, focusing on a managed transition away from oil and gas production and promoting climate, energy and economic security.

Speakers: Ministers from BOGA Governments (14 as of June 2022) including Minister Jørgensen of Denmark (BOGA Co-chair) and experts on energy planning (e.g. IEA); Paris-Aligned Finance (an MDB) and climate science (e.g. IPCC)
16 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Viet Nam
Mr. Cong Nguyen
+84 4 829906696
Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE)
Mr. Daniel Magallon
+41 61 2740480
Sustainable Cooling: A Multipurpose Tool to Deliver on Net-Zero, Adaptation, Food & Energy Security
Cooling is the key to protect communities from rising temperatures, keep food safe, vaccines stable, accelerate the energy transition and get to net-zero. By scaling up sustainable cooling solutions we can deliver on mitigation and adaptation goals, while strengthening food and energy systems.

Speakers: Makhtar Diop, Managing Director, IFC Inger Andersen, Executive Director, UNEP Dr Tang The Cuong, Director General of DCC, Viet Nam Dan Jørgensen, Minister of Climate, Energy & Utilities, Denmark Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Minister for Women, Youth, Persons with Disabilities, South Africa
16 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
University of Cambridge
Ms. Annabelle Roblin
+44 1223 768874
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Ms. Elisa Leimer
+4 77 5051587
Collaboratively bridging nature-positive and net zero goals to deliver a just economy
Discuss opportunities and approaches for diverse socio-geographical contexts when working at the climate nature nexus, addressing nature loss, adaptation and mitigation goals. It will highlight concrete actions for collaboration across finance, business, academia, civil society and policy makers.

Speakers: E. Shuckburgh, Cambridge Zero; N. Seega Sustainable Finance CISL; E. Adly, RAED; JE. Yoon Centre Climate Repair Cambridge; Power Shift Africa; L&D Youth Coalition; Minister B. Creecy South Africa TBC; R. Fernandez UNFCCC Climate Champions; CEO Stora Enso, S. Lofven UN Board Effective Multilateralism
16 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
European Nuclear Society (ENS)
Ms. Emilia Janisz
+32 489 971714
American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Mr. Andrew Smith
+1 615 4035317
International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC)
Ms. Theresa Mary Green
+1 916 2202344
Saving Our Planet (SOP)
Mr. Stephan Savarese
+33 6 78858597
Is development possible without fossil fuels?
In the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, a clean, affordable and reliable just energy transition for everyone will entail a significant energy demand. Burning fossil fuels is not an option. Can nuclear energy alongside renewables ensure an access to a dignified way of life worldwide?

Speakers: Experts in energy production and healthcare, UN Agencies, Representatives of developing countries, youth.
16 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (WUSME)
Ms. Maria Valeria Pasquini
+39 335 7347947
African Centre for Climate Actions and Rural Development Initiative (ACCARD Initiative)
Mr. Freeman Elohor Oluowo
+234 330102 2348055303
Initiatives of Change International (IofC International)
Ms. Irina Fedorenko
+44 7 45888898
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
Mr. Pinaki Dasgupta
+91 11 9873935480
Tackling Climate Change: remedial measures for SMEs, sustainable infrastructure and land governance.
Identifying technologies for Adaptation & Mitigation, Finance for MSMEs and youth participation to achieve global Net Zero emissions and sustainable development in key sectors such as infrastructure, energy security, land, water resilience, carbon mechanisms and ecosystem protection.

Speakers: Speakers from WUSME, ASSOCHAM, ACCARD Initiative, IofC International and related networks.
16 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)
Ms. Marie Stjernquist Desatnik
+46 8 7026340
Mr. Davide Maneschi
+46 72 2013568
Social and environmental justice in the energy transition: lessons from Africa
Renewable energy projects can negatively impact the environment and human rights. Capacity building of local communities and policies adopting human rights and life-cycle perspectives can help ensure that the energy transition happens in a way that maximizes the benefits for people and the planet

Speakers: Ramson Karmushu, IMPACT (Kenya), Purity Gakuo, PARAN (Kenya), Davide Maneschi, Swedwatch (Sweden), Makoma Lekalakala, Earthlife South Africa, Avena Jacklin, groundWork (South Africa), Andreas Prevodnik, Marie Stjernquist Swedish society For Nature Conservation (Sweden)
16 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Renewable Energy Policy Network (REN21)
Ms. Laura Williamson
+33 0 603060258
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Ms. Claire Kiss
+29 162 1325751
Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA)
Ms. Megan Hendrickse
+27 71 3149861
Renewable Energy:What does its use mean for Africa?
Renewable energy does more than support mitigation and adaptation activities. Its use underpins economic development, innovation, and improved access to energy services. But technology is not enough: a systemic approach is needed to balance supply and demand, ensure societal acceptance and equity.

Speakers: With the following speakers we’ll discuss candidly what elements are needed to ensure that energy systems support both economic development and broader climate objectives: Namibian and Kenyan governments, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy, IRENA, REN21; SEA.
16 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Sra. Estefania Forero
+56 9 54186625
Climate action and New Urban Agenda: SDGs localization and sustainable urban policy for resilience
The UN Economic Commissions and UNHabitat have been working as ONE to support national and local authorities in implementing the NUA through the development of coherent policies to transform cities into an engine of solutions to face climate change,reducing inequalities and strengthening resilience

Speakers: Senior officials from ECLAC,ECE,ECA,ESCWA, ESCAP and UNHabitat (TBC) Ms.Jessica Martinez Minister of Housing Costa Rica(TBC) Ms.Sharon Dijksma Mayor of Utrecht,NL(TBC) Ms.Norliza Hashim Chief Executive Urban(TBC)
16 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Ecology Center
Ms. Mariel Vilella
+44 7847 79154
Curtin University of Technology
Mr. Atiq Zaman
+61 8 92669018
Surfers Against Sewage (SAS)
Mr. Hugo Tagholm
+44 7384 817661
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
Ms. Deanne Roche
+44 7815 993141
Mr. Satish Sinha
+91 11 49931863
Just Transition to Zero Waste Cities: A Key Strategy to Deliver the Paris Agreement
Increasing GHG emissions in cities (from 60% in 2000 to 67% in 2015), can be greatly reduced through just transition strategies toward circular and zero waste local economies.

Speakers: Dr Atiq Zaman, Curtin University (Australia); Kaisa Karjalainen, MiZA (BE); Mariel Vilella, GAIA (UK); Betty Osei Bonsu, GAYO (Ghana); Farima Tidjani, Zéro Déchet (Senegal); Froilan Grate, ZW Cities AP (Philippines); José T. Bravo, Just Transition Alliance; Representative WRAP UK.
16 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Oil Change International (OCI)
M. Bronwen Tucker
+1 587 9267601
Ms. Fran Witt
+44 7970 799121
Ms. Julia Kendal
+44 20 30963906
Funding a Just Future, Not Fossils: Update on Glasgow Pledge to End Public Fossil Finance in 2022
At COP26, 39 signatories pledged to end international public finance for all fossil fuels by the end of 2022 and instead prioritize support for clean energy. Hear a progress update plus Global South civil society leaders' priorities beyond 2022 for how public finance can unlock a just transition.

Speakers: Speakers will include representatives from Tearfund Nigeria, Asian Peoples Movement for Debt and Development, Oil Change InternationaI, the UK COP26 Team, and International Institute for Sustainable Development.
16 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
World Vision International (WVI)
Ms. Amanda Munoz
+1 626 2054891
Rainforest Alliance (RA)
Ms. Laila Yassine
Evidence to Scale-up: A Community-led Natural Climate Solution to Regreen the Globe
Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration as a nature-based climate solution - showcasing evidence based best practice and models from Africa, scaling up pathways and calling for partnerships. The event will be co-hosted by World Vision, international partners, government and community representatives.

Speakers: World Vision: Tony Rinaudo - Right Livelihood Award Laureate; NGO Reps: WWF/CI/CARE/RA; Bilateral partners: DFAT, GIZ: Country reps: Ethiopia, Zambia, India, Solomon Islands; Minster from Australian Gov (TBC); Private sector: Swedish Energy Assistance; Academia: ACIAR; Youth Climate Activists
16 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Human Rights Watch, Inc. (HRW)
Ms. Katharina Rall
+33 766 318048
Foundation for GAIA (GAIA)
Ms. Vita de Waal
+44 78 55465138
Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF)
Mr. Björn Ecklundt
+49 30 28534315
Transparency International (TI)
Mr. Brice Böhmer
+49 157 39610406
Climate Justice, Civic Space and Public Participation
Ambitious climate action depends on civil society, Indigenous peoples and others impacted by the climate crisis. The event discusses obstacles to their right to participate in environmental decision-making and suggests solutions to accelerate climate-just outcomes through human rights and integrity

Speakers: Frederick Ochieng Ouma, Transparency International Kenya; Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Böll Foundation; Richard Pearshouse, Human Rights Watch N.N.
16 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
World Nuclear Association (WNA)
Mr. Jonathan Cobb
+44 7525 636705
Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA)
Ms. Jessica Clifford
+1 613 2374262
Forum Atomique Européen (FORATOM)
Ms. Ann Johnson
+32 496 127466
Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc. (JAIF)
Mr. Daniel Liu
+81 3 62569310
Latin American Section of the American Nuclear Society (LAS/ANS)
Mr. Jorge Spitalnik
+55 21 994654883
Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)
Ms. carol berrigan
+1 202 4130964
Meeting the energy challenge: nuclear's role in a sustainable and secure low-carbon future
Energy demand has been growing faster than clean energy production, leading to a rise in energy-related GHGs. Price rises triggered by fossil fuel supplies concerns are causing hardship. The event explores how nuclear energy can contribute to a more affordable, secure and sustainable energy future.

Speakers: Speakers will be drawn from industry and other stakeholder groups
16 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Movement Strategy Center (MSC)
Ms. Shantell Bingham
+1 336 8406754
Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC)
Ms. Lia Mai Alonzo
+63 2 83562166
National Farmers Union (NFU)
Ms. Terran Giacomini
+1 905 5050171
Frontline Solutions to the Climate Crises: How communities adapt, respond, and fight Climate Change
As temperatures rise, water scarcity pursues, food chains break, and storm systems strengthen, a concerted effort among frontline peasant farmers, fisherfolk, indigenous peoples, and environmental justice communities are reshaping the landscape of climate solutions at the local and regional level.

Speakers: Peasant Farmers of Global South, La Via Campesina, Center for Environmental Concerns, Congress Women Sheila Babauta of Saipan, Frontline Representatives from Indigenous Tribal Nations and Environmentally Impacted Communities in US
16 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Swiss Lenten Fund (FO)
Mr. Stefan Salzmann
+41 78 6663589
MISEREOR, German Catholic Bishops' Organisation for Development Cooperation (MISEREOR)
Ms. Madeleine Wörner
+49 241 422577
Native Amazon Operation (OPAN)
Ms. Andreia Fanzeres
+55 65 981115748
Uma Gota No Oceano
Ms. Camila Perussi
+55 11 973117717
Linking local energy projects to NDCs & transparency of national climate reporting
Transparency is key to close the ambition gap & ensure that climate actions do not result in mal-mitigation. We provide insights on the level of transparency in implementing NDCs & present experiences of grassroots communities that either are confronted with energy projects or produce own solutions.

Speakers: Researchers present their findings & draw conclusions. Representatives from indigenous peoples & local communities share their experiences with energy projects. The event is concluded by a Q&A session.
16 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
International Solar Energy Society e.V. (ISES)
Ms. Jennifer McIntosh
+49 761 4590645
Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG)
Mr. Dan Delurey
+1 202 4411420
International Geothermal Association (IGA)
Mr. Gregor Rumberg
+49 163 6990230
World Bioenergy Association (WBA)
Mr. Bharadwaj Kummamuru
+46 0 767159785
World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
Mr. Stefan Gsänger
+49 175 9401518
Stronger Together: Showcasing Success of Renewable Energy Technologies Working For Energy Transition
International climate change mitigation requires a transition to renewable energies. Renewable energy technologies support commitments to an equitable transformation to a renewable energy future. This event will show the strengths of renewables and energy storage and how they can be deployed faster.

Speakers: Speakers will be representatives of the leading international renewable energy and energy storage associations working at different geographical levels in renewable energy deployment. Following the presentations, the panelists will discuss how to replicate and scale up these best practice cases.
16 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Architecture 2030 Inc.
Ms. Lisa Richmond
+1 206 2450738
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)
Ms. Erin McGee
+1 678 5391172
International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES)
+60 14 2233711
Planning, Design, and Development in the Global South: The “How to” for People & Planet
Africa and the Global South will construct billions of square meters of buildings and infrastructure by 2030. Presenters will set out necessary design and construction guidelines, with regional examples, for equitable and resilient development to meet 50% x 2030 emissions reduction targets.

Speakers: Speakers will include a diverse, multidisciplinary group of leading practitioners in planning, design, engineerin and construction of buildings, landscapes, and infrastructure, including global industry leaders. Emphasis will be on practitioners planning and designing in Africa and the Global South
16 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Mr. Moustapha Kamal Gueye
+41 79 5931328
Tackling the Triple Planetary Crisis by Promoting a Gender-Transformative Just Transition
This high-level event will showcase how gender equality is an integral part of ensuring a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all, delivering equal opportunities for productive employment and explore the roles that all actors have to play to that effect.

Speakers: Principals and senior officials of ILO, UN- WOMEN and UNEP, Ministers, representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations, youth delegates, civil society representative and UNRC in Egypt.
16 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Mr. Kjell Kühne
+52 967 1053425
Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA)
Ms. Florencia Ortuzar
+56 9 73353135
PAIRVI Associates (PAIRVI)
Mr. Ajay Kumar Jha
+91 11 29841266
Servicios Ecumenicos para Reconciliacion y Reconstruccion (SERR)
Ms. Grove Harris
+1 617 9996148
Carbon Bombs - the biggest fossil fuel projects and how to defuse them
A look at the global picture of Carbon Bombs (fossil fuel projects with >1 Gigaton potential CO2 emissions), identifies hotspots and priority regions. Colleagues will report from the frontlines of those fighting to defuse these projects.

Speakers: Dipti Batnagar, Justica Ambiental, Mozambique Diana Nabiruma, AFIEGO, Uganda Kjell Kühne, Leave it in the Ground Initiative (LINGO), Germany NN, Latin America NN, India
List of Carbon Bombs [98 kb]
16 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)
Ms. Syeda Rizwana Hasan
+88 0 1711526066
Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ)
Mr. Hemantha Withanage
+94 77 7600503
Confédération Paysanne
Ms. Suzie Guichard
+33 93 615522240
Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM)
Mr. Jieon Lee
+82 10 99639818
Peoples’ Solutions to the Climate Crisis
From energy sovereignty to gender justice, from land rights to food sovereignty: what are the real solutions to the climate crisis from frontline communities across the world who are already experiencing the harsh effects of climate change.

Speakers: Hemantha Withanage (Chairperson, Friends of the Earth International), Dipti Bhatnagar (International Programme Coordinator, Friends of the Earth Intl), Syeda Rizwana Hasan (Chief Executive, Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Assoc), 2 community representatives
16 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Mr. Sander Chan
+49 228 94927301
Boticário Group Foundation for Nature Protection
Ms. Juliana Ribeiro
+55 41 999146046
Sociedade de Pesquisa em Vida Selvagem e Educação Ambiental (SPVS)
Mr. Ricardo Borges
+55 41 995527460
York University
Ms. Idil Boran
+1 416 5229609
Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
Ms. Nathalie Pettorelli
+44 20 74496334
Bringing nature-based climate action into cities in challenging times
Urban nature-based action such as rewilding brings health, climate and nature benefits incl. lessening overheating and decarbonization. Partnerships can unlock resources esp. in developing countries while strengthening action under challenging health (e.g. COVID19), economic and political conditions

Speakers: Mr. R. Aguiar Borges (SPVS); Ms. A. Salzmann (Boticário Group Foundation); Dr J. Orbinski/Prof. D. Bazely/Dr I. Boran (York University); Dr. N. Pettorelli (ZSL); Dr. S. Chan/Mr. A. Deneault (IDOS); Ms C. Hiepe (tbc - BMZ); Ms M. Romanello(Lancet Countdown); Dr Atela (ARIN)
16 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)
Ms. Laura Tierney
+1 202 4893436
Alliance to Save Energy (ASE)
Ms. Susanna McElroy
+1 504 2322043
Corn Refiners Association, Inc. (CRA)
Mr. Justin Maroccia
+1 202 5343507
Fundación Popular (FP)
Ms. Ana Rivera
+1 809 5445919
Integrating Across Sectors: Business Leaders in Energy, Buildings & Circular Economy
Businesses are integrating climate action across sectors, suppliers and within communities. Central to achieving net-zero goals is creating partnerships to deploy technology solutions, facilitate innovation, increase resilience, and realize economic and mitigation benefits.

Speakers: Business executives & experts from energy, buildings, bioeconomy and agriculture sectors.
16 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Mr. Kentaro Takahashi
+81 46 8269593
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Ms. Suruchi Bhadwal
+91 11 24682100
University of Technology Malaysia (UTM)
Mr. Loon Wai Chau
+60 12 2986302
How Can Asia Achieve a Net Zero Future? Building Coalitions for Transformative Change
How can Asia build coalitions for transformative changes towards a net-zero future? In examining ways to do so, the discussions will feature new modes of socio-technological collaboration such as co-innovation that have potential to accelerate net-zero transitions, among countries as well as cities.

Speakers: Prof. Kazuhiko TAKEUCHI, Dr. Kentaro TAMURA, Dr. Nanda Kumar JANARDHANAN, Dr. Eric ZUSMAN, Dr Mehling, Dr Suruchi Badwal, Dr Vibha Dhawan and Prof Dr. Ho Chin Siong
16 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Climate Strategies
Ms. Julie-Anne Hogbin
+4 7539 225147
Ms. Annela Anger-Kraavi
+44 78 25338465
Making the Financial Case for Just Transition in Diverse Economies
Engaging diverse international perspectives for productive dialogue on the financial case for just transitions, this event will explore how to leverage finance for just transition initiatives such as filling data gaps, re-skilling workers, and policy reform to strengthen social safety nets.

Speakers: Keynotes: Ms Reet Ulm, Mr Imre Banyasz, Climate Department, Ministry of the Environment (Estonia). Energy Minister (Papua New Guinea). Panellists: diverse stakeholders from economies in the Global South and North, including decision-makers, youth leaders, civil society, interdisciplinary research
16 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Renewables Grid Initiative e.V. (RGI)
Ms. Antonella Battaglini
+49 30 1705849229
Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU)
Ms. Carla Freund
+32 484 782129
Efficient planning of RES and grids as a key tool in addressing the climate & biodiversity crises
Integrated and coordinated systems planning can strongly contribute to addressing the climate and biodiversity crises while scaling/speeding up deployment of RES and electricity grids. Optimisation of resources should therefore be an integral part of the planning. Positive examples already exist.

Speakers: -NABU: Importance of biodiversity -BirdLife: Relevance of sensitivity mapping in energy planning -Hitachi Energy: Climate-based system planning -European TSO (or ENTSO-E): Including new perspectives in system planning -Industry (e.g. WindEurope): Jointly planning RES & grids -Moderated by RGI
16 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Ms. Meggan Spires
+27 71 1047856
Energies 2050 (Energies 2050)
+33 6 80319189
Plateforme Océan et Climat (POC)
M. Théophile Bongarts-Lebbe
+33 75000 659525400
United Cities of Local Governments of Africa (UCLG AFRICA)
Ms. Nisrine Bennani
+212 661 486849
Building African urban resilience during a climate emergency
African cities (of all sizes) are experiencing unprecedented climate change impacts now. Unlocking finance, tackling food and water insecurity, and protecting nature and our oceans, are central to building resilience in some of the world’s most vulnerable locales.

Speakers: Speakers: Governor of South Sinai, Mayor of Chefchaouen, Mayor of Lusaka, IPCC WG II co-chair, President of AfDB, CEO of DBSA, FAO Regional Representative for Africa, Head of Cities Biodiversity Center Respondents: Minister of Environment, Egypt, Chair of the African Group of Negotiators
16 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Mr. Nathan Thanki
+44 74 95686242
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
Ms. Lien Vandamme
+41 76 2407936
College of the Atlantic (COA)
Ms. Doreen Stabinsky
+1 207 2765284
War on Want
Mr. Asad Rehman
+44 7956 210332
The F Words: What To Do About Fossil Fuels
International efforts are underway to advance a global just transition away from fossil fuels, including a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a Plastics Treaty and a Global Green New Deal. We hear from leading voices in this transition about the need to act with urgency and fairness.

Speakers: Speakers from a diverse range of sectors/ constituencies, including subnational government, scientific community, youth movements, Indigenous Peoples, faith leaders and Nobel laureates.
16 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Pronatura Sur, A. C.
Sra. Silvia Llamas Prado
+52 961 1556593
Earth Innovation Institute (EII)
Ms. Claudia Stickler
+1 508 3606480
University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder)
Ms. Colleen Scanlan Lyons
+1 303 9164714
Mapping Subnational Climate Action through Forest Conservation that Benefits People and the Planet
GCF Task Force will unite government leaders and partners to feature progress on the Manaus Action Plan (MAP). Launched at COP26, MAP is a plan to reduce deforestation, create low emissions economies and protect Indigenous Peoples and local communities’ rights in 1/3 of the world’s tropical forests

Speakers: Governor Vila Dosal, Yucatan, MX Governor Bogarin Vargas, San Martin, PE Governor Enembe, Papua, IN Sayda Rodriguez, Sec. Yucatan, MX Mauren Lazzareti, Sec. Mato Grosso, BR IPLC Lead Francisca Arara, Acre, BR
16 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Ltd. (IVL)
Mr. Nasser Ayoub
+20 12 71640175
International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA)
Ms. Touria Lakchiri
+32 499 585947
Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
Ms. Fatouma Hanini
+20 2 24154755
Secrétariat général de l'union du Maghreb Arabe (UMA)
+212 660 120458
Pathways to Sustainable Building Markets through Credible, Comparable Lifecycle-based Information
The event will showcase the application of Life-Cycle Assessment and product declaration in the built environment to achieve mitigation targets in Egypt, Africa & MENA region. Panelists will discuss strategies, opportunities & challenges and ways forward for implementing LCA in the region’s markets

Speakers: Nasser Ayoub,EPD Egypt Sebastiaan Stiller,EPD Intl. Elin Eriksson,IVL Mona Mohammed,UNEP LCInitiative Hend Farouh,HBRC Egypt Jonathan Duwyn,UNEP GlobalABC Touria LAKCHIRI, CEFIC Jauad El Kharraz, RCREEE Fouzia Chakiri, UMA Said Mouline, AMEE TBA, ICCA Fatouma Hanini, RECREE
16 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
Ms. Salote Soqo
+1 707 5086731
An Organization for Socio-Economic Development (AOSED)
Mr. Shamim Arfeen
+88 9100 244110711
Université de Liège (ULg)
Mr. Francois Gemenne
+33 6 50516999
Human mobility, disaster displacement and loss and damage.
This side event will provide insights into how loss and damage leads to human mobility and disaster displacement, how habitability thresholds determine an individual’s decision to move, and specific examples of community resilience strategies and approaches from Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands.

Speakers: Reps from An Organization for Socio-Economic Development (AOSED, Bangladesh), Université de Liège (ULg), Norwegian Refugee Council, Climate Tok, CAN International, UUSC, Task Force on Displacement, Fiji Government
16 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Mr. Mohamed Zmerli
+0 216 98939485
Association tunisienne des changements climatiques et du développement durable (2C2D)
Mr. HLAOUI zouhaier
+216 98 215255
Role of Private sector in enhancing climate actions in national level
The side event will present the importance of private sector engagement in national climate policies implementation

Speakers: - Ministry of Environment, Tunisia. - UNDP
17 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL)
Ms. M. Antonieta [Antoniette] Nestor
+44 0 775822063
Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research (C4HR&CCR)
Ms. Omoyemen Lucia Odigie-Emmanuel
+234 813 5255040
Corporación Fiscalía del Medio Ambiente (FIMA)
Mr. Felipe Pino
+56 9 89050388
Derecho Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (DAR)
Ms. Claudia Zuniga
+51 1 937592040
Mr. Kazi Hoque
+88 2 84177327
Strengthening Legal Tools & Capacity for Climate Justice & Resilience
Serious increases in legal capacity, backed by awareness & engagement, are needed to deliver on the Paris Agreement & the Glasgow Climate Pact. How to scale up climate law & governance solutions exponentially, for net zero and vulnerable countries' adaptation & resilience, advancing key SDGs?

Speakers: Leading climate law and governance decision-makers and advisors, general counsel, professionals, professors, experts and heads of institutions from Africa and Middle East, the Americas, Asia and Europe. Global Climate Law & Governance Day 2022 findings and awards will also be presented by youth.
17 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility - Law, Economics and Policy e.V. (IKEM)
Ms. Kate McKenzie
+44 7908 380405
International Environmental Communication Association (IECA)
Mr. Gregg Walker
+1 541 7404050
Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI)
Mr. Gregg Walker
+1 541 7404050
Climate-Related Dispute Resolution – Resolving Climate Change outside of State Courts
How could climate-related disputes be resolved outside of state courts? Analysis of arbitration, mediation, and existing dispute resolution fora and litigation alternatives; introduction of proposed Climate Arbitration Court. Explore hypothetical investment and loss & damage disputes.

Speakers: Michael Rodi -Germany Michael Mehling -USA Stephan Breidenbach -Germany Elizabeth Healy -Ireland Kathy Porter -Canada Luis Ore -Peru Katharine Rietig -UK Joseph Siegel -USA Christine Peringer -Canada Liliana Pimentel -Brazil Etsuko Kinefuchi -Japan Gregg Walker -USA Ruta Trainyte -Lith
17 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
China Green Carbon Foundation (CGCF)
Mr. Zhiming Zhang
+86 10 8613810998
Shan Shui Conservation Center (Shan Shui)
Ms. Xiangying Shi
+86 10 1381162695
Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology Foundation (SEE Foundation)
Ms. Xiaowen Zheng
+86 10 1355271203
Vanke Foundation
+86 755 1851871899
Voluntary contributions and global cooperation to promote synergies between climate and biodiversity
Showcasing voluntary efforts that promote synergies between climate change and biodiversity conservation particularly from non-state actors, including the private sector, NGOs, local communities and indigenous peoples, demonstrating the potential for greater international cooperation.

Speakers: Speakers from NGOs and local communities from China, Africa and Pacific Rim relevant to climate change and biodiversity issues, including: Lu Zhi, SSCC;Hou Yuanqing,CGCF;Peng Kui,GEI,Kristen McDonald, Pacific Environment
17 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Federación Nativa del Río Madre de Dios y Afluentes (FENAMAD)
Mr. Julio Cusurichi Palacios
+55 1 997314342
Asociación Regional de Pueblos Indígenas de la Selva Central (ARPI-SC)
Mr. Esteban Francisco Morales Cama
+51 1 969134774
Food security, indigenous economy and community vigilance against climate change
Strengthen food security and the indigenous economy, control and surveillance is key to exercising governance over territories pressured by deforestation, so as to contribute to the NDC with clear adaptation and mitigation measures.

Speakers: Julio Cusurichi FENAMAD, Cline Chauca ARPI, Miguel Guimaraes AIDESEP, Danilo Jordán SZF, COICA
17 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
Mr. Michael Zissener
+49 228 8150249
Mr. Alexander von Kap-herr
+49 174 2430361
Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)
Mr. Karlos Lee Moresi
+679 0 7425191
Financing innovative approaches to protect against losses & damages in vulnerable countries
Support for climate and disaster risk management and financing instruments are needed by governments, businesses, and individuals to help them prepare for climate change and recover from extreme weather events. This event will showcase instruments to minimize and address loss and damage

Speakers: a) Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) b) Representatives of V20 (tbd) c) Pacific Insurance and Climate Adaptation Programme d) KfW
17 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st)
Ms. Titilope Akosa
+234 10 8023047678
Mr. Rob Abrams
+44 44 7787707643
University College London (UCL)
Mr. Dr. Delanjathan Devakumar
+44 0 2079052839
Pathways to Climate & Health Justice: Towards Resilient and Just Health Systems
An expert panel discussion on the impact of climate on health; and how innovative solutions in climate financing, equitable health surveillance and one health, can be pursued with justice-oriented strategies to build a resilient health systems.

Speakers: Professor Akin Abayomi -Honourable Commissioner for Health Lagos state, Titilope Akosa, Dr. Githinji Gitahi, Group CEO & Group Programmes Director- AMREF, Dr Marina Romanello, Lancet Countdown, Dotun Bobadoye- CEO of GET and Dr Abi Deivanayagam, Medical doctor, Researcher
17 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Plant for the Planet Foundation (Plant for the Planet)
Ms. Yugratna Srivastava
+91 78 60571707
International Forestry Students' Association (IFSA)
Ms. Esha Mitra
+91 82828 24244
TakingITGlobal (TIG)
Mr. Liam O'Doherty
+1 416 9779363
TreeMapper: Youth Innovation Driving Restoration with Technology and Precision
A session with 2 opening remarks, 1 key presentation of TreeMapper and a panel session of 4 speakers each presenting their work on restoration and how technological tools such as TreeMapper can be crucial highlighting lessons learned from the Trillion T

Speakers: Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation International Forestry Students Association (IFSA) UN Environment Salesforce 1 Billion Trees Africa Bayka Argentina
17 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Harvard University
Mr. Robert Stowe
+802 989 2004
Fondazione Centro Studi Enel
Mr. Nicolo Sartori
+39 329 9385560
Using Satellite Observations of Atmospheric Methane to Advance Global Climate Change Policy
Effective public policy and robust international cooperation are needed to reduce methane emissions – key to addressing climate change. Satellite-based measurement – and attribution of emissions through statistical analysis – can advance both policy and cooperation.

Speakers: Confirmed: Lena Höglund-Isaksson, IIASA; Daniel Jacob, Harvard University; Claudia Octaviano, INECC (Mexico); Robert Stavins, Harvard University. Enel Foundation representative and others to be confirmed. The Government of Mexico has agreed to informally co-sponsor the event.
17 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Congregation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Carmelite NGO)
Mr. Eduardo Agosta Scarel
+34 611 659254
Boston College
Mr. James West
+1 617 5521391
Jeunesse Étudiante Catholique Internationale (IYCS-JECI)
Mr. Innocent ODONGO
+33 6 61684821
Society of Catholic Medical Missionaries (SCMM)
Ms. Mary Jane Caspillo
+1 215 9009040
UNANIMA International (UI)
Sr. Jean Quinn
+1 929 2105
VIVAT International (VIVAT)
Ms. Maria Lourdes Santos
+1 10017 6464870003
Catholics at COP27
The Social Teaching of the Church on Integral Ecology & Climate Crisis: The Great Challenges.

Speakers: Fr. Joshtrom Kureethadam, Lindyn Moma, Fr. Eduardo Agosta Scarel, Caroline Kirru, Prof. David Storey, Mary Jo Iozzio, Lara Hicks, Lorna Gold, Lydia Machaka; Rev Fletcher Harper, Giovanni Vianello.
17 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
Mr. Tristan Tyrrell
+1 514 2882220
Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Enhancing Action on Climate and Implementation of the SDGs
The event will discuss how the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework could support climate change adaptation and mitigation, and accelerate progress on key SDGs, through global collaboration, integrated approaches and inclusion of all stakeholders.

Speakers: The event will invite speakers from the 3 Rio Conventions (CBD, UNFCCC, UNCCD), UNEP, FAO and other stakeholders
17 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Ms. Christina Wegelein
+49 30 18172069
Adelphi Research (AR)
Mr. Dennis Taenzler
+49 49 1796460271
The Climate, Environment, Peace & Security initiative - towards multilateral inclusive action
As a foreign policy response to the climate & security risks the Climate, Environment, Peace & Security initiative aims at linking global actors for advancing a climate action agenda for peace through inclusive and effective projects on the ground.

Speakers: German Minister Annalena Baerbock, WWF Javeria Kella (Youth Expert, Pakistan) or Jayathma Wickkramanayake (Sri Lanka), Nisreen Elsaim (Youth Expert, Sudan), AU Commissioner Bankole Adeoye, SG Pacific islands forum: Henry Puna (COK) or Simon Kofe (MoFA TVU)
17 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
WCMC (World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
Ms. Lera Miles
+44 7341 774768
Michael Succow Foundation for the Protection of Nature (MSF)
Mr. Jan Peters
+49 3834 8354217
A Global Peatlands Assessment to guide decision makers towards conservation and sustainable use
A collaborative effort to improve knowledge on peatlands is presented. Developed on behalf of the GPI, the Global Peatlands Assessment (GPA) is a key step forward in coordinated action between UNEP and the Ramsar Secretariat on approaches to peatlands and sustainable development-related policy.

Speakers: GPI: collaboration through the Global Peatlands Initiative. UNEP-WCMC: The Global Peatlands Assessment (GPA). Ramsar Convention: policy relevance of GPA. Michael Succow Foundation / GMC: GPA as a platform for scientific collaboration. Country representative: relevance to decision-making
17 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Mr. Sani Ayouba
+227 96 261994
Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR)
Ms. Rebecca Murphy
+44 0 7800564388
Addressing Climate-induced Loss and Damage and Building Long-term Resilience of Vulnerable Groups
This event focuses on climate-induced migration, economic losses and damages in food systems & non-economic losses due to change in ways of life. It presents how inclusive & participatory policy & actions, synergies between DRR & climate policy & processes could scale up climate resilience of all.

Speakers: Dr Kamayé Maazou, Executive Secretary CNEDD & Focal Point UNFCCC for Niger; Mr. Issa Garba, RJNCC/ AYICC; Ms Vositha Wijenayake, SLYCAN Trust; Ms Fatchima Nourra, ANSEN; Mr. Gousmane Moussa, Coordinator NAP; Mr. Sani Ayouba, JVE Niger; Representatives from GNDR, youth; UNFCCC/WIM/LEG representati
17 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Margaret Pyke Trust (MPT)
Mr. David Johnson
+44 7481 411117
Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT)
Ms. Kerryn Morrison
+27 82 8775126
MSI Reproductive Choices (MSI)
Ms. Bethan Cobley
+44 7905 282481
Removing barriers to family planning within African climate policy processes
East African civil society and governments are at the forefront of developments in making the connections between human health and climate adaptation / resilience in policy, whilst also delivering replicable programme models. This event will call for further replication of such approaches.

Speakers: Uwimbabazi Sarah (MPT), Salimata Diouf Cisse (MSI), Adalbert Aine-omucunguzi (EWT), Endashaw Mogessie (PHE Ethiopia), Raymond Ruyoka (Uganda Youth Network), Carina Hirsch (IUCN Biodiversity & Family Planning Task Force) and representatives of the DRC, Ethiopian and Ugandan Governments.
17 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
University of Toronto
Ms. Julia Kulik
+1 416 7681663
Australian National University (ANU)
Ms. Sally Wheeler
+61 2 61254124
Northwestern University (NU)
Ms. Annelise Riles
+1 607 2616777
Polytechnic of Turin
Ms. Patrizia Lombardi
+39 338 6685833
Second Nature
Mr. Timothy Carter
+1 617 7220036
Universite Cote d'Azur (UCA)
Ms. Sara-Anne Comel Le Mestre
+250 33 678988620
Université de Montréal (UdeM)
Mme Manon Boiteux
+1 514 6412912
University of Edinburgh
Mr. Derek MacLeod
+44 7980 651239
Washington University
Ms. Beth Martin
+11 314 4025718
Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)
Mr. John Bell
+1 780 5542355
Universities as key solutions providers: leveraging our local and global networks for innovation
All agree the scientific community is critical to the fight against climate change, but universities are less present in the debate. Yet our campuses develop thousands of technological, policy, and societal innovations each year by working closely with local and global partners across sectors.

Speakers: Our panel features university and community leaders demonstrating that universities can be effective co-creators of solutions with governments, community, and industry. Convened by the U7+ Alliance of World Universities, representing institutions in the Global South and Global North.
17 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
Ms. Kim O'Dowd
+44 20 73547974
Ms. Emilie Rojas
+56 9 59954834
Methane Matters: delivering on the Global Methane Pledge for ambitious methane mitigation.
One year after the Global Methane Pledge’s launch, speakers will present which measures need to be taken by signatories to ensure ambitious methane cuts. They will also explore the need for strong and bold diplomatic efforts to develop an international governance framework on methane mitigation.

Speakers: Nusa Urbancic, Campaigns Director, Changing Markets Foundation Tim Grabiel, Senior Lawyer and Policy Advisor, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) Dr. Neil Tangri, Science and Policy Director, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) To be confirmed, scientist and health expert
17 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Mr. Muluneh Hedeto
+251 0 912499802
International Climate Dialogue e.V. (ICD)
Mr. Stephan Hoch
+49 176 21637381
Trustees of Tufts College (Tufts University)
Ms. Mieke van der Wansem
+1 617 8728099
Policy,reg.and climate finance devt scenarios for RE in Africa,with a focus on Ethiopia's update NDC
Strengthening resilience for sustainable and just development in Africa through implementing NDC: opportunities for adaptation planning; clean energy; finance; food security; industry; and land as well as carbon market

Speakers: H.E. Dr. Getahun Garedew, DG, Ethiopian EPA; Muluneh Hedeto, Ethiopian NDC development partners (WRI, WB/UNDP); Perspectives, Stephen Hoch; Kelly Gallagher, Amy Jaffe, Abay Yimere, and Seth Owusu-Mante (Climate Policy Lab, Fletcher, Tufts University)
17 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Stop Ecocide Foundation
Ms. Sue Miller
+44 7843 37074
Planète Amazone
Mr. Gert Bruch
+33 7 81239291
Curbing crisis, protecting life, enabling implementation: the role of criminal law
Implementing ambitious goals in response to the triple crisis of climate, pollution and nature loss is proving painfully difficult. A criminal law to deter severe destruction of nature (“ecocide”) could protect vital ecosystems, support earth guardianship and catalyse strategic positive change.

Speakers: Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Director, Law Division, UNEP; Jojo Mehta, Stop Ecocide Foundation; James Cameron, Barrister & climate advocate; Paul Polman, Imagine; Nnimmo Bassey, HOMEF; Dalia Marquez, Human rights lawyer & youth voice, Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Alliance of Mother Nature’s Guardians
17 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance (GGJ)
Mr. Adrien Salazar
+1 408 3483941
Coordinadora de Organizaciones de Agricutores y Ganaderos (COAG)
Mr. Juan Reardon
+54 911 21824509
No War, No Warming: Demilitarization and Climate Justice
Militaries are some of the largest contributors to climate pollution in the world and resource wars are exacerbating climate crisis. Reversing climate chaos requires confronting war and military expansion. Hear from climate- and military-impacted peoples on demilitarization, peace & climate justice.

Speakers: Lara Kiswani, Arab Resource and Organizing Center; Nnimmo Bassey, Health of Mother Earth; Moñeka de Oro, Micronesia Climate Change Alliance; Kali Akuno, Cooperation Jackson; Jesus Vazquez, Organización Boricuá de Agricultura Ecológica; Coordinadora de Organizaciones de Agricutores y Ganaderos (COAG)
17 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)
Mr. Ryo Nakamura
+1 212 9635914
High-level Dialogue of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests: Turning the Tide on Deforestation
Leaders of the UN agencies and other CPF members will outline their enhanced ambition and individual/joint actions to accelerate efforts in support of the global commitments on forests.

Speakers: Heads and principals of the participating CPF member organizations, including: CBD, CIFOR-ICRAF, CITES, FAO, GEF, ITTO, IUCN, IUFRO, UNCCD, UNFCCC, UNDP, UNEP, UNFF/DESA, World Bank.
17 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Mr. JP Amaral
+55 11 977887955
Child Rights International Network (CRIN) (CRIN)
Ms. Isabelle Kolebinov
+33 6 70931634
Save the Children International
Ms. Hlonipa Rabeca Lauriciano
+44 44 7583026287
Commiting to children’s rights for climate justice: an interactive dialogue across generations
Climate change impacts 1 billion children, but in 2021, only 34% of NDCs were child-sensitive and 12% had children participation (Unicef). This event will have children, parents and elders with decision makers interacting to endorse a statement for children at the center of climate negotiations.

Speakers: Confirmed partners: UNICEF, CERI, Plan International, Alana, Our Kids’ Climate, Parents For Future Global, CRIN, Save the Children, ChildFund Alliance, Children in a Changing Climate coalition, World Vision, #Natureforall IUCN, Children & Nature Network. Includes testimonies from children worldwide.
17 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Italian Climate Network (ICN)
Mr. Jacopo Bencini
+39 340 7850099
Climate Action Network - Europe (CAN - Europe)
Ms. Rachel Simon
+32 0 7489716340
Conseil de la Jeunesse de la Communauté Française de Belgique (CJCF)
Ms. Rebecca Thissen
+32 4 84308188
United Kingdom Youth Climate Coalition Limited (UKYCC)
Ms. Serena Bashal
+44 44 7956787747
The case for a Loss&Damage Facility under the Paris Agreement - voices from experts & practitioners
Loss and Damage is the last missing part of the PA to still be operationalized further than through dialogues and platforms. Practitioners, experts, and activists from the world discuss the case for the establishment of a proper Facility at COP27, as asked by many developing Parties since COP26.

Speakers: Speaker1 (Italian Climate Network); Speaker2 (CAN Europe); Speaker3 (Oxfam GB); Speaker4 (activist from global South-UKYCCC); Speaker5 (Italian Ministry for Ecological Transition); eventual others
17 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
Mr. Arunabha Ghosh
+91 11 40733300
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Ms. Kate Whitefoot
+1 734 2760695
Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities Center, Inc. (CAI - Asia Center)
Ms. Glynda Bathan-Baterina
+63 2 86311042
Clean Air as a Human Right: Air quality actions for climate mitigation, adaptation, and human health
Air pollution is a major threat to human health and climate that will be exacerbated by global warming. This event highlights exemplary actions to reduce premature mortality and create healthy urban development by integrating air quality in climate mitigation and adaptation.

Speakers: The high-level event will feature speakers from city, regional, and national governments, and leading international organizations to discuss pledges to improve air quality and pathways to clean air as a catalyst for climate mitigation, adaptation, human health, and development.
17 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Mr. Michael Kühn
+49 228 1724269712
Oro Verde - Tropical Forest Foundation (OroVerde)
Mr. Johannes Horstmann
+49 228 2429018
Ecosystem-based Adaptation in vulnerable rural communities - experiences from Haiti, Cuba and the DR
We will showcase best practices and lessons about Ecosystem-based Adaptation aiming at building climate-resilient communities in vulnerable areas along the CBC (Caribbean Biological Corridor), funded by the international climate initiative IKI of the German Federal Government.

Speakers: Vea Dieudonne (WHH Haiti) Maritza Garcia Garcia (Cuba) Yulissa Alvarez (Centro Naturaleza, Dom. Rep.) Mamerto Valerio (ENDA Dominicana) Johannes Horstmann (OroVerde Tropical Forest Foundation, Germany) Hanna Maass: (WHH Dom. Rep.) Michael Kühn: Moderation (WHH)
17 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Clean Air Task Force (CATF)
Mr. Jonathan Banks
+1 207 6070606
Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA)
Ms. Anaid Velasco
+52 55 29433212
Methane Momentum: Global efforts to cut methane emissions and bend the curve on climate
In depth look at the progress to achieve the Global Methane Pledge. Leaders from government and civil society will provide insight into the success to date and what more needs to be done to realize the .3 C cut in temperature opportunity that methane presents.

Speakers: Leaders from Nigeria, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, EU and US. Plus civil society and IGO representatives such as the Climate and Clean Air Coalition.
17 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Friends World Committee for Consultation
Ms. Lindsey Cook
+49 179 5918510
Inuit Circumpolar Conference (ICC)
Ms. Joanna MacDonald
+1 613 3551507
Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW)
Ms. Shelley Tanenbaum
+1 510 5429606
Quakers in Britain
Ms. Olivia Hanks
+44 207 6631055
Effective ethical and equitable climate action: A Foundation for Climate Justice
A participatory workshop on effective, ethical and equitable examples of climate action to avoid nature's tipping points, including Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights based approaches, fair finance to loss and damage, and accountability for military emissions to mitigate climate change.

Speakers: Joanna McDonald (Inuit Circumpolar) Professor David Boyd (UNSR Human Rights and the Environment) Deborah Burton (Tipping Points North South) Professor Pam Pearson (International Cryosphere) Olivia Hanks - Fair Finance Faith Action Moderator: Lindsey Fielder Cook Quaker UN Office
17 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
Urgenda Foundation (Urgenda)
Mr. Filippo Paolo Fantozzi
+44 7947 895854
A Sud Ecology and Cooperation - Onlus (A Sud)
Ms. Lucie Greyl
+39 345 1017232
Climate litigation as a critical tool to enhance accountability and close the ambition gap.
This event will highlight the wave of climate cases brought globally against States for their climate inaction. It will show how this enhances accountability and lifts ambition – and ultimately shifts the narrative towards climate inaction as a matter of rights and duties.

Speakers: Lucie Greyl – A Sud (NGO plaintiff in Giudizio Universale). Dennis van Berkel – Legal Counsel, Urgenda Foundation. Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh – Attorney at Blue Ocean Law in Guam. Lucy Maxwell – Climate Litigation Network. Plaintiff – Australian Climate Case.
17 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
Woodwell Climate Research Center (WHRC)
Mr. David McGlinchey
+1 508 5243205 (ERA dba
Ms. Inge Relph
+44 7712 290068
Intertwined Fates: How the Arctic, Amazon, and Africa are connected and shape our climate future
Arctic warming is accelerating climate change with impacts already felt from the Arctic to Africa. And planet-cooling tropical forests face multiple threats. Hear eminent climate scientists and female youth leaders bear witness to impacts and explore the choices we face to secure our climate future.

Speakers: Dr. Heather Goldstone, Woodwell Climate Dr. Sue Natali, Woodwell Arctic Program Dr. Mike Coe, Woodwell Tropics Program Dr. John Holdren, Harvard Arctic Initiative Sharon Gakii, COP youth summit (Kenya) Xiye Bastida, Fridays for Future USA Inge Relph & Sally Ranney, co-founders Global Choices
17 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Korea University (KUCE)
Mr. Son Yowhan
+82 2841 1050153018
Global Canopy
Ms. Helen Burley
+44 7703 731923
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
Ms. Nathalie Walker
+1 202 4701083
Forests as global connectors: new and innovative partnerships to reduce deforestation
The event will highlight cooperative efforts to reduce deforestation, including a Green Détente between the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, a joint initiative between the European Union and China, and collaboration between the public and private sectors in Brazil.

Speakers: Climate Change Center Chairperson, YoungSook Yoo; Korea University, Yowhan Son; Global Canopy Executive Director, Niki Mardas; Amigos da Terra - Amazônia Brasileira, Mauro Armelin; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Holly Gibbs; National Wildlife Federation, Nathalie Walker
17 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Mr. Andrew Andrea
+41 22 7490558
British Standards Institution (BSI)
Ms. Emily Faint
+44 44 4475574866
International Accreditation Forum Inc. (IAF)
Ms. Chikako Makino
+81 3 68235736
Transforming the climate actions of global economies through standards: From commitment to impact
Urgent climate action demands a global system re-boot. ISO will convene partners to promote the cross-sector climate action the world needs. Climate leaders will showcase actions to convert and mainstream commitments for a measurable positive climate impact

Speakers: Sergio Mujica, ISO Emanuele Riva, IAF Massamba Thioye, Our 2050 World Fabienne Michaux, UNDP Sustainable Finance Hub on sustainable financing Abeer Sadek, Egyptian Organization for Standards & Quality
17 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Green Economics Institute (GEI)
Ms. Miriam Kennet
+44 7990 590463
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
Ms. Sharize Odongo
+254 714 317001
Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia (ERINA)
Ms. Enkhbayar Shagdar
+81 25 2905545
Global Greens (Verts Mondiaux) (Global Greens)
Mr. Frank Sheridan
+44 7914 975875
Technology Education Research and Rehabilitation for Environment Policy Centre (TERRE Policy Centre)
Mme Vinitaa Hemant Apte
+91 0 982091537
Burning Critical :Where science leads & where must politics dare to go: Reversing Loss & Damage
Burning Critical Ambition-Maintaining 1.5 degrees by 2030-Speeding emmission cuts to stop fires & heating. Finance enables change- Off we go.Common goals to get things moving & speeding along.Intersectional Perspectives representing many peoples & non human species & nature, Reversing Loss & Damage

Speakers: Indigenous, Minority, Differently able,Young people, women speakers. Many intersectional groups show how to lead diverging from main stream stuck thinking towards a new more complete human leadership for resilience and survival.Examples of Ecorestauration, literacy & carbon dioxide recycling
17 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC)
Mme Anneliese Depoux
+33 1 661820817
University of California
Mr. Robert monroe
+1 858 9991738
Climate change and its impacts on health: a challenge for habitability
The habitability of part of the world depends on the health impacts resulting from climate change: spatial distribution of infectious diseases or child malnutrition due to increased crop failures, etc. HL researchers will present results from their field from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Speakers: Dr A Depoux, Prof N Blanc, USPC Dr Ch Halpern,Sciences Po, Prof Sir A Haines, LSHTM, Prof R Sauerborn,Prof J Rocklöv, Prof I Danquah, P Schwerdtle, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health Dr A Sié, Centre de Recherche en Santé de Nouna,Burkina Fasso M Nasheed, former Pdt of Maldives
17 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Asociación Española para la Economía Energética (aeee)
Mr. Miguel Angel Muñoz
+34 6 36233357
Grupo Español para el Crecimiento Verde (GECV)
Ms. Carmen Navarro Gómez
+34 6 76513628
Climate solutions in Ibero-America from a civil society and business perspective
This event aims at providing concrete climate action solutions and showcasing successful best practices from a civil society and business perspectives in the Ibero-American context, enhancing the potential of regional collaborative action and focusing on the implementation and finance dimensions.

Speakers: Kepa Solaun,President Asociación Española Economía Energética;Beatriz Corredor,President Grupo Red Eléctrica;Gonzalo Saenz de Miera,President Spanish Green Growth Group;Alicia Montalvo,Manager Climate Action CAF;Eliot Whittington,Director CLG;Marta Blanco,President CEOE International
17 Nov 2022
Thutmose (150)
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives Philippines, Inc. (GAIA)
Ms. Maria Elena Vilella Casaus
+44 0 7847079154
Lawyers' Environmental Action Team (LEAT)
Ms. Mariel Vilella
+44 7847 79154
Pesticide Action Network Asia BHD (PAN AP)
Ms. Maria Elena Vilella Casaus
+44 7847 79154
Thanal Trust
Mr. Jayakumar Chelaton
+91 471 2727150
World Biogas Association (WBA)
Ms. Giulia Ceccarelli
+44 0 7551005377
Methane from the waste sector: opportunities and challenges to deliver the Global Methane Pledge
The waste sector is the third largest source of anthropogenic methane emissions and growing rapidly. Alternative treatments such as compost and biogas can cut waste methane emissions up to 96% and help deliver the GMP. This panel is organised by UNFCCC observers GAIA, Thanal, PAN AP, LEAT, WBA.

Speakers: CCAC; Global Methane Fund; IGAD - Intergovernmental Authority on Development; Charlotte Morton, WBA; Dr. Neil Tangri, GAIA; Ana Le Rocha, Nipe Fagio (Tanzania); Desmond Alugnoa, GAYO (Ghana); Jack Macy, SF Environment in City and County of San Francisco (US); Trivandrum Municipality (India).
17 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)
Ms. Giulia Galluccio
+39 345 7404774
European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)
Ms. Monica Eberle
+39 41 2346065
Società Italiana per le Scienze del Clima (SISC)
Ms. Martina Gambaro
+39 41 2346066
Launching an EU Climate Summit to maximize synergy of EU Research Governance and Innovation
Key EU mitigation and adaptation policy instruments will be discussed together with the launch of the European Climate Summit in March 2023 as the informative transmission belt able to feed the policy process from climate science to decision-makers for a green and just transition of our societies

Speakers: High Level Speakers from the following initiatives will be invited JPI Climate, EAERE and SISC. Among others Frank McGovern, JPI Climate Chair, Antonio Navarra, CMCC, Enrica De Cian, Ca Foscari, Phoebe Koundouri, EAERE President, Massamba Thioye, Climate Change Innovation Hub
17 Nov 2022
Akhenaten (150)
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Ms. Alina Averchenkova
+44 7799 657954
Centre for Policy Research (CPR)
Mr. Navroz Dubash
+91 990 2820180
Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Ms. Aleksandra Blagojevic
+41 22 9194183
Designing governance systems to enable effective implementation of the Paris agreement
The event features new analysis on climate governance functions required to enable low-carbon, climate-resilient transitions to net zero. The panel discussion will explore the role of law and present experience with implementing climate governance reforms from around the world.

Speakers: Presentations by Prof. Navroz Dubash and Dr. Anirudh Sridhar, CPR, India; Olivia Rumble and Andrew Gilder, Climate Legal, South Africa; Dr. Alina Averchenkova and Catherine Higham, GRI, LSE followed by a panel discussion with legislators, policy makers and civil society.
17 Nov 2022
Amon (150)
State of Palestine
Mr. Nedal Katbehbader
+970 599 201541
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
Mr. Bjarne Steffen
+41 44 6338545
Implementing the Paris Agreement – NDC implementation, climate finance, and the case of Palestine
This session discusses the progress in implementing the PA, internationally and by parties. Topics include international climate finance, and the experience of Palestine with its NDC implementation plans, enabling policies, setting up a MRV system, and implementation of Art. 6.

Speakers: Palestinian Government representatives, ETH Zurich, Perspectives Climate Research, experts e.g. from multilateral development banks
17 Nov 2022
Hatshepsut (300)
Ms. Rosalaura Romeo
+39 348 1536377
Mr. Giorgio Grussu
+39 334 7913664
Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDARC)
Mr. Fabio Parisi
+39 349 8859223
Mr. Fabio Parisi
+39 349 8859223
Brining mountains to the forefront by leveraging the International Year of Mountains 2022
Organized in the framework of the Mountain Partnership, this side-event will discuss how to leverage the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development 2022 to bring mountains to the forefront of international processes and, in particular, to the plenary discussion of future COPs.

Speakers: • Ministry of Forests and Environment, Government of Nepal • Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology and Technical Supervision, Government of Kyrgyzstan • Energy and Climate Change Agency, Government of Andorra • MINAM, Government of Peru • FAO - Mountain Partnership Secretariat • KIRDARC
17 Nov 2022
Khufu (300)
Conseil des Communes et Régions d'Europe (CCRE / CEMR)
Ms. Eva Banos de guisasola
+32 495 364011
The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
Mr. Benjamin Goodwin
+44 1522 271703
Capacity building on green skills to enable local, regional and international climate action
Presentation of cutting-edge green skills capacity building, resources and toolkits to enable politicians and organisations to meet global climate change commitments agreed through the COP process. Discussion will focus on applying green skills principles across international borders and economies

Speakers: CEMR Secretary general.UCLG.MCR 2030 initiative.S.Mukherjee MBE, CEO and M.Baxter, deputy CEO IEMA. L.Takeh, Head of Net Zero Transformation, Strategy and Innovation Consulting, Deloitte. O.Ajakaiye, ED Ampak Nigeria Limited. A.Hassan, Institute Environmental Studies Research, Ain Shams Univ.
17 Nov 2022
Memphis (300)
Practical Action
Mr. Colin McQuistan
+44 7523 355435
Ms. Marlene Becker
+49 228 6049268
New York University (NYU)
Ms. Arpitha Kodiveri
+1 212 9200276
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
Ms. Rachel Cleetus
+1 617 3018031
To many the climate negotiations appear to be stuck, how do we unlock progress on Loss and Damage?
This session will bring together representatives from climate impacted communities, key negotiators from climate vulnerable countries and climate lawyers to deliberate on how to make progress on Loss and Damage in the negotiations. What can be done to accelerate action under the Paris Agreement?

Speakers: Laura Schafer (German Watch) Arpitha Kodiveri (CLX) Hafij Khan (Bangladesh) TBC [Climate Negotiator from St Lucia, Caribbean] Moderator Colin McQuistan (Practical Action)
17 Nov 2022
Osiris (300)
Nurses Across the Borders (NAB)
+44 75 80081195
Global Climate and Health Alliance, a project of the Social Good Fund (GCHA)
Ms. Jennifer Kuhl
+1 410 9197423
Solar Cookers International (SCI)
Mr. Alan Bigelow
+1 916 4554499
Building healthy and resilient communities in Africa to withstand the climate crisis.
Healthy communities are a key pillar for climate resilience and critical for social wellbeing. To promote public health, to ensure that populations can withstand climate shocks, and to maintain development, action across sectors, including health, energy, clean cooking, and agriculture is necessary.

Speakers: Government representatives from environment/health ministries of Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and/or South Africa; GreenPlinth Africa LTD, Whole Earth Initiative, Enviro News, South African Medical Association; Solar Cookers International; Nurses Across the Borders; Amref Health Africa.
17 Nov 2022
Thebes (150)
Ms. Emma Fransman
+358 358 504727076
Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC)
Ms. Senni Raunio
+358 0 503512390
How government-business collaboration can drive climate policy? Case: Climate Neutral Finland 2035
Finland is committed to achieving climate neutrality by 2035. What are the key learnings from the Finnish experience in government-business collaboration in setting ambitious climate targets? Can these learnings be translated to useful concepts to benefit other countries too?

Speakers: Ms. Maria Ohisalo, Minister of Environment of Finland; Ms. Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI; Mr. Charles Héaulmé, CEO, Huhtamäki Oyj; Ms. Tuuli Hietaniemi, Specialist, Sitra; Ms. Tuuli Kaskinen, CEO of Climate Leadership Coalition; Mr. Janne Peljo, Confederation of Finnish Industries
17 Nov 2022
Tutankhamun (100)
Mr. Evans Njewa
+265 0 888853245
Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF)
Mr. Ben Wilson
+44 7586 352531
Malawi's Nationally Determined Contribution
To showcase best practices Malawi is doing in implementing and monitoring its Nationally Determined Contributions

Speakers: TBC
*Provisionally admitted observer organization