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Title/theme/speakers Organizer Date Attachments
‘What must Durban deliver’
Is the international climate regime evolving or unraveling?
Yvonne Miller
Third World Network (TWN)
ymiller@twngeneva.ch
+41 78 8929203
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 
Lessons learned from the financial crisis - A cautionary tale for the Green Climate Fund [175 kb]
side event flyer [106 kb]
AT STAKE IN DURBAN: A CLIMATE DEAL FOR THE 1% OR THE 99%? [130 kb]
International Confabulations & Sub-national Actions:Showcasing India’s Response to Climate Change
This paper critiques the (highly diluted) commitments on international negotiations and the disproportionate domestic action being taken. The case of India, wherein every state is developing its climate action plans is presented with an analysis of frameworks, priorities and capacities.

Speakers: To add
Suruchi Bhadwal
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
suruchib@teri.res.in
+91 11 24682100
Mon, 28 Nov 2011   
Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee: question and answer session
The Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee will explain its work programme and the progress made so far, and answer questions from the audience.
Kay Merce
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
kmerce@unfccc.int
+49 288 8151507
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 
Presentation by the Chair of the JISC [916 kb]
Presentation on the Mandate and Activities of the CGE (2010-2012)
The CGE will present its work on the provision of technical assistance to non-Annex I Parties, followed by a Q&A session and general discussion.
Uazamo Kaura
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
ukaura@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151474
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 
CGE Side-event Presentation at COP17/CMP7 in Durban [250 kb]
CGE Activities and Mandate Flyer [336 kb]
Innovative Approaches to Climate Change: Experiences from the UN System in South Africa
The UN System in South Africa event will showcase innovative mitigation climate change approaches; community level adaptation initiatives; climate change vulnerabilities of special groups; innovative information and education approaches; and using science and technology to address climate change.
Neesha Fakir
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
neesha.fakir@unwomen.org
+27 0 15171551
Mon, 28 Nov 2011   
Agro-ecology, climate resilience and planning for adaptation
Gaia Foundation, Development Fund, African Biodiversity Network and friends show how communities can use agroecology, indigenous knowledge and pastoralism to adapt to and mitigate climate change. These contrast with top-down market-based approaches, but could guide national Adaptation strategies.
Teresa Anderson
The Gaia Foundation*
teresa@gaianet.org
+44 20 74280055
Gitte Motzfeldt
Development Fund
gitte@utviklingsfondet.no
+47 92 287487
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
Coal, the Dirty Truth
Coal is the most carbon intensive of fossil fuels. Greenpeace & the Sierra Club examine the facts, exposing the true costs of coal in a carbon constrained world, debunking CCS and ‘efficient coal’ and demonstrating how global climate finance and mitigation measures can transform the energy system.
Naomi Goodman
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
naomi.goodman@greenpeace.org
+31 6 24941044
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
China coal cap, Dr Yang Fuqiang NRDC China Program [1 Mb]
Under-Mining India’s Forest and Biodiversity, Siddharth Pathak, Greenpeace India [327 kb]
Climate Pollution from US coal: Kyle Ash, Greenpeace USA [2 Mb]
The True Cost of Coal in South Africa: paying the price of coal addiction - Melita Steele, Greenpeace Africa [373 kb]
Move Public and Climate Finance Beyond Coal - Justin Guay, Sierra Club [477 kb]
CCS: Real solutions or fossil fuel industry’s last fig leaf? Iris Cheng, Greenpeace International [947 kb]
CCS briefing: Rewarding polluters: CCS in CDM? [88 kb]
CCS Briefing: Throwing caution to the wind [143 kb]
Towards REDD+ Readiness in Tanzania: Lessons learnt, Opportunities and Challenges.
- Lessons learnt from REDD+ demonstrations & other Climate Change related initiatives (synthesis of key issues) - - Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) System - National REDD+ Strategy (Strategy development process)

Speakers: National REDD+ Task Force Members
Emma Liwenga
United Republic of Tanzania
liwenga99@yahoo.com
+255 22 2557844770
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
Global Consensus: BRICS and LDC negotiators discuss commonalities rather than differences with NGOs
Global Consensus for Climate Change: umbrella for NGOs will meet with BRICS and LDC negotiators to seek an agenda of commonalities rather than differences.

Speakers: Confirmed: Representing Himalayan Consensus- Laurence Brahm, representing African Consensus- Dijier Awadi, and from the China negotiating team on climate change- Su Wei. Waiting on confirmation from others.
Bonnie Newman
Civic Exchange
bonnienewman@himalayanconsensu
+86 10 84002985
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
Global Consensus on Climate Change Press Release [152 kb]
African first ladies forum on climate change
Mobilizing african women on climate change adaptation and mitigation

Speakers: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Graça Machel Mandela, Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan. Hon. Nkoya Toyo, Kyle Denning (Viability Africa), Cary Lee Peterson (ECCO2), Al Gore (Former US Vice President) . Subject to change. Other speakers TBA
Aminu Zakari
Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Studies
aminu.zakari@center4climatecha
+234 803 8213028
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
African First Ladies Forum on Climate Change [30 kb]
African First Ladies Forum on Climate Change [12 kb]
African First Ladies Forum on Climate Change [56 kb]
"AFRICAN FIRST LADIES FORUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE" By Dr. Aminu Zakari. Executive Director. Centre For Climate Change and Environmental Studies. [31 kb]
Event in Pictures [2 Mb]
Event in Picture [2 Mb]
Bridging the Emissions Gap with Policies that Work
How can countries increase the ambition and efficacy of domestic implementation to benefit from the green economy and close the emissions gap? Focusing on country experiences in Mexico the panel discusses effectiveness of policy instruments and their transferability across countries.

Speakers: Bert Metz (European Climate Foundation), Bill Hare (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact), Marion Vieweg (Climate Analytics), Laura Segafredo (ClimateWorks)
Nikola Franke
European Climate Foundation (ECF)
nikola.franke@europeanclimate.
+32 2894 9318
Marcia Rocha
Climate Analytics gGmbH
marcia.rocha@climateanalytics.
+49 176 83486055
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
Global climate financing: how effective is it at the country level?
Based on research by ODI and TI, with support from the UNDP, this event will draw on country case study material to examine how global climate finance is being integrated into national budgetary processes. Panellists will discuss key challenges in spending, monitoring and policy setting.

Speakers: To be confirmed
Neil Bird
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
n.bird@odi.org.uk
+44 20 79220317
Alice Harrison
Transparency International (TI)
aharrison@transparency.org
+49 30 343820775
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
Meeting flyer [193 kb]
Presentation by Chantal Naidoo [1 Mb]
Presentation by Prof. Prem Jain [274 kb]
Presentation by Samuel Rotta [1 Mb]
Presentation by Neil Bird [614 kb]
UNDP-ODI paper on Direct Access [2 Mb]
Mitigation and Adaptation Planning in Developing Countries and Japan’s Cooperation
The side event focuses on recent developments on mitigation and adaptation planning efforts in developing countries, and Japan’s cooperation activities to jointly address key challenges.

Speakers: (TBD)
Satoshi Iemoto
Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)
iemoto@oecc.or.jp
+81 3 54720144
Wanglin YAN
Keio University*
yan@sfc.keio.ac.jp
+81 45 8145902372
Tomoya Motoda
Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
tomoya@gec.jp
+81 6 69154126
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
Side Event Agenda [181 kb]
1_Intro_Hiraishi [156 kb]
2_OECC_Ogahara [626 kb]
3_JICA_Kawanishi [899 kb]
4_GEC_Motoda [206 kb]
5_ClimateExperts_Matsuo [3 Mb]
6_Keio_Yan [3 Mb]
7_Xiamen_Duan [1 Mb]
SAIIA Environmental Sustainability Project Model Climate Youth Summit
Using principles of Model UN students will represent different stakeholders to create a youth protocol. Initiative has the backing of the SA Dept of International Relations & Cooperation. The program climax will be a handing over of the protocol to the Minister. Supported by US State Dept & Sasol.

Speakers: High School learners, university students- Possibly DIRCO representatives, other SA and international gov representatives, as well as other from corporates and organisations.
Desiree Kosciulek
South African Institute of International Affairs* (SAIIA)
desiree.kosciulek@wits.ac.za
+27 11 3392021
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
SAIIA South African Durban Youth Protocol [421 kb]
Towards a  Low Emissions Economy- pro poor and gender responsive adaptation and mitigation – expe
Placing communities at the centre of climate change mitigation and adaptation policies enhances climate resilience and adaptive capacities and offers opportunities for empowerment.

Speakers: Adaptation experts and NGO/CBO representatives from Bangladesh and Germany, Government of Bangladesh
Richard Brand
Church Development Service (EED)
richard.brand@eed.de
+49 228 81012307
Ajita Padhi
LAYA
layarc@gmail.com
+91 891 6539729
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
Films and Presentations [171 kb]
The economics of low carbon cities: outcomes of a city-scale mini-Stern review
What are the costs & benefits of cutting energy & carbon in cities? Results of a city-scale mini-Stern review will be presented suggesting that deep cuts for households, commerce, industry & transport can be made through cost effective investments. Financing options & delivery vehicles are discussed

Speakers: Chair: Jon Price, Director, Centre for Low Carbon Futures Professor Andy Gouldson, University of Leeds and Director, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy ICLEI tbc
Katherine Robinson
Centre for Low Carbon Futures* (CLCF)
katherine.robinson@lowcarbonfu
+44 7900 927961
Margo Hanson
University of Leeds
m.hanson@leeds.ac.uk
+44 113 3436817
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
The Economics of Low Carbon Cities [265 kb]
CCS CDM: Addressing outstanding issues
In Cancun there was agreement that CCS is eligible for inclusion in the CDM subject to a list of outstanding issues being addressed satisfactorily. This session will consider the most appropriate way to address these issues within the CDM framework.
Luke Warren
Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA)
luke.warren@ccsassociation.org
+44 0 2030318750
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
Agriculture, soils and forests in carbon markets? Impacts on climate and climate justice
Speakers discuss methods promoted for carbon offsets, such as “sustainable intensification”, biochar and tree plantations. Will these address the real issues or bring the finance talked of? How will they affect communities, small farmers, food sovereignty, forests, biodiversity and climate?

Speakers: Helena Paul, Africa Biodiversity Network representatives, Teresa Anderson, Global Forest Coalition speaker, Biofuelwatch speaker
Helena Paul
ECONEXUS
h.paul@econexus.info
+44 207 4314357
Robert Palgrave
The Corner House
robertpalgrave@hotmail.com
+44 1483 762697
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
EcoNexus presentation agriculture and carbon markets [75 kb]
Plantation and Pulp mill Horror Show - Wally Menne [1 Mb]
Analysing issues and options for implementing NAMAs
Vitae Civilis, TERI, ERC and Tshingua Univ will present interim findings of the joint project and give BASIC country perspectives on an international mechanism for NAMAs and analysis of its linkages at national level, building on multi-criteria decision making methods to define ‘appropriateness’
Morrow Gaines Campbell III
Vitae Civilis Institute for Development, Environment and Peace (Vitae Civilis)
gaines@vitaecivilis.org.br
+55 11 46841735
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
Enforcement and Anti-corruption Measures Essential to REDD Success
REDD incentive-based mechanisms are designed to reward governments for reducing deforestation and degradation as measured against a baseline. Hear from experts around the world about enforcement, anti-corruption and monitoring tools and mechanisms that must be brought to bear if REDD is to succeed.

Speakers: Environmental Investigation Agency with others TBC
Lisa Handy
Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
lisahandy@eia-global.org
+1 202 2621587
Chloe Fussell
Global Witness Limited
cfussell@globalwitness.org
+44 7790 464596
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
The activities and progress of Mexico on Climate change and low carbon development will be presented
Climate Change and Green Growth.

Speakers: Mexican officials and international personalities
Vianey Curiel Muciño
Mexico
vianey.curiel@semarnat.gob.mx
+52 55 56283904
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
Side event on emissions from international transport – global actions for global industries
A panel will discuss GHG emissions from international aviation/ shipping. ICAO will focus on the implementation of concrete actions towards the achievement of global goals adopted by the 37th Assembly. IMO on its breakthrough adoption of the first ever mandatory CO2 standard for an industry sector.
Jane Hupe
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
jhupe@icao.int
+1 514 9546363
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
ICAO Side Event Leaflet [34 kb]
ICAO Video - Sustainability: your future, our responsibility.pdf [10 kb]
ICAO SBSTA35 Statement.pdf [44 kb]
ICAO SBSTA35 Submission [127 kb]
IMO Side Event Leaflet [319 kb]
IMO Info Note SBSTA 35. [179 kb]
IMO SBSTA 35 EEDI SEEMP [403 kb]
IMO SBSTA 35 Note on CCS and OF [46 kb]
IMO LCA Submission on Climate Finance. [143 kb]
IMO Position note LCA 14-4 [40 kb]
CDM Executive Board: question and answer session
The Executive Board of the CDM will report on its activities and answer questions from the audience The event will be available on webcast on demand.
Kay Merce
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
kmerce@unfccc.int
+49 288 8151507
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
Presentation by the Chair of the CDM Executive Board [812 kb]
LEG/LDC experience with NAPAs
The LEG and LDC Parties will continue to share experiences including best practices and lessons learned on the NAPA process to facilitate discussions on national adaptation plans. The LEG will also present the ouputs of the activities undertaken in 2011 and the activities planned for 2012.
Paul DESANKER
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
pdesanker@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151362
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 
Programme [140 kb]
LEG work programme [260 kb]
LEG_Medium and long term adaptation [829 kb]
Liberia NAPA [172 kb]
Timor Leste_NAPA [249 kb]
South Africa’s landfill gas to energy CDM projects - lessons learnt and possibilities for disseminat
The side event will showcase one Sub-Saharan African country’s success, act as an advert for other African projects in the future to raise awareness and show that such projects are successful and could be replicated in other African countries with view to enhance the regional distribution of CDM. It
Conor Barry
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
cbarry@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151377
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
The UNFCCC finance portal - New modules on fast start finance and GEF managed funds
Parties will be able to see the functioning of the enhanced version of the UNFCCC finance portal and get an on-line demonstration of its new 2 modules on fast start finance and GEF and to provide feedback on how climate finance information is presented.
Alejandro Kilpatrick
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
akilpatrick@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151764
Tue, 29 Nov 2011   
A bigger bang for the buck: How to design efficient policies under post-2012 institutions?
Policy support is key to drive innovation and diffusion of Renewables. Based on data from OECD and developing countries we derive cornerstones of efficient policy design, such as considering country and technology differences. We then apply these learnings in the context of post-2012 institutions.

Speakers: Tobias Schmidt Michael Peters
Vicki Duscha
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (FhG ISI)
v.duscha@isi.fraunhofer.de
+49 721 6809226
Norichika Kanie
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan* (Tokyo Tech, Japan)
kanie@valdes.titech.ac.jp
+81 3 57342189
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Presentation M Peters [239 kb]
Presentation T Schmidt [333 kb]
Presentation N Kanie [752 kb]
Presentation A Michaelowa [627 kb]
Gender, Justice, and Social Learning: Exploring Theory & Practice in Adaptation
We explore the intersection of poverty, gender, justice, and social learning in climate change adaptation. Presentations and interactive discussions illustrate cases from the Global South and North, examining limits to adaptation though methodological, institutional, ethical, and activist lenses.

Speakers: Nancy Tuana, Asuncion St. Clair, Petra Tschakert, Carolyn Sachs, Margaret Alston, Jackie Dugard, Bettina Koelle, Bruce Hewitson, Noel Oettle, Sheona Shackleton, Heila Lotz-Sisitka, and representative of small-scale farmers and fishers from S-Africa.
Petra Tschakert
Pennsylvania State University (PSU)
petra@psu.edu
+1 16803 8148639399
Nick Hamer
Rhodes University* (RU)
n.hamer@ru.ac.za
+27 84 7223458
Stephen Law
Environmental Monitoring Group Trust* (EMG)
stephen@emg.org.za
+27 21 4482881
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
Addressing the gender dimension of vulnerability: An adaptation framework that works for everyone
An adaptation framework that works for everyone must incorporate complexities of vulnerability. Panelists explore the dimensions of vulnerability from a gender angle, issuing recommendations for effective adaptation planning.

Speakers: Rachel Harris, WEDO; Meena Khanal or Arzu Rana Deuba, Nepal government (gender in NAPAs-NAPs); Pepetua Laatasi, Tuvalu (Vice Chair of the LEG) Christopher Vaughan (CARE)
Janne Facius
CARE International (CI)
jfacius@care.dk
+45 0 35200100
Rachel Harris
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
rachel@wedo.org
+212 973 325
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
How is REDD+ unfolding on the ground? An exploration of the social, political and biophysical issues
This event examines the challenge of attaining effectiveness, efficiency, equity, and co-benefits in REDD+ sub-national projects. Presentations will be on: the status of REDD+ sub-national projects, insights from Africa, the policy and economic context, and the adequacy of MRV systems.

Speakers: Frances Seymour, CIFOR • Erin Sills, North Carolina State University • Charles Meshak, Tropical Forest Conservation Group, Tanzania • Maria Brockhaus, CIFOR • Manuel Estrada, Independent Consultant
Kamal Prawiranegara
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
k.prawiranegara@cgiar.org
+62 251 8622622
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Summary programme [566 kb]
Presentation materials (part 1) [2 Mb]
Presentation materials (part 2) [2 Mb]
Current progress and outlook for climate change mitigation and adaptation in CIS countries
SKPI assistance in developing regional and national climate impacts and vulnerability assessments, current and future policies, use of financial mechanisms for mitigation and adaptation to climate change measures in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Speakers: Y. Sarbassov - researcher of the Center for Energy Research at Nazarbayev University; A. Sankovski - SKPI team leader, climate change expert with 20 years of experience in the field; M. Raptsun - SKPI key expert with over 30 years of experience in sustainable energy systems and energy efficiency; A. Kokorin - SKPI key expert with over 30 years of experience in climate change mitigation and adaptation planning and UNFCCC negotiation process;
Gulmira Sergazina
Climate Change Coordination Centre (C4)
gsergazina@mail.ru
+7 7172 702035
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Agenda [300 kb]
Advertisement [170 kb]
Kazakhstan presentation [1 Mb]
Belarus presentation_Grebenkov [1 Mb]
JI in Ukraine [702 kb]
Mitigation policy in Ukraine [1 Mb]
SKPI status in Moldova [631 kb]
JI in Russia [1 Mb]
Governance for sustainable development in megacities. Case studies from Africa, India and China.
Regenerative Cities: What are efficient technologies, best policies and enabling governance structures for sustainable development in megacities? Results from cooperative projects in Gauteng-South Africa, Addis Abeba-Ethiopia, Hyderabad-India and Urumqi, China, with particular focus on people’s part

Speakers: 1.Stefan Schurig, World Future Council/Germany and Prof. Jörg Knieling, Hafen City University/ Germany 2.HaroldAnnegarn UJ/South Africa and Ludger Eltrop, IER/Germany 3.Fr. Azeb Girmai Enda/Ethiopia and Frank Baur IZES/Germany 4.JiarhengAhati /China and Bernd Franke,IFEU/Germany 5.repr. from planning board/India and Diana Reckien PIK/Potsdam
Ludger Eltrop
University of Stuttgart
eltrop@ier.uni-stuttgart.de
+49 711 68587816
Anna Leidreiter
HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU)
Anna.Leidreiter@worldfuturecou
+49 40 307091424
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Events flyer [389 kb]
Megacity-presentation-COP17 [3 Mb]
A framework to assess the sustainability of different REDD+ design options
The different options of REDD+ (e.g. on reference level and scope) will have an impact on the sustainability of implementation in the field. We will present a framework to analyse the environmental, socio-economic and institutional implications of different scenarios for individual countries.

Speakers: Marieke Vangoidsenhoven
Tom Dauwe
Belgium
tom.dauwe@vito.be
+32 14 335977
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
presentation Tom Dauwe [1 Mb]
presentation Daniela Rey [406 kb]
presentation Nils Hermann Ranum [1 Mb]
Lessons Learned: Adaptation Fund
The side event will explore the key lessons of the Adaptation Fund and provide an important update on the implementation of direct access finance
Shyla Raghav
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
sraghav@thegef.org
+1 202 4739083
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
Aviation and climate change
In 2011, airlines gained approval to start passenger flights using sustainable biofuel. Our side event will explore steps needed to deliver next-gen biofuels to airlines at a reasonable price, while maintaining important sustainability. Biofuels present an option which could reduce emissions 80%.

Speakers: Industry, Government and NGO representatives.
Haldane Dodd
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
doddh@iata.org
+41 22 7702981
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Powering the future of flight - policy steps that could be made to encourage aviation biofuels [1 Mb]
Beginner's Guide to Aviation Biofuels [3 Mb]
The right flightpath to reduce aviation emissions [341 kb]
Addressing REDD+ social and environmental safeguards:experiences using REDD+SES and other mechanisms
This event presents how Ecuador, Nepal, Acre (Brazil) and partners including national CSOs, CCBA and CARE are addressing and providing information on REDD+ social and environmental safeguards as well as enhancing multiple benefits, using REDD+ SES with other safeguard mechanisms eg. UN-REDD, FCPF.

Speakers: Speakers for this event will include representatives of: Ministry of Environment of Ecuador, the REDD cell of the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation of Nepal, the Government of the State of Acre, Brazil, and potentially the Federation of Community Forest User Groups of Nepal (FECOFUN), CARE, CCBA, UN-REDD.
Aurélie Lhumeau
Ecuador
alhumeau@ambiente.gob.ec
+593 2 3987600
Kate Hanford
Conservation International (CI)
khanford@conservation.org
+1 703 3412671
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Acre's presentation [1 Mb]
Nepal's presentation [794 kb]
REDD+ SES Overview [190 kb]
Ecuador's presentation [1 Mb]
Side event description [725 kb]
REDD+ in Brazil: the participation of Sub-National Government in the implementation of REDD policies
The Brazilian Federal and subnational governments have shown global leadership in REDD+ design and implementation. IPAM and state representatives discuss how Brazilian Amazonian states are considering a “nested approach” to the REDD+ within national policies and participatory processes.

Speakers: IPAM, government officials, and other invited guests.
Bernhard J. Smid
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
bjsmid@ipam.org.br
+55 61 21094155
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
Who is Financing Climate Change? New Figures from the World’s largest Banks
Banks play a key role in financing energy infrastructure, but up to now few banks have adopted climate criteria for their portfolios. At this side event, NGOs will present the first climate ranking for financial institutions and identify the top ten “climate killers” in the banking world.

Speakers: Members of urgewald, groundwork, BankTrack and Earthlife Africa Johannesburg
Nerisha Baldevu
Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB)
nerisha@earthlife.org.za
+27 11 3393662
Piotr Trzaskowski
CEE Bankwatch Network (Bankwatch)
lydia@urgewald.de
+48 22 8920086
Juergen Maier
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
chef@forumue.de
+49 171 3836135
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
Balancing priorities, creating synergies? pro-poor action for food security, adaptation, mitigation
How can developing countries adapt to climate change and feed their growing populations, on a low carbon development path? We look at how pro-poor technologies can help meet these challenges, and how far Kenya and Bangladesh are considering such an approach in their own national climate strategies.

Speakers: Rachel Berger
Rachel Berger
Practical Action
rachel.berger@practicalaction.
+44 7966 542181
Adwera Andrew
African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)
a.adwera@acts.or.ke
+254 20 7235142687
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Practical Action Southern Africa – Technology for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation [2 Mb]
Promoting technologies for food production in a changing climate [1 Mb]
Advancing climate compatible development for food security through the implementation of national climate change strategies [194 kb]
Planning for Agriculture in Bangladesh: Adaptation and Mitigation in the Light of National Climate Change Strategies [1 Mb]
Appropriate Technology, Food Security and Climate Change Lessons from Sri Lanka & India [927 kb]
Health as a Driver of Climate Change Policy - Local Efforts: Global Action
Demonstrates how, by empowering health professionals in low adaptive capacity areas, a north/south partnership with Nurses Across the Borders links research and capacity building with global action to build momentum for health as the universal societal and environmental driver for climate policy.

Speakers: Lynn Wilson Peters Omoragbon 2 other health related organizations
Lynn Wilson
SeaTrust Institute
lwilson@nasw.org
+1 360 3609613363
PETERS OMORAGBON
Nurses Across the Borders (NAB)
petersomoragbon@gmail.com
+44 0 7580081195
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
COP17 Presentation [2 Mb]
COP 17 Presentation Part 2 [1 Mb]
Videos of the Events [176 kb]
Pioneer experiences on indigenous REDD+ Initiatives: The Surui Forest Carbon Project
The event will present the background and development process of the Surui Project, a REDD+ initiative fully led and designed by the Paiter Surui People (Brazil), exploring baseline development, implementation strategy, establishment of Surui Fund and nesting into subnational and national systems

Speakers: To be confirmed: Indigenous Chief Almir Suruí (leader of the Paiter Suruí People - Metareilá) Mariano Cenamo (Idesam) Vasco Van Roosmalen (ACT Brazil) Forest Trends representative Possibly, other project partners
Mariana Pavan
Institute for Conservation and Sustainable Development of Amazonas (IDESAM)
mn.pavan@idesam.org.br
+55 92 33087360
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
Are roads the only option? Public transport in the developing world
Making public transport (railways, metro, bus) a genuine low-carbon development option in the developing world, both for passenger transport and freight transport. Case studies will show practical examples of developing low-carbon transport solution.

Speakers: UIC, UNEP, TRL (UK) - Speakers to be confirmed.
Alexander Veitch
International Union of Railways (UIC)
veitch@uic.org
+33 1 44492035
Iwao Matsuoka
Institution for Transport Policy Studies (ITPS)
matsuoka@jterc.or.jp
+81 3 54708400
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
UIC Presentation [1 Mb]
Fair Climate: making climate finance work for the poor
This event explores how carbon markets and climate finance can contribute to sustainable development of poor communities and farmers. Fair Climate Networks from Asia and Africa link mitigation and poverty alleviation, whilst Fairtrade prioritizes adaptation in agricultural value chains.

Speakers: Rob Cameron (CEO of Fairtrade International), Wim Hart (director ICCO), and leading professionals and farmers from Fair Climate Network and Fairtrade partners
Jaap de Jong
Institute Research for the Upliftment and Prevention of Poverty* (Nova Institute)
jaapdejong@nova.org.za
+27 12 8077991
Nokutula Mhene
The Fairtrade Foundation*
n.mhene@fairtradeafrica.net
+27 21 4488911
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Presentation Fair Climate Network Southern Africa, by Jaap de Jong, 30Nov2011 @ COP17 side event [2 Mb]
Fairtrade and Fair Climate, position and objectives, presentation, side event 30 Nov @ COP17 [3 Mb]
Making it Fair, presentation Fairtrade, 30 Nov, COP17 [849 kb]
Meeting Climate Change Challenges in African Conservation and Livelihoods
AWF and partners will share their cutting edge experiences, across its portfolio of larger landscapes in sub-Saharan Africa, with ecosystem-based adaptation and REDD as a mechanism for addressing combined climate change, biodiversity and socio-economic goals, at community and national levels.

Speakers: Dr. Helen Gichohi, AWF President and two other speakers (still to be determined).
Harry van der Linde
African Wildlife Foundation* (AWF)
hvanderlinde@awfsa.org
+27 83 2785224
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
The experience of Madagascar in adaptation to climate change
Various adaptation actions and studies were undertaken in several sectors: Agriculture, health, water, forest, risk management and disaster. Sustainable practices are taking place through the actions of different groups. This side event presents framework, initiatives and prospects for Madagascar.
Michel Omer Laivao
Madagascar
laivao2002@yahoo.fr
+261 34 562045
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
REDD Realities: what are we learning from the past and readiness process?
PFM can provide positive lessons to help get REDD+ right, eg. on rights, institutions, income generation and sharing. Over 15 years of lessons from Tanzania and other regions (Africa, Asia, Latin America) will be shared to better understand how REDD+ can be cost effective and pro-poor.

Speakers: George Jambiya, WWF – CEA Panelists 1. Isilda Nhantumbo– IIED 2. Charles Meshack – Tanzania Forest Working Group 3. Government of Tanzania Representative
Latif Amars
Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF)
l.amars@tnrf.org
+255 713 660140
Teresa Corcoran
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Teresa.Corcoran@iied.org
+44 20 78727335
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
REDD+ Realities: lessons from the past and ongoing readiness processes [1 Mb]
Safeguards and Standards for Pro-Poor REDD [766 kb]
Participatory Forest Management and REDD in Tanzania: [381 kb]
Post-2012 Market Mechanisms: adressing design and governance challenges
"This side-event brings researchers and policymakers to explore the minimum principles, safeguards and governance models needed to establish effective, environmentally sound post-2012 market mechanisms"
Martin Cames
Oeko-Institut (Institute for Applied Ecology e.V.), Berlin
m.cames@oeko.de
+49 170 7350870
Andreas Tuerk
Joanneum Research (JR)
andreas.tuerk@joanneum.at
+43 660 6604039838
Dora FAZEKAS
Climate Strategies
dora.fazekas@climatestrategies
+44 79 69790829
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Agenda [278 kb]
Cames: Incentives for mitigation investments [303 kb]
Michaelowa: Eligibility of sectors for new market based mechanisms [552 kb]
Klinsky: Political Challenges of Establishing New Markets [1 Mb]
Agenda [35 kb]
Finalisation of the IPCC Software for the 2006 Guidelines, and Recent and Planned Work of the TFI
Briefing of final development stages of the IPCC software for the 2006 IPCC National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Guidelines. Recent and planned work of the IPCC National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Programme will also be explained.
Gaetano Leone
WMO/UNEP Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
gleone@wmo.int
+41 22 7308247
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Meetin Flyer [104 kb]
Background and status of Software [1 Mb]
Future Software Development [120 kb]
Preparation of 2013 IPCC Supplement Guidelines: Wetlands [89 kb]
Other Activities [1 Mb]
The UN system supporting climate change action
UN agencies will provide comprehensive information on how they can assist countries, in particular, developing countries, in their transformation to low carbon economies. The event will focus on broad and important areas in terms of emissions and sustainable development: food, power and transport.
Eivind Vagslid
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
evagslid@imo.org
+44 781 4702093
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
Agenda - UN System side event on mitigation actions [216 kb]
FAO-Agricultural mitigation in the development context_opportunities, pitfalls and tools [199 kb]
FAO-Energy-smart food for people and climate [3 Mb]
FAO-Soil carbon crediting for smallholder agriculture_lessons from the field [369 kb]
IAEA-Mitigation planning and capacity building in the energy [678 kb]
UN Habitat-Urbanization, land-use planning and GHG mitigation [372 kb]
UNEP-Bioenergy [237 kb]
UNEP-Transport [308 kb]
Making Progress with REDD+: Applying Lessons Learned to Enhance Success
Countries worldwide are implementing REDD+ readiness and significant lessons are already emerging. Join us to discuss how these are advancing REDD+ and revealing opportunities to connect with other sectors to meet climate and sustainable development goals while catalyzing a green economy transition.
Fanina Kodre-Alexander
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
fanina.kodre@unep.org
+254 723 857463
Wed, 30 Nov 2011   
The new UNFCCC software for GHG inventories of non-Annex I Parties
The UNFCCC secretariat will present a prototype version of the new UNFCCC software to assist non-Annex I Parties in reporting their GHG inventories as part of national communications. The new, web-based software is planned to replace the current Excel-based version.
Lornaliza Kogler
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
lkogler@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151410
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 
NAIS requirements and next steps [390 kb]
NAIS: from Excel to a specialized software tool [747 kb]
GHG inventory software for non-Annex I Parties (NAIS) [419 kb]
Low Carbon Development in the Asian Countries
Asian countries are determined to address climate change in the context of sustainable development. This side event will present the efforts to integrate actions into economic/social plans and international cooperation. Opportunities and challenges after FUKUSHIMA will also be presented.
Alun Gu
Tsinghua University, Global Climate Change Institute (GCCI)
gal@tsinghua.edu.cn
+86 10 62794098
Madoka Yoshino
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
m-yoshino@iges.or.jp
+81 46 8553860
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Agenda [336 kb]
Prof. Liu Presentation [756 kb]
Prof. Asuka Presentation [223 kb]
Prof. Ninomiya and Fei Presentation [112 kb]
Weathering the Climate Crisis: The Way of Ecological Agriculture
Providing a platform for small-scale farmers and civil society organisations to present alternative and genuine solutions to climate change, and increasing awareness among governments on the role of ecological agriculture in building climate change resilient communities.

Speakers: Maria Theresa Lauron, Victoria Lopez, Gilbert Sape
Virgilio Jr Tamayao
Pesticide Action Network Asia BHD* (PAN AP)
jingo.tamayao@panap.net
+63 2 4130975
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
PAN AP side event e-flyer [148 kb]
Green technology and China’s climate adaptation: toward a low carbon society
China is vulnerable to climate change. To secure China’s low carbon society development and reduce climate risks, an integrated approach of science, technology and policy will be needed for the long-term adaptation strategy.

Speakers: LIU, Yun(Beijing Institue of Technology) CHEN, Xiong(China Science and Technology Exchange Center) SHI, Peijun(Beijing Normal University) LI,NING (Xiamen University)
Hongxia Duan
Xiamen University
hxduan@xmu.edu.cn
+86 592 2069620
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
YE_Climate risk and low carbon development [1 Mb]
LIU_South-South Cooperation [2 Mb]
XIN_The Applicable Manual [822 kb]
TU_Chinese Coal Value Chain [1 Mb]
Making climate smart agriculture work for the poor
Hosted by ICRAF with participation of Danone, FAO, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and Vi Agroforestry, we will discuss possible ways to overcome the multiple institutional, financial, management and development related challenges from agricultural biocarbon projects in Africa.

Speakers: tbc
Henry Neufeldt
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
h.neufeldt@cgiar.org
+254 719 346325
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
CSA policy brief [440 kb]
CSA side event presentations [3 Mb]
ICT Solutions for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation: Closing the Public Policy Gap
This panel will summarize available evidence that ICT provides one of the most powerful solution sets to meet the challenges of mitigating and adapting to climate change. The panel focus will conclude how sound national-level public policies can help reduce those barriers.

Speakers: Mr James Lovegrove (TechAmerica Europe) and/or two Technology Companies - tbc; Mr Kevin Grose (UNFCCC) - tbc; Ms Helen Asiamah (Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana) – tbc; Peter Thomond (Imperial College) [via virtual lync], tbc
James Lovegrove
TechAmerica Europe
julie.costes@techamerica.org
+32 250 27015
Alice Valvodova
Global E-Sustainability Initiative* (GeSI)
alice.valvodova@gesi.org
+32 2 2828442
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
NAMAs - the swiss army knife of climate policy?
On the eve of the post 2012 period the future role of NAMAs for climate policy remains uncertain. International experts share their views and practitioners report experiences from the ground in order to identify key success factors and main barriers.

Speakers: tbc
Axel Michaelowa
ClimateNet
michaelowa@perspectives.cc
+41 44 8204208
Regina Betz
University of New South Wales
r.betz@unsw.edu.au
+61 2 93854920
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
UNSW-Climatenet Side Event on NAMAs [153 kb]
Michaelowa_Key success features of NAMAs [333 kb]
Mathur_PAT - A Market Mechanism to Enhance Industrial Energy Efficiency [109 kb]
Braden_Investor Country Requirements For NAMA Crediting [113 kb]
Schmidt_What can NAMAs learn from the CDM [316 kb]
Building the knowledge base for African adaptation choices
Africa’s pressing adaptation needs demand evidence-based responses. Join us for lessons from the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa program, the African Climate Change Fellowship Program, and some of our newest efforts as we share successes and challenges in linking research to decision-making.

Speakers: • Dr. Fatima Denton, Program Leader, Climate Change Adaptation in Africa, International Development Research Centre • Dr. Felix Olorunfemi, former ACCFP Policy Fellow Alumnus and Research Fellow from the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research • Dr Chipo Mubaya, Senior Program Officer for the ACCFP Secretariat and ACCFP Doctoral Fellow Alumna • Moussa Na Abou Mamouda, Network Coordinator, AfricaAdapt • Dr. Paco Sérémé, Executive Director of West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development Chair: Professor Shem O. Wandiga, University of Nairobi, former Advisory Board Chair, Climate Change Adaptation in Africa program and former member of the START Scientific Steering Committee
Mary O'Neill
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
maoneill@idrc.ca
+1 613 6962108
Clark Seipt
START International, Inc. (START)
cseipt@start.org
+1 202 4622213
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Denton overview [1 Mb]
Jalloh presentation [2 Mb]
Mubaya presentation [2 Mb]
Olorunfemi presentation [931 kb]
Event overview [445 kb]
FIDES Recommendations for the design and implementation of new market mechanisms in Latinamerica
The WG climate change of the Iberoamerican Forum for Sustainable Energy (FIDES) presents recommendations for design and implementation of new market mechanisms based in the assessment of the performance of energy projects in the CDM and the capacity of the region to put in practice new designs.

Speakers: Spain and Latinamerica: ministry of environment of Spain, representatives from governments of Latinamerica, AENOR, UNESA, CIER,OLADE, Spanish electricity companies....
Cristina Rivero
Asociación Española de la Industria Eléctrica (UNESA)
crivero@unesa.es
+34 91 5674800
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
UNESA Presentation [387 kb]
AENOR Presentation 1 [846 kb]
AENOR Presentation 2 [456 kb]
ENDESA presentation [809 kb]
Climate Change and BRICS: Findings from the Int'l Conference on Climate Change and Food Security
Sr. researchers from the BRICS countries will present findings from the Int'l Conference on Climate Change and Food Security (Beijing, China November 6-8, organized by CAAS and IFPRI). New research from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, and the U.S. will be featured.

Speakers: Huajun Tang (CAAS), Sergey Kiselev (Moscow State University), Elisio Contini (Embrapa), Endah Murniningtyas (Indonesia), Bob Scholes (CIFOR), and Roger Beachy (U.S.).
Susan Buzzelli
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
s.buzzelli@cgiar.org
+44 777 2195317
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Side Event Flyer [221 kb]
Implementation of adaptation actions and tools for decision making to enhance development plans
Main findings, comparative analysis and lessons learned from adaptation and DRR projects in SIDS, LDCs and Latin America. How these projects, tools and information help decision makers address adaptation needs with DRR and development planning.
Christopher Heishman
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
cheishman@tnc.org
+1 703 8413921
Celia Gautier
Groupe de recherche et d'echanges technologiques* (GRET)
gautier@gret.org
+33 1 70919206
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
CBA Solomon Islands TNC [1 Mb]
Climate change adaptation and policy in Tanzania TNC [3 Mb]
TNC Climate Wizard and Tanzania project [3 Mb]
Association 4D & Coordination SUD Presentation [661 kb]
The Papua New Guinea National Forest Monitoring System: a way forward to REDD+ Phase II
The Government of PNG presents its new Forest Monitoring System that supports the implmentation of national policies and measures related to REDD+ activities.To ensure full stakeholder participation a free WEB-GIS interface has been developed with support from the UN-REDD Programme and Australia.

Speakers: Head of Delegation Executive Director OFfice of Climate Change and Development Representative FAO Representative Government of Australia
Gwen Sissiou
Papua New Guinea
gwensissiou@yahoo.com
+675 344 2276
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
A Co-Benefits Approach to Climate Change in India: Politics, Policies and Programmes
This panel will describe cases of building resilience through the innovative Indian Rural Employment Guarantee Act, and mitigation co-benefits approaches in key sectors outlined in a new Handbook of Climate Change and India.

Speakers: Mr DK Jain, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India Dr. Navroz K Dubash, Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research Prof. NH Ravindranath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Mr Girish Sant, Prayas Energy Group
Navroz Dubash
Centre for Policy Research (CPR)
ndubash@gmail.com
+91 11 9811805438
Dilip Ahuja
National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS)
drahuja@gmail.com
+91 80 22185135
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Event Flyer [171 kb]
Gender responsive adaptation & low carbon development - incl. the role of rural and indigenous women
How to integrate gender into efforts towards resilience building and low carbon development at community level: Lessons from training and capacity building in Asia, South Africa and Pacific. Conclusions in terms of adaptive capacity, needs for finance and joint learning at global level

Speakers: Sharmind Neelormi/Centre for Global Change (CGC) Bangladesh, Koin Etuati/Secretariat for the Pacific Community (SPC) Fiji Islands, Ramatsobane Dorah Lebelo/GenderCC Southern Africa
Gotelind Alber
GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice e.V. (GenderCC)
secretariat@gendercc.net
+49 30 21980088
tomoko kashiwazaki
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)
riwwenpo@apwld.org
+66 53 284527
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Presentation Side Event [1 Mb]
APWLD Presentation 1 [1 Mb]
APWLD Presentation 2 [2 Mb]
Driving a Transformation to Energy Efficient Buildings
Pursuing energy efficiency in buildings offers low-cost emissions mitigation, improved climate resilience and better building performance for occupants and owners. This event shares a collaborative private sector-NGO initiative to deliver a Policy Toolkit and approaches for energy efficiency NAMAs.

Speakers: Speakers from Johnson Controls' Institute for Building Efficiency, Roger Platt, Senior Vice President, US Green Building Council, senior policy-makers from emerging economies, NGO partners and the BCSE.
Lisa Jacobson
Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)
ljacobson@bcse.org
+1 202 7850507
Hope Lobkowicz
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
hopelobkowicz@gmail.com
+1 202 3906856
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Presentation: Driving Transformation to Energy Efficient Buildings [1 Mb]
IEA Buildings EE Governance 2011 [844 kb]
Cracking the code: Private sector solutions to facilitate effective global action on carbon emission
As negotiations stall, we examine how we can bring about action on and financing for the drastic reduction in emissions needed to meet our 2 degree target. This event will showcase various private sector solutions that may just break the negotiating impasse!

Speakers: Simon Linnett, Executive Vice Chairman, Rothschild Charles Spencer, Analyst, Rothschild other speakers tbc
Leticia Labre
Climate Markets and Investment Association Limited (CMIA)
leticia.labre@cmia.net
+44 7814 533661
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
A Durban Debate [351 kb]
African Climate Stories: Voices from the Front Lines of the Climate Crisis
This panel will feature five young people from across Africa presenting their stories of how they are confronting the climate crisis in their everyday lives. Their experiences provide important insights into the human-scale impacts of climate disruption, as well as offer a compelling call to action.

Speakers: 350.org Representatives, Youth Organizers and Climate Advocates
Jeremy Osborn
Sustainable Markets Foundation - 350.org
jeremy@350.org
+1 802 5524067
Bernadette Fischler
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
bernadette@wagggsworld.org
+4 7900 218409
Neva Frecheville
United Kingdom Youth Climate Coalition Limited (UKYCC)
neva@ukycc.org
+44 7540 858349
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
'Bridging the Gap' between transport and climate policy: time to tackle the transport sector
Leading transport experts explain how to make land transport part of national climate change action plans and how it can be incorporated into NAMA development. Parties and developing country representatives will also discuss existing and emerging finance, capacity building and technology provisions.

Speakers: Heather Allen (Programme Director at TRL), Harald Diaz-Bone (Transport and Climate Change Specialist at GIZ), Michael Replogle (Policy Director and Founder of ITDP), and Party representatives
Minna Melleri
International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
minna.melleri@uitp.org
+32 2 6613196
Hilda Martinez
Centro de Transporte Sustentable de México Asociacion Civil (CTS Embarq México)
hmartinez@embarqmexico.org
+52 55 30965742
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Linking the development of transport NAMAs with national climate change budgets [711 kb]
Advancing methods and models to MRV GHG emission reductions from transport NAMAs [1 Mb]
Financing of sustainable low-carbon transport projects - TRANSfer [1 Mb]
Online resources for climate change mitigation and adaptation [1 Mb]
Developing transport NAMAs in Indonesia [328 kb]
Women and Climate Justice Hearings 2011 - (Strengthening Voices, Search for Solutions)
a forum to bring all key stakeholders together Testimonies of women and traditionally who have experienced climate change related problems - and their search for innovative, inspiring and/or successful solutions to them.The testimonies will climate change issues faced by women.

Speakers: Delegation comprising mostly of women and Youth
Kenneth-Nana Amoateng
Abibimman Foundation (AF)
amoatengken@gmail.com
+233 303 213918
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
The comparative advantages of Brazilian companies towards a low carbon economy
The objective of the event is to present the inputs of the brazilian version of the document Vision2050, addressing the implementation agenda, focusing on the pillar of energy.The event will bring examples of good business practices,to discuss the challenges in incorporating sustainability concerns.

Speakers: Several of the Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) member companies and some brazilian government representatives.
Fernanda Gimenes
Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS)
fegimenes@cebds.org
+55 21 981869896
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
Launch of GHG Protocol Product & Corporate Value Chain Standards
This event will introduce the GHG Protocol Product Standard and GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard. These standards guide companies and governments on how to measure GHG emissions from product life cycles and corporate value chains, to support effective GHG mitigation strategies.
Raquel Gonzalez
World Resources Institute (WRI)
raquelgonzalez@gmail.com
+1 202 7297847
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
GHG Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard [3 Mb]
GHG Protocol Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard [2 Mb]
WRI Side Event Presentation [261 kb]
Ensuring Survival: Oceans, Climate, and Security
This event will highlight the direct link between climate change, the health of the oceans, and human wellbeing and the need for collaborative action and sufficient funding for strategic mitigation and adaptation measures to minimize climate change impacts on coastal communities and ocean resources.

Speakers: : Mrs. Rejoice Mabudafhasi, Deputy Minister, Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa; Dr. Veerle Vandeweerd, Director, Environment and Energy, UNDP; Dr. Biliana Cicin-Sain, President, Global Ocean Forum (International Coastal and Ocean Organization)
Judith Combrink
South Africa
jcombrink@environment.gov.za
+27 12 3103452
Miriam Balgos
International Coastal and Ocean Organization (ICO)
mbalgos@udel.edu
+1 302 7539800
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS): Climate Information for Sustainable Development
Climate services are weakest in places where they are most needed – in vulnerable developing countries. For a modest investment, and by building on existing systems and capacities, the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) can bring benefits for sustainable development in all countries.
Mannava Sivakumar
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
msivakumar@wmo.int
+41 79 5148251
Albert Fischer
UNESCO/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
a.fischer@unesco.org
+33 145 684040
Peter Dogsé
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
p.dogse@unesco.org
+33 1 45684098
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
Explaining climate change to youth: A Prerequisite for Action
Climate change and youth: A Prerequisite for Action As impacts of climate change become clearer, communities are finding that they need to include it in their education curricula. This event will allow youth, educators, governments and partners to discuss how climate fits into education.
Dan Shepard
United Nations (UN)
shepard@un.org
+1 646 6753286
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
Adaptation, development and information and communication technology
The ICT sector has made strides in matching its innovation to the needs of mitigation and sustainability. This event looks at recent results that show how ICTs can contribute to adaptation as well; both from a government and private sector perspective.
Kevin Grose
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
kgrose@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151528
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
MRV - building on existing reporting and review processes and experiences
The UNFCCC secretariat invited several Parties to provide insights on how the biennial reports could be prepared using the existing reporting systems under the Convention and its Kyoto Protocol, in particular in monitoring the progress in achieving GHG reduction targets, and in tracking the support
Ruta Bubniene
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
rbubniene@unfccc.int
+4 228 8151686
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Presentation - Japan [1 Mb]
Presentation - EU [491 kb]
Presentation - Australia [726 kb]
Presentation - UNFCCC Secretariat [238 kb]
Funding for climate observations
The side event will illustrate how observations for climate in developing countries are funded, including in the context of the GEF, the GCOS Cooperation Mechanisms and others, and discuss existing needs as well as potential options to further strengthen the funding for climate observations.
Rocio Lichte
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
rlichte@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151619
Thu, 01 Dec 2011 
Agenda [94 kb]
Presentation Intsiful [1 Mb]
Presentation UNFCCC [113 kb]
Presentation Biagini [1 Mb]
Presentation Simmons [1 Mb]
Intergenerational Inquiry
The UNFCCC Executive Secretary key negotiators from developed and developing countries and young people will discuss how their actions contribute to a collective solution to climate challenges, and what they see as important prerequisites for reaching an effective post-2012 agreement.
Alla Metelitsa
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
ametelitsa@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151622
Thu, 01 Dec 2011   
Enabling Communities to Mitigate & Adapt to Climate Change in the Philippines:The EcoTown Framework
The Philippine government has begun to mainstream climate change in national and local level. The side event will feature the Eco-town framework where ecosystem-based management approach and sustainable financing mechanism (Payment for EcoServices) is used to establish climate resilient communities

Speakers: Minister Mary Ann Lucille L. Sering, Vice-Chair, Climate Change Commission, (National Focal Point)
Loraine Gatlabayan
Philippines
loraine.gatlabayan@climate.gov
+277 6 4414766
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Briefer on the Philippine Side Event [1 Mb]
Philippines Side Event: PPT Presentations [1 Mb]
How will climate finance work in 2012
Climate finance is critical for scale up of low-carbon investment and for low-carbon growth. How is this working now, how could Durban affect it and what will happen in 2012. Join this discussion which will include business, finance and government panelists.
Barbara Black
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
black@wbcsd.org
+41 22 8393105
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Presentation [982 kb]
Flier [227 kb]
Green Climate Fund: The private financial sector’s perspective
How can the GCF mobilise private capital to finance climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries? This session will deliver the outcomes of private financial sector consultations in Bonn, London, Lagos and Nairobi on the pros/cons of enlisting private capital in the GCF.

Speakers: Farruk Khan (Lead Climate Negotiator, Government of Pakistan) - TBC; Nick Robins (Chair of UNEP FI´s Climate Change Working Group / Head of HSBC´s Climate Change Centre of Excellence, HSBC); Paul Clements-Hunt (Head of UNEP Finance Initiative)
Remco Fischer
UNEP - Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
remco.fischer@unep.org
+41 22 9178685
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Business Initiatives For Carbon Management in Brazil
The event will be held together by a coalition: FGV-GVces, CNI, Ethos Institute and CEBDS, representing the entire private sector. The goal will be to present the major business initiatives in ​​climate change in Brazil, emphasizing objectives, achievements and priorities for the next years.

Speakers: 1 representative of FGV-GVces 1 representative of CNI 1 representative of Ethos Institute 1 representative of CEBDS
Fernanda Carreira
Fundación Getulio Vargas* (FGV)
fernanda.carreira@fgv.br
+55 11 37993503
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Presentation - Part 1 [1 Mb]
Presentation - Part 2 [3 Mb]
Presentation - Part 3 [3 Mb]
Leveraging private sector financing and investment
The panel will discuss issues around establishing the right framework for encouraging financing and investment, including what is the role of market based instrument, fiscal policy, and what can the UNFCCC do to redirect existing, and channel new, flows of finance towards green investments.
Andrea Bacher
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
abh@iccwbo.org
+33 1 49532848
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Effective Trading Systems to Facilitate Linking and Complement Multilateral Actions
A discussion of national and state government trading scheme designs and their potential to be linked.

Speakers: Mrs. Jennifer Haverkamp, Mr. Alex Hanafi, Dr. Stephan Schwartzman, Mr. Jos Cozijnsen
Cory Lewis
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
clewis@edf.org
+1 202 5723277
Gary Gero
Climate Action Reserve
gary@climateactionreserve.org
+1 213 6103007
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Agricultural Solutions to Support Food Security, Sustainability, and Animal Welfare
While agriculture significantly affects and is affected by climate change, it should also be a part of the solution. Drawing on country-specific examples in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, experts will discuss mitigation and adaptation policies that support food security and other social goals.

Speakers: Mia MacDonald, Executive Director, Brighter Green; Geoff Evans, Animal Agriculture & Climate Specialist, Humane Society International; Danielle Nierenberg, Director of Nourishing the Planet; Justice B. P. Singh - President, National Council for Climate Change, Sustainable Development & Public Leadership (NCCSD); Mr. Ashwin Shroff - Chairman Vivekanand Research & Training Institute (VRTI)
Geoff Evans
Humane Society International (HSI)
gevans@hsi.org
+1 503 6888657
Tozie Zokufa
Compassion in World Farming (CIWF)
tozie.zokufa@ciwf.co.za
+27 21 8528160
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
COP17 Side Event on Agricultural Solutions to Support Food Security, Sustainability, and Animal Welfare (Flyer) [201 kb]
A Global Vision for Agriculture and Food Security in the 21st Century and Beyond: A Civil Society Call for a SBSTA Work Programme on Agriculture (sign-on letter) [379 kb]
HSI at COP17: Farm Animal Welfare Recommendations [2 Mb]
An HSI Report: The Impact of Animal Agriculture on Global Warming and Climate Change [400 kb]
HSI Fact Sheet: The Impact of Animal Agriculture on the Environment and Climate Change in Brazil [219 kb]
HSI Fact Sheet: The Impact of Animal Agriculture on the Environment and Climate Change in India: A Focus on Methane [217 kb]
HSI Flyer: Less Meat, Less Heat [1 Mb]
Professionalization: A pathway to a mature, resilient, capitalized carbon market
The GHG Management Institute, International Forest Carbon Association and U of Michigan present a discussion on professionalization in carbon markets. Speakers will outline the potential for market-wide transformation in MRV and financial systems with specific reference to the forestry sector/REDD+.

Speakers: The panel will bring together a collection of voices from GHG program administrators, professional societies, and technical and financial carbon market practitioners. Event participation will be geographically balanced and include panelists from, and speaking to their experience in, countries at all stages of development.
Tim Stumhofer
Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI)
tim.stumhofer@ghginstitute.org
+1 415 5185259
Gabriel Thoumi
University of Michigan
gthoumi@gmail.com
+1 612 3270189
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Low carbon society in Asia: from planning to implementation
We have developed a methodology to create low carbon scenarios and roadmaps towards low carbon societies in Asia. The event will present how these scenarios and roadmaps have been developed and several trends in LCS (Low Carbon Society) in several countries and cities in Asia.

Speakers: Dr. Junichi Fujino (NIES), Dr. Mikiko Kainuma (NIES), Prof. Priyadarshi Ramprasad Shukla (Indian Institute of Management), Dr. Kejun Jiang (Energy Research Institute), Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Azraai Kassim (UTM), Prof. Ho Chin Siong (UTM), Mr. Boyd Dionysius Joeman (Iskandar Regional Development Authority)
Mikiya Takayanagi
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
int-unfccc@nies.go.jp
+81 29 8502308
Kazumi Sato
University of Technology Malaysia* (UTM)
kzmst007@gmail.com
+60 7 5537356
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
LCS in Asia_COP17 program_updated [397 kb]
The Green Initiative's Carbon Free program:helping people and biodiversity with high quality offsets
There are opportunities to enhance biodiversity and reduce poverty in Brazil's Mata Atlantica highly degraded areas through the implementation of high quality carbon projects. Developed and implemented by The Green Initiative, the Carbon Free program achieves both goals through forestry offsets.

Speakers: Magno Castelo Branco, PhD
Magno Castelo Branco
The Green Initiative (TGI)
magno@iniciativaverde.org.br
+55 11 89053450
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Overcoming Food Insecurity with Adaptation Actions: Building on Lessons from Sub Saharan Africa
Practices & initiatives transforming rural livelihoods will be presented by the leaders behind them. Resilient farming practices, community extension programs, dynamic small-scale farmer associations & country lead programs will be discussed in the context of Africa’s adaptation negotiating position

Speakers: 1. Dr. Hailu Araya, Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD),Ethiopia 2. Dr. Rogers Malimbwi , Soinkone University,Tanzania 3. Mr. Manuel Menomussanga, Centre for Sustainable Development of Coastal Zones, Mozambique 4. Mr. Hatimi Tchabore, Director, Department of Village Water Supply, Ministry Water Sanitation, Togo 5. Dr. Drake Mubiru, the National Agricultural Research Laboratory (NARL),Uganda 6. Mr. Henry Utila, Forestry research Institute of Malawi (FRIM), Malawi.
Richard Munang
Malawi
Richard.Munang@unep.org
+2 54 731666334
Robert Jordan
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
r.jordan@ifoam.org
+996 778 599299
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Forests and climate: securing community livelihoods and protecting the environment
GBM and WHRC will host a panel to discuss the impact of climate initiatives on rights and responsibilities including a CDM project for future REDD+ forestry projects. We will explore how to ensure the right mix of incentives for household forest users and develop participatory forest monitoring.

Speakers: GBM and WHRC will host the panel.
Francesca de Gasparis
Green Belt Movement (GBM)
francesca@greenbeltmovement.or
+44 207 5490395
Nora Greenglass
The Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC)
ngreenglass@whrc.org
+1 508 4441566
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Glenn Bush Presentation [2 Mb]
Mercy Karunditu short presentation- GreenBelt Movement [1 Mb]
Nadine Laporte presentation [3 Mb]
GBM Climate Change report [530 kb]
Synergies and tradeoffs between mitigation and adaptation: the case of forests
Forests are managed for mitigation (REDD+) and adaptive capacity of forest dependent communities. This event will draw out synergies and tradeoffs of achieving these goals, focusing on experiences of national policy and local implementation in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Speakers: representatives from CATIE, ODI, RECOFTC and UCSD, as well as other REDD-net partners from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Bastiaan Louman
Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (CATIE)
blouman@catie.ac.cr
+506 2558 2321
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Australia’s Carbon Pricing Mechanism and Clean Energy Future Plan
The Australian Government released its comprehensive Clean Energy Future plan in July 2011. It will place a price on carbon emissions in Australia for the first time. The Carbon Pricing Mechanism will link to global carbon markets from 2015.

Speakers: Jenny Wilkinson, First Assistant Secretary, Climate Strategy & Markets Division, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and other distinguished speakers (TBC).
Richard Merzian
Australia
richard.merzian@climatechange.
+61 2 61597261
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Implications of different negotiating outcomes on life and livelihood of the people in South Asia
Current mitigation pledges under UNFCCC might result into as much as 50C global temperature increase, which may affect agriculture production in South Asia more abruptly than anticipated under different scenarios of FAR.The session is organized to share results of different model induced studies

Speakers: Mr. Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir. Other speakers to be confirmed
Ekraj Sabur
Asian Resource Foundation (ARF)
ekraj@arf-asia.org
+66 2 9130196
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
OECD/IEA Climate Change Expert Group
Keeping track of tradable emissions units. The latest OECD/IEA analysis on emissions unit accounting will be presented, followed by discussion with experts from Party delegations and civil society.
Pascale Rossignol
Chile
pascale.rossignol@oecd.org
+33 1 45249658
Pascale Rossignol
Estonia
pascale.rossignol@oecd.org
+33 1 45249658
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
PPT Keeping Track of Tradable Emissions Units After 2012 [200 kb]
Side event Programme [63 kb]
Emerging economies combat climate risks in forestry and agriculture through green-growth and south-
Panelists will highlight policies and investments needed in Africa and at global levels to accelerate green growth and south-south collaboration.

Speakers: International Network for Bamboo and Rattan Ethiopia's Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency International Fund for Agricultural Development German International Cooperation (GIZ) Green Belt Movement World Bank
Violeta Gonzalez
International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR)
vgonzalez@inbar.int
+86 1 3911269783
Melaku Tadesse
Ethiopia
mela635@gmail.com
+25 191 1655976
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Policies for Mobilizing Nature-based Adaptation Action in Africa
Many African citizens are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. A large portion of them are also directly reliant on natural resources. A high level panel will discuss what this means in terms of fast tracking adaptation action and ways in which current land-use policies need to change
Pauline Buffle
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
pauline.buffle@iucn.org
+41 22 9990260
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Multi-stakeholder Collaboration to Reinforce Adaptation Opportunities for African Pastoral Peoples
In support of the Cancun Adaptation Framework, the Chadian Ministry of Water and IPACC convene a multi-stakeholder dialogue on climatic events, local knowledge and African pastoral peoples. How can meteorologists, communities and policy-makers jointly reinforce adaptation policy and practice?

Speakers: A spokespersons from Conservation International, UNESCO, WMO, Ministry of Water - Republic of Chad (Government and ACMAD (Scientific Community). Ms. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, IPACC Executive Committee member and founder and director of AFPAT (Peul-Bororo nomadic women’s association of Chad) (Indigenous Peoples)
Nigel Crawhall
Indigenous People of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC)
ipacc.ashley@gmail.com
+27 21 6743260
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Strengthening Institutional Capacities for Climate Change Research and Training: Lessons-Learned
Nine research and training organizations from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific and the Caribbean collectively form a Climate Change Capacity Development (C3D) network. The Partners collaborate in developing and testing methodologies in support of climate change decision-making.

Speakers: Representatives of C3D Partner Organizations and Beneficiaries
Libasse BA
Environnement et Developpement du Tiers-Monde (ENDA-TM)
libasseba@yahoo.fr
+221 33 8222496
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Safeguards and grievance mechanisms in the UNFCCC – when, why and how?
Safeguards are critical to prevent social and environmental harm and promote participation, transparency, accountability and equity; grievance mechanisms are essential to achieve these goals. Panelists will discuss elements of a UNFCCC safeguard system using examples in REDD, finance and CDM.
Martin Wagner
Earthjustice
mwagner@earthjustice.org
+1 510 9170434
Daniela Rey
ClientEarth (CE)
drey@clientearth.org
+44 0 2030305962
Alyssa Johl
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
ajohl@ciel.org
+1 202 7425856
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Rey, Safeguards and Grievance Mechanisms [989 kb]
Low carbon and climate resilient society
This side event focuses on practical ways to build and develop a low carbon and climate resilient society in Thailand and other ASEAN countries.

Speakers: Secretary-General of Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, Thailand; Executive Director of Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organisation (PO), Thailand; Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) representative; two ASEAN member countries representatives
Nirawan Pipitsombat
Thailand
unfccc.thailand.focalpoint@gma
+66 2 2656550
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Renewable Energy Policies for Climate Resilience, Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
Presentations from Africa and Asia by INFORSE and HELIO Network members - Real-life efforts to use renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions for GHG emission mitigation, development and poverty reduction. - Tools to climate-proof supporting energy policies including results from case s

Speakers: - Timothy Byakola, INFORSE-East Africa/CDI, Uganda: (case: decentralizing power policy and legislation, micro-hydropower) - Raymond Myles, INFORSE South Asia/INSEDA, India (case: family biogas with climate mitigation) - Pierre Dembele, Mali Folkecenter (case: local Jatropha oil, project cooperation with Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy) - Hamid Taybo, Adel-Sofala, Mozambique (case: Success with local renewable energy in the Sofala province, project with VE Denmark) - Secou Sarr, INFORSE-West Africa/ENDA, Senegal (climate mitigation proposals from Africa) - Usha Nair, AIWC, All India Women Conference(case: solar food dryers to income generation for women, from India) - Tanay Sidki Uyar, Eurosolar Turkey (experiences and proposals for local renewable energy in emerging economies) - Michel Takam, ADEID, Cameroun (case: micro-hydro) - Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE (summary of proposals, NGO proposals for climate policies) Sylvain Defo, Ministère de l’Energie et de l’Eau (Cameroon) - Tcharabalo Abiyou, Ministère des Mines, de l’énergie et de l’Eau. (Togo) - Laura Williamson (HELIO International) - IEPF 3) Niclas Hällström, Swedish Society for Nature Conservation on Bottom-up Renewable Energy Revolution: Global Feed-in Tariffs
Gunnar Olesen, Boye
International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE)
inforse@gmail.com
+45 24 269933
Laura Williamson
HELIO International (HELIO)
laura.williamson@helio-interna
+1 252 3558710
Niclas Hällström
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)
niclas.hallstrom@naturskyddsfo
+46 70 3826998
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Jatropha Oil, Mali Fokecenter [222 kb]
Cook stoves ADEL Mozambique [234 kb]
Micro hydro ADEID Cameroon [413 kb]
Family Biogas INSEDA India [900 kb]
Solar diers lanterns AIWC India [580 kb]
Scaling up RE in East Africa CDI Uganda [242 kb]
100percent RE Turkey [962 kb]
Resilient Energy Policy HELIO [565 kb]
Ovens ENDA Senegal [209 kb]
Adapting NRM in Africa: lessons learnt, ways forward and the ‘sustainable land management programme’
The side-event discusses options for adapting NRM in Africa using different case studies (Kenya, South Africa, D. R. Congo) in adaptation and mitigation (agriculture, water, REDD+). The German funded research programme ‘sustainable land management’ and its African regional projects are introduced.

Speakers: 1. Romy Chevallier (Romy.Chevallier@wits.ac.za; South African Institute of International Affairs, SA): The political barriers to climate change adaptation implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa 2. Marcus Kaplan (Marcus.Kaplan@die-gdi.de; German Development Institute (DIE) ,GER): Opportunities and Constraints for Adaptation and Mitigation in African Agriculture 3. Chinwe Ifejika Speranza (Ifejika.Speranza@die-gdi.de; German Development Institute (DIE) ,GER) : Lessons from a resilient perspective on conservation agriculture adaptation practices in Kenya 4. Mari-Lise du Preez (mari-lise.dupreez@saiia.org.za; South African Institute of International Affairs, SA) : REDD+ and governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo 5. Sabine Stuart-Hill, (Stuart-Hills@ukzn.ac.za; School of Bioresources Engineering and. Environmental Hydrology, UKZN, SA): Water governance in South Africa - mainstreaming an adaptation agenda? 6. Prof. Dr. Ralf Seppelt (ralf.seppelt@ufz.de; Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ; GER): Research programme „Sustainable land management“
Chinwe Ifejika Speranza
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
chinwe.ifejika.speranza@die-gd
+49 1577 5766855
Cornelia Paulsch
University of Bayreuth
cornelia.paulsch@biodiv.de
+4 941 2977760
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
presentation by Ralf Seppelt [3 Mb]
presentation by Sabine Stuart-Hill [1 Mb]
presentation by Ifejika Speranza [1 Mb]
presentation by Markus Kaplan [736 kb]
presentation by Mari-Lise du Preez [3 Mb]
DIE_GLUES Side-Event Summary [209 kb]
Climate-Smart Agriculture – a transformative approach to food security, adaptation and mitigation
Agriculture must undergo a radical transformation to meet the challenges of sustainable food security and poverty reduction with climate change. Learn about approaches that increase both productivity and the resilience of livelihoods and ecosystems, plus how REDD+ lessons can inform our progress.
Jeffrey Brez
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
j.brez@ifad.org
+39 6 54592142
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Results-Based Capacity Development to Address Climate Change: Lessons Learned from UN Initiatives
The side event will showcase UN success stories and discuss learning mechanisms and indicators on capacity building. It will pay special attention to needs expressed by parties on mitigation, adaptation, technology, finance, REDD and consider existing UN tools and initiatives such as CC:Learn.
Cassie Flynn
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
cassie.flynn@undp.org
+1 212 9066591
Fri, 02 Dec 2011   
Engaging the Private Sector in Climate Finance: Opportunities and Challenges (IFC and UNDP)
The private sector will play a pivotal role in climate finance for the foreseeable future. Given how public policy has accelerated adoption of clean technology, the session will highlight business opportunities and challenges through examples taken from established development projects in Africa and other emerging markets.

Speakers: Andrew Steer World Bank Group Special Envoy for Climate Change, moderating private sector perspectives with introductions by IFC and UNDP.
Maureen Shields Lorenzetti
World Bank
mlorenzetti@ifc.org
+1 202 3523572
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Flyer [1 Mb]
IFC Client Karsten Farms [3 Mb]
UNDP speaker Kenya Tea Development Agency [2 Mb]
Updates from climate change science - special focus: Africa
Scientists and experts from international and regional research programmes and organizations will present latest information from climate change research, especially from Africa.
Rocio Lichte
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
rlichte@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151619
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 
Agenda [119 kb]
Presentation Jones [1 Mb]
Presentation Scholes [2 Mb]
Presentation Ndebele-Muriza [1 Mb]
Presentation UNFCCC [137 kb]
Regional information for climate services in Africa
Improved climate services including thoughtful assessment of uncertainties are needed to support decision makers for developing responsible adaptation strategies and promote sustainable development in Africa. This requires careful tailoring and communication of regional projections.

Speakers: Euro-Mediterranean center for Climate Change: Prof. Riccardo Valentini Dr. Antonio Navarra Dr. Antonio Bombelli University of Cape Town: Prof Bruce Hewitson and Mr Chris Jack
Riccardo Valentini
Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)
bombelli@unitus.it
+39 761 357251
Kate Sutherland
University of Cape Town (UCT)
kate@csag.uct.ac.za
+27 21 6502784
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
CSAG and CMCC Joint Side Event Agenda [94 kb]
ClimAfrica_PPT [2 Mb]
Is adaptation finance supporting an integrated approach?
Tearfund, CIDSE, CAFOD and PACJA discuss learning from their climate change adaptation field work and findings of a policy report. What’s good practice? What’s working? What needs improving? How can adaptation finance ensure an integrated and locally-owned approach to build climate resilience?

Speakers: Tearfund, CAFOD, CIDSE, PACJA and their partners
Joanna Khinmaung
TEARFUND
jo.khinmaung@tearfund.org
+44 20 89437707
Catherine Durbin
Cooperation Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité (CIDSE)
durbin@cidse.org
+32 2 2333751
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
Tearfund - Adaptation United in practice? [2 Mb]
Improving Development Effectiveness of Climate Financing: Challenges and Opportunities
Communities impacted by the climate crisis need financing to build resilience and to survive. The evolving climate financing architecture needs to improve its development effectiveness and civil society now has the opportunity to influence this and make it truly responsive to people’s ne

Speakers: Ms,. Bernarditas Muller (G77 & China), Usec. Naderev Sano (Phils. Climate Change Commission, Kumi Naidoo, Md Shamsuddoha, Murray Worth (WDM), Ivan Torafing (APIYN)
Maria Theresa Lauron
Ibon Foundation Inc. (IBON)
tlauron@iboninternational.org
+63 2 9277060
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
e-flyer IBON UNFCCC event [289 kb]
Modifying Afforestation Practices in Adaptation to Climate Change
KKL-JNF has rich experience in developing sustainable afforestation practices in semi-arid regions. By using advanced techniques for watershed management, soil conservation, & biological control; and by sharing our knowledge with others, we are able to turn ecological challenges into opportunities.

Speakers: Dr. David Brand, Head Forester, KKL-JNF Mr. Itzhak Moshe,Deputy Dirctor Southern Region
Karine Bolton
Keren Kayemet LeIsrael/The Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF)
karineb@kkl.org.il
+972 50 7255737
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Equal access to sustainable development: balancing carbon and financial budgets
Equal access to sustainable development requires a fair share of emission space among all the individuals on earth. We will discuss how to establish an overall global framework for international cooperation on climate protection, linking carbon and financial flows. Chinese approaches will be shared.

Speakers: Pan Jiahua, Director General of RCSD and China IPCC advisor to Working Group III; Chen Hongbo, Programme Director, Carbon finance, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Liu Yanhua, Counsellor, Counsellors' Office of the State Council; Harald Winkler, Lead Author on the IPCC Working Group III; William Chandler, President of Transition Energy; Wen Gang, Negotiator, Chinese delegation to UNFCCC.
Xiang Yu
Research Centre for Sustainable Development (RCSD)
sophie.yu.xiang@gmail.com
+86 10 65252160
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
Equitable Access to Sustainable Development_www.erc.uct.ac.za [1 Mb]
Global Environment Facility
Representatives from the Global Environment Facility Secretariat will provide an update on the GEF reform program with provision of financing for projects generating Global Environment Benefits in the area of Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation and Technology Transfer.

Speakers: Mr. Robert K Dixon, Ms. Chizuru Aoki
Anna Lerner
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
klerner@thegef.org
+1 202 5694969
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
Flyer for GEF side event [285 kb]
Climate Forced Migrants : Human Rights Perspective
Its a forecast that there will be around 200 millions of climate forced migrants around the world due to climate induced problems, alone in Bangladeshi it will around 20 millions. New set of rights should be considered in view of human rights frame work as these migrants are not responsible for this

Speakers: Kumin Naido Green Peace, Arjun Karki LDC Watch, Lidy Nacpil,Beverly Kenne, Njoki Njoro Njeho, Demba Dembele from Jubilee South,Malcom Damon EJN, Maria Tettet Lauren APRN, Dr.Ahsan Uddin CSRL, Dr Hasan Minister Bangladesh
M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury
Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust (COAST Trust)
reza.coast@gmail.com
+88 1711 529792
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Best practices from forest carbon projects in Malaysia and Uganda
From the early 90’s forest carbon projects have been developed in Malaysia and Uganda. These projects have proven their value ever since and have acquired VCS registration in 2011. The projects are presented and linked to national strategies related to forest carbon projects.

Speakers: Martijn Snoep (Project Manager, Face Foundation/Face the Future). Fredric Kizza, (Senior Warden Uganda Wildlife Authority). Dr. Yap Sau Wai (Senior Manager, Yayasan Sabah Group). Dr. Tasila Banda, (Project Manager, Face Foundation/Face the Future).
Denis Slieker
FACE Foundation (FACE)
denis.slieker@face-thefuture.c
+31 10 7542050
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
FtF brochure [3 Mb]
Infapro VCS brochure [845 kb]
Kibale VCS brochure [722 kb]
Presentation Infapro [3 Mb]
Presentation Kibale [2 Mb]
Presentation monitoring [1 Mb]
Presentation validation and verification [2 Mb]
Sustainable capacity building: Empowering individuals and communities to act
Panel discussion: solar advisor, anthropologist, spiritual mentor, physicist and architect respond to the critical question of how to harness the inner and outer capacity of people. They will demonstrate ways to sustain a new vision, alongside current technology, supporting a good green economy.

Speakers: Ms. Ann Braudis, Arch. Valentina Jappelli, Sister Jayanti Kirpalani, Prof. Massimo Pieri, Mr. Joachim Golo Pilz.
Sonja Ohlsson
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU)
sonja.ohlsson@dk.brahmakumaris
+45 30 230738
Massimo Pieri
COBASE, Cooperativa Tecnico Scientifica di Base (ECOSOC)
cobaseu@gmail.com
+39 6 3330078
Ann Braudis
Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic, Inc.
abraudis@mksisters.org
+914 941 7575
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
Report Sustainable Capacity Building [133 kb]
Energy efficient buildings and communities for sustainable development: Voices from South Africa
Leading public and private sector organisations explore intersections between energy demand, efficient buildings & communities and climate change in South Africa. Policies, frameworks and financial tools for building and city sector emissions in the context of sustainable development are discussed.

Speakers: Confirmed speakers: Jane Henley, Chief Executive Officer, World Green Building Council (moderator)- Carl Wesselink, Cape Town Kuyasa CDM Project Manager - Andrew Etzinger, Senior General Manager, Integrated Demand Management at Eskom (South African Public Utility) - Brian Willkinson, Chief Executive Officer, Green Building Council of South Africa.- Pooran Desai, One Planet Technical Director – Sarah Alsen, One Planet Living Country Manager, South Africa - Mike Deighton, Executive, Tongaat Hulett Developments
Michelle Malanca
World Green Building Council, Inc. (WorldGBC)
mmalanca@worldgbc.org
+1 415 9449800
Freya Seath
BioRegional Development Group
freya.seath@bioregional.com
+4 20 84044884
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 
Living on One Planet [2 Mb]
A Sustainable Framework for Living Today [1 Mb]
Climate smart agriculture – myth or reality
The event will focus on how agriculture is being negotiated in the negotiation text & the NAMAS, whether the proposed climate smart technologies are leading to increased soil carbon stocks, whether smallholder farmers will benefit from these technologies.
Sharad Joshi
Centre for Community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON)
sharad_jp1@sancharnet.in
+91 141 2770330
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Adaptation to a Changing Climate in the Arab Countries
Together, the Arab countries, the World Bank, League of Arab States, and researchers based in Arab countries, are in the process of preparing a study on climate change adaptation in the Arab countries, including Lebanon. The session will address climate change, its impacts, and adaptation options

Speakers: Government officials from Lebanon Government officials from other Arab countries the League of Arab States the World Bank
Lea Kai
Lebanon
l.kai@moe.gov.lb
+961 3 744252
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Liability and Redress for climate change Impacts; Time for International Tribunal on Climate Justice
The panel discussion will discuss the need for robust municipal and international regime in view of the constraints to address the issues of liability and redress.

Speakers: Justice V S Dave, Justice PC Jain
Ajay Kumar Jha
PAIRVI Associates (PAIRVI)
pairvidelhi@rediffmail.com
+91 97 17771255
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Can we achieve food security in a world challenged by climate change?
Hunger kills millions in Africa. Smart investment in agro-ecological food production is vital for climate mitigation and adaptation as well as long-term food security. Good and bad approaches presented from Horn of Africa inform recommendations for negotiators on adaptation and agriculture policy.

Speakers: Moderator and interviewer: ACT Alliance Mattias Soderberg (TBC) Panelists: Negotiators from the Governments of Kenya and New Zealand on agriculture and adaptation policies (names TBC) Panelist: Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance: Peter Prove or Malcolm Damon Panelist: ACT Alliance: Aino Pennanen (TBC) Panelist: Caritas Internationalis (name TBC)
Marian Casey
ACT Alliance - Action by Churches Together (ACT Alliance)
marian.casey@actalliance.org
+41 22 7916218
Peter Prove
Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance* (EAA)
pprove@e-alliance.ch
+41 22 7916141
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Building Sustainable Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Asia for Climate Change
The Climate Change Center of KGF, the Korea International Cooperation Agency & Korea University with joint researches will suggest effective roles of government, industry, & civil society in PPP. The event aims to seek measures for climate-vulnerable regions in Asia and reinforce the Asian network.

Speakers: See the Additional Comments for more info
Eun-Ae Lee
Korea Green Foundation (KGF)
ealee@greenfund.org
+82 2 20114354
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Country Pilot Action to Strengthen National Learning and Skills Development Systems to Address Clima
How can countries respond to the human capacity and skills development needs created by climate change? At the side-event UN CC:Learn pilot countries will share their experiences in developing results-oriented learning strategies in support of national climate change objectives.

Speakers: Representatives from UN CC:Learn pilot countries which include Benin, Dominican Republic, Uganda, representing different sectors and stakeholder groups
PAUL ISABIRYE
Uganda
paul_isabirye@yahoo.com
+256 414 237690
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
"Launching of the CDM Policy Dialogue".
The CDM Executive Board has decided to establish a High Level Panel to conduct a Policy Dialogue with the objective to review past CDM experiences and to ensure the readiness of CDM to meet the challenges of the post-2012 period. At this occasion the Policy Dialogue will be officially introduced.

Speakers: Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary UNFCCC, Martin Hession, Chairman for the CDM Executive Board and other high level participants
Niclas Svenningsen
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
nsvenningsen@unfccc.int
+49 228 81551982
Sat, 03 Dec 2011   
Global Green Growth Institute: Green Growth in Action
Green growth is a revolutionary approach to tackle climate change without sacrificing aspirations for economic growth for developing countries. GGGI will present the outcome of country programs in 2010-2011 and share its ambition to become an intergovernmental organization by 2012.

Speakers: - Opening Remarks: Dr. Han Seung-soo, Chairman of GGGI - Moderator: Lord Nicholas Stern, Professor of London School of Economics - Speakers (TBC): Senior Officers (UAE, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, WB, EBRD, ADB)
Youngran Kim
Republic of Korea
yr.kim@gggi.org
+82 10 95309949
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Green Actions in China
In the context of global climate change risks, the whole world is suffering great loss due to large-scale disasters associated with global climate changes. In this side event, a new path of development incorporating with disaster risk mitigation and reduction is discussed based on China’s experience

Speakers: Prof.Qian Ye, Prof.Michael Glantz, Mr.Jie Li, Mr.Fangyi Yang, Mr.Fuqiang Yang, Mr.Tian Xie.
Rui Zhou
China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
cncigbp@igsnrr.ac.cn
+86 10 64889829
Tang Ya
Greenriver
tangya4@yahoo.com.cn
+8 28 85056595
Fangyi YANG
Shan Shui Conservation Center (Shan Shui)
fyang@shanshui.org
+8 10 62761034
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Side event invitation [581 kb]
Framework of green actions in the context of global climate change risk [2 Mb]
Road to 2020-C+ Initiative [1 Mb]
The pathway for low carbon rural village in Southwest China [936 kb]
The role of coal in the context of action on climate change and sustainable development
With the world facing major challenges on climate change and energy poverty, we explore the role of coal in addressing these integrated priorities. Questions include - how can coal support clean development, how can finance be leveraged to support deployment of CCS and other clean coal technologies?

Speakers: Norman Mbazima, Chief Executive, Thermal Coal, Anglo American; Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, IEA; Morgan Bazilian, Energy Advisor, UNIDO; Asian Development Bank, World Resources Institute; Milton Catelin, Chief Executive, World Coal Association.
Benjamin Sporton
World Coal Association (WCA)
bsporton@worldcoal.org
+44 20 78510052
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Presenting of Namibia's Second National Communication
Second National Communication, Climate Change Adaptation Measures & Mitigation Measures, Climate Change Youth action programme, Climate Change awareness raising materials, Climate Change & science in Namibia

Speakers: Mr. Teofilus Nghitila, Hon Minister Netumbo Nandi Ndaitwa.
Naomi Shaninga
Namibia
naomi.shaninga@gmail.com
+900 264 612842704
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Systematic approach to address Climate Change in Kenya
Implementation of the Kenya Climate change Response strategy and the Link with the Cancun Agreements

Speakers: Mr. Stephen Kinguyu
Fatuma Hussein
Kenya
famzahra80@yahoo.co.uk
+254 20 722299975
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Presentation [462 kb]
China’s Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change
In this side event, the head of the Chinese delegation, vice chairman of NDRC of China, Minister Xie Zhenhua, will introduce China’s objectives, policies, measures and actions addressing climate change during the 12th Five-Year-Plan period.

Speakers: Mr.Su Wei,National Focal Point and Chief Negotiator for China Delegation
Ji Chen
China
chenji@ncsc.org.cn
+86 138 11711464
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Draft Agenda [15 kb]
"Adaptation in Practice: Evaluating Innovative Approaches"
This event will present lessons learned from first generation adaptation interventions in the GEF (SCCF, LDCF, SPA), incl. ongoing work on RBM, indicators and M&E frameworks (Adaptation Fund). It will also showcase the Climate-Eval interface: a fast-growing global community of adaptation evaluators.

Speakers: Global Environment Facility Evaluation Office; LDCF/SCCF Secretariat; Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat; World Bank Independent Evaluation Group (IEG)
Sara Nielsen
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
snielsen@thegef.org
+1 202 4734840
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Adaptation Event Flier [472 kb]
Evaluating Adaptation at the GEF [470 kb]
Evaluating Climate Adaptation at the World Bank [683 kb]
Energy and climate: building a sustainable and secure future
to be confirmed

Speakers: Richard Baron other speakers to be confirmed
Jenny Gell
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Jenny.gell@iea.org
+33 1 40576729
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Policies and technologies in response to the climate challenge [2 Mb]
Meeting the financing challenge - role for Foreign Direct Investment and domestic finance [2 Mb]
Assessment of biodiversity, forest management, REDD+ links; the need for common data standards
The new scientific assessment of the relationship between biodiversity, forests and REDD+, under the framework of Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP); and the importance of freely-accessible biodiversity data, published to globally-agreed standards, to support biodiversity monitoring within REDD+.

Speakers: Dr Christoph Wildburger, IUFRO Coordinator, Global Forest Expert Panels Dr John Parrotta, US Forest Service , Dr Nicholas King, Executive Secretary, Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Tim Hirsch
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
thirsch@gbif.org
+45 35 321476
Renate Prüller
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
prueller@iufro.org
+43 1 877015117
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Wildburger Presentation [3 Mb]
Parotta presentation [3 Mb]
Greening the value chain: Ways forward through private sector cooperation & low carbon technologies
The event aims to discuss what is needed to foster private sector cooperation that can lead to emission reductions within the whole value chain. Different solutions will be presented, e.g. incorporating renewable energies, improving efficiency as well as the chances arising from e-mobility.

Speakers: Moderator: Tine Roed, Deputy CEO, Confederation of Danish Industry Panelists: Dr. Stefan Mair, Member of the Executive Board, Federation of German Industries, BDI Dr. Urban Rid, Director-General, Climate Protection, Environment and Energy & International Cooperation, German Federal Environment Ministry Jorge Soto, Sustainable Development Director of Braskem SA and Director at Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development Dr. Sören Buttkereit, Head of Corporate Sustainability External Office, Siemens AG Dr. Tsakani Mthombeni, General Manager Energy, Technology Innovation Agency South Africa (tbc)
Tara Nitz
Federation of German Industries (BDI)
nitz@vci.de
+49 69 25561423
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
BDI side event "Greening the value chain" [146 kb]
Equity in Climate Change
The event would highlight the best available scientific knowledge for reducing the global emissions on the basis of equitable access to sustainable development.
Rajni Ranjan Rashmi
India
rr.rashmi@nic.in
+91 11 24362281
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
CDM and NAMA’s, a vector for development? Examples from MENA Region & suppressed demand studies
RCREEE, GERES, and Perspectives will present their work on: identification of support needs to speed registration of CDM projects before 2012, importance of suppressed demand to expand basic services in poor areas, and emergence of NAMA’s as a new promising mitigation mechanism.

Speakers: Speakers Amel Bida (RCREEE), William Battye (GERES), Matthias Krey (Perspectives) Panelists Ezzat Lewis (Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency), Anselm Duchrow (CDM-JI Initiative), Modibo Traore (African Development Bank)
William Battye
Groupe Energies Renouvelables, Environnement et Solidarités (GERES)
w.battye@geres.eu
+44 0 7771823138
Ezzat Lewis
Egypt
ccu.egypt@gmail.com
+2 2 25246162
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
How to achieve a global transformation towards a climate-friendly, sustainable future?
We present policy options to cut emissions via a transformation of energy systems and sustainable land and ecosystems management, with co-benefits for human development goals. A decarbonization and efficiency approach will be profiled as will WBGU’S new report A Social Contract for Sustainability

Speakers: Hans Joachim Schellnhuber – Chair WBGU; Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Dirk Messner – Vice Chair WGBU; Director of the German Development Institute Nebojsa Nakicenovic – Deputy Director, IIASA; Professor, TU Wien and Member of WBGU Michael Obersteiner – Program Leader, Ecosystems Services and Management, IIASA
Susan Riley
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
riley@iiasa.ac.at
+43 2236 807536
Astrid Schulz
German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
aschulz@wbgu.de
+49 30 26394817
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
WBGU - Report A social contract for sustainability [149 kb]
IIASA-WBGU side event outline [95 kb]
Schellnhuber 2.4MB [2 Mb]
Country-level assessments of climate change impacts
The event will present a major new assessment, carried out by the UK Met Office Hadley Centre in collaboration with global scientists, to summarise the observed and projected impacts of climate change in individual countries. The project has captured this new science work in an engaging format.

Speakers: *Senior impacts experts from Met Office and global research institutions
Alison Conboy
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
alison.conboy@decc.gsi.gov.uk
+0 44 3000685564
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Mobilising finance and investments for water security and climate resilience
Financing investments in water management and infrastructure is crucial for resilience. This side event will present a draft Framework for Water Security and Climate Resilient Development, a key tool for mobilizing investments in water security and climate change adaptation.
Steven Downey
Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO)
steven.downey@gwpforum.org
+46 8 52212652
Cameron Ironside
International Hydropower Association (IHA)
ci@hydropower.org
+44 7787 155524
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Clean development mechanism afforestation and reforestation project activities in Casamance Senegal
• To restore degraded wetlands and to improve productivity and environmental condition through reforestation, restoring ecological, economic and social services of a significant part of the degraded Senegalese mangrove. • To mitigate Climate Change
IDY NIANG
Senegal
niang_idy@yahoo.fr
+999 221 775152002
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Joint side event IEPF/BOAD-UEMOA on Mitigation opportunities and challenges in Africa
- Presentation of sectoral studies on mitigation and adaptation carried out by the IEPF on key sectors, particularly the Study on “Building in Africa and CC”, - Dialogue between NAMAs stakeholders in Africa, and role of UEMOA / BOAD

Speakers: Countries representative and experts
Rajae Chafil
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF/IFDD)
rajae.chafil@francophonie.org
+1 418 6925727
Eric Raymond BIO
Banque ouest africaine de developpement (BOAD)
ebio@boad.org
+228 228 22232570
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Gender and REDD+ in the Asia Pacific: Supporting Champions for Women’s Leadership/ Gender Equality
A Gender and REDD+ Team has formed in Asia/Pacific region to champion women’s leadership and gender equality to address the neglect of gender issues within REDD+. Panelists will discuss ways in which REDD+ projects can actively enhance the rights and position of rural women in the region.

Speakers: Mdme Thoa, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam, Yani Septiani, Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia, Regan Suzuki, RECOFTC, Jeannette Gurung, WOCAN,
Regan Suzuki
Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC)
regan@recoftc.org
+66 81 6495041
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Role and contribution of forest certification towards a low-carbon forestry, A/R and REDD+ projects
FSC, RA, SNV, CarbonFix and IMAFLORA present how FSC certification contributes towards forest carbon stewardship, provides relevant safeguards and co-benefits for A/R and REDD+ projects and introduce the FSC Strategy for climate change engagement.

Speakers: Stefan Salvador (FSC), Mark Moroge (Rainforest Alliance), Adrian Enright (SNV), Pieter van Midwoud (CarbonFix), Mauricio Voivodic (IMAFLORA)
Stefan Salvador
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
s.salvador@fsc.org
+49 228 3676624
Moriz Vohrer
CarbonFix e.V.
m.vohrer@carbonfix.info
+4 176 64803182
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
1-CarbonFix (van Midwoud) [982 kb]
2-FSC (Salvador) [1 Mb]
3-Rainforest Alliance (Hayward) [1013 kb]
4-SNV (Enright) [247 kb]
5-UNIQUE (Merger) [1 Mb]
Showcasing low-carbon transitions in Cartagena Dialogue countries
Cartagena Dialogue countries share high ambition on mitigation, applied domestically as well as internationally. Here several nations will showcase their plans for low-carbon transitions, including strategies for becoming carbon neutral.

Speakers: Maldives minister, Swedish minister, high-level representatives from Costa Rica, Colombia, Cook Islands, Malawi, Samoa, Tanzania
Mark Lynas
Maldives
marklynas36@gmail.com
+44 7811 456824
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Flyer for side event [262 kb]
Colombia presentation [1 Mb]
Costa Rica Minister presentation [75 kb]
Costa Rica presentation [2 Mb]
Malawi presentation [641 kb]
Maldives 1st part [1 Mb]
Maldives presentation 2nd part [2 Mb]
Samoa presentation [274 kb]
Sweden presentation [654 kb]
Public awareness & education on DRR & climate change(IFRC ISDR Children in a Changing Climate ACDS)
The implementation of public awareness and education activities to increase local resilience and support adaptation will be crucial in the coming years (Art. 6,UNFCCC). Lessons learnt, role of youth, scaling up and ensuring quality at scale will amongst the issues discussed by the organizations.

Speakers: IFRC African Centre for Disaster Studies-NWU CHildren in a changing climate (UNICEF, Plan International,Save the Children and World Vision)
Katiuscia Fara
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
katiuscia.fara@ifrc.org
+41 22 7304344
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
The carbon Budget and Development
Panel will explore low carbon development strategies and different clustes of development implications and consequences for localities and vulnerable groups and women's empowerment

Speakers: Martin Khor Mariama Williams Others TBC
Mariama Williams
South Centre
williams@southcentre.int
+41 22 798431759
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
UN System Support to Adaptation: Progress and Opportunities for Enhanced Action
Systems and sectors essential for human livelihood, such as water resources, agriculture and food security, will be adversely affected by climate change. The event will highlight what the UN system is doing to support countries to adapt to climate change and ways to enhance this response.
Festus Luboyera
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
fluboyera@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151541
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Flyer and agenda [25 kb]
Opening statement by Mr Michel Jarraud Secretary General, World Meteorological Organization [22 kb]
Technology transfer in the context of shifting towards a green economy
Innovation and technology are vital instruments to support climate change mitigation and adaptation. UN agencies join hands under the UN High Level Committee on Programs Working Group on Climate Change to address this issue and present examples of their actions to support developing countries
Joe Bradley
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
joe.bradley@wipo.int
+41 79 2480133
Mon, 05 Dec 2011   
Latest submissions of national communications from non-Annex I Parties
The side-event will consist of presentations of the latest submissions of national communications from non-Annex I Parties, followed by a Q&A session and general discussion.
Uazamo Kaura
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
ukaura@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151474
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Presentation of the second national communication COP17/CMP7 [105 kb]
Side-event national communication [53 kb]
Submission of NC [107 kb]
Togo [1 Mb]
Iran [1 Mb]
Ghana [1 Mb]
Egypt [2 Mb]
Chile [3 Mb]
Demonstration of the Capacity-building Portal
The prototype version of the Capacity-building Portal aims to collect, process, compile and disseminate information on activities submitted by UN organizations for the purpose of the annual synthesis reports on the implementation of the framework for capacity-building in developing countries.
Alla Metelitsa
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
ametelitsa@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151622
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Demonstration of the Capacity-building Portal [537 kb]
SBI Chair special event: Options for new channels for observer organizations to provide formal inputs into the high-level segments of COP and CMP sessions.
The event will seek to exchange constructive ideas on new channels for enhancing formal inputs into the COP/CMP high-level segments.
Megumi Endo
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
mendo@unfccc.int
Mon, 05 Dec 2011 
Summary [403 kb]
"The Economics of Climate Change in Northeast Asia and the Pacific (Mongolia and ADB)".
This event will present the findings of Asian Development Bank studies on the economics of climate change in Northeast Asia and the Pacific. The studies address both the costs of mitigation and adaptation and include policy recommendations on regional cooperation and green growth.

Speakers: Opening Remarks Hon. Gansukh Luimed, Minister, Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism, Mongolia (TBC) Chong-sik HAN, Vice President, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Klaus Gerhaeusser, Director-General East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Speakers Klaus Gerhaeusser, Director-General East Asia Department, ADB (and team member, TBD) Mahfuz Ahmed, Principal Natural Resources and Agriculture Economist, Pacific Department, ADB (and team member, TBD) Further, ADB staff consisting of Juzhong Zhuang; Deputy Chief Economist, Jörn Brömmelhörster, Principal Economist, and Suphachol Suphachalasai, Economist will be available for questions and answers during the side event.
Maria Luisa Panlilio
Mongolia
mlpanlilio@adb.org
+63 2 6326598
Annie Idanan
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
aidanan@adb.org
+63 2 6325779
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 
Revised Agenda for Side Event "Economics of Climate Change and Low-Carbon Growth in Northeast Asia and the Pacific" [24 kb]
Revised Agenda for Mongolia-ADB Side Event-1 Dec 2011 [24 kb]
Final Agenda/Program [375 kb]
Economics of Climate Change in Northeast Asia [1 Mb]
Ready for What? REDD Fairy Tales, Real Forest Conservation and a Muddled Moose
The event will feature the presentation of a report on appropriate incentives for real forest conservation and restoration by Indigenous peoples and local communities. It will also feature the handing over of the Muddled Moose Award for the most preposterous REDD fairy tale.

Speakers: TBC but include Jennifer Koinante and Nigel Crawhall of Indigenous peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee and Blessing Karumbidzwa of Timberwatch Coalition.
Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek
Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
simone.lovera@globalforestcoal
+595 21 663654
Taghi Farvar
Center for Environment and Sustainable Development Studies and Application (CENESTA)
taghi@cenesta.org
+98 21 66972973
Harry Jonas
Natural Justice
harry@naturaljustice.org.za
+27 21 4261633
Anne Petermann
Global Justice Ecology Project, Inc. (GJEP)
globalecology@gmavt.net
+1 802 4822689
Tue, 06 Dec 2011   
"Evaluative evidence on the overlooked opportunities of energy efficiency"
This event presents evaluative findings from evaluation units of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and the GEF on reducing GHG emissions through support to energy efficiency. Policy implications of evaluative lessons will be discussed with Thomas C. Heller of the Policy Climate Initiative.

Speakers: Global Environment Facility Evaluation Office; World Bank Independent Evaluation Group
Sara Nielsen
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
snielsen@thegef.org
+1 202 4734840
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 
Energy Efficiency Event Flier [429 kb]
Overcoming barriers to energy efficiency: new evidence from independent evaluation [180 kb]
Energy Efficiency and IFIs [267 kb]
Lessons on Energy Efficiency from Evaluations [1 Mb]
Energy Efficiency in the Asian Development Bank's Energy Sector Operations [1 Mb]
Southern Voices On Climate Policy Choices
Many southern climate policy networks are assessing climate policies and programs in developing countries and engaging in advocacy. This event profiles cases and lessons from a wide variety of climate networks in the South and gives recommendations for climate policies to benefit the most vulnerable
Montana Burgess
Climate Action Network International (CAN International)
mbrockley@climatenetwork.org
+961 3 506313
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 
CAN Side Event Flyer [184 kb]
Indonesia: Putting Commitment into Action
Indonesia has voluntarily commited to reduce GHGs emission by 26% and up to 41% with international support by 2020. A National Action Plan is prepared to be implemented national wide. This is expected to create momentum for strong investment in clean technologies and setting course for low C economy

Speakers: Minister of National Development Planning (Indonesia), Executive Chair of NAtional Council on Climate Change (Indonesia), Governor of South Sumatera (Indonesia), Sir Nicholas Stern (UK), Germany and South Africa
Kuki Soejachmoen
Indonesia
indonesiafocalpoint@dnpi.go.id
+62 818 8891095
Tue, 06 Dec 2011   
Building Low-Carbon, Climate-Resilient Cities as an Essential Element of Global Efforts
In Cancun, local governments are recognized as governmental stakeholders. Global and local partners of Local Government Climate Roadmap, Renmin University of China and WRI will demonstrate worldwide progress on low carbon city development and adaptation in particular for cities of the Global South.

Speakers: Mayors and local government representatives from S.Africa and cities worldwide, Presidents or high level leaders of ICLEI, UCLG, WMCCC, SALGA, SACN, Scholars of Renmin University, Country Director of WRI China, UNFCCC negotiators
Yunus Arikan
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
urban.transitions@iclei.org
+49 228 97629952
Qian Sun
Renmin University of China* (RUC)
maple1028@sina.com
+86 10 62513952
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 
Final Agenda [383 kb]
ICLEI - Overview Presentation [943 kb]
RUC-PECE Presentation of Dr. Wang [2 Mb]
Opening Speech of David Cadman [420 kb]
Durban Adaptation Charter [209 kb]
cCCR 2011 Annual Report [1 Mb]
Adaptation in the Himalayan Region: Lessons from an integrated, policy-oriented research project
Adaptation calls for integrated, north-south collaborative and policy-oriented research. This event presents the unique collaboration between regional and international partners in the HICAP project: encompassing the Himalayan region and addressing a variety of adaptive challenges and opportunities.

Speakers: Eklabya Sharma (ICIMOD), Pål Prestrud (CICERO), Neera Shrestha Pradhan (ICIMOD), Christian Gender and vulnerability specialists (ICIMOD), Asuncion St.Clair (CICERO)
Petter Haugneland
Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO)
petter.haugneland@cicero.uio.n
+47 47 4798234699
Bhaskar Singh Karky
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
bkarky@icimod.org
+977 1 5003222
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 
HICAP side event programme [313 kb]
Arctic – A Messenger for Global Change
Sweden, as Chairman of the Arctic Council, presents together with AMAP, the latest changes and trends observed in the Arctic regarding Short-Lived Climate Forcers, melting of Snow, Water, Ice and Permafrost, and Mercury Pollution. The Side event will present options for actions and call for action!
Charlotte Nording Gabrielsson
Sweden
charlotte.nording@environment.
+46 8 4052973
Tue, 06 Dec 2011 
Side Event Flyer [131 kb]
Key results from the AC/AMAP report on Snow, Water, Ice & Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA), Dr. Lars-Otto Reiersen [3 Mb]
Key results from the AC/AMAP report on Snow, Water, Ice & Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA), Prof. Terry Callaghan [3 Mb]
Addressing Arctic Climate Change: Actions on Short-lived Climate Forcers, Dr. Svante Bodin [848 kb]
Roadmap of MRV in South Africa
Building meaningful partnerships towards the development and implementation of Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) methodologies and systems. This event will focus on sharing international MRV best practices wrt the methodology, design, development, implementation and maintenance of MRV syst

Speakers: Moderator: WRI, Jennifer Morgan DEA, Dr. Brian Mantlana Promethium Carbon, Harmke Immink BUSA , Dr Lauraine Lotter BMU, Dr. Karsten Sach
Judith Combrink
South Africa
jcombrink@environment.gov.za
+27 12 3103452
Tue, 06 Dec 2011   
Implementing the Cancun Adaptation Framework: Vulnerability, Changing Populations and Human Mobility
Population changes—mobility, urbanization, growing numbers of young people—shape and are shaped by climate vulnerability, including in conflict or natural resource dependent settings, affecting health, food security and livelihoods. Adaptation and humanitarian actions must incorporate these changes.
Daniel Schensul
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
schensul@unfpa.org
+1 212 2975236
Tue, 06 Dec 2011   
Ministries of Environment and Agriculture join their efforts in Mali on agriculture
Farmers in Mali bear the consequences of climate change and have to adapt their farming practices to reach food security. The Minister of Agriculture and the Minister of Environment will present their synergistic policies for food security and climate change.
Souleymane Cisse
Mali
souleymanecisse2002@yahoo.fr
+223 20 700013
Tue, 06 Dec 2011   
Germanys Low Carbon and Energy Strategy
Germany has decided on a new energy concept entailing the development of a low carbon economy. The German Minister for Environment will present policies and strategies to reach Germanys ambitious goals; further presentations will demonstrate feasibility and benefit of the programme.

Speakers: Minister
Georg Maue
Germany
georg.maue@bmu.bund.de
+49 30 183053689
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Germanys Energy Concept [2 Mb]
Germanys Energy Package as of June 2011 [56 kb]
Carbon Offsetting Ceremony on UNFCCC 's Travel to COP 17
Through its global transaction platform, SS-GATE has secured a donor to offset the carbon emissions from the UNFCCC Secretariat's travel to COP17. This side event will present this project, which is facilitated through South-South cooperation between South Africa and China.
Ingrid Jegou
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
ijegou@ictsd.ch
+41 22 9178820
Jian Lin
South-South Global Assets and Technology Exchange* (SS-GATE)
jlin@ss-gate.org
+86 21 56903000
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Climate Finance in Africa from Pledge to Project – Can the Adaptation Fund be a Model?
Subsaharan Africa is today only marginally profiting from climate funds, but could become a major recipient. Boell Foundation, Germanwatch and African partners will discuss whether the Adaptation Fund provides lessons on how to improve flows and implementation capacities for climate action.
Linde Griesshaber
Germanwatch
griesshaber@germanwatch.org
+49 30 288835695
Bjoern Ecklundt
Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF)
ecklundt@boell.de
+49 30 28534315
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Empowering Global Cities for Local Climate Change Action
This event will showcase opportunities and developments in climate finance. It will give practical guidance on how to overcome post 2012 uncertainties and ensure that emissions reductions meet monitoring, reporting and validation benchmarks and continue to provide a financial return.

Speakers: Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance, Republic of South Africa Edna Molewa, Environment Minister, Republic of South Africa Doris Leuthard, Minister of the Environment, Transportation, Energy and Communications, Switzerland Parks Tau, Mayor of Johannesburg, South Africa Adrian Rimmer, CEO of The Gold Standard Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland TBC, ICLEI TBC, The World Bank
Tanya Petersen
The Gold Standard Foundation (GSF)
tanya@cdmgoldstandard.org
+41 22 7887080
Dorah Nteo
South Africa
DNteo@environment.gov.za
+27 82 7285706
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
The role of private sector in Turkey's climate mitigation action
TUSIAD's side event will aim at discussing and highlighting the efforts of Turkish private sector towards reducing GHG emissions and the process of public-private dialogue in charting the course of national policy making for future action.

Speakers: Ümit Boyner-TUSIAD President Erdoğan Bayraktar-Minister of Envronment and Landscape Fatih Birol-International Energy Agency
Fatih Tokatli
Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD)
ftokatli@tusiad.org
+90 212 2491929
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
TUSIAD Side Event Agenda [187 kb]
TR NC2 [935 kb]
Presentation by Vesile Kulacoglu [1 Mb]
Presentation by Friso deJong [883 kb]
Blue carbon research: biological, physical, chemical processes in oceanic carbon sinks and sources
Based on IAI research in the South Atlantic, we will discuss how ocean circulation affects blue carbon: the links between biological carbon sequestration, chemical absorption, physical transport and possible re-release to the atmosphere; and what this implies for carbon management options.

Speakers: Dr. Alberto Piola (IAI/Servicio de Hidrografía Naval (Argentina), Dr. Edmo Campos (IAI/USP Brazil), Dr. Christopher Sabine (US NOAA), Dr. Pedro Monteiro (ESSP/GCP).
Ione Anderson
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI)
ianderson@dir.iai.int
+59 8 26039558
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
The Economic and Financial Costs of Climate Change in Regional Economies in Latin America
The IDB will host a discussion on the financial cost of climate change to regional economies and the design of response actions, based on actual analysis and projections made by local agencies in the Caribbean, Colombia, Peru, Mexico and others.

Speakers: Moderator: Walter Vergara, Unit Chief of the Sustainable Energy & Climate Change Unit, Inter-American Development Bank Speakers: *Angela Andrade, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Colombia *Ricardo Lozano, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Colombia (TBC) *Eduardo Durand, Ministry of Environment, Peru (TBC) *Julia Martinez, National Institute of Ecology, Mexico (TBC) *Ulric Neville Trotz, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre *Luis Miguel Galindo, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Jennifer Doherty-Bigara
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
jvdoherty@iadb.org
+1 202 6232925
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
The Missing Piece? Climate change mitigation and the benefits of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform.
Experts will summarise international initiatives to reduce inefficient fossil fuel subsidies and how this will benefit climate change mitigation. Political and social challenges along with potential links to the UNFCCC will be discussed by Ministers from the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidies Reform.

Speakers: Ministers and/or senior officials from Friends' countries (Costa Rica, Denmark, Ethiopia, NZ, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland) as well as experts from the World Bank, IEA or OECD, and the Global Subsidies Initiative.
haike manning
New Zealand
haike.manning@mfat.govt.nz
+64 4 4398498
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
"Japan's initiative towards sustainable development - Technological Contribution and New Mechanisms-
"The side event introduces Japan's contribution through technology towards sustainable development specifically in developing countries including Africa. The efforts include a new cooperation scheme called bilateral offset mechanism, and technical and financial assistance by JICA.".
Takatsugu Haneo
Keidanren
haneo-t@keidanren.or.jp
+81 3 67410143
Miki Yanagi
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
yanagi@tky.ieej.or.jp
+81 3 55470231
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Agenda [276 kb]
Financing Clean Energy for Rural Populations - Bridging climate finance with field realities
Lessons learned and new initiatives will be discussed: Successes and failures of climate finance and carbon finance? How can we match donors requirements, investors expectations and pro-poor low carbon projects needs?

Speakers: Nexus members, Yale university, Government of Cambodia, FFEM, blue moon fund, ADB
Raphaele Deau
Nexus Carbon for Development Limited* (Nexus-C4D)
r.deau@nexus-c4d.org
+855 12 887449
Jasmine Hyman
Yale University
jasmine.hyman@yale.edu
+1 203 4150191
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Rural women, agriculture & natural resource rights: Real impact & right response to climate change
ActionAid and Oxfam will bring together women smallholder farmers, champions and agricultural experts to discuss constraints faced globally and in Africa’s rural communities particularly their access to natural resources. Opportunities and risks of agricultural mitigation will also be explored.

Speakers: Ms. Vandana Shiva, Ms. Joanna Kerr, ActionAid International CEO, Government representative (tbc)
Harjeet Singh
ActionAid International
harjeet.singh@actionaid.org
+91 98100 36864
Kelly Dent
OXFAM International (OI)
kellyd@oxfam.org.au
+61 410 442844
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Making climate compatible development happen; experiences from Rwanda.
H.E President Paul Kagame will explore how national climate change policy-making is changing business as usual. Driven by visionary leadership and engaging multiple stakeholders accross sectors, Rwanda's strategic work is emerging as a example of climate compatible planning in Africa.

Speakers: Event co-organised and chaired by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network(CDKN): Mr Simon Maxwell, the CDKN Executive Chair will chair the session and H.E. President Paul Kagame will deliver a keynote address.
Kamanzi Stanislas
Rwanda
skamanzi@gov.rw
+250 0 788301016
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
REDD Readiness- Ready for What?
This event reviews the progress of selected countries in getting ready for REDD+ implementation, based on ITTO and JICA projects. It also presents a study on the role of SFM in REDD+, and the outcomes of the multi-stakeholder discussions under TFD/IUCN REDD Readiness Dialogues.

Speakers: Nophea Sasaky (University of Hyogo, Japan), Angelo Santos (FUNBIO, Brazil), Hiroki Miazono (JICA), Gary Dunning (TFD), Stewart Magginis (IUCN), James Griffiths (WBCSD), Juan Carlos Jintiach (COICA), and Emmanuel Ze Meka (ITTO)
EDUARDO MANSUR
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
mansur@itto.int
+81 45 2231110
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
ITTO Side Event Flyer [1 Mb]
Standardised Baseline for Low GHG, Charcoal Production: Case Study of Zambia.
The discussion during the side event will focus on ways to simplify and standardise charcoal production CDM methodologies, possible benefits for low GHG charcoal production projects.

Speakers: Prof. Francis Yamba and Axel Michaelova
Richard Mfumu Lungu
Zambia
mfumurichard@yahoo.co.uk
+260 211 229417
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Charting a path for nationally appropriate mitigation actions renewable energy and energy efficiency
This event will provide overview and analysis of corrent NAMA pipeline in Morocco. It will discuss also the potential NAMA's to promote Renewable energy and energy efficiency. This event will be organised in association with UNDP GIZ and WB

Speakers: To be communicated later
Mohamed Nbou
Morocco
nboudrm@yahoo.com
+100 100 2126615359
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Warned and Prepared – Disaster Prevented. Need for DRR and involving children/youth, focus on Africa
The costs of climate related disasters are enormous, in lives and money –a massive global effort on DRR is needed. The event will present the IPCC SR on Extreme Events and WMO's Global Framework for Climate Services, and include a discussion on DRR in Africa, and on how to involve children and youth

Speakers: Minister of the Environment and International Development, Norway, Mr Erik Solheim, Repr IPCC (tbc) Repr WMO (tbc) Repr Red Cross/Red Crecent Climate Center (tbc), Repr Save the Children International (tbc), Repr Gov of Uganda (tbc) Repr Gov of Mozambique (tbc) Repr Gov of Ethiopia (tbc)
Marit Viktoria Pettersen
Norway
mvpe@mfa.no
+47 99 648566
Gunvor Knag Fylkesnes
Save the Children International
gunvor.fylkesnes@reddbarna.no
+0 47 92098325
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Innovation and technology transfer for sustainable energy systems in developing countries
The event discusses pathways to sustainable energy in developing countries. It considers, based on work by the Sussex Energy Group, STEPS Centre and ECN, policy initiatives like Climate Innovation Centres and the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, and concrete tools like the UNDP/UNEP-led ClimateTechWiki.
Heleen de Coninck
Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)
deconinck@ecn.nl
+31 224 564316
Jim Watson
University of Sussex - Sussex Energy Group (SEG)
w.j.watson@sussex.ac.uk
+44 1273 873539
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Programme [402 kb]
Briefing: Energy Pathways in Low-Carbon Development [219 kb]
Briefing: Governing Clean Development [756 kb]
Summary Paving the Way for LCDS [534 kb]
CTC&N paper [436 kb]
Presentation Governing Technology for Clean Development [849 kb]
Presentation From Technology Transfer To Socio-technical Transformation [112 kb]
Presentation Technology Transfer in Low Carbon Development Planning [297 kb]
Global Leadership for Climate Action
This side event is a strong call for leadership made by recognized leaders to pursue keeping climate change as a top priority in both national and international agendas, to encourage much needed action on issues still pending after Copenhagen and Cancun, especially as we look towards 2012

Speakers: Club de Madrid members (e.g. Mary Robinson, President of Ireland (1990-1997), Han Seung-soo, Prime Minister of Korea (2008-2009), Cassam Uteem, President of Mauritius (1992-2002), Festus Mogae, President of Botswana (1998-2008), Jorge Quiroga, President of Bolivia (2001-2002)). In addition, international experts and UN representatives, as well as national government representatives.
Irene Vergara Cristóbal
Club of Madrid
ivergara@clubmadrid.org
+34 91 1548234
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
REDD+ without borders: Opportunities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
The case for a regional REDD+ approach in the Southern African Development Community region with a focus on methodologies and institutional framework.

Speakers: Dr. Kojwang Dr David Lesolle Mr. Phera Ramoeli Mr. Nyambe Mr. Mr. A. Banda Dr. Masamvu Dr. Sheila Wertz-Kanounnikoff
Alex Miston Banda
Southern African Development Community (SADC)
abanda@sadc.int
+267 0 72939726
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency investments for GHG mitigation in West Africa
Presentation of a study on renewable energy and energy efficiency investment policies in Senegal, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde and Benin. Discussion of recommendations in the context of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions and possibilities for regional cooperation and technology transfer.

Speakers: - H.E.James Victor Gbeho, President of the ECOWAS Commission - H.E.Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Secretary-General of the ACP Group of States - H.E Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - Mr. Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director of ECREEE - ECOWAS Directors of Energy(Senegal, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Benin) - Mr. Pradeep Monga, UNIDO Director of Energy and Climate Change Branch - Ms. Irene Freudenschuss-Reichl, Director General for Development Cooperation, Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs - Mr. Francisco Moza Zapatero, Managing Director of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation - Ms. Alicia Montalvo Santamaría, Managing Director of Spanish Office for Climate Change - Ms. Elfriede-Anna More, Director for International Environmental Affairs, Austrian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management - USAID - German Government
Martin Lugmayr
ECOWAS Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency* (ECREEE)
info@ecreee.org
+238 26 4630
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Side Event Programme [358 kb]
Climate Justice and Food Security – Moral, Ethical and Spiritual Imperatives
Religious leaders will hold a dialogue on the ethical and spiritual dimensions of climate change and food security, share best practices on advocacy, awareness raising and social/community mobilization and launch a resource guide. Recommendations will also be made to the climate change negotiations

Speakers: Muslim, Christian and other Religious Leaders
Elias ABRAMIDES
World Council of Churches (WCC)
eliasabramides@gmail.com
+54 11 47950741
Martina Liebsch
Caritas Internationalis (CI)
liebsch.caritas@gmail.com
+39 6 69879719
Deepika Singh
World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP)
dsingh@rfp.org
+1 212 6872163
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Caritas Internationalis - Religions for Peace - World Council of Churches Side Event - Wednesday - December 7 - 1645 to 1815 [234 kb]
Durban COP17 Presentación - Pbro. Lic. Patricio Enrique Sarlat Flores SP [292 kb]
Durban COP17 Presentation - Fr Patricio Enrique Sarlat Flores EN [285 kb]
Durban COP17 Presentation - Mrs Bedria Mohammed Ahmed [110 kb]
Durban COP17 Presentation - Moderator Mardi Tindal [88 kb]
Durban COP17 Presentation - Sister Jayanti Kirpalani [1 Mb]
Just Transition and Sustainability: From Durban to Rio+20
Trade unions will discuss with other partners how the climate agenda could be reinvigorated by a successful Rio+20 process. Just Transition in Durban and labour priorities for Rio+20 (social protection, decent/green jobs and the Financial Transactions Tax) will be explained.
Anabella Rosemberg
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
anabella.rosemberg@ituc-csi.or
+33 1 55373737
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
From Durban to Rio [85 kb]
Poster [53 kb]
Financing climate action at subnational level
Cancùn acknowledged the role of subnational governments in tackling climate change but did not provide them with sufficient financial mechanisms to support action. The Climate Group and nrg4SD convene governments and business to debate financing their domestic action and international cooperation.

Speakers: Ministers and Presidents from our member regions who have actively participated at previous COPs. These will include the President of Brittany, potentially Quebec (CA) the Basque Country (Spain), representatives of Wales (UK) and Wallonia (Belgium) at ministerial level ,a significant region from our Southern members, Scotland, Executive Director of CDC climat (Caisse des Dépôts, Paris)
Maruxa Cardama
Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD)
mcardama@nrg4sd.org
+32 0 475844339
Luc Bas
The Climate Group (TCG)
LBas@theclimategroup.org
+44 20 79602971
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Subnational Governments at the Forefront of Climate Action [959 kb]
Les Etats fédérés et les régions en première ligne d'action climatique [645 kb]
Los Estados federados y las regiones en primera línea de acción climática [645 kb]
nrg4SD - North and South Subnational Governments committed to Sustainable Development [830 kb]
Programme for the side event [451 kb]
Renewables working together: New Financing Schemes in Developing Countries - the Green Climate Fund
The REN Alliance position on the Green Climate Fund will be discussed. GCF should provide funds to developing countries by: – A Global Feed-in Tariff Programme for Grid-connected Technologies – A Micro-Credit Programme for Decentralised Off-Grid Applications – New Models for Further Applications

Speakers: Speakers will represent the REN Alliance partners and international climate finance experts.
Stefan Gsaenger
World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
secretariat@wwindea.org
+49 228 3694080
Stefan Schurig
Stiftung World Future Council (WFC)
Stefan.Schurig@worldfuturecoun
+4 40 307091427
Karin Haara
World Bioenergy Association (WBA)
karin.haara@worldbioenergy.org
+46 8 705432641
Jennifer McIntosh
International Solar Energy Society e.V. (ISES)
director@ises.org
+49 761 4590645
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
REN Alliance position paper on Green Climate Fund [848 kb]
REN Alliance presentation by Stefan Gsaenger [282 kb]
Food, Energy and Water for All: Lessons from WWF’s work in Africa
WWF celebrates 50 years of work on the African Continent. Climate Change has immense impacts on people and ecosystems. We will highlight the key lessons from our work in 3 regions in Africa and highlight through case studies how we can build Food, Energy and Water security for all in Africa

Speakers: Natasha Quist - Central Africa Regional Programme Kimunya Mugo - East and Southern Africa Regional Programme Tiana Ramahaleo - Madagascar Laurent Some - West Africa
Stefan Henningsson
WWF (WWF)
stefan.henningsson@wwf.se
+46 70 5799291
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Actions from a provincial government. Buenos Aires Province and Climate Change.
In the agreements from COP16, it is explicitly acknowledged the role that sub national governments play in adaptation and mitigation policies. In this context, the government of Buenos Aires Province will show its advances in experiences, challenges and cooperation opportunities in implementing inno

Speakers: Authorities from the Government of Buenos Aires and others
Mónica Casanovas
Argentina
pjlusarreta@gmail.com
+54 9221 5344970
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Buenos Aires Province and Climate Change [3 Mb]
The United Nations system delivering as one on implementation to address climate change
Overview of the United Nations system capacities and commitment at the highest level to assist Parties to the UNFCCC in implementing measures to address climate change particularly in developing countries, in all relevant areas including adaptation, capacity building and technology transfer.

Speakers: 1. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General (closing remarks) 2. Ms. Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Executive Secretary (opening remarks)
Yasin SAMATAR
United Nations (UN)
samatar@un.org
+1 917 3672268
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Investing in people: tools and country experiences integrating social dimension in climate response
Under the framework of the current discussion on the climate change architecture this event will identify tools and experiences from countries and UN organizations that have integrated different social factors into policies and programmes and generated additional co-benefits.
Elena Villalobos Prats
World Health Organization (WHO)
villalobose@who.int
+41 792 134304
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Paper on social dimensions of climate change [1 Mb]
Flyer on Social impact assessment tools [1 Mb]
Questions and answer session with the GEF and its agencies
The side event will provide an opportunity for Parties to ask current and emerging questions to the GEF with respect to accessing resources from the LDCF as well as relevant processes under the GEF project cycle, and for the GEF to respond to the questions.
Paul DESANKER
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
pdesanker@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151362
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Side event Programme [241 kb]
Briefing on Rio+20 preparations
Rio+20 Secretariat - Briefing on Rio+20 preparations: Participants will receive a briefing on substantive and logistical preparations for Rio+20. In addition, lessons and experiences from hosting of the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg in 2002 will be shared.

Speakers: Mr. Sha Zukang, Secretary-General for UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20); Ambassador Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Government of Brazil and Mr. José Solla, Deputy Secretary of National Organizing Committee,Government of Brazil; Ms. Dorah Nteo, Director, Department of Environmental Affairs, Government of South Africa
Ivan Vera
United Nations (UN)
vera@un.org
+1 917 4596367
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 
Side Event Flyer [178 kb]
Global wind energy developments and it's role in reducing emissions
GWEC will present their latest global statistics, which look at deployment on main markets, as well as specific emerging countries and mitigation potential of wind power up to 2050. EWEA will present a new report focused on EU mitigation and policy options to reconcile climate and economic crisis.
Rémi Gruet
European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
remi.gruet@ewea.org
+32 473 506423
Wed, 07 Dec 2011   
Business in action for low-carbon growth: a panel hosted by REEEP, CDP, CTI-PFAN and CREIA"
Prominent business leaders, policy-makers and NGOs will discuss how clean energy can be integrated into business strategy - particularly in the emerging markets. Speakers will demonstrate how strong business growth can go hand in hand with energy efficiency and renewable energy.
James Smith
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
james.smith@reeep.org
+44 20 70992215
Taiki Kuroda
International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT)
kuroda@icett.or.jp
+81 593 293500
Cassandra Chessum
CDP Worldwide (CDP)
cassie.chessum@cdp.net
+44 7825 408951
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Paul Simpson presentation [426 kb]
Peter Storey presentation [851 kb]
Peter Xie presentation [3 Mb]
Protecting Climate and Improving Air Quality: Options for Controlling Short-lived Climate Forcers
UNEP releases the initial draft of its action plan to address the short-lived pollutants black carbon, methane and ozone for health, crop and climate benefits, following on the UNEP/WMO Integrated Assessment; including potential launch of innovative financing for methane abatement and cookstoves.

Speakers: UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner, Bangladesh Minister of Environment and Forests Dr. Hasan Mahmud, Swedish Minister of Environment Lena Ek
Pam Pearson
Clean Air Task Force (CATF)
pampearson44@yahoo.com
+1 802 4880991
Pam Pearson
Climate Policy Center (CPC)
pampearson44@yahoo.com
+46 70 5752257
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Programme [340 kb]
China-U.S. EcoPartnership for Subnational Climate Planning
Collaboration between GEI and CCS shows how China and the U.S. can cooperate on subnational energy, climate and economic planning, and build a bridge to national policy. Senior U.S. and Chinese officials, NGO leaders, and experts will discuss this multi-dimensional framework for climate action.
Douglas Whitehead
Global Environmental Institute (GEI)
douglas@geichina.org
+86 10 67083192
Zach Friedman
Center for Climate Strategies, Inc. (CCS)
zfriedman@climatestrategies.us
+1 202 2934592
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
South-North Exchange: gender aware responses to climate change mitigation and adaptation
This event will draw on the experiences of women from diverse regions who are dealing with climate change on a daily basis and on how gender responsive climate change policy measures are developed and implemented. It promotes rights based gender aware alternatives to market based approaches.

Speakers: Ulrike Roehr, LIFE e.V., Germany Janet Macharia, UNEP, Kenya Claudia Gimea, Fundaexpresion Colombia Emmeline Skinner, IDS, UK
Ulrike Roehr
LIFE e.V.
roehr@life-online.de
+49 179 2031511
Blane Harvey
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
b.harvey@ids.ac.uk
+44 1273 905831
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Abrahams_Why Green Feminism is a Rainbow [745 kb]
Roehr_Gender and Climate Change in Europe [122 kb]
BRIDGE_Cutting Edge Pack Gender and Climate Change [1 Mb]
Green Economy: Gender_Just [206 kb]
An update on the work of the Adaptation Partnership, hosted by Spain, Costa Rica and United States
The Adaptation Partnership (AP) goal is facilitate effective adaptation as a platform that catalyzes actions and foster communication among actors and resilience around the World. The event will present an update of actions, workshops and studies carried by AP in the last 12 months further actions

Speakers: Head of delegations of Costa Rica, Spain and the United States
Paz Valiente
Spain
pvaliente@marm.es
+34 61 6934128
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Adaptation, Risk Reduction & Insurance
Delegates & experts discuss innovations for adaptation, risk reduction, & insurance for vulnerable countries & people. Panelists share experiences & approaches relevant to SBI WP on Loss & Damage

Speakers: Moderator: Dr. Koko Warner Speakers: Professor Peter Hoeppe (Munich Re), Dr. David Bresch (Swiss Re), Dr. Simon Young (CCRIF), Mr. Norbert Gorissen (BMU), David Saitterswaite (Oxfam) and Richard Chourlatan (WFP).
Koko Warner
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
warner@ehs.unu.edu
+49 228 8150249
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
MCII working glossary on loss & damage [663 kb]
COP17 outcomes on Loss & Damage_MCII analysis [105 kb]
MCII side event_Warner intro_Caribbean initiative [365 kb]
MCII side event_Germany BMU climate initiative_Caribbean initiative [268 kb]
MCII side event_Germanwatch Bals_Caribbean initiative [389 kb]
MCII & GIZ side event_Warner_Insurance Demand Study Results_Caribbean [605 kb]
Gov of Bangladesh side event_Loss & Damage in Vulnerable Countries_Warner Intro [563 kb]
MCII at African Pavilion_Africa Risk Pool_Kassam [1 Mb]
MCII at African Pavilion_Farmer insurance Ethiopia_Swiss Re Bresch [331 kb]
MCII at African Pavilion_Nigeria Climate Risk Insurance in Agriculture_Mshelia [157 kb]
MCII at African Pavilion_Research on Insurance in Africa_IRI Bhojwani [864 kb]
Country risk profiles_least developed countries (courtesy of Munich Re NatCat Service) [2 Mb]
Overcoming Barriers to Enable Affordable and Cleaner Energy Access for Urban and Rural Poor
Access to clean and affordable modern energy is critical to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All approaches, this side-event presents successful approaches to delivering energy services to poor communities.

Speakers: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; Practitioner Network on Energy Access Asian Development Bank GNESD UNEP
Marie-Vincente Pasdeloup
United Nations Foundation (UNF)
mvpconsultant@gmail.com
+33 1 44859267
Leonidas Osvaldo Girardin
Fundación Bariloche (FB)
logirardin@fundacionbariloche.
+54 11 43312021
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Promoting mitigation and sustainable development: From projects to NAMAs and beyond...
NAMAs are part of a range of efforts to stimulate both sustainable development and mitigation. The event will discuss how to design a NAMA framework which allows achieving both objectives and successfully attracting international finance for transformative processes in developing countries.

Speakers: Speakers from Wuppertal Institute, Southern and NGO Perspective, KFW Development Bank
Jochen Harnisch
KfW
jochen.harnisch@kfw.de
+49 173 6906094
Wolfgang Sterk
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
wolfgang.sterk@wupperinst.org
+49 202 2492149
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Overview slides [599 kb]
Presentation Mexico, CONAVI [2 Mb]
Presentation KfW Development Bank [943 kb]
Climate change, violent conflict and human security
Climate change is sometimes predicted to foster violent conflict and will certainly have an impact on human security. This side event will present empirical insights on the links between climate change, violent conflict and human security as well as discuss pertinent policies to address these links.
Carola Betzold
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
betzoldc@ethz.ch
+41 44 6324858
Jennifer Helgeson
Initiatives of Change International (IofC International)
jennifer.helgeson@iofc.org
+1 301 9383814
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Paris-Nairobi Climate Initiative, access to clean energy in Africa and countries most vulnerable
Paris-Nairobi Climate Initiative, access to clean energy in Africa and countries most vulnerable Update of the actions by The French minister of Ecology and the Kenyan Prime Minister, with private sector actors, drawing the link between climate, energy and development.

Speakers: The French minister of Ecology and the Kenyan Prime Minister
JAUDET MARIE
France
marie.jaudet@cop21.gouv.fr
+33 0 664402246
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Paris Nairobi Intiative : presentation [2 Mb]
Initiative Climat Paris Nairobi : présentation [2 Mb]
Mobilizing Business for the Low Carbon Economy
Growing green businesses is a central consideration for Taiwan's energy and climate policies. We regard having strong green businesses as a prerequisite for us to attain our greenhouse gas reduction targets at reasonably controlled costs and Taiwan's competitiveness in the emerging low carbon world.

Speakers: Mr. Hsin-Sen Chu Mr. Wen-Yan Chiau Mr. Robert Jih-Chang Yang Mr. Chien-Te Fan
Wen-Cheng Hu
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
vincenthu@itri.org.tw
+886 3 5913770
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Flyer [276 kb]
Dr.Robert Yang [1014 kb]
Prof. Chien-Te Fan [368 kb]
Green growth and climate change: achieving a climate-resilient and low carbon economy
Given the ongoing economic crisis, moving countries onto a path to green growth will be essential for aligning economic and climate change goals. Ministers, business leaders and OECD officials will discuss how to deliver climate change finance and action in the current economic context.

Speakers: TBC
Pascale Rossignol
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
pascale.rossignol@oecd.org
+33 1 45249658
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
PPT on Rio Markers [186 kb]
PPT Environmental Outlook-Climate Change Chapter [477 kb]
Agenda [47 kb]
CDKN & MAPS: developing countries collaborating for climate compatible development
Research and stakeholder driven climate compatible development (CCD) policy support. Experiences from government-led processes including Peru, Chile, Colombia & Brazil to develop scenarios that align CCD, economic development and poverty alleviation.

Speakers: Chair: Youba Sakona, Africa Climate Policy Centre Panelists: 1. Ulric Trotz, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre 2. Maria Paz Cigaran, Libelula, Peru 3. Farrukh Iqbal Khan, Paksitan Pakistan's Lead Negotiator 4. Kate Hampton, The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, UK
Lorraine Dimairho
SouthSouthNorth Projects Africa (SSN Africa)
lorraine@southsouthnorth.org
+27 21 4470211
Mónica Andrade
Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA)
monica.andrade@ffla.net
+593 9 99938610
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Legal Preparedness for Climate Compatible Development: Securing REDD+
Leading developing country experts, along with IDLO, CISDL, FAO and others involved in the UN-REDD Programme, will discuss legal preparedness for climate compatible development, focusing on challenges and innovations in implementation of REDD+ and other climate finance.

Speakers: Legal experts from developing countries, as well as from the International Development Law Organisation (IDLO), the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Keeley Bell
International Development Law Organization (IDLO)
kbell@idlo.int
+39 6 40403200
Patrick Reynaud
Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL)
preynaud@cisdl.org
+1 416 8657632
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Understanding the real impact of GHG reduction actions
Understanding the real impact of GHG mitigation activities Companies & all levels of government want to understand the real impact of GHG reduction actions. Policymakers share examples of subnational governments and corporations mitigating GHG emissions, highlight tools needed to quantify these, and

Speakers: David Rosenheim, Executive Director, The Climate Registry Misti Duvall, National Association of Clean Air Agencies Linda Adams, President, Regions20 (R20) Thomas Becker, Vice President for Government Affairs, BMW Larry Greene, National Association of Clean Air Agencies Terry Lake, Minister of Environment, Government of British Columbia Mary Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources
Robyn Camp
The Climate Registry (TCR)
robyn@theclimateregistry.org
+1 213 8916931
Amy Royden-Bloom
National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA)
aroyden-bloom@4cleanair.org
+1 202 6247864
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
TCR, NACCAA official side event [67 kb]
NACAA Handout [98 kb]
Climate Change and Public Health: Healthy Climate, Healthy People, Healthy Economy
Speakers will address health in mitigation, adaptation and financing strategies and the role of the health sector in addressing climate change at local, national and global level. The outcomes of the First Global Climate and Health Summit, which takes place in Durban on Dec 4, will also be reviewed.
Alejandra Livschitz
Health Care Without Harm (HCWH)
alejandra@hcwh.org
+32 0 485471544
Li-Wei Huang
Environmental Quality Protection Foundation (EQPF)
lucyenvironment@gmail.com
+886 2 23211155
Usman Ahmad Mushtaq
International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA)
thinkglobal@ifmsa.org
+47 4569 4555
Christina Reinards
Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
christina@env-health.org
+32 2 2343644
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Elena Villalobos PPT [763 kb]
Shu-Ti Chiou_ Health Sector and climate change 1 [3 Mb]
Shu-Ti Chiou_ Health Sector and climate change 2 [3 Mb]
Shu-Ti Chiou_ Health Sector and climate change 3 [2 Mb]
New synergies and differences between NAMAs, New Mechanisms, and CDM
The side-event will explore the latest development in these areas and will bring together private sector representatives and officials to identify synergies and differences that can be of use in structuring large scale investments
Dietrich Borst
German Emissions Trading Association (BVEK)
borst@bvek.de
+49 30 55877304
Cedric Ammann
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
ammann@ieta.org
+41 22 7370500
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Weathering Change: Exploring the Impact of Climate Change on Women and Families around the World
This event features experiences of women struggling to care for their families while enduring crop failures and water scarcity. Panelists will explore how empowering women and increasing access to family planning can help communities adapt to climate change.

Speakers: To be confirmed: the Honorable Joy Phumaphi, Former Minister of Health, Botswana; Lucy Wanjiru, UNDP; Cate Owren, WEDO; Lorena Aguilar, IUCN; Esther Agbarakwe, PAI; Wasim Zaman, ICOMP
Roger-Mark De Souza
Population Action International (PAI)
rmdesouza@popact.org
+1 202 5573410
Jane O'Sullivan
Sustainable Population Australia Inc. (SPA)
j.osullivan@uq.edu.au
+61 7 33798090
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Gender and Climate Change: Actions, Results and Lessons Learned
This event will showcase successes achieved under the GGCA umbrella as well as bilateral cooperation through the Government of Finland, demonstrating best practice examples and strategies for successfully integrating gender perspective into international and national-level actions on climate change.

Speakers: GGCA representatives, partners (i.e. a WDF participant or representative from a partner government such as Mexico or Jordan), as well as Kit Batten from USAID (tbc). and Finland (Minister of the Environment, tbc) will share their experiences.
Sirkka Haunia
Finland
sirkka.haunia@ymparisto.fi
+358 50 3622039
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Youth engagement in UNFCCC and Rio+20 process-"Make it Green Again"
It is an initiative of www.earthlanka.net, and British Council International Climate Champion on mobilizing and empowering youth in climate change and sustainable development.

Speakers: Henry de Cazotte from UNCSD, Nnimmo Bassey from Friends of Earth International, Sikander Sabeer from British Council ICC, and Youth representatives from major groups.
Sikander Sabeer
Sri Lanka
sikander_sabeer@yahoo.com
+94 773 511440
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
NAMAs state of play: current status, challenges and next steps
At this side event Ecofys will provide an overview of NAMA developments, CCAP will highlight the main challenges for NAMAs and NOAK will present a case study on NAMAs with international finance. The Annual Status Report on NAMAs will be launched.

Speakers: Harri Laurikka (Ministry of the Environment / NOAK) Martina Jägerhorn (NDF) Frauke Röser (Ecofys) Ned Helme (CCAP)
Outi Leskelä
Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM)
outi.leskela@ym.fi
+358 2952 50161
Niklas Höhne
Climatepolicy.net e.V.
info@newclimate.org
+49 221 99983300
ELaine Loughridge
Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP)
EWinterland@ccap.org
+1 202 3508584
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Impacts and Vulnerabilities in Developing Countries and Small Islands: Adaptation and Analyses
Oxford University and Experts Panel Discussion and Presentations on recently released work examining the nexus between climate change and international development, with a focus on impacts,vulnerability and attribution in small islands and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Speakers: University of Oxford; Environmental Change Institute; International Experts on Small Islands and Developing Countries.
Joan Arthur
University of Oxford
joan.arthur@ouce.ox.ac.uk
+44 1865 275848
Murray Simpson
The CARIBSAVE Partnership, Inc* (CARIBSAVE)
murray.simpson@ouce.ox.ac.uk
+44 1304 619929
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Leading by example – Swedish leadership in global climate change policy
Drawing on two of Sweden’s leading research programmes, Environment for Development (EfD) and FORES, this event discusses how smaller industrialized countries can lead by example. How can climate change action be leveraged internationally? Can fairness, growth and mitigation be combined?

Speakers: Lena Ek – Swedish Minister of Enviroment (TBC); Martine Visser – University of Cape Town/EfD; Daniel Engström Stenson – FORES; Thomas Sterner – University of Gothenberg/EfD (via weblink, TBC; Sabine Henders - Linköping University/FOCALI; Mark Purdon – University of Toronto/EfD. Moderator: Martin Ådahl – FORES
Selma Oliveira
University of Gothenburg (GU)
selma.oliveira@economics.gu.se
+46 31 7864321
Daniel Engstrom Stenson
Forum for Reforms and Entrepreneurship* (FORES)
daniel.engstrom@fores.se
+46 730 885263
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Linkages between green economy measures, trade and climate change
The event intends to explore the linkages between green economy measures (ie standards, market instruments, support mechanisms) trade and climate change and the extent to which such measures can make a positive contribution to sustainable development and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Ludivine Tamiotti
World Trade Organization (WTO)
ludivine.tamiotti@wto.org
+4 22 7395694
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Promoting inclusive, equitable, and gender-sensitive climate finance
This high-level side event will showcase how all actors – from government ministries to UN agencies to microfinance organizations to large capital funds – can contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment through more equitable and inclusive climate finance.
Tim Scott
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
tim.scott@undp.org
+1 301 9802373
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 
Gender and Climate Finance Event Invitation [151 kb]
Ocean Acidification: The Other Half of the CO2 Problem
CO2 is causing our oceans to acidify at rates not seen for last 20 million years; business as usual scenarios for CO2 emissions will lead to increases in ocean acidity by 2050 with potentially dramatic effects on marine life, including socioeconomic. This side event addresses the other CO2 problem.

Speakers: TBD
Andrew Hudson
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
andrew.hudson@undp.org
+1 917 3497303
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
Climate Challenge - Chance for Economy
Chances, threats and challenges brought by Climate Change and its contribution to sustainable, innovative and economic growth. The world of two speeds in emission reduction and economy growth – Is an alternative scenario of carbon market evolution needed?
Urszula Allam-Pelka
Poland
urszula.allam-pelka@mg.gov.pl
+48 22 6935039
Thu, 08 Dec 2011   
The San Giorgio Group: Expanding Green, Low-Emissions Finance
CPI, backed by FEEM, the WB Group, CLP and other partners established a working group of key financial intermediaries and institutions engaged in green finance. The San Giorgio Group explores how existing funding can be scaled up and effectively deployed by deriving lessons from current practices.

Speakers: Professor Thomas C. Heller, Executive Director, Climate Policy Initiative; Prof. Carlo Carraro, President, Ca'Foscari University of Venice and FEEM; Dr. Barbara K. Buchner, Director, CPI Venice; Andrew Steers, Special Envoy for Climate Change, the World Bank; Caio Koch-Weser, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank
Valentina Bosetti
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
ughetta.molin@feem.it
+39 41 2700444
Carlo Carraro
Ca' Foscari University, Venice* (UNIVE)
martina.marian@unive.it
+39 41 2700431
Barbara Buchner
Climate Policy Initiative, Inc* (CPI)
Barbara.buchner@cpivenice.org
+39 41 2700426
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
"The Rights of Nature, an Idea Whose Time Has Come' by Robin MIlam
This is an audio/visual presentation of internationally significant artists, designers, and scientists from California collaborating to address scientific, cultural and social arenas under the shadow of climate change. Kim Anno’s film, “Men and Women in Water Cities” and will be shown.

Speakers: Kim Anno, artist; Christine Metzger, scientist
Kim Anno
California College of the Arts* (CCA)
skimi2@comcast.net
+1 510 8474745
Robin Ritger Milam
Beyond War*
rmilam@wsimarketing.com
+1 530 2631483
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
Making REDD happen on the ground: reducing deforestation at jurisdictional scale in Brazil.
As UNFCCC definitions for REDD+ are taking shape, on the ground initiatives are piloting new approaches to reduce deforestation at jurisdictional scale. Speakers from Brazilian Amazon civil society and governments will share promissory results and debate on the main challenges to make REDD happen.

Speakers: Instituto Centro de Vida -ICV; Cotriguaçu municipality representatives;
Alice Thuault
Center of Life Institute* (ICV)
alice@icv.org.br
+55 65 96225860
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
Post-Kyoto offset mechanism and MRV- Korean industry’s initiative
This side event will stimulate discussions on aspects of post-kyoto offset mechanism and measurement, reporting and verification (MRV). Bilateral Offset Mechanism will be highlighted as a proper post-2012 offset mechanism for business sector.

Speakers: Introduction Kyoto offset mechanism and CDM reform(TBD*) Post-2012 offset mechanism and MRV(POSRI, Korea) Japan’s Bilateral offset scheme(IEEJ, Japan) Developing countries’ perspective on post-2012 offset mechanism (TBD) TBD* POSRI, Korea IEEJ, Japan TBD*
Jeung Im Nam
Korean Standards Association* (KSA)
jungim.nam@ekosa.or.kr
+82 2 5593573
kj lim
Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)
lkj@korcham.net
+82 2 60503815
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
Vulnerability and efforts of adaptation in Mauritania
Raising awareness on Mauritania’s ecosystems vulnerability and on adaptation efforts as to address climate change: “case of Nouakchott city”

Speakers: ministère environnement, programme alimentaire mondial et giz
Sidi Mohamed   El Wavi
Mauritania
elwavi.sm@gmail.com
+222 4600 8383
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
Low-Carbon Innovation for an Electricity-Dependent World
This workshop explores pathways to a low-carbon future, as well as the innovation ecosystem needed to support next-generation technologies that enable global access to low-carbon electricity. This Side Event will preview findings to be published in the coming Equinox Blueprint.

Speakers: Jason Blackstock (Canada), Velma McColl (Canada), Aaron Leopold (Belgium)
Jason Blackstock
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
jblackstock@cigionline.org
+1 519 4984561
Jose Maria Valenzuela
Fundación Desarrollo Sustentable, A.C.* (FDS)
josemariav@gmail.com
+52 1 5541337439
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
Safeguards in REDD and the Green Climate Fund: How to achieve rights-based forest management?
Based on early experiences with REDD on the ground in Peru and Guyana, government, IP and NGO speakers will discuss how financing mechanisms could be linked to the implementation of safeguards in order to stimulate a development of REDD which is rights-based, efficient and equitable.
Siri Damman
Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN)
sirid@rainforest.no
+47 23 109529
francesco Martone
Forest Peoples' Programme (FPP)
francescomartone1@gmail.com
+39 338 4051174
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   
Integrity of West African coastline and international instruments on managing shipwrecks
1. Shipwrecks and coastal communities in West Africa: Who bears the brunt? 2. International wreck control instruments for community and environmental remediation 3. Can West African states access global mitigation funds for wreck removal? 4. Human rights perspectives to shipwrecks in West Africa

Speakers: 1. Muiz Banire (Ph.D Law) 2. Prof. Awosika Larry (DG, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research) 3. Mr. Tunji Bello (LLM) Commissioner for the Environment, Lagos State 4. Mr. Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokem (NIMASA's Director General)
Arigbabu Sulaimon
HEDA Resources Centre* (HEDA)
arryso@gmail.com
+234 1 8033468114
Fri, 09 Dec 2011   

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Exhibits list

Theme Organizer Attachments
IETA - International Emissions Trading Association Cedric Ammann
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
ammann@ieta.org
+41 22 7370500
IETA Side Events at COP 17 Program Overview [110 kb]
To secure a stable climate, CI provides scientific + policy guidance, practical field expertise and tools for decision-makers. We seek to develop and implement sustainable climate solutions that provide enduring benefits to national economies, local communities, natural ecosystems and biodiversity. Kate Hanford
Conservation International (CI)
khanford@conservation.org
+1 703 3412671
 
Building climate resilient growth paths: Financing and supporting strong climate action in over 100 countries by the World Bank Group, across mitigation, adaptation, finance, REDD+, agriculture, disaster risk reduction, technologies and the carbon market Jarl Krausing
World Bank
jkrausing@worldbank.org
+45 33 551200
 
Presenting European Union's actions against climate change Bianca Neagu
European Union
bianca.neagu@ec.europa.eu
+32 2 2962478
 
CIFOR advances human wellbeing, environmental conservation and equity by conducting research to inform policies and practices that affect forests in developing countries. CIFOR is one of 15 centres within the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Kamal Prawiranegara
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
k.prawiranegara@cgiar.org
+62 251 8622622
 
'Updates of the Negotiations' Yvonne Miller
Third World Network (TWN)
ymiller@twngeneva.ch
+41 78 8929203
TWN update 1 [60 kb]
TWN update 2 [93 kb]
Lessons learned from the financial crisis - A cautionary tale for the Green Climate Fund [175 kb]
Ecological agriculture is climate resilient [196 kb]
This exhibit will highlight the efforts made in creating scientific basis for adapting to the rapid changes in the mountain systems, especially at ecosystems and social systems level. Papers covering climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation options in different sectors will be shared. Bhaskar Singh Karky
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
bkarky@icimod.org
+977 1 5003222
 
ESA will inform on its activities to monitor systematically changes in our environment and climate. From regional efforts supporting REDD to global observation of Essential Climate Variables, Earth Observation will be exposed as a practical tool which assists to understand and manage climate change. Frank Martin Seifert
European Space Agency (ESA)
frank.martin.seifert@esa.int
+390 6 94180560
 
The African Climate & Development Initiative. World class research providing multidisciplinary support to Africa's climate & development agenda. Focus themes for COP: mitigation, energy & poverty, climate information & communication, adaptation, sustainable urbanisation, governance & finance. Mark New
University of Cape Town (UCT)
mark.new@uct.ac.za
+27 21 6502920
 
Climate science for action. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services of its 189 Members are working towards a global framework for climate services required for efficient mitigation and adaptation. Amir H. Delju
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
adelju@wmo.int
+41 22 7308360
 
Policy choices on adaptation demand a strong evidence base. This exhibit foregrounds IDRC and IDS efforts to build capacity for research and knowledge sharing on adaptation, and strengthen links between research and policy. www.adaptationhub.net Blane Harvey
Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
b.harvey@ids.ac.uk
+44 1273 905831
Mary O'Neill
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
maoneill@idrc.ca
+1 613 6962108
 
Achievements from the local level - Examples from European cities on their work to reduce CO2 emissions and how they cooperate with the south. Pirita Lindholm
Climate Alliance (Klima-Bündnis)
p.lindholm@climatealliance.org
+32 2 4001061
 
China mechanism establishment for addressing climate change during 12th five year plan Alun Gu
Tsinghua University, Global Climate Change Institute (GCCI)
gal@tsinghua.edu.cn
+86 10 62794098
 
UNIDO aims at promoting access to energy for productive uses and sustainable industrial development through greening industries and reducing the environmental and climate change impacts of industrialization. UNIDO’s Director General is the Chair of UN-Energy, the inter-agency mechanism on energy Egbert Freiherr von Mentzingen
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
e.mentzingen@unido.org
+43 1 260263662
 
25 years of seeking pragmatic Solutions. Bellona Foundation offers tangible options for the UNFCCC negotiators. This exhibit will display the extensive work undertaken, and visions for the future Svend Soeyland
Bellona Foundation
svend@bellona.org
+0 0 4747487930
K,Vijaya Lakshmi
Development Alternatives (DA)
kvijayalakshmi@devalt.org
+91 11 26134103
 
The Fukushima accident has not markedly reduced the interest of dozens of countries in starting nuclear power programmes. Since climate change mitigation is one of the driving forces behind their interest, the exhibit will provide information about the risks and benefits of the technology. Ferenc Toth
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
f.l.toth@iaea.org
+43 1 22787
 
Energy for People, not Polluters Naomi Goodman
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
naomi.goodman@greenpeace.org
+31 6 24941044
 
Low carbon energy pathway for Sustainable development- "Empowering the leapfrog of the marginalised" Ajita Padhi
LAYA
layarc@gmail.com
+91 891 6539729
 
Xiamen University will showcase its latest research developments on China’s climate and energy issues related to climate risk management, climate finance, low carbon society, assessment on China’s climate and energy policy, and practical technologies for adaptation. Hongxia Duan
Xiamen University
hxduan@xmu.edu.cn
+86 592 2069620
 
WBCSD publications - issue briefs, think pieces, tools etc - on energy and climate issues as well as ecosystems, development and business roles Barbara Black
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
black@wbcsd.org
+41 22 8393105
 
This exhibit will feature the latest UN-REDD Programme publications and multimedia material, focusing on the lessons learned that are emerging among UN-REDD partner countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean. Cheryl Rosebush
FAO/UNDP/UNEP UN-REDD Programme (UN-REDD)
cheryl.rosebush@un-redd.org
+41 22 9178410
 
Presentation of the World Agroforestry Centre’s work on climate change and rural development, including adaptation, mitigation, impacts, alternatives to slash-and-burn, food security and gender issues. Henry Neufeldt
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
h.neufeldt@cgiar.org
+254 719 346325
 
The IIED is a global leader in sustainable development. Working in partnership with organisations and individuals in developing countries- we are leaders in the field on adaptation to climate change issues. Visit our stand for our latest publications and Opinion and Briefing Papers. Teresa Corcoran
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Teresa.Corcoran@iied.org
+44 20 78727335
Rachel Berger
Practical Action
rachel.berger@practicalaction.
+44 7966 542181
 
Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working with a global network of local churches to help eradicate poverty in over 50 developing countries. Tearfund has 40 years of experience and it has expertise in climate change adaptation on the ground and policy work. Joanna Khinmaung
TEARFUND
jo.khinmaung@tearfund.org
+44 20 89437707
 
UNEP booth with most recent climate change publications and outreach materials focusing on climate technologies and finance, science and capacity building Fanina Kodre-Alexander
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
fanina.kodre@unep.org
+254 723 857463
 
A general theme and approach is proposed for the exhibition stand which includes the following aspects: - a general overview of CC in Namibia as well as showcasing the most innovative national CC initiatives in Namibia. - The stall is also structured to emphasize key thematic areas in which Nami Naomi Shaninga
Namibia
naomi.shaninga@gmail.com
+900 264 612842704
 
We are an environmental NGO that deals in a variety of ecological projects to improve the quality of life for people in and outside of Israel. We have a unique model where we are fundraisers and implementers & we share our knowledge in Israel and with countries around the world. Karine Bolton
Keren Kayemet LeIsrael/The Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF)
karineb@kkl.org.il
+972 50 7255737
 
ENDA is a regional centre for climate and development, and low carbon growth, based in Senegal working across the African continent, focusing on practical action to develop capacity for adaptation to climate change and sustainable energy solutions that enhance resilience and sustainable livelihoods. Libasse BA
Environnement et Developpement du Tiers-Monde (ENDA-TM)
libasseba@yahoo.fr
+221 33 8222496
 
Participants will achieve information about the JI mechanism in Ukraine, the world’s leader in realization of JI projects. Representatives of DNA as well as of the international financial organization & the foreign investment company will provide their knowledge regarding Ukrainian JI projects. Nataliya Usenko
Ukraine
usenko@neia.gov.ua
+38 44 5949113
 
Adaptation Fund - display of videos and distributions of brochures and material on the Fund Shyla Raghav
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
sraghav@thegef.org
+1 202 4739083
 
Seaweed solution - Sink and swim! Blue Carbon Seaweeds are promising organisms as adaptation and mitigation measures against global warming. Solution: Seaweed sink; Red algae paper; Seaweed biofuel. Ik Kyo Chung
Pusan National University - Marine Research Institute (PNU/MRI)
ikchung@pusan.ac.kr
+82 10 85062279
Seaweed solution - Ad [566 kb]
APPA WG Network members [210 kb]
Project brochure [2 Mb]
APPA WG Network Newletter 1-3 [3 Mb]
APPA WG Network Newletters 6 7 [1 Mb]
APPA WG Network Newsletters 4 5 [3 Mb]
Southern African Farmers and Climate Change : Impacts and Responses Stephanie Aubin
Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions* (SACAU)
saubin@sacau.org
+27 12 6440808
Poster [1 Mb]
Position Leaflet_EN [1 Mb]
Position Leaflet_FR [1 Mb]
Position Leaflet_POR [1 Mb]
France’s International action on global warming / REDD+(Paris Oslo Process) , fast start, low carbon technology, energy access ( Paris Nairobi Climate Iniative) , adaptation, CDM, JI, scientific and research co operation... JAUDET MARIE
France
marie.jaudet@cop21.gouv.fr
+33 0 664402246
French Fast Start [698 kb]
Redd+ and the interim REDD+ partnership initiative [866 kb]
Innovating financing and the French G20 presidency [533 kb]
French program in Durban [1 Mb]
National and international actions on Climate [690 kb]
Distributing information on the link between climate change, food security and hunger. Latest brochures and publications from WFP's climate change relevant work, services and programmes will be available. Oscar Ekdahl
World Food Programme (WFP)
oscar.ekdahl@wfp.org
+46 709 966900
 
The exhibit will showcase inspiring examples of forest conservation and restoration by Indigenous Peoples and local communities. It will also showcase some of the most colorful REDD fairy tales that are currently being told. Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek
Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
simone.lovera@globalforestcoal
+595 21 663654
 
The Rio Conventions Pavilion exhibit will profile and promote activities that link biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, sustainable land management and efforts to combat desertification, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Jaime Webbe
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
jaime.webbe@cbd.int
+1 514 2878718
Katya Arapnakova
Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
karapnakova@unccd.int
+49 228 8152864
 
Growing green businesses is a central consideration for Taiwan's energy and climate policies. We regard having strong green businesses as a prerequisite for us to attain our greenhouse gas reduction targets at reasonably controlled costs and Taiwan's competitiveness in the emerging low carbon world. Wen-Cheng Hu
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
vincenthu@itri.org.tw
+886 3 5913770
 
Members of the Chinese delegation will introduce China's objectives, policies and actions of addressing climate change. Ji Chen
China
chenji@ncsc.org.cn
+86 138 11711464
 
Human Resources, Learning and Skills Development to Address Climate Change. Amrei Horstbrink
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
amrei.horstbrink@unitar.org
+41 77 4311132
 
This OECD exhibit will showcase analysis and recent publications relevant to climate change from across the OECD Pascale Rossignol
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
pascale.rossignol@oecd.org
+33 1 45249658
 
Exhibit will showcase a range of business views and expertise to deal with climate change Andrea Bacher
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
abh@iccwbo.org
+33 1 49532848
 
Building Resiliency from Disaster. Latest learning in the wake of the disasters on March 11, 2011 in Japan are presented. The vulnerability of the nation to energy production, and the need to rebuild and move large populations, could become the impetus for large-scale changes in Japanese society. Wanglin YAN
Keio University*
yan@sfc.keio.ac.jp
+81 45 8145902372
Poster of Environmental Innovators Program [535 kb]
Brochure of Environmental Innovators Program [1 Mb]
Poster of project based learning [2 Mb]
Announcement of International symposium [2 Mb]
Environmental Innovators Program [1 Mb]
UNDP will conduct outreach and distribute publications and other materials. Cassie Flynn
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
cassie.flynn@undp.org
+1 212 9066591
 
Mandatory measures to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping were adopted by Parties to MARPOL Annex VI represented at MEPC 62, representing the first ever mandatory global GHG reduction regime for an international industry sector. Lucy Essuman
International Maritime Organization (IMO)
lessuman@imo.org
+44 207 4634210
 
The Rainforest Alliance & Woods Hole Research Center share tools, guidance, and experiences on REDD+ and sustainable agriculture; social and environmental safeguards; capacity building; forest carbon monitoring and MRV; and bringing science and field experience to climate policy-setting. Mark Moroge
Rainforest Alliance (RA)
mmoroge@ra.org
+1 212 2126771937
Nora Greenglass
The Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC)
ngreenglass@whrc.org
+1 508 4441566
 
The 15 centers of the CGIAR, in addition to CCAFS, will present their latest research on agriculture and climate change. Susan Buzzelli
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
s.buzzelli@cgiar.org
+44 777 2195317
 
GHGMI was founded to support the community of practitioners engaged in the measurement, reporting, and verification of GHG emissions. Recent capacity building initiatives include online MRV training, the peer reviewed GHG Measurement & Management journal, and the EP(GHG) professional certification. Tim Stumhofer
Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI)
tim.stumhofer@ghginstitute.org
+1 415 5185259
 
The oceans in a high CO2 world: Connecting science, industry, policy and public. Oceana, PML, EPOCA, MEDSEA, UKOA and SIO will bring together current understanding of threats from ocean acidification, de-oxygenation and ocean warming and their potential biological and socio-economic impacts. Robert Monroe
University of California (UCRP)
rmonroe@sio.ucsd.edu
+1 858 5343624
 
Humane Society International's exhibit will examine the impacts of animal agriculture and forestry on climate change, as well as mitigation and adaptation solutions. Geoff Evans
Humane Society International (HSI)
gevans@hsi.org
+1 503 6888657
Mia MacDonald
Brighter Green, Inc.
macdonald@brightergreen.org
+1 917 6268702
HSI Fact Sheet: The Impact of Animal Agriculture on the Environment and Climate Change in Brazil [219 kb]
HSI Fact Sheet: The Impact of Animal Agriculture on the Environment and Climate Change in India: A Focus on Methane [217 kb]
An HSI Report: The Impact of Animal Agriculture on Global Warming and Climate Change [400 kb]
HSI at COP17: Farm Animal Welfare Recommendations [2 Mb]
COP17 Side Event on Agricultural Solutions to Support Food Security, Sustainability, and Animal Welfare (Flyer) [201 kb]
A Global Vision for Agriculture and Food Security in the 21st Century and Beyond: A Civil Society Call for a SBSTA Work Programme on Agriculture (sign-on letter) [379 kb]
HSI Flyer: Less Meat, Less Heat [1 Mb]
Building Climate Resilience in SIDS and low lying coastal states - the Caribbean Experience. Ethlyn Valladares
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)
evalladares@caribbeanclimate.b
+501 822 1104
 
Latest publications from the International Energy Agency - Paris Jenny Gell
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Jenny.gell@iea.org
+33 1 40576729
 
Climate Action Network International presents the Fossil of the Day Awards at 18:00 daily! Montana Burgess
Climate Action Network International (CAN International)
mbrockley@climatenetwork.org
+961 3 506313
 
Beyond War offers principles and practices that enable each of us to become everyday peacebuilders -- a critical need in the face of conflict arising out of climate change. Robin Ritger Milam
Beyond War*
rmilam@wsimarketing.com
+1 530 2631483
Kim Anno
California College of the Arts* (CCA)
skimi2@comcast.net
+1 510 8474745
Beyond War Brochure [464 kb]
The IDB´s Climate Strategy and its Action Plan aim at strengthening institutions capacity to mainstream climate change, provide technical assistance, and scale up investments for transformative climate mitigation and adaptation action in key sectors in LAC, with a range of tools and instruments. Jennifer Doherty-Bigara
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
jvdoherty@iadb.org
+1 202 6232925
 
Brazilian Forest Plantations provide wood and other services, as renewable and recyclable products, CO2 sequestration, reduce climate change, contribute to soil and watershed protection, promote biodiversity conservation and social development; all through the use of Well-Managed Systems. Danielle de Melo Vaz Soares
Brazilian Tree Industry (Iba)
danielle@bracelpa.org.br
+55 11 71303785
 
OIF's exibition contains the documentation in French and other languages ​​in relation with the negotiations, and climate change adaptation and mitigation. This documentation includes the Guide to Negotiations, the Guide for Policy- makers, the Negotiations Decryption NOTE, sectoral studies... Rajae Chafil
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF/IFDD)
rajae.chafil@francophonie.org
+1 418 6925727
 
The exhibit will focus on the development of scenarios for low carbon societies using the Asia-Pacific Integrated Model, results of climate risk assessment using integrated climate, impact, and land-use models, and global monitoring of GHGs from various platforms, including the "IBUKI" satellite. Mikiya Takayanagi
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
int-unfccc@nies.go.jp
+81 29 8502308
 
Presenting the latest legal knowledge on key climate and development topics through a series of cutting-edge legal papers, & to disseminate lessons learned from case studies of climate compatible development planning and practice in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin American and and the Caribbean. Patrick Reynaud
Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL)
preynaud@cisdl.org
+1 416 8657632
Melaku Tadesse
Ethiopia
mela635@gmail.com
+25 191 1655976
 
Innovative methodologies track local vulnerability and multi-level adaptation, providing policy-makers with critical information about human impacts of climate change and the current status of planned adaptation efforts. Emphasis is placed on vulnerable populations, particular Indigenous groups. William Vanderbilt
McGill University
wvanderbilt@gmail.com
+1 514 5760777
 
Chinese local action for Climate Change by Civil Society Fangyi YANG
Shan Shui Conservation Center (Shan Shui)
fyang@shanshui.org
+8 10 62761034
Tang Ya
Greenriver
tangya4@yahoo.com.cn
+8 28 85056595
Logo of Shanshui Conservation Center [1 Mb]
Hidro+ is a Smart Generator for clean energy generation. Hidro+ is sustainable, affordable, transmission and emission free by utilising the constant energy and phenomena provided by nature in a water tower: gravity, buoyancy and hydrostatic pressure gradients to drive a generator. Katrina Pollard
Sustainable Business Australia (SBA)
info@hidroonline.com
+61 0 411817999
Part 1 Hydrodynamic Power Technology Paper [3 Mb]
Part 2 Hydrodynamic Power Technology [2 Mb]
Part 3 Hydrodynamic Technology Paper [2 Mb]
Introduction of NEDO's recent activities regarding energy and global environmental challenges. We focus on new energy and energy conservation related projects and Kyoto Mechanism activities. Hitoshi SUZUKI
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
km-ap@nedo.go.jp
+81 44 5205195
 
The Road Ahead- Adapting to Climate Change 1. Global Green Activities of Major Domestic Companies and UNEP Korea 2. EcoFriendz: Environmental Education Game on Climate Change Seulki Myoung
United Nations Environment Programme National Committee for the Republic of Korea
choi@unep.or.kr
+82 2 7201011
 
The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety offers information and consultation about support from German government institutions concerning climate policy. Hildegard Kaiser
Germany
Hildegard.Kaiser@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 183052159
 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kyoto University and NIES Japan collaborate with local authorities to carry out the Low carbon Society research on Iskandar Malaysia and Putrajaya City as study cases to model the methodology and planning approaches appropriate to urban setting in developing nations. Kazumi Sato
University of Technology Malaysia* (UTM)
kzmst007@gmail.com
+60 7 5537356
SATREPS_LCS ASIA_Pamphlet [1 Mb]
LCS Asia_Side Event Program [392 kb]
The exhibit highlights the key messages and achievements of the UN-HABITAT "Cities and Climate Change Iniative". This global initiative is supporting local authorities in 20 developing countries to design and implement local climate change adaptation and mitigation action plans. Rafael Tuts
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
raf.tuts@unhabitat.org
+254 20 7623726
 
Introduction and review of Korean government's Green Growth policies since its foundation in 2008,including its Green ODA policy(East Asia Climate Partnership) centering on climate mitigation and climate adaptation in Asia. Activities of Global Green Growth Institute(GGGI) will also be introduced. Chung-a Park
Republic of Korea
chunga.park@gmail.com
+82 2 7352076
 
We are consisted of 74 universities all over the world. The ultimate goal is to become a driving force for the alternative energy based future. The annual Student Summit has been held since 2008 and our proposals as the outcome of the summit were delivered to the 2008 G8 summit, COP15 and to COP16. Yukio Nishiyama
Doshisha University*
ynishiya@mail.doshisha.ac.jp
+81 774 657030
 
We are facing an age of resource constraint- food shortages, decreased fertile land, water and oil. Meanwhile, inadequate policies and a lack of transparency threaten effective aid and adaptation. Oxfam and TI will creatively profile issues of climate injustice and put forward practical solutions. " Kelly Dent
OXFAM International (OI)
kellyd@oxfam.org.au
+61 410 442844
Alice Harrison
Transparency International (TI)
aharrison@transparency.org
+49 30 343820775
 
CARE and the Global Gender and Climate Alliance will unite at COP17. CARE promotes social justice–including gender equality–in its climate change policy and programming. The GGCA includes 50 UN agencies and CSOs working to ensure gender responsive climate change decision-making and initiatives. Janne Facius
CARE International (CI)
jfacius@care.dk
+45 0 35200100
Rachel Harris
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
rachel@wedo.org
+212 973 325
 
CIDSE is an international alliance of 16 Catholic development organisations inspired by shared Christian values, promoting global justice and solidarity. Cartias Internationalis is a global confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations. Catherine Durbin
Cooperation Internationale pour le Développement et la Solidarité (CIDSE)
durbin@cidse.org
+32 2 2333751
Martina Liebsch
Caritas Internationalis (CI)
liebsch.caritas@gmail.com
+39 6 69879719
 
Health and Climate Change - WHO will share information about its projects on health adaptation to climate change, series of technical tools developed to support countries (e.g. guidance on vulnerability and adaptation assessment, tools for economic costing) and health in the green economy report. Marina Maiero
World Health Organization (WHO)
Maierom@who.int
+41 79 2134304
 
Bridging the Gap between transport & climate change. The exhibit presents material on transport & climate change from ITPS, TRF, GIZ, UITP, Veolia Transdev & ITDP. It includes information on controlling CO2 emissions from transport & strategies & options to ensure their adequate support post-2012. Anne Binsted
Transport Research Foundation (TRF)
abinsted@trl.co.uk
+44 1344 770568
Iwao Matsuoka
Institution for Transport Policy Studies (ITPS)
matsuoka@jterc.or.jp
+81 3 54708400
 
Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) – Working together to accelerate development and diffusion of climate-friendly technologies and practices Taiki Kuroda
International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT)
kuroda@icett.or.jp
+81 593 293500
CTI Brochure 2011 [1 Mb]
CTI PFAN Global Factsheet [1 Mb]
CTI PFAN Partners [2 Mb]
CTI PFAN Asia Factsheet [1 Mb]
CTI PFAN Success Stories Asia [1 Mb]
CTI PFAN Africa Factsheet [392 kb]
Global and local partners of Local Government Climate Roadmap, led by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability and RCSD-CASS/China will share their progress in low carbon city development, tools for MRV-able local climate action and adaptation in particular for cities of the Global South. Yunus Arikan
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
urban.transitions@iclei.org
+49 228 97629952
 
Water, women and migration these are the major three area where climate problems has greater impacts. Taking examples of Bangladesh, there will be a stall on photo exhibits in this regard, to create awareness in this regard. M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury
Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust (COAST Trust)
reza.coast@gmail.com
+88 1711 529792
 
Methane: the bridge gas: As Kyoto gas; short-lived climate forcer identified by UNEP as integral to slowing near-term warming; and even an energy source for clean development, methane holds a unique role in mitigating climate change. Info on methane science, the Prototype Methane fund, and more. Pam Pearson
Climate Policy Center (CPC)
pampearson44@yahoo.com
+46 70 5752257
Pam Pearson
Clean Air Task Force (CATF)
pampearson44@yahoo.com
+1 802 4880991
 
'We Can Save Our Planet' - WAGGGS, as the largest volunteer organization for girls, presents success stories on involving young women at grass-roots level to run youth-led projects on climate change. WAGGGS introduces interactive educational programmes, such as the WAGGGS/FAO/CBD Biodiversity Badge Bernadette Fischler
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
bernadette@wagggsworld.org
+4 7900 218409
 
The REDD Desk: A collaborative platform for REDD Readiness. The Global Canopy Programme, Forum for Readiness on REDD and partners present information on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation. Charlie Parker
Global Canopy Programme (GCP)
c.parker@globalcanopy.org
+44 7887 533585
Bernhard J. Smid
Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM)
bjsmid@ipam.org.br
+55 61 21094155
 
Canadian Wildlife Federation Education in Action: an interactive exhibit on water, endangered species and climate change. Traditional knowledge vignettes and Sail for Wildlife may be featured. Visit CanadianWildlifeFederation.ca for details on our innovative public engagement strategies. Luba Mycio Mommers
Canadian Wildlife Federation Inc (CWF/FCF)
lubamm@cwf-fcf.org
+1 613 5999495
 
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is dedicated to research and education to advance understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and to communicate this for the benefit of society, including impacts of climate change on ocean, air, land, and polar ice ecosystems. Judith Fenwick
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution* (WHOI)
jfenwick@whoi.edu
+1 508 2893487
 
ITTO - 25 years Sustaining Tropical Forests EDUARDO MANSUR
International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)
mansur@itto.int
+81 45 2231110
 
Mediators Beyond Borders International advocates for the use of mediation and other cooperative and transparent conflict resolution and decision making processes specifically applied appropriately to climate change matters. Gregg Walker
Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI)
walkprof@gmail.com
+1 541 7404050
 
We aim to share and discuss our achievement such as energy scenario, mitigation potential estimation by bottom up approach, and proposal for CDM expansion in LDCs and SIDs. Miki Yanagi
Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
yanagi@tky.ieej.or.jp
+81 3 55470231
Satoshi Iemoto
Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)
iemoto@oecc.or.jp
+81 3 54720144
 
This exhibit features the UNESCO Climate Change Initiative focusing on interdisciplinary climate science and knowledge, education and public awareness, the UNESCO Adaptation Forum and the Global Climate Change Observatory of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Biosphere Reserves. Peter Dogsé
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
p.dogse@unesco.org
+33 1 45684098
Albert Fischer
UNESCO/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
a.fischer@unesco.org
+33 1 45684040
 
IGES and GEC will introduce research/discussion papers on post-2012 climate change regime, CDM reform, proposals and feasibility study programme for the new market mechanisms, bilateral offset credit mechanism (BOCM), co-benefits approach, low carbon and sustainable development, and REDD+. Madoka Yoshino
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
m-yoshino@iges.or.jp
+81 46 8553860
Tomoya Motoda
Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
tomoya@gec.jp
+81 6 69154126
 
Korea’s GHG reduction drive for climate change response (CDM project, Carbon Neutral, Carbon Cashbag and Domestic Emission Trading System by Korea Energy Management Corporation) Eunbin Choi
Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)
ebchoi@kemco.or.kr
+82 31 2604543
 
This exhibit will present a range of GenderCC`s publications and results from regional projects in Bangladesh, the Pacific Islands and South Africa. It will also provide space to those members of the Women and Gender Constituency who have no booth of their own. Gotelind Alber
GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice e.V. (GenderCC)
secretariat@gendercc.net
+49 30 21980088
Ulrike Roehr
LIFE e.V.
roehr@life-online.de
+49 179 2031511
tomoko kashiwazaki
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)
riwwenpo@apwld.org
+66 53 284527
 
Information Materials for Distribution of African Union Commission publications and African Pavilion Olushola Olayide 251912053411
African Union Commission (AUC)
OlusholaO@africa-union.org
+251 912 53411
 
The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) is an inter-governmental organization dedicated to reducing poverty and conserving the environment through pro-poor trade in bamboo and rattan. Violeta Gonzalez
International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR)
vgonzalez@inbar.int
+86 1 3911269783
 
OneClimate will help to increase global engagement with the UN Climate Talks, providing all-day live and interactive video/audio coverage online. In addition, this year we will have a unique crowd-sourced live-update stream, with contributors from all of the top NGOs. Adam Groves
Oneworld UK
adam.groves@oneworld.net
+44 207922 7845
 
The Heinrich Böll Stiftung presents its international work on adaptation, mitigation, climate finance, gender and climate change and REDD. A special focus will be on climate change and Africa. Bjoern Ecklundt
Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF)
ecklundt@boell.de
+49 30 28534315
Michael Kuehn
Welthungerhilfe
michael.kuehn@welthungerhilfe.
+49 172 4269712
 
The exhibit aims to distribute information to the public about the Christian Aid led Time for Climate Justice campaign such as campaign publications and the campaign daily newsletter of the COP. The public will also be able to engage by signing petitions or participating in the photo petition Mohamed Adow
Christian Aid (CA)
madow@christian-aid.org
+44 20 75232278
Marian Casey
ACT Alliance - Action by Churches Together (ACT Alliance)
marian.casey@actalliance.org
+41 22 7916218
 
The exhibit will display the work of IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, on climate change. IUCN works to promote nature-based solutions to adaptation and mitigation in terms of both policy and practice, from local to national and international scales. www.adaptationhub.net Pauline Buffle
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
pauline.buffle@iucn.org
+41 22 9990260
 
The exhibition will showcase how ICTs are instrumental to implement the UNFCCC by providing tools for climate monitoring; by driving down emissions in the ICT sector; by reducing the carbon footprint of several sectors; by assisting countries to adapt to the impacts of climate change José Maria Diaz Batanero
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
jose.batanero@itu.int
+41 22 7305495
 
The association CarbonFix e.V. administrates the CarbonFix Standard (CFS). The CFS is the leading standard for A/R projects on the voluntary carbon market. Projects applying the standard have issued in 2011 over 1 Million certificates. Moriz Vohrer
CarbonFix e.V.
m.vohrer@carbonfix.info
+4 176 64803182
 
350.org presents photographs, videos, and in-person testimonials of organized civil society working in 188 countries in the UNFCCC to spur and support delegates in their work towards global solutions to the climate crisis. Jeremy Osborn
Sustainable Markets Foundation - 350.org
jeremy@350.org
+1 802 5524067
 
The AYCC would showcase our successful activities in growing a generation-wide movement to solve the climate crisis by educating, empowering and mobilising thousands of young Australians, through projects such as Power Shift, Meet Your Member, and AYCC International. Hilary Bowman
Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC)
hilary.bowman@youthclimatecoal
+61 41 723414
 
An exhibit featuring information about the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition, our projects and campaigns (Our Demands, Wings of Change, Meet Your Member, Power Summer, Canadian Youth Delegation to COP17), and our major successes since our establishment in 2005. Amara Possian
Tides Canada Initiatives Society (TCI)
a.possian@gmail.com
+1 514 4678804
 
This exhibition will display the work of the UK Youth Climate Coalition, explore the role of green jobs in creating a sustainable future and support our fellow youth organisers from around the world. Neva Frecheville
United Kingdom Youth Climate Coalition Limited (UKYCC)
neva@ukycc.org
+44 7540 858349
 
Working to achieve a secure and sustainable energy future. To help shape the strategy for achieving a lower carbon, secure and affordable energy futuire and to ensure effective representation of a wide range of organisations involved in the supply, generation and transmission of energy as well as Pamela Rudolph
International Council for Sustainable Energy (ICSE)
pamela.rudolph@bcse.org.uk
+44 207976 4296
 
The Wuppertal Institute and the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands provide energy and climate policy research publications on a wide range of issues such as post-2012 regime options, NAMAs, climate finance and technology cooperation, the Kyoto mechanisms and the EU emissions trading scheme. Heleen de Coninck
Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)
deconinck@ecn.nl
+31 224 564316
Wolfgang Sterk
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
wolfgang.sterk@wupperinst.org
+49 202 2492149
 
Adaptation and Innovation. Exhibit presents information on the Cancun Adaptation Framework,specifically in regards to how multi-stakeholder dialogue can reinforce adaptation policy and practice specifically in regards to Indigenous peoples in Africa. "Adaptation Hub" Nigel Crawhall
Indigenous People of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC)
ipacc.ashley@gmail.com
+27 21 6743260
 
Influence of the climate change in the Himalayan ecosystem. The indigenous people there survive by recycling and plantation. Renowned Himalayan Saint, His Holiness Shri Shri 1008 Soham Baba has inspired millions: “The simplest and strongest formula to stop global warming is planting trees.” (Babaji) Marja Aartsen-Olff
Soham Baba Mission Foundation*
marjaolff@gmail.com
+31 6 44034727
 
This exhibit features stories from coastal developing countries, particularly small island developing States, which are at the forefront of environmental, social and economic challenges that affect us all. Owing to their limited resources, they are particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Miriam Balgos
International Coastal and Ocean Organization (ICO)
mbalgos@udel.edu
+1 302 7539800
Manuel Cira
World Ocean Network (WON)
secretariat@worldoceannetwork.
+33 3 21309993
 
SSN, FFLA & ODI will showcase their key programmes: MAPS, CDKN, LAPC, REDD-Net, ACCRA, NSSF, and Climate Finance, focusing on developing countries sharing knowledge through learning by doing. The programmes support governments and facilitate climate compatible development policy worldwide.” Lorraine Dimairho
SouthSouthNorth Projects Africa (SSN Africa)
lorraine@southsouthnorth.org
+27 21 4470211
Phil Lewis
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
p.lewis@odi.org.uk
+44 20 79220352
Mónica Andrade
Fundación Futuro Latinoamericano (FFLA)
monica.andrade@ffla.net
+593 9 99938610
 
Brahma Kumaris showcase their work on solar energy, demonstrating that growing a good green economy requires building the capacity of each of us. COBASE (Italy) will showcase their common goods process, which demonstrates the strong need for a bioeconomy network in sustainability. Sonja Ohlsson
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU)
sonja.ohlsson@dk.brahmakumaris
+45 30 230738
Massimo Pieri
COBASE, Cooperativa Tecnico Scientifica di Base (ECOSOC)
cobaseu@gmail.com
+39 6 3330078
 
Financing investments in water management and infrastructure is crucial for resilience. This exhibit will have relevant information for policy-makers about water security and climate resilient development. Steven Downey
Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO)
steven.downey@gwpforum.org
+46 8 52212652
 
AWF will share its cutting edge experiences, across its portfolio of large landscapes in sub-Saharan Africa, with ecosystem-based adaptation and REDD as a mechanism for addressing combined climate change, biodiversity and socio-economic goals, at community and national levels. Harry van der Linde
African Wildlife Foundation* (AWF)
hvanderlinde@awfsa.org
+27 83 2785224
 
ETC Group: To display our publications on technology, including agriculture, synthetic biology, geoengineering and climate-ready crops. Joelle Deschambault
ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration) (ETC Group)
joelle@etcgroup.org
+1 613 2412267
 
We believe a holistic solution can only be achieved under global coordination of the UNFCCC ensuring harmonized approaches using the linking of commitments and trading schemes, NAMAs, new and existing market mechs providing for effective/equitable distribution of investments in a low carbon future. Dietrich Borst
German Emissions Trading Association (BVEK)
borst@bvek.de
+49 30 55877304
Leticia Labre
Climate Markets and Investment Association Limited (CMIA)
leticia.labre@cmia.net
+44 7814 533661
 
Climate resilient and sustainable livelihoods support systems and initiatives within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region - Perspectives from SADC Member States Alex Miston Banda
Southern African Development Community (SADC)
abanda@sadc.int
+267 0 72939726
 
A photo exhibition and footages will showcase the images and voices captured from the field on Women and Climate Justice Hearings 2011 - Strengthening Voices, Search for Solutions Kenneth-Nana Amoateng
Abibimman Foundation (AF)
amoatengken@gmail.com
+233 303 213918
 
The World Resources Institute is a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. We work with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. Raquel Gonzalez
World Resources Institute (WRI)
raquelgonzalez@gmail.com
+1 202 7297847
 
Climate Policy, Negotiation Strategies, Market Mechanisms - at this exhibition booth, we will distribute the latest research findings from the ClimateNet network. the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the University of Zurich. Our experts will be available for discussions at the venue. Carola Betzold
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
betzoldc@ethz.ch
+41 44 6324858
Axel Michaelowa
ClimateNet
michaelowa@perspectives.cc
+41 44 8204208
 
Indonesia has voluntarily set a target of 26% emission reduction with its internal resources and up to 41% with international support compared to its business as usual scenario in 2020. Action plan and initiatives have been started to fulfil it and also to adapt to CC impacts. Kuki Soejachmoen
Indonesia
indonesiafocalpoint@dnpi.go.id
+62 818 8891095
 
The fifth freedom: Extending birth control to all women who still lack this freedom holds the key to a safe and sustainable future. Food and water insecurity are already escalating due to overpopulation. Addressing climate change without addressing population growth will only buy a little time. Jane O'Sullivan
Sustainable Population Australia Inc. (SPA)
j.osullivan@uq.edu.au
+61 7 33798090
 
Asia and the Pacific in the 21st Century: climate change and development. Lance Heath
Australian National University (ANU)
lance.heath@anu.edu.au
+61 2 61254672
 
The Tropical Forest Group supports implementation of subnational forestry and agriculture with an emphasis on post conflict regions. TFG's COP17 exhibit will show research on REDD financial transparency, agricultural commodity roundtables & a certificate course in terrestrial carbon accounting. John Niles
Tropical Forest Group (TFG)
jniles7@gmail.com
+1 805 2526777
 
The exhibit will focus on how agriculture is being negotiated in the negotiation text & the NAMAS, whether the proposed climate smart technologies are leading to increased soil carbon stocks and impacts of climate change on small farmers Sharad Joshi
Centre for Community Economics and Development Consultants Society (CECOEDECON)
sharad_jp1@sancharnet.in
+91 141 2770330
 
Presented are interactive tools for modeling and decision-support on adaptation and low carbon economy developed by SEI, a research institute bridging science and policy, the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, and NORD-STAR, a centre of excellence on adaptation research. Clarisse Kehler Siebert
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
clarisse.kehler.siebert@sei-in
+46 73 7078601
Tina Neset
University of Linköping (LiU)
Tina.neset@liu.se
+46 13 282288
 
Experience of Madagascar in the fight against climate change, actions and studies undertaken, framework and implementation of national policy against climate change, needs and prospects Michel Omer Laivao
Madagascar
laivao2002@yahoo.fr
+261 34 562045
 
Gaia Foundation and the Development Fund work with partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America to provide a platform for the voices of rural communities and indigenous peoples on planning adaptation for a food secure future, biodiversity, agriculture and the threats from climate change and land g Gitte Motzfeldt
Development Fund
gitte@utviklingsfondet.no
+47 92 287487
Teresa Anderson
The Gaia Foundation*
teresa@gaianet.org
+44 20 74280055
 
An exhibition table to display the South African Institute of International Affairs- SAIIA’s climate change-related research publications and activities Desiree Kosciulek
South African Institute of International Affairs* (SAIIA)
desiree.kosciulek@wits.ac.za
+27 11 3392021
Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Forestry Governance in the DRC [1 Mb]
New Thinking on the Governance of Water and River Basins in Africa: Lessons from the SADC Region [3 Mb]
Can Uganda's Oil Endowment Support its Economic Development? [131 kb]
Recursos Naturais, Actualizacao: Petroleo em Angola [138 kb]
Governance of Oil Resources and the Referendum in Southern Sudan [149 kb]
Forest Governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo [150 kb]
The Land Factor in Mining Gold Reserves in Tanzania [157 kb]
COP 17: What Role for South Africa as an Agent of Change? [596 kb]
Placing African Fisheries on the COP 17 Agenda [141 kb]
La Mauritanie Pays se trouve depuis plusieurs décennies assujettis à une vague de sécheresses des inondations dévastatrices. A ce titre, la Mauritanie compte organiser un Stand qui fait ressortir la vulnérabilité de ses écosystèmes et ses éfforts d'adaptation face au cc Sidi Mohamed   El Wavi
Mauritania
elwavi.sm@gmail.com
+222 4600 8383
 
The Environmental Law Association of South Africa represents lawyers and legal academics involved in environmental law in South Africa, with numerous international linkages, and will exhibit on South Africa’s legal system and its developing jurisprudence of environmental law. Edmund Couzens
Environmental Law Association* (ELA)
couzense@ukzn.ac.za
+27 31 2602557
 
African Development Bank efforts in addressing climate change within the framework of sustainable development in Africa Balgis Osman-Elasha
African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
B.OSMAN-ELASHA@AFDB.ORG
+21 71 102249
 
"Showcasing the Global Campaign for Climate Actions, TckTckTck campaign, and the online and offline digital tools." "Artists Project Earth: a UK Charity that produces albums of great music to fund global climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives." Manish Joshi
Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA)
manish.joshi@tcktcktck.org
+44 787 9423340
Lorna Howarth
Artists Project Earth (APE)
lorna@apeuk.org
+44 1237 440268
 
Showcase of solutions from 14 Nordic municipalities with specific focus on energy efficiency and green growth. Highlights ways in which Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden tackle the climate crisis through concrete action. Outi Leskelä
Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM)
outi.leskela@ym.fi
+358 2952 50161
 
State of play in climate change negotiations: Equity, Human Rights and the Rights of Mother Earth Fathiya Abdulmajid
Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)
fmajidalbakry@yahoo.com
+254 200 722756855
Jennifer Helgeson
Initiatives of Change International (IofC International)
jennifer.helgeson@iofc.org
+1 301 9383814
 
The Tanzania Natural Resource Forum would like to request 1 booth – weeks 1 and 2 if possible, but at least week 1 Latif Amars
Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF)
l.amars@tnrf.org
+255 713 660140
Emma Liwenga
United Republic of Tanzania
liwenga99@yahoo.com
+255 22 2557844770
 
"Together for a Just Transition" Workers of the world need an ambitious, fair and binding agreement and the creation of green and decent jobs. The Just Transition framework trade unions are proposing can help achieving both. Join us for learning more about it! Anabella Rosemberg
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
anabella.rosemberg@ituc-csi.or
+33 1 55373737
 
The exhibit will be used to raise public awareness of the need to protect cultures and cultural heritage. Examples from INTO members, national and heritage trusts around the world, will demonstrate steps being taken to offset the effects of climate change so as to strive for social sustainability Oliver Maurice
International National Trusts Organisation (INTO)
olmaurice@aol.com
+3 475 506469
Cultural Heritage and Climate Change [123 kb]
Dublin Declaration on Climate Change [282 kb]
INTO 2010 Annual report [1 Mb]
About INTO [136 kb]
La Trobe Academic Symposium [812 kb]
La Trobe Business Forum [817 kb]
La Trobe Sustainability report [3 Mb]
IFRC and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies-IFRC will illustrate lessons learnt in making communities more resilient to climate change drawing on concrete examples of community based climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives. Special emphasis will be given to the role of youth. Katiuscia Fara
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
katiuscia.fara@ifrc.org
+41 22 7304344
 
Discuss with technical and policy experts how farmers can be empowered with affordable, resilient and productive organic practices that increase food security, revitalize livelihoods and significantly contribute to GHG emission reduction targets, as well as hunger and poverty alleviation strategies. Robert Jordan
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
r.jordan@ifoam.org
+996 778 599299
Nokutula Mhene
The Fairtrade Foundation*
n.mhene@fairtradeafrica.net
+27 21 4488911
 
TERI and IIASA will profile new initiatives and products relevant to the climate policy and research communities including: GHG mitigation and adaptation options for the energy, urban and rural sectors. Suruchi Bhadwal
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
suruchib@teri.res.in
+91 11 24682100
Susan Riley
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
riley@iiasa.ac.at
+43 2236 807536
 
Economic Development and Climate Change Mariama Williams
South Centre
williams@southcentre.int
+41 22 798431759
 
In collaboration with university, industry, government and research partners around the world, the National Center for Atmospheric Research is dedicated to exploring and understanding our atmosphere in the broadest terms, including interactions with the sun, oceans, biosphere, and human society. Rachel Hauser
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
rhauser@ucar.edu
+1 303 4971117
 
Photographs on climate crisis adn peoples' adaptation and mitigation initiatives Sen Sukanta
Bangladesh Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge (BARCIK)
barcik@barcik.org.bd
+880 2 9132372
 
The International Renewable Energy Alliance (International Geothermal Association, International Hydropower Association, International Solar Energy Society, World Bioenergy Association, World Wind Energy Association) will show information on various aspects of renewable energy utilisation worldwide. Karin Haara
World Bioenergy Association (WBA)
karin.haara@worldbioenergy.org
+46 8 705432641
Cameron Ironside
International Hydropower Association (IHA)
ci@hydropower.org
+44 7787 155524
 
The International Renewable Energy Alliance (International Geothermal Association, International Hydropower Association, International Solar Energy Society, World Bioenergy Association, World Wind Energy Association) will show information on various aspects of renewable energy utilisation worldwide. Stefan Gsaenger
World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
secretariat@wwindea.org
+49 228 3694080
Jennifer McIntosh
International Solar Energy Society e.V. (ISES)
director@ises.org
+49 761 4590645
World Wind Energy Report 2010 [2 Mb]
WWEA Half Year Report 2011 [2 Mb]
WWEC2011 Resolution of Cairo [275 kb]
Reporte [1 Mb]
Rapport [1 Mb]
WWF and BioRegional share publications and materials that highlight our work on climate change and it's impacts on people and ecosystems. We further offer inspiring, real life case studies that show it is possible to live happy, healthy lives within natural limits of the planet - wherever we live. Stefan Henningsson
WWF (WWF)
stefan.henningsson@wwf.se
+46 70 5799291
Freya Seath
BioRegional Development Group
freya.seath@bioregional.com
+4 20 84044884
 
Shifting the development paradigm towards climate resilient & low carbon development pathways is both, challenge and opportunity for poor and vulnerable communities in LDCs. "Brot für die Welt" and Southern partners will present best practices from Africa, Asia & Oceania at the exhibition stall. Thomas Hirsch
Bread for the World (BfdW)
thomas.hirsch@brot-fuer-die-we
+49 172 6259207
David Le Page
Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute* (SAFCEI)
press@safcei.org.za
+27 21 7018145
 
IFMSA: Raising awareness on the very important link between Climate Change and Health through the eyes of young people. HEAL: Providing evidence of health issues related to climate for UN negotiations with materials for public education and policy-makers to build a: Healthy Planet, Healthy People Usman Ahmad Mushtaq
International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA)
thinkglobal@ifmsa.org
+47 4569 4555
Christina Reinards
Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
christina@env-health.org
+32 2 2343644
Publication: Acting now for a better Health - A Reduction Target for EU Climate Policy [2 Mb]
CCS educational materials Luke Warren
Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA)
luke.warren@ccsassociation.org
+44 0 2030318750
 
INFORSE and NGO members: Renewables for Development: Solar, wind, hydro, efficient stoves. Visions for 100% Sustainable Energy. Education: Schools SPARE, online DIERET. Moving solar kits. Free publications. WFC presents best policies for RE, climate finance and sustainable city development. Gunnar Olesen, Boye
International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE)
inforse@gmail.com
+45 24 269933
Stefan Schurig
Stiftung World Future Council (WFC)
Stefan.Schurig@worldfuturecoun
+4 40 307091427
 
General approaches to climate and energy problems, including transport, natural gas, life-cycle analysis of transport fuels. Also, the oil and gas industry and climate change, including voluntary GHG reporting. Robert Siveter
IPIECA Limited (IPIECA)
robert.siveter@ipieca.org
+44 20 76332378
 
Reports and briefings on agriculture and climate change, carbon trading and offsets, agrofuels, biomass, biochar, the bioeconomy, agriculture, REDD and land-based accounting, plus case studies from Africa on the impacts of all these on communities and biodiversity and some alternatives. Helena Paul
ECONEXUS
h.paul@econexus.info
+44 207 4314357
 
A bottom-up renewable energy revolution: global feed-in tariffs for climate and development. With massive investments in renewable energy through feed-in tariffs, both world poverty and climate change can be tackled simultaneously – while quickly making renewables competitive. Niclas Hällström
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)
niclas.hallstrom@naturskyddsfo
+46 70 3826998
 
In the agreements from COP16, it is explicitly acknowledged the role that sub national governments play in adaptation and mitigation policies. In this context, the government of Buenos Aires Province will show its advances in experiences, challenges and cooperation opportunities in implementing inno Mónica Casanovas
Argentina
pjlusarreta@gmail.com
+54 9221 5344970
Buenos Aires Province and Climate Change booklet [3 Mb]
IPCC reports and documentation Gaetano Leone
WMO/UNEP Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
gleone@wmo.int
+41 22 7308247
 
CDM Changing Lives -- UNFCCC/CDM photo and video contest 2011 CDM projects are stimulating sustainable development and reducing GHG emissions in some 72 countries. The Changing Lives booth showcases striking images and captivating videos -- submitted to the 2011 UNFCCC/CDM photo and video contest David Abbass
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
dabbass@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151511
 
The UNFCCC secretariat on behalf of the UN Joint Framework Initiative hosts the UN Youth Booth, which allows participating United Nations agencies and youth organizations to showcase their initiatives on climate change and youth. Luis Dávila
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
ldavila@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151137
 
Responding to Climate Change will be offering copies of our COP17 souvenir magazine Respond 2012, showcasing the latest in climate change technologies, business best-practice and innovative Research and Development. Sara Goerg
Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)
sg@rtcc.org
+44 207 7992222
 
COICA publications Jenny Vaca
Coordinating Body of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)
jen.vasalaz@gmail.com
+593 8 4183550
 
The exhibit will mainly focus on the already produced and disseminated science plans of the ICSU Regional Office for Africa (4) in the following key areas i.e. Sustainable Energy, Health and Human Well-being, Hazards and Disasters and Global Environmental Change. ICSU Regional Office for Africa has Edith Madela Mntla
International Council for Science (ICSU)
e.mntla@icsu-africa.org
+27 12 3497730
 
The exhibit highlights indigenous peoples’ traditional forest management practices that have sustained and preserved forests for generations. The exhibit also showcases local initiatives of indigenous partner organizations to build capacities on climate change and REDD+. Raymond de Chavez
Tebtebba Foundation
raymond@tebtebba.org
+63 74 4447703
 
British Council supports passionate, talented young people worldwide to find innovative local solutions to climate change. The booth will highlight some of the imaginative climate projects and inspire others by the power of example. Climate Postcards project will bring thousands of youth voices to Christopher Palmer
British Council
Christopher.palmer@sa.britishc
+966 1 4831818
 
Our exhibition will be centred around information about the International Gas Union (IGU) and the work this organisation carries out, and various reports related to gas and climate that has been put together in cooperation with the members of IGU. Sjur Bøyum
International Gas Union (IGU)
sboy@statoil.com
+47 950 23068
 
2.2 Billion: The Power of One Child + One Tree = A Sustainable Future for All The exhibit space will highlight youth leadership for meeting campaign goals for planting billions of trees through community-based agroforestry, water, sanitation and environmental education at or near schools with and f Donna Goodman
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Donna@earthchildinstitute.org
+1 203 3769177
 
NEO Nepal together with Arbonaut Ltd and other local partners in Nepal will present in COP17 about ongoing activities in Forestry, REDD+, Environmental, Green Road, Drinking Water and Sanitation Programme in Nepal. Padam Hamal
Neighbour Organization Nepal (NEO-Nepal)
neonepalorg@gmail.com
+977 1 5551735
 
The Hadley Centre showcases a new study into the physical science and impacts of climate change across more than 20 countries worldwide. For each country we investigate climate extremes, flooding and drought, and their impacts on crops, water availability, health, coasts, finance and infrastructure Fiona Carroll
Met Office Hadley Center
fiona.carroll@metoffice.gov.uk
+44 1392 884240
 
The Exhibit will outline ResourceAfrica UK's Climate Conscious Intervention (Community-based Climate Change Adaptation Programme) over the last year. It will preset the outcomes of ResourceAfrica UK's country projects, from Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya. Community photostories presenting local perspec Astrid Westerlind Wigström
Resource Africa* (RAUK)
astridww@gmail.com
+46 2 2403105
ResourceAfrica UK one-pager brief [468 kb]
Social workers are 'unsung heroes of practice', empowering individuals and promoting community resilience. The seminar examines projects in which social workers assisted poor people to become energy efficient, acquire access to green technologies and improve community life for their wider relevance. Lena Dominelli
International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)
Lena.Dominelli@durham.ac.uk
+44 191 1469
 
The WOSM exhibits will focus on Education, Training, Public Awareness and Advocacy by young people on Climate Change mitigation by offering sustainable solutions Jared Abayo
World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM)
jabayo@scout.org
+41 0 767975058
 
Gender responsivenes Neesha Fakir
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
neesha.fakir@unwomen.org
+27 0 15171551
 
UNICEF will feature research on climate change impacts on children and videos made by children about those impacts. It will showcase stories about UNICEF and Disaster Risk Reduction, in addition to climate participation and advocacy materials underlining the importance of participation in community Kerry Constabile
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
kconstabile@unicef.org
+1 917 18332514
 
FAO booth will be used to provide documentation to countries technical and policy materials related to a number of FAO climate change related work including REDD, CSA, GHG emissions calculations, adaptation and disaster risk management. FAO staff will manage the booth to assist with queries. Reuben Sessa
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
reuben.sessa@fao.org
+39 6 57056519
Reuben Sessa
FAO/Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS)
reuben.sessa@fao.org
+39 6 57056519
 
IFAD Booth Jeffrey Brez
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
j.brez@ifad.org
+39 6 54592142
 
Overcoming Food Insecurity with Adaptation Actions: Building on Lessons from Sub Saharan Africa Evans Njewa
Malawi
evansnjewa@gmail.com
+265 8 88853245
 
Further business cooperation between Africa and Japan Hiroshi Seike
Japan
hiroshi.seike@mofa.go.jp
+81 3 55018493
 
Country Vulnerability to Climate Change Considering that Angola will submit in next few days its Initial National Communication and the National Plan of Action for Adaptation, we are preparing Cds and pen Dives with contain the two reports Abias Huongo
Angola
huongoam@hotmail.com
+244 244 923325668
 
Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, the University of Michigan engages its students in innovative research and action-based leadership aimed at providing well-grounded and practical steps toward addressing climate change challenges. We welcome you to visit our display of current initiatives. Gabriel Thoumi
University of Michigan
gthoumi@gmail.com
+1 612 3270189
 
ICAO Exhibit booth Lorenzo Gavilli
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
lgavilli@icao.int
+1 514 9548219
Sustainability: your future, our responsibility [10 kb]
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) From Durban to Rio: an exhibition of knowledge products on adaptation, mitigation and financing of climate change in support of the African common position. Aloysius Fomenky
United Nations (UN)
afomenky@uneca.org
+25 1910 163565
 
Documentation and multimedia work from UNU´s work related to climate change state-of-the-art understanding of climate adaptation & human mobility, indigenous peoples, REDD & mitigation, and the contribution of higher education and research to practical action and policy. Koko Warner
United Nations University (UNU)
warner@ehs.unu.edu
+49 228 8150249
 
The exhibit will feature climate change education materials, publications and other initiatives of organizations in the Philippines, Bangladesh, New Zealand, South Korea, Pakistan, India, China and Cambodia. Frances Quimpo
Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC)
fquimpo@cecphils.org
+63 91 78846325
 
The Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership, a non-profit group of world leading electricity companies promoting sustainable development and climate change mitigation will showcase its projects and capacity building activities implemented worldwide since 1992 and its Masters Scholarship Programme Adriana Paez
Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership
paez.adriana@hydro.qc.ca
+1 514 3925642
 
Food security in Africa Lindiwe M Sibanda
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)
lmsibanda@fanrpan.org
+27 12 8042966
 
Brazilian Tools for the Green Economy: well-managed forest plantations, low carbon advanced biofuels, clean bioeletricity, renewable wood products and plastics from sugarcane. Opportunities to promote sustainable development while tackling climate change Luiz Amaral
UNICA - Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA)
luiz@unica.com.br
+55 11 80240032
 
Addressing climate change in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey: REC activities and experiences The REC supports countries in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond in the implementation of the UNFCCC. This exhibit illustrates REC activities carried out on behalf of various stakeholders. Zsuzsanna Ivanyi
Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)
Zivanyi@rec.org
+36 20 5532639
 
The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development's Global Platform on Trade, Climate Change and Sustainable Energy carries out research, reporting and stakeholder dialogues on the linkages between climate change and trade. Ingrid Jegou
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
ijegou@ictsd.ch
+41 22 9178820
 
The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research showcases its interdisciplinary research and teaching from the Universities of East Anglia, Cambridge, Cardiff, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford, Southampton, Sussex and Fudan University, Shanghai. Asher Minns
University of East Anglia (UEA)
a.minns@uea.ac.uk
+44 1603 1603593900
Jim Watson
University of Sussex - Sussex Energy Group (SEG)
w.j.watson@sussex.ac.uk
+44 1273 873539
 
The BirdLife International Partnership of independent, national organisations in more than one hundred countries shares it experiences on forests and adpatation, especially in Africa. John Lanchbery
BirdLife International (BL)
john.lanchbery@rspb.org.uk
+44 1767 680551
 
Publications give examples of how insurance approaches help vulnerable countries & people adapt & reduce risk. Examples for building risk reduction & non-profit insurance entities. Alternatives for design & implementation of risk reduction & insurance for adaptation. New MCII policy brief. Koko Warner
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
warner@ehs.unu.edu
+49 228 8150249
 
To promote the work of national audit offices worldwide in the field of climate change and effective governance Kaire Kesküla
International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)
kaire.keskula@riigikontroll.ee
+372 0 3726400115
 
The evolving climate financing architecture needs to improve its development effectiveness and civil society now has the opportunity to influence this and make it truly responsive to people’s needs. Case stories, publications, photo installations. Maria Theresa Lauron
Ibon Foundation Inc. (IBON)
tlauron@iboninternational.org
+63 2 9277060
 
We will showcase the rising economic, health and carbon costs of coal, compared to the increasingly cheaper clean energy alternatives that are doing more to reduce energy poverty worldwide. We will also explain our efforts to reduce coal consumption in the USA through our Beyond Coal Campaign. Justin Guay
Sierra Club
Justin.Guay@sierraclub.org
+1 202 6646460
 
Connecting the Dots on Climate Change: The Climate Registry is working with partners across the Americas and Asia to develop and implement harmonized tools for MRV. Visit our booth to learn how these tools can help your NGO, government or private organization manage and reduce your emissions. Robyn Camp
The Climate Registry (TCR)
robyn@theclimateregistry.org
+1 213 8916931
 
TNC is providing policy recommendations, scientific results and lessons learned from on-the-ground experience to help negotiators and practitioners develop low-carbon, climate-resilient development strategies that use nature-based solutions to support both mitigation and adaptation goals. Christopher Heishman
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
cheishman@tnc.org
+1 703 8413921
 
Building upon the success of last year's booth we will craft an interesting, informative and fun booth, allowing us to raise awareness, engage youth, and promote the core value of equality in the context of human rights and the environment. Elizabeth Dubois
International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY)
elizabeth@iflry.org
+1 902 4631184
 
Sharing low cost technologies used for adaptation aimed at food security, learning by children and various net working strategies used by children and youh for capacity building. linking ecological rights of children as integral part of UNCRC framework. exhibiting voices of childen through CMCJ. Devavaram, John
Society for Peoples Education and Economic Change* (SPEECH)
mdu_speech@sify.com
+91 452 2680965
 
Case studies: clean energy project funding - opportunities and challenges. Nexus-Carbon for Development is an alliance of pro-poor project developers whose shared vision is that the carbon market should tackle both climate change and poverty in a fair and transparent way. Raphaele Deau
Nexus Carbon for Development Limited* (Nexus-C4D)
r.deau@nexus-c4d.org
+855 12 887449
 
HFCs and their contribution to climate change. Projects and activities with regard to natural refrigerants and energy efficiency Rebecca Kirch
Refrigerants, Naturally e.V. (REFNAT)
rebecca.kirch@refrigerantsnatu
+0 61479 4961749640
 
Earth Day 2012 and A Billion Acts of Green®: Celebrating the collective power of everyday environmental actions. John Maleri
Earth Day Network (EDN)
maleri@earthday.net
+1 202 5180044
 
Future Climate -engineering solutions. The exhibit will present national climate mitigation plans and low carbon technology scenarions from 15 countries around the world. And present 3. phase of the project in the hands of Cambridge University. Pernille Hagedorn-Rasmussen
Danish Society of Engineers
phr@ida.dk
+45 20 185810
We have the Technologies [335 kb]
The exhibit will focus on proposals for mitigation and adaptation to climate change and evaluate their levels of efficiency and the effect that they have on people in both the developing and developed world. Craig Rucker
Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT)
COP17@cfact.org
+1 202 4292737
 
Showcase the global effort to deploy carbon dioxide capture & storage (CCS) solutions to deliver large scale emissions reductions. Coupled with carbon neutral bio-energy production, CCS also offers a prospect of negative emissions. IEA estimates that CCS could drive 19% of global abatement by 2050. Mark Bonner
Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute Ltd*
mark.bonner@globalccsinstitute
+61 0 438874872
 
Climate change mitigation through sustainable management of the Malaysian oil palm industry Chiew Wei Puah
Malaysia
cwpuah@mpob.gov.my
+6 3 87694805
Side Event [34 kb]
Poster 1 [1 Mb]
Poster 3 [1 Mb]
Poster 4 [1 Mb]
Poster 5 [1 Mb]
Poster 6 [1 Mb]
Wetlands: hotspots for climate adaptation and mitigation Alex Kaat
Wetlands International
agkaat@gmail.com
+528 318 3165060191
 
The event will focus on the businesses' role in driving the transformation to a low carbon economy given the enabling policy framework (greater use of renewable energy, Jawahar Lal Nehru National Solar Mission, Bureau of Energy Efficiency Schemes,etc.). It will also explore future policy direction Rasika Chandihok
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
rasika.chandihok@cii.in
+91 11 45771000
 
The Power of natural solutions to help society cope and power the green economy A Showcasing of projects demonstrating natural solutions helping communities adapt and change how they utilize their land and adapt their business strategies to build their resilience to climate change. Tessa Mildenhall
Conservation South Africa* (CSA)
t.mildenhall@conservation.org
+27 21 7998655
 
Using video clips from their interviews with Elders, Inuit youth share how traditional Inuit knowledge can offer other ways of understanding Arctic climate change. This exhibit uses social media, humour, and Inuit activities to engage and inspire. Rachel Hirsch
York University
rhirsch@yorku.ca
+1 647 3851811
 
Women are key stakeholders in adaptation. Access to voluntary family planning improves socio-economic status of women and their families. Reducing unintended pregnancies and giving families the tools to help determine family size reduces strain on the environment and improves resource conservation. Roger-Mark De Souza
Population Action International (PAI)
rmdesouza@popact.org
+1 202 5573410
 
Stop talking. Start planting. The children of Plant-for-the-Planet are acting for climate justice and demand the same of adults. Their "3-Point-Plan to Save Our Future" is a road map for solving the climate crisis. Learn more and help empower children of your country as Climate Justice Ambassadors. Kjell Kühne
Global Marshall Plan Foundation
kjell.kuehne@gmail.com
+52 967 6316349
 
SustainUS, a youth-led organization aimed at engaging US youth in international climate and sustainable development forums will provide materials, capacity building education, and access to youth networks for NGOs and delegations, especially with regard to the green economy leading up to Rio+20 Ming-Jay Shiao
SustainUS
mjshiao@gmail.com
+1 330 5734670
 
China has accumulated substantial experience in adaptation within climate capacity. Over 650 cities have plans for energy saving and low carbon development. Methodology for evaluation and comparison have been developed by RCSD and applied in China for low carbon urbanization within climate capacity. Xiang Yu
Research Centre for Sustainable Development (RCSD)
sophie.yu.xiang@gmail.com
+86 10 65252160
Low-Carbon_Development_in_the_Less_Developed_Areas-Guangyuan_,_a_low_carbon_and_ecological_city [1 Mb]
Solar_photovoltaic_component_and_scenery_complementary_power_generation_systems_and_LED_lighting_app [827 kb]
30sqm space, presenting low carbon development, industries' efforts and innovative technologies on addressing Climate Change in China as well as in other south countries. Jian Lin
South-South Global Assets and Technology Exchange* (SS-GATE)
jlin@ss-gate.org
+86 21 56903000
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board3 [1 Mb]
board4 [964 kb]
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board6 [712 kb]
This exhibit will present research reports to display scenarios on setting and allocation of city’s emission control target, and technological & policy roadmap, and research on pathways and measures of implementing China’s Twelfth five-Year Plan and its 2020 Carbon Intensity Target. Qian Sun
Renmin University of China* (RUC)
maple1028@sina.com
+86 10 62513952
 
Cancùn acknowledged the role of subnational governments in tackling climate change but did not provide them with sufficient financial mechanisms to support action. nrg4SD convene subnational governments to debate financing their domestic action and international cooperation. Maruxa Cardama
Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD)
mcardama@nrg4sd.org
+32 0 475844339
 
Lake Baikal -is the words oldest and largest lake int he world,contains 20% of the worlds total unfrozen freshwater reserve,inscribed on UNESCO"s Wold Heritage list.This unique ecosystem properties cold be lost after the intensive exploitation of the Baikal Territory. Save Lake Baikal. Ljudmila van der Marel
Clean Air Foundation (CAF)
marel.int@planet.nl
+31 161 412252
 
Bangladesh is willing to share the ongoing adaptation and mitigation activities in the country through relevant publication and documentaries. Shawkat Ali Mirza
Bangladesh
mirzasa1@yahoo.com
+88 2 8033812
 
Need for robust municipal and international regime in view of the constraints to address the issues of liability and redress Ajay Kumar Jha
PAIRVI Associates (PAIRVI)
pairvidelhi@rediffmail.com
+91 97 17771255
 
This exhibit will highlight IOM’s institutional thinking and programmatic activities in the field of climate change and migration. Items for display and giveaway will include IOM publications on climate change, environment and migration, CDs, bookmarks, posters and information sheets. Dina Ionesco
International Organization for Migration (IOM)
dionesco@iom.int
+41 22 7179481
Assessing the Evidence IOM 2009 [2 Mb]
Compendium of IOMs Activities [3 Mb]
MRS42 Climate Change migration and security 2011 [693 kb]
International Dialogue on Migration, Expert Seminar: Migration and the Environment 2008 English [742 kb]
Environment, Climate Change and Migration: IOM’s Approaches and Activities (2011) [373 kb]
Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in IOM's response to environmental migration (2010) [2 Mb]
2011 Background paper, IDM “Environmental degradation, climate change and migration” [70 kb]
2011 Chair’s Summary of the IDM “Environmental degradation, climate change and migration” [174 kb]
The Many Strong Voices project «Portraits of Resilience» illustrates in a personal way the ethical dimension of climate change. This exhibit will show photos by children in regions most affected by climate change to bring personal stories and faces to the attention of the COP 17 decision-makers. Petter Haugneland
Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO)
petter.haugneland@cicero.uio.n
+47 47 4798234699
Portraits of Resilience - Tuvalu and Shishmaref, Alaska [3 Mb]
Portraits of Resilience - Samoa and Pangnirtung, Nunavut [3 Mb]
Portraits of Resilience - Kiribati and Uummannaq, Greenland [3 Mb]
About the Many Strong Voices programme (MSV) [1 Mb]
Zero Waste for Zero Warming: wastepickers at the frontline of climate change. Wastepickers reduce GHG emissions and save raw materials through recycling: they are a real human force to mitigate climate change and offer a necessary alternative to polluting waste-to-energy technologies. Mariel Vilella
Ecology Center
mariel@no-burn.org
+34 0 653645567
 
Exhibit booth to present the Bioclimate - Lagamar, an innovative proposal of financing research projects aiming to understanding the impacts of the climate change on species and ecosystem in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Guilherme Zaniolo Karam
Boticário Group Foundation for Nature Protection
guilhermek@fundacaoboticario.o
+55 41 92057308
 
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, formerly the Pew Center will distribute its reports on climate change. Namrata Patodia Rastogi
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
rastogin@pewclimate.org
+1 703 5164146
 
Friends of the Earth International's information stall. Sarah-Jayne Clifton
Friends of the Earth International (FOEI)
Sarah.clifton@foe.co.uk
+44 79 12406510
 
The Cornell University exhibit will promote plans to be a climate neutral campus by 2050 and seed funded research projects, such as Methane Production in Natural Gas Extraction; Carbon Sequestration in Complex Agricultural Landscapes; and Forecasting Disease Consequences of Climate Change. Daniel Roth
Cornell University
dnr6@cornell.edu
+1 607 2548077
 
Successful initiatives on REDD+ and Payment for Environmental Services in the Brazilian State of Amazonas, which are reducing emissions from deforestation while promoting sustainable development and improving the quality of life of forest dependent communities Gabriel Ribenboim
Sustainable Amazonas Foundation (FAS)
gabriel.ribenboim@fas-amazonas
+55 4009 8900
 
This exhibit, shared with the Global Wind Energy Council, enables contacts on wind and climate as well as proposing publications on European and Global wind energy statistics, avoided GHG emissions, and scenarios to 2020 , 2030 and 2050. Rémi Gruet
European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
remi.gruet@ewea.org
+32 473 506423
EWEA Report - Wind Energy and 2020 EU Climate Policy [1 Mb]
GWEC annual report 2010 [3 Mb]
GWEC Wind and Climate Fact Sheet [1 Mb]
This exhibit will provide information on climate-related research that is currently being conducted at Yale. Angel Hsu
Yale University
angel.hsu@yale.edu
 
JVE International is the biggest youth environmental movement in Africa, serving as main catalyzers of African youth participation. Come, learn and partner with us on our successful climate advocacy, CBA, forest management, renewable energy, climate finance control, youth empowerment projects etc… Sena ALOUKA
Jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement (JVE)
yvetogo@hotmail.com
+228 9021 6740
 
Green Jobs. Gender and climate change. Boshigo Matlou
International Labour Organization (ILO)
boshigomatlou@yahoo.co.uk
+27 78 8037565
 
The Worldwatch Institute delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs. Xing FU-BERTAUX
Worldwatch Institute
xfu-bertaux@worldwatch.org
+27 7 26044033
 
The Exhibition seeks to show case the milestones registered under Adaptation and Public Private partnership in Uganda, the role of civil society and business community in responding to climate change challenges in Uganda PAUL ISABIRYE
Uganda
paul_isabirye@yahoo.com
+256 414 237690
 
The booth will house information about Rainforest Partnership and our work. Rainforest Partnership is an international non-profit social enterprise committed to protecting tropical rainforests. Niyanta Spelman
Rainforest Partnership*
niyanta@rainforestpartnership.
+1 512 4200101