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Title/theme/speakers Organizer Date Attachments
Impacts of addressing aviation and maritime emissions on developing countries
What are the potential impacts of mitigation action in aviation and maritime transport on developing countries? How can such impacts be minimized and/or compensated? What would be the net impact of an integrated approach?
Martin Cames
+49 170 735 08 70
Thu, 21 Aug 2008 
Agenda [7 kb]
Presentation Oeko-Institute [107 kb]
Presentation WWF UK [65 kb]
Presentation European Commission [1 Mb]
Presentation Panama [2 Mb]
Analysis of means to reach emission reduction targets and of relevant methodological issues
Presentation of the results of a technical paper requested of the secretariat, which covers the analysis of means to reach emission reduction targets and relevant methodological issues. Experts involved in the development of the paper will be present to answer questions from participants
Claudio Forner
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
+49 228 8151750
Thu, 21 Aug 2008   
Sectoral approaches under the LCA
A presentation of the EU perspective on sectoral approaches and their potential contribution to a post-2012 climate regime
Nicola Notaro
European Union
+32 2 299 0499
Thu, 21 Aug 2008 
draft agenda [28 kb]
Presentation EC [1 Mb]
Presentation CCAP [223 kb]
Road to Cool Earth - international cooperation and solidarity
This side event aims to introduce Japanese initiatives including Cool Earth Partnership with developing countries, discussion on G8 Summit and MEM, sectoral approach for setting fair targets and technology transfer, and the support for improvement of inventories in developing countries.
Ai Kaibu
+49 175 292 7280
Fri, 22 Aug 2008 
2 Jun Arima [352 kb]
1 Shuichi Takano [149 kb]
3 Kazuhiko Hombu [390 kb]
4 Kotaro Kawamata [1 Mb]
5 Hitomi Kimura [205 kb]
6 Yoshiharu Tachibana [3 Mb]
7 Sei Kato [858 kb]
0_program & abstract [584 kb]
Equity at the core of a robust climate solution; Operationalizing the Greenhouse Development Rights
Discussion on emissions reductions trajectories and enabling mechanisms that are consistent with adequately and equitably dealing climate change without compromising the development aspirations of developing countries. Experts and other stakeholders will be available to explore these issues
Nelson Muffuh
The Conservancy Association (CA)
+44 207 523 2383
Fri, 22 Aug 2008 
GDRs Made Easy [1 Mb]
GDRs Powerpoint Presentation [3 Mb]
GDRs Executive Summary [577 kb]
Financing development in a changing climate
Speakers from developing countries, donors and the MDBs will discuss the challenges of helping interested countries undertake actions for low carbon and climate resilient growth as part of their development planning. Topics will include IDA, the Climate Investment Funds and other resource flows
Ian Noble
World Bank
(1- 202) 473-1329
Fri, 22 Aug 2008 
Main presentation [2 Mb]
Foret presentation [1 Mb]
Market-based REDD: Discussion of key policy issues
CMCC, EDF and partners will present our updated policy approach for REDD: i) Compensated Reduction funds REDD in tropical nations through the carbon market; ii) Implications for an international carbon market; iii) Energy technology innovation
Anil Markandya
Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)
+39 041 271 1474
Fri, 22 Aug 2008 
Agenda [187 kb]
Presentation_Cattaneo [1 Mb]
Presentation_Lubowski [802 kb]
Presentation_Schwartzman [2 Mb]
A sectoral approach and technology transfer for the cement sector
An illustrative and comprehensive design of a sectoral approach for the cement sector is presented. Two options are proposed for both developed and developing countries which can be freely combined. A set of environmental, economic and technical criteria are evaluated. Recommendations are provided
José Romero
+41 79 2519069
Fri, 22 Aug 2008 
A sectoral approach [561 kb]
Aviation actions and initiatives on climate change
Organized by ICAO in cooperation with the main aviation stakeholders -manufacturers, airlines and air navigation providers. The main achievements and current work at technological and operational levels to address emissions from international aviation will be presented
Jane Hupe
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
+1 514 9546363
Sat, 23 Aug 2008 
Advanced Technology Contributions - ICCAIA [1 Mb]
Programme [168 kb]
Aviation & Climate Change - IATA [1 Mb]
ANS Providers & Climate Change - CANSO [1 Mb]
Actions & Initiatives on Climate Change - ICAO [2 Mb]
The Bali Action Plan: issues and challenges
What is the way forward for the Bali Action Plan? What do developing countries think is essential for progress of the UNFCCC process?
Li Lin LIM
Third World Network (TWN)
+41 78 875 0084
Sat, 23 Aug 2008   
REDD and carbon markets - are they compatible?
A critical look at the political and technical problems associated with trying to tackle the real, underlying causes of deforestation using carbon markets, considering impacts on the environment and on indigenous peoples and other forest-dependent communities
Ronnie Hall
Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
+44 1243 602756
Sat, 23 Aug 2008 
Analysis of use of carbon markets to fund REDD [339 kb]
Forest governance and REDD: A forum for indigenous peoples and local community voices on forests and
Perspectives on land territory and natural resource rights in the design and implementation of effective mechanisms for avoided deforestation and degradation in a global climate regime
Stephanie Tunmore
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
+44 77 9694 7451
Sat, 23 Aug 2008   
Amazon forest people: REDD and land rights
Recognition of land rights is key to the success of the REDD debate. The land rights issue will be debated by forest people in the context of REDD and climate change
Erika Pinto
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
+55 61 9961 0550
Sat, 23 Aug 2008 
Side Event _Vicky Tauli_Corpuz_The UN Declaration [181 kb]
Side Event Juan Carlos Jintiach COICA Y ALIANZA AM [11 Mb]
Side Event Juan Reategui Silva COICA-AIDESEP-CC. [15 Mb]
National Action Plan on Climate Change
India is faced with the challenge of sustaining its rapid economic growth while dealing with the threat of global climate change. The Plan oulines a number of steps to simultaneously advance India's development and climate change related objectives of adaptation and mitigation
R. K. Sethi
+91 11 2436 2252
Sat, 23 Aug 2008 
NAP [20 kb]
NAPCC presentation [1 Mb]
REDD for ecosystem values
REDD will not only contribute to mitigate climate change but also might emerge as a major tool to conserve ecosystem value. In the side event we explore new ways on how to build in 'ecosystem services' to the carbon economy
Florian Kraxner
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
+43 22 3680 7233
Sat, 23 Aug 2008 
IIASA_SE_Accra_Agenda [210 kb]
Costs of Avoided Deforestation [354 kb]
IIASA_SE_Accra_Redd4ESS [1 Mb]
The global justice and equity in the international policy
The global justice and the equity in the international policy and climate governace towards 2012: The African law makers and civil society representatives voices
Raphael Hanmbock
Association des clubs des amis de la nature du Cameroun (ACAN)
+237 2206 8067
Sat, 23 Aug 2008   
The inclusion of aviation in the European Union Emissions Trading scheme (EU ETS) from 2012
This event will explain the how aviation will be included in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme and the process towards its introduction on 1st January 2012
Nicola Notaro
European Union
+32 2 299 0499
Mon, 25 Aug 2008 
draft agenda [26 kb]
EU ETS Aviation 25-8 Accra [305 kb]
Options for new LULUCF rules
Independent researchers from around the World cam together in Graz, Austria to develop options for new LULUCF rules relevant to the current post-2012 negotiations. Issues include general accounting approaches, factoring out, forest and peatland degradation and harvested wood products
Bernhard Schlamadinger
Climate Strategies
+43 676 614 5101
Mon, 25 Aug 2008   
Sectoral examples in practice
The side event will focus on the cross sectoral dimensions of a sectoral agreement and further discuss what a global sectoral agreement aims to achieve
Kija Kummer Brown
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
+41 22 839 3147
Mon, 25 Aug 2008   
Adaptation to climate change. Integrating climate adaptation into the development process
Experiences gained and lessons learned as part of Danish efforts to integrate climate concerns into development cooperation programmes and to ensure that adaptation to climate change is addressed in the programmes assistance from the Government of Denmark
Erik Naeraa-Nicolajsen
+45 33 92 1870
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 
Short presentation of side event [24 kb]
Climate screening [416 kb]
Country studies [15 Mb]
Data and modelling [1 Mb]
How to include terrestrial carbon in developing nations in the overall climate change solution
Recommendations for market & non-market action on terrestrial carbon (inc trees, soil and peat) from the international, interdisciplinary, Terrestrial Carbon Group (including a system to link action in high and low deforestation countries to markets, answering additionality, permanence, leakage)
Ralph Ashton
Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists
+233 24 713 0968
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 
Terrestrial Carbon Group Presentation Accra 080826 [553 kb]
Terrestrial Carbon Group Paper 080808 [482 kb]
Post-2012: a new architecture
EDF and partners will present new analyses of global emissions reduction pathways (GERPs) and discuss their implications for sectoral approaches and flexibility mechanisms, including premium emissions budgets and CDM reform
Emily G. Martin
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
+1 202 387 3500
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 
Flyer [81 kb]
Clean Investment Budgets - working paper [280 kb]
Beyond the CDM: moving to nationally appropriate sectoral targets
This side-event will discuss the lessons from the CDM and an approach to adopt nationally appropriate sectoral targets by key developing countries, with appropriate financing and technology assistance. It will discuss the framework of such an approach and the crucial design issues
Jake Schmidt
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
+1 202 2892388
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 
Nationally Appropriate Sectoral Targets [49 kb]
HFC-UNFCCC or Montreal Protocol [101 kb]
Towards a global carbon market
A presentation on the EU perspective on the future of the carbon market including the reform of the CDM and sectoral crediting
Nicola Notaro
European Union
+32 2 299 0499
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 
Revised Agenda [24 kb]
Discounting CDM in a global carbon market [180 kb]
EU climate policy as corner stone for building a g [830 kb]
Sectoral CDM: Making the CDM All-Inclusive [112 kb]
Proposals of Ukraine on long-term cooperation action
This side event will explain and discuss the systematic approach on long-term cooperation action proposed by Ukraine
Taras Bebeshko
+380 44 594 91 11
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 
Presentation [61 kb]

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Exhibits list

Theme Organizer Attachments
...inSide climate change publications counter Anne Lutz
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
+49 228 815 1336
Climate Change Kiosk: with the primary goal of providing information about the climate change process and the secretariat Alexander Saier
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
+49 228 8151509