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Wednesday,
01 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
Haus Venusberg, Haager Weg 28, Bonn
Bund der Deutschen Katholischen Jugend (BDKJ)
Mr. Rapha Breyer
breyer@bdkj.de
+49 172 7484040
Richtig orientiert in Bonn zur COP23 - RoboCOP23
Youth Workshop to show interessted young people the meaning of UN Climate Conferences and helps them to get engaged in Climate actions in they enviroment. Guests from international partnerorganisations contribute their views on climate issues.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
02 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
Haus Venusberg, Haager Weg 28, Bonn
Bund der Deutschen Katholischen Jugend (BDKJ)
Mr. Rapha Breyer
breyer@bdkj.de
+49 172 7484040
Richtig orientiert in Bonn zur COP23 - RoboCOP23
Youth Workshop to show interessted young people the meaning of UN Climate Conferences and helps them to get engaged in Climate actions in they enviroment. Guests from international partnerorganisations contribute their views on climate issues.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
02 Nov 2017
08:30—17:00
Integrierte Gesamtschule, Siegburger Straße 321
Eine Welt Netz NRW e.V. (EWN)
Mr. Julius Schlumberger
julius.schlumberger@coy13.org
+49 157 88515899
COY13 - 13th Conference of Youth
COY13 is a youth-organized capacity-building, knowledge sharing gathering of youth from all around the world who are passionate about climate action. It also provides space to develop solutions for climate related issues and to prepare for COP23. The programme can be found here: programme.coy13.org
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
03 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
Haus Venusberg, Haager Weg 28, Bonn
Bund der Deutschen Katholischen Jugend (BDKJ)
Mr. Rapha Breyer
breyer@bdkj.de
+49 172 7484040
Richtig orientiert in Bonn zur COP23 - RoboCOP23
Youth Workshop to show interessted young people the meaning of UN Climate Conferences and helps them to get engaged in Climate actions in they enviroment. Guests from international partnerorganisations contribute their views on climate issues.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
03 Nov 2017
08:30—17:00
Integrierte Gesamtschule, Siegburger Straße 321
Eine Welt Netz NRW e.V. (EWN)
Mr. Julius Schlumberger
julius.schlumberger@coy13.org
+49 157 88515899
COY13 - 13th Conference of Youth
COY13 is a youth-organized capacity-building, knowledge sharing gathering of youth from all around the world who are passionate about climate action. It also provides space to develop solutions for climate related issues and to prepare for COP23. The programme can be found here: programme.coy13.org
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
03 Nov 2017
10:30—17:00
Bergstraße 26, Siegburg
Zentralkomitee der deutschen Katholiken, (ZDK)
Ms. Julia Seeberg
julia.seeberg@zdk.de
+49 22 83829737
In Care for our Common Home - Church perspectives on the implementation of the Global Climate Treaty
In the encyclical "Laudato Si", Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of climate and environmental protection as a question of global solidarity and justice. Based on the Encyclical, the necessary political changes for the implementation of the Global Climate Treaty in Germany will be discussed.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
03 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Screening of HAPPENING: A Clean Energy Revolution
Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Reaching well beyond a remarkable story of technology and innovation, “Happening” explores issues of hum

Speakers: James Redford
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
03 Nov 2017
18:00—22:00
Remigiusplatz 5
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Mr. Philipp Schrögel
philipp.schroegel@kit.edu
+49 7 2160842070
Ocean Shop Window
The Ocean Shop Window brings the ocean into the middle of cities afar from the coast. Video projections turn vacant shop windows into virtual fish tanks with colorful reefs. Weekly scientific presentations provide more information,e.g. on how the ocean is affected by climate change or pollution
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
03 Nov 2017
20:00—22:00
Pantheon Theater Bonn Siegburger Str. 42
Thomas Kimmerle / SWB Bus und Bahn (TKSWB)
Mr. Thomas Kimmerle
mail@thomaskimmerle.de
+49 171 7525687
JazzTube Festival Bonn
The JazzTube Festival will be the highlight of the JazzTube 2017 at the Pantheon Theater in Bonn.On three evenings, the winners of the voting, emerging jazz musicians from Bonn and North Rhine-Westphalia as well as national and internationally established artists will be presented.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
04 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
Haus Venusberg, Haager Weg 28, Bonn
Bund der Deutschen Katholischen Jugend (BDKJ)
Mr. Rapha Breyer
breyer@bdkj.de
+49 172 7484040
Richtig orientiert in Bonn zur COP23 - RoboCOP23
Youth Workshop to show interessted young people the meaning of UN Climate Conferences and helps them to get engaged in Climate actions in they enviroment. Guests from international partnerorganisations contribute their views on climate issues.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
04 Nov 2017
08:30—17:00
Integrierte Gesamtschule, Siegburger Straße 321
Eine Welt Netz NRW e.V. (EWN)
Mr. Julius Schlumberger
julius.schlumberger@coy13.org
+49 157 88515899
COY13 - 13th Conference of Youth
COY13 is a youth-organized capacity-building, knowledge sharing gathering of youth from all around the world who are passionate about climate action. It also provides space to develop solutions for climate related issues and to prepare for COP23. The programme can be found here: programme.coy13.org
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
04 Nov 2017
18:00—19:00
Bernard Custodisstrasse1, Bonn
Pfarrverband Bonn-Süd (PBS)
Ms. Konstanze Nolte
pastoralbuero@pfarrverband-bonn-sued.de
+49 228 310654
Prayers for peace of different religions at the Boat
"The Boat-every man for himself"-the setting up of a refugee boat as a symbol of flight and defencelesness;exhibition with accompanying programme.People of different religions come together for prayers for peace in this world.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
04 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
Theater Marabu Kreuzstraße 16
Theater Marabu (Kulturamt Stadt Bonn) (TM)
Ms. Tina Jücker
mail@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
International theatre production „Wasser/Aqua“
Ten theatre professionals from Bonn and La Paz will work together during 14 days in order to create a play with the subject “water” for a young target group. It will be performed several times in Bonn in 2017 and in La Paz in 2018. The project is close to the COP in terms of the topic.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
04 Nov 2017
20:00—22:00
Pantheon Theater Bonn Siegburger Str. 42
Thomas Kimmerle / SWB Bus und Bahn (TKSWB)
Mr. Thomas Kimmerle
mail@thomaskimmerle.de
+49 171 7525687
JazzTube Festival Bonn
The JazzTube Festival will be the highlight of the JazzTube 2017 at the Pantheon Theater in Bonn.On three evenings, the winners of the voting, emerging jazz musicians from Bonn and North Rhine-Westphalia as well as national and internationally established artists will be presented.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 22 8495100
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
Evangelische Versöhnungskirche Neustraße 2, Beuel
Evangelische Lutherkirchengemeinde Bonn (ELB)
Ms. Ulrike Veermann
ulrike.veermann@ekir.de
+49 228 217145
Church service - Climate justice and integrity of creation
Climate change, justice and the integrity of creation are the core issues of this church service. It’s the final part of the ecumenical pilgrimage for climate justice. A group of pilgrims will have walked more than 300 km from Eisenach to Bonn. Pilgrims are present reporting about their experiences.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
Frauenmuseum (FrM)
Ms. Corinna Heumann
corinnaheumann@gmail.com
+49 228 691344
Sustainable Icons
The exhibit is dedicated to sustainability in the artistic field. As a vanguard the first Frauenmuseum worldwide advocates the valuation of nature, denounces current global imbalance and develops future economic models to contribute substantially to the local culture in a globalized world.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Bernard Custodisstrasse1, Bonn
Pfarrverband Bonn-Süd (PBS)
Mr. Konstanze Nolte
konstanze.nolte@web.de
+49 176 38452424
Mass celebrated by Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, archbishop of cologne
The archdiocese of Cologne acquired the refugee boat of 7 meters in length and exhibites it in several cities in order to focus the perception for the fate of fleeing people.The next day the boat will be transported to the German House of History in Bonn,where it will be shown as a constant memorial
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
EFG, Mittelstraße 39, Bonn
Ethiopian & Eritrean the Gospel of Freedom Church (EEGFC-Bonn)
Mr. Girma Kelboro Mensuro
Girma75@yahoo.com
+49 228 734917
Worship service
The love and saving power of Jesus Christ will be shared. Human beings are there to take care of the planet Earth and love others. The worship service of the church is composed of sharing the Word of God and singing in Amharic and Tigrinya.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Theater Marabu Kreuzstraße 16
Theater Marabu (Kulturamt Stadt Bonn) (TM)
Ms. Tina Jücker
mail@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
international theatre production „Wasser/Aqua“
Ten theatre professionals from Bonn and La Paz will work together during 14 days in order to create a play with the subject “water” for a young target group. It will be performed several times in Bonn in 2017 and in La Paz in 2018. The project is close to the COP in terms of the topic.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
Deutsches Museum Bonn, Ahrstraße 45
HyCologne e.V. (HyC)
Mr. Carsten Krause
krause@hycologne.de
+49 221 29190730
Hydrogen - The unlimited energy source
Hydrogen is an emission-free energy carrier/fuel as well as the most important energy storage for renewable energies. The exhibition depicts the different routes of production, storage and use of H2. Furthermore, practical examples of current hydrogen applications are shown.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
05 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
Pantheon Theater Bonn Siegburger Str. 42
Thomas Kimmerle / SWB Bus und Bahn (TKSWB)
Mr. Thomas Kimmerle
mail@thomaskimmerle.de
+49 171 7525687
JazzTube Festival Bonn
The JazzTube Festival will be the highlight of the JazzTube 2017 at the Pantheon Theater in Bonn.On three evenings, the winners of the voting, emerging jazz musicians from Bonn and North Rhine-Westphalia as well as national and internationally established artists will be presented.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Youth and Climate Change - from local experience to action
Young people share their stories and experiences of climate change impacts, and share what paved their way to get empowered. They also share what they have done to combat climate change, both locally and on a national level. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Towards a new compact on peatlands for climate protection
Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) & The German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN)

Speakers: President of BfN (tbc);President of NABU(tbc); Deputy Head of the Indonesian Agency for Peatland Restoration; Programme Officer, Dry and Subhumid Lands; Head of Greifswald Mire Centre; FAO-GPI representative; Scientist at Wetlands International
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Deutsches Museum Bonn, Ahrstraße 45
HyCologne e.V. (HyC)
Mr. Carsten Krause
krause@hycologne.de
+49 221 29190730
Hydrogen - The unlimited energy source
Hydrogen is an emission-free energy carrier/fuel as well as the most important energy storage for renewable energies. The exhibition depicts the different routes of production, storage and use of H2. Furthermore, practical examples of current hydrogen applications are shown.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Good Practices of Civil Society Participation in National Climate Policy
Climate Alliance (Klima Allianz) and Association of German Development and Humanitarian Aid Organisations (VENRO)

Speakers: Dr. C. Averbeck (Klima-Allianz); Dr. Karsten Sach (BMUB)(tbc); I. Hoven (BMZ)(tbc); S. Mwanga(CAN); C. Bals (Germwatch)(tbc); L. Bruun (CAN)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
12:00—13:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the dialogue - Expectations for COP 23
The event will bring together State and Non-State Actors (civil society; business; negotiators; Indigenous Peoples) to explore the relevance of the multi-stakeholder dialogue process that will be launched at COP 23.

Speakers: to be confirmed
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
ZEF, Genscherallee 3
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Ms. Alma van der Veen
presse.zef@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 731846
It´s getting hot in here: Biodiversity and Ecosystems in Climate Change
Climate Change is threatening many species and ecosystems, which are the basis of important ecosystem services. But ecosystems can help people mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. We will discuss the different interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Integrating Traditional Knowledge in Climate Action
The session will focus on how traditional knowledge can be integrated into climate action both from a policy and implementation perspective. This dialogue will build on the development of the Indigenous and Local Communities platform within the UNFCCC

Speakers: Kristen Walker Painemilla, Chair of IUCN CEESP; Laura Jimenez Bautista, Mexico; Stanley Kimaren, Kenya; Francinara Soares-Martins, Brazil; Kittisak Rattanakrajansgri, Thailand.
Pavilion event
Event flyer [149 kb]
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Science of extreme events
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: U. Ulbrich - Freie Universität Berlin; A. Voigt and H. Kunstmann - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Pavegen Man vs Machine
Building cities that empower people and engage communities through the power of a simple footstep

Speakers: Laurence Kemball-Cook (CEO, Pavegen)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Role of State-Actors and Non-State Actors in Climate Change Education
Raising awarness about climate change through education. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:15—15:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Opening of the Talanoa Space
Inia Seruiratu: Climate Champion und Minister for Agriculture, Rural & Maritime Development, and National Disaster Management Mereseini Vuniwaqa: Minister for Women and Social Welfare Anote Tong (Climate Action Leaders Network) Krishneil Narayan (PICAN)

Speakers: Dr. Barbara Hendricks – Minister BMUB Dr. Gerd Müller - Minister BMZ Ashok Sridharan - Mayor of Bonn Dr. Christiane Averbeck – Exec. Dir.Climate-Alliance GER Dr. Bernd Bornhorst, Chairman VENRO Holger Lösch, Dep. Dir. Federation of German Industries (BDI)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Kath. Kirche St. Winfried Sträßchensweg 1-3,Bonn
Kath. Pfarrverband Bonn-Süd (KPBS)
Ms. Martina kampers
kampers@pfarrverband-bonn-sued.de
+49 152 26840961
Ecumenical prayer for the creation
The Christian Churches of Bonn, the Weltkirchenrat (world council of churches), the Franciscan Friars and the Salesian Monks cordially invite the delegates of COOP, members of NGOs, and other interested people to 20 minutes of an ecumenical prayer for the creation in Saint Winfrid catholic church.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate Action Tracker - latest analysis for the global stocktake
Climate Analytics, Ecofys, NewClimate Institut

Speakers: B. Hare (Climate Analytics)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Die Ozeane sind unsere Zukunft
Die Deutsche Meeresstiftung bündelt als nationale Dialogplattform zahlreichen Einzelinitiativen zum Meeresschutz aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft und zu einem großen funktionierenden Meeres-Netzwerk. www.climateplanet.de
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
The World in 2050: Enhancing the Impact of the Paris Agreement through Stronger Development Linkages
The World in 2050 (TWI2050)–a global research initiative hosted at IIASA and involving 20 global institutions-will discuss the challenges of developing transformational and equitable pathways to sustainable development within planetary boundaries for the success of both the Paris Agreement and SDGs.

Speakers: Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, WWF Climate & Energy Practice Leader, COP20 President Johan Rockstrom, Director, Stockholm Resilience Center; Keywan Riahi, Director, Energy Program, IIASA; Asun St. Clair, Sr. Principal Scientist, DNV and Future Earth; Ines Dombrowsky, Head of Dpt, German Development Inst.
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Ocean acidification - Linking the ocean with climate protection
German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)

Speakers: Dr. L. Busse (UBA); Dr. H. Wendenburg(BMUB);Prof. U. Riebesell (Biological Oceanography at Geomar)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform (LCIP) Platform: a force for transformative change
COP23 will continue dialogues on the LCIP Platform (P135:1/CP.21). Through this event, panelists will share different perspectives and approaches to promote inclusivity, transparency and integration of diverse IPLC knowledge practices and innovations into relevant UNFCCC processes at multiple levels

Speakers: Contact dgmglobal@conservation.org for more information
Pavilion event
Event flyer [587 kb]
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Youth Empowerment for Climate Action
What kind of support/resources do young people need in order to take meaningful and rewarding climate action? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Tales of a Youth Exchange - Experiences from Germany and Fiji
Bringing Youth from one vulnerable country and one industrialized country together to make them aware of their respective challenges.

Speakers: Jana Stingl, Jugendbündnis Zukunftsenergie; TBD, Project Survival Pacific Youth; Anna Bäuerle, Conference of Youth [COY13]-Coordinator; TBD, Project Survival Pacific Youth; TBD, Project Survival Pacific Youth;
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Progress towards achieving the adaptation goals – Promising ways to tackle climate risks
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Speakers: I. Hoven; Dr. M. Bwire (Permanent Secretary, Vice-President’s Office, Tanzania); Dr. J. Brun (SEMARNAT)(tbc); N. Quadir (Department of Environment, Ministry of Environment and Forests)(tbc); P. V. Tan (MONRE)(tbc); A. Hammill (NAP);H. E. Haite (UNFCCC); M. Nbou (Change Competence Centre Morocco)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
What do you think about 1.5°C?
This interactive session will explore perceptions of the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C temperature limit. We will use real-time audience polling to guide interaction with our expert panel. Bring your smartphone to contribute to discussions. So, what do you think about 1.5°C?

Speakers: Ulriikka Aarnio (CAN), Juan Pablo Osornio (Greenpeace), Jan Fuglestvedt (CICERO / IPCC WGI Vice Chair), Elmar Kriegler (PIK), Teresa Anderson (ActionAid), Janos Pasztor (C2G2), Keywan Riahi (IIASA)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
17:00—17:20
Glockentum St. Josef,Hermannstraße 37
Deutsche Glockenspielvereinigung (DG)
Mr. Andreas Strauß
andreas.strauss@kks.herzogenrath.de
+45 176 76792902
Musical contribution Carillon Bonn Beuel and carillons worldwide
Composition by Klaus Wüsthoff, Appeal to protect the climate.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Summary of what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Urban Climate Polcies in Cities without evictions
Misereor

Speakers: L. Farha - UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Adequate Housing; M. Kusumawijaya - Architect; Climate Action Network (CAN) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Introduction to international climate diplomacy
Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants of NRW, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Lukas Hermwille, Research Group Energy, Transport and Climate Policy, Wuppertal Institute Florian Mersmann, Research Group Energy, Transport and Climate Policy, Wuppertal Institute Nicolas Kreibich, Research Group Energy, Transport and Climate Policy, Wuppertal Institute
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
17:30—18:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The Climate Partnership of Alpine Municipalities within the Alpine Convention
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), International Commission for the Protection of the Alps (CIPRA)

Speakers: H. Hojesky (Alpine Convention); H. Summer (Liechtenstein); J. Flasbarth - (BMUB)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
18:00—19:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Livestream from the Arctic
Live broadcast from the Arctic Tundra that will show the beauty of the endangered Arctic Ecosystem and the threatened polar bear. Our livestream will discuss the interlinkages between coal usage and climate change and provide an interactive discussion with conservationist Dr. Sybille Klenzendorf.

Speakers: at the COP in Bonn: Viviane Raddatz ( WWF Germany) / in the Arctic: Sybille Klenzendorf (WWF Germany), Melanie Gömmel (WWF Germany), Steven Amstrup (Polar Bears International)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
18:00—22:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Evening event: Who is #Generation2030?
As the launch of #Generation2030 – a Nordic program for implementing the SDGs, we invite youth delegates to network and discuss with policy makers and business leaders. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
18:15—20:15
Universitätsforum Bonn,Heussallee18-24
Liaison Office Internationale Wissenschaft Bonn (LOIWB)
Ms. Maria Hohn-Berghorn
maria.hohn-berghorn@bonn.de
+49 228 773010
World in Transition - Agenda 2030 Lecture Series
Lecture Series on the topic of "The World in Transition - Agenda 2030" with a special focus on science, climate and cities. Dates: 24.10. with Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn (IASS) and Dr. Bettina Schmalzbauer (Future Earth); 6.11. the U.S. and Climate Policy; 21.11. Cities
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr.139
Menduriart / Kunstbrennerei (MK)
Mr. Philip Gondecki
p.gondecki@gmail.com
+49 1520 1520864380
Collective art exhibition "The Climate and Me"
What does the climate have to do with me/us? What is my/our responsibility for climate change? What can I/we do to protect the climate? These and other questions are raised by the joint exhibition "The Climate and Me" (from 6-10.11.2017, kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr. 139, Bonn, open from 7-10 pm).

Speakers: The exhibition presents various artistic perspectives and approaches.Through diverse contributions from painting to sculptures to video installations, the exhibition is meant to encourage consideration, reflection, discussion, and action in individual/collective responsibility.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
19:30—21:00
Sankt Winfried Sträßchensweg 3
Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Beuel (EKB)
Mr. Hubert Arnold
hubert.arnold@reel-bach-consort.de
+49 151 54296941
Missa Gaia - Earth Mass
multimedia-based concert with video presentation and world music from gregorian chants to gospel music woven around the Saint Francis of Assisi's “Canticle of the Sun”
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
06 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
Afterwork Party on Bonn's culture boat at anchor "TownShip / MS Beethoven"
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Martin Larsen
Martin Larsen has co-written the report "Bumps on the Road to 2030", where Nordic challenges to reaching the SDG:s are exposed. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
09:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
The Contribution of Energy Efficiency Improvement to Global Climate Change Mitigation
Energy Efficiency in China and Global Climate Change Mitigation;The Contribution of Energy Efficiency Improvements in China to Climate Change Mitigation;etc.

Speakers: LV Kan;REN Shuben;CHEN Jianming; JIANG Jinghao;DAI Yande;Benoit Lebot;YANG Dongmin;Melanie Slade;Mark Radka;HE Ping;ZHU Lin;MU Ying;Erwin Ruppelt;HONG Bo;WANG Qingyun;ZHI Hongyan;Lorenz Petersen;ZHENG Guangtian;Stephan Kohler
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
How to leverage climate action through 2018 elections in LAC?
The “How to leverage climate action through 2018 elections in LAC?” side event will serve as a dialogue space between key actors from LAC countries on the means to ensure climate action agenda permeates 2018 Presidential Elections in the region.

Speakers: Ximena Barrera, Policy Director, WWF Colombia; Tabaré Arroyo Currás, Regional Director Sustainable Energy Policy, WWF LAC; Mariela Canepa, Policy Director, WWF Perú; Santiago Lorenzo, Green Finance Lead, WWF Mexico
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Green public procurement in practice: demand and supply of low-carbon building materials and transpo
This event takes a closer look at the role of GPP in boosting demand and supply of low-carbon building materials and transportation. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Comprehensive approaches to address climate risks human mobility
related to the adverse effects of climate change - the case of Bangladesh; Federal Foreign Office (AA), Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Welthungerhilfe, Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD)

Speakers: Md. Rashedujjaman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh I. Hoven (BMZ) (tbc); A.Günther (Federal Foreign Office)(tbc); S. Lux (German Red Cross); M. Engelhardt (KfW)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
11:00—12:30
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Synergies
Presentations and discussions on the synergies between renewable energy and energy efficiency and their effects on CO2 mitigation.

Speakers: International Renewable Energy Agency, International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Ecofys
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Climate Change Effects on Water Resources and Forestry Sector
Regional Climate Projections According to IPCC RCP 4.5 and RCP 8.5 Scenarios, Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources, Priority Actions in Forestry on Combating Climate Change, Species Threatened by Climate Change and Climate Change Impacts on Wetlands, Land-Based Adaptation to Climate Change

Speakers: Associate Professor Ali Umran Komuscu, Tansel Temur, Umit Turhan, Ibrahim Ethem Cakir, Furkan Dosdogru,
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
The ABCs of Green Sovereign Bonds: Direct from Issuing Governments
"This event is focused on the issuance of green sovereign bonds, detailing the examples of Poland, France, and Fiji, while also discussing the potential for future green sovereign bonds in countries around the world.

Speakers: "Representatives from the governments of Nigeria (Dr. Peter Tarfa), representatives of governments of Fiji France, and Kenya
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The Emissions Gap Report 2017 – the emissions gap and opportunities to bridge it
UN Environment and the Technical University of Denmark (UNEP DTU)

Speakers: J. Christensen (UNEP DTU Partnership); J. Flasbarth (BMUB); A. Ohlhoff (UNEP DTU Partnership); T. Fransen (World Resource Institute); N. Höhne (NewClimate Institute); K. Blok (tbc); J. Steckel (PIK)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
ZEF, Genscherallee 3
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Ms. Alma van der Veen
presse.zef@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 731846
It´s getting hot in here: Biodiversity and Ecosystems in Climate Change
Climate Change is threatening many species and ecosystems, which are the basis of important ecosystem services. But ecosystems can help people mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. We will discuss the different interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Ms. Gabriele Hufschmidt
hufschmidt@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 733088
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management: What do we miss?
Alumni and lecturers of the Master Program "Disaster Management and Risk Governance" (KaVoMa) at Uni Bonn will outline consequences of Climate Change for Disaster Risk Management. Furthermore, togehter with Jochen Stein, head of fire brigade Bonn, opportunities for joining CCA and DRM are discussed.

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Lothar Schrott, Dr. Gabriele Hufschmidt (session organizers); Jochen Stein; Prof. Dr. Clemens Simmer and Prof. Dr. Mariele Evers, University of Bonn; Christian Diepenseifen, Medical Director Emergency Services, Rhein-Sieg Kreis; Prof. Dr. Jörg Klewer, University of Appl. Sciences Zwickau
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour, Climate of the past - climate of the future
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: E. Kriegler - PIK, M. Latif, GEOMAR and DKK
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
RSPB:Lessons learned from hurricane Irma: insights from the Caribbean
In September 2017 Irma, one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded, swept across the Caribbean causing catastrophic damage and loss of life. In this side event, speakers from the Caribbean islands affected will recount their experiences and lessons learned for the future.

Speakers: Mr. E. Crispin d'Auvergne (Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management Coordinator, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission (OECSC)); Ms. Sharon Lindo, (Policy Adviser, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC))
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Opportunity Lab: Turning Nordic SDG challenges into opportunities
Through a combination of mind exercise, brainstorm, round-table discussion and plenary presentation, participants transform a challenge (i.e. SDG 12) into ideas for how to address it. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Kath. Kirche St. Winfried Sträßchensweg 1-3,Bonn
Kath. Pfarrverband Bonn-Süd (KPBS)
Ms. Martina kampers
kampers@pfarrverband-bonn-sued.de
+49 152 26840961
Ecumenical prayer for the creation
The Christian Churches of Bonn, the Weltkirchenrat (world council of churches), the Franciscan Friars and the Salesian Monks cordially invite the delegates of COOP, members of NGOs, and other interested people to 20 minutes of an ecumenical prayer for the creation in Saint Winfrid catholic church.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
How to Shape Sustainable Cities for the Future? Challenges for urban governance
German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)

Speakers: Prof. S. Schlacke (University of Münster)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Die Beiträge der indigenen Territorien Amazoniens für den Wald-Klimaschutz
RepräsentantInnen indigener Organisationen stellen indigene Konzepte und Lösungsvorschläge vor. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: COICA
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
A Greener World, Everybody Counts
Status quo of China’s environmental NGOs

Speakers: ZHU Jingfang;YU Xiaoxuan;Stefan Schurig;WANG Xiangyi;LI Xiaodan;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
How Municipalities Partner in the face of climate change
The Event will highlight the positive aspects of climate partnerships and advertise their use and extension as an effective tool to conquer climate change and adjust to the impacts of climate change.

Speakers: Dr. Babette Nieder, Stadt Herten; Tobias Timm, Klimaschutzagentur Weserbergland; Silke Nolting, Kommunale UmweltaktioN U.A.N.;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The Global Platform for the New York Declaration on Forests and the Bonn Challenge
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Speakers: J. Flasbarth (BMUB) (tbc); J. Ervin (UNDP); F. Haupt (Climate Focus) (tbc); S. Maginnis (IUCN)(tbc);C. Rey (Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development) (Colombia) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Climate Strategies/DIW: Policy Design for a Climate Friendly Materials Sector
Deep decarbonisation needs large emission reductions in industrial-scale, basic materials production. This event will discuss challenges of policy design and implementation, innovation, and use of climate-friendly materials and technological mitigation solutions, in various industrial sectors.

Speakers: Karsten Neuhoff (DIW); Olga Chiappinelli (DIW); Andrew Marquard, (Energy Research Centre UCT (TBC)); Tomas Wyns, (Institute for European Studies VUB (TBC))
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Ecosystem based Adaptation in Coastal Zones
KfW Development Bank

Speakers: J. Singh - Manager of the EbA Facility / Caribbean Biodiversity Fund; A. Raza Rizvi - IUCN; J. Haider - KfW Development Bank
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Addressing deforestation and conversion through jurisdictional approaches – our experience
Launch the deep dive workshop paper on jurisdictional approaches, communicate experiences from jurisdictional initiatives analyzed in the paper, and showcase landscape initiatives that take into account GHG emissions and carbon sinks as part of national efforts to meet NDCs.

Speakers: Josefina Braña-Varela (WWF US); Dande Tavares (Development Company of Environmental Services in Acre); Ximena Barrera Rey (WWF Colombia); Oscar Rodas (WWF Paraguay); Martina Fleckenstein (WWF Germany)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Peri-urban agroforestry in the Nordics – A Nordic view on forest management and climate change
The purpose of this event is to present the concept of local eco system based agroforestry, to spread the concept, to include stakeholders along the way and to create activities and cooperation on the market. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Our Journey is not over - indigenous people's enduring fight against climate change
Indigenous people around the world have developed believe systems, techniques and traditions that assure the sustainable use of natural resources. Still their proposals and concepts for climate change mitigation and adaptation are mostly overheard in international climate negotiations.

Speakers: Miriam Cisneros, Präsidentin Sarayaku; Yaku Viteri, Sarayaku; NN, CIOCA; Kevin Koenig, Amazon Watch; Sabine Schielmann, INFOE; Silke Lunebach, Klimabündnis;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Trillion Trees: a new partnership for the world’s forests
Trillion Trees is an unprecedented collaboration of WWF, BirdLife International, and the Wildlife Conservation Society that boosts our collective ability to end deforestation and advance restoration by strengthening conditions needed for funds to flow, and showcasing successful implementation.

Speakers: Simon Petley, WWF-UK; Tom Evans, WCS; Maria Ximena Barrera Rey, WWF-Colombia; Representative from the Government of Colombia; Representative from the Government of Tanzania.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate adapation: Increasing community resilience through nature-based solutions
The Nature Conservancy (TNC), The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: Dr. M. Beck (TNC); E. Rauch (MunichRe); P. Mucke (Bündnis Entwicklung Hilfe)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Summary of what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Climate protection at local and regional level
Climate-friendly urban and district development. NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants of NRW, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subseq

Speakers: Nicolas Kreibich, Wuppertal Institute Burkhard Drescher, Innovation City Management GmbH Simone Raskob, Department of Environment and Construction in Essen Wilfried Roos, Mayor of Saerbeck Dr. Babette Nieder,Hertener Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
17:30—18:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
From Grey to Green: Transformation of the metropolitan Ruhr area - European Green Capital Essen 2017
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Speakers: Simone Raskob, Head of the Department of Environment and Construction of the City of Essen; Dr. Martina Oldengott, Emschergenossenschaft; Dr. Wolfgang Beckröge, Ruhr Regional Association Prof. Dr. Ulrich Radtke, Rector of Uni DuE; Dr. (l) Arch. Dipl. -Ing. Andreas Kipar CEO LAND srl
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate risk insurance – for people, against poverty
How innovative climate risk insurance solutions promote and protect livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable - The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), KfW Development Bank, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Speakers: K. Warner (Adaptation Programme at UNFCCC); B. Namwawa (Mayfair Insurance); L. Salazar (Caja Sullana Municipal Savings); M. Yadav (RIICE activities Tamil Nadu) ; S. Agrawal (Weather Risk Management Services); C. Burger (Swiss Re)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
19:00—20:30
Missionszentr. Franziskaner,Albertus-Magnus-str.39
Missionszentrale der Franziskaner (MzF)
Mr. Ansgar Donath
donath@mzf.org
+49 228 9535420
Climate and environmental protection - exit or reversal? A challenges from a Franciscan perspective
The discourse throws light on the topic of climate and environmental protection on the basis of Franciscan spirituality and theology. Speaker: Professor of History of Theology and Franciscan Theology at the Pontifical University, Antonianum, Rome
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
19:00—20:30
Haus der Bildung,Mülheimer Platz1
VHS Bonn, Politik, Wissenschaft & Internationales (VHS Bonn)
Ms. Klara Siladji
Klara.Siladji@bonn.de
+49 228 774558
Meeting climate change in one's own City From the day of good life
How would cities, neighborhoods and streets look like if they were governed by local residents? The social scientist Davide Brocchi is the Initiator of "The day of good life" and he tells the story of the success of the initiative.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
19:00—21:00
Haus der Bildung, Mühlheimer Platz 1, Bonn
Transition Initiative Bonn im Wandel e. V. (TIB)
Ms. Gesa Maschkowski
info@bonn-im-wandel.de
+49 177 3731885
How to adress climate change in your city: The day of good life
The "Day of good life" inspires every year between 60.000 and 100.000 people in a neighborhood in Cologne toshare the dream of a good sustainable life without cars and lots of free events. The founder Davide Brocchi talks about the story and the impact of this initiative for climate protection
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
19:00—21:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions (Vernissage)
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn Colmantstraße 14-16
Kulturamt der Stadt Bonn (KSD)
Mr. Hans-Joachim Over
mirjam.siebenlist@bonn.de
+49 228 774536
cultures of music
In cooperation with the partner towns and thecorresponding associations, the cultural department of the city Bonn is planning the festival „cultures of music“. Traditional music from the partner towns and from Fiji will be presented in double concerts in three cultural institutions in Bonn.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr.139
Menduriart / Kunstbrennerei (MK)
Mr. Philip Gondecki
p.gondecki@gmail.com
+49 1520 1520864380
Collective art exhibition "The Climate and Me"
What does the climate have to do with me/us? What is my/our responsibility for climate change? What can I/we do to protect the climate? These and other questions are raised by the joint exhibition "The Climate and Me" (from 6-10.11.2017, kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr. 139, Bonn, open from 7-10 pm).

Speakers: The exhibition presents various artistic perspectives and approaches.Through diverse contributions from painting to sculptures to video installations, the exhibition is meant to encourage consideration, reflection, discussion, and action in individual/collective responsibility.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
07 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Visions, Challenges and Opportunities with the Nordic Bioeconomy
In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with six stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Denise Margaret Matias
Denise.Matias@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927204
Slow onset impacts, fast action: multisectoral responses to climate change
In this side event, we will launch a publication (published as a discussion paper under DIE, co-authored with a lead author of IPCC AR5 WG2 Chapter 18) on the role of multiple actors, especially transdisciplinary partnerships, in addressing slow onset climate change impacts.

Speakers: Debasu Bayleyegn Eyasu (Ministry of Federal Government of Ethiopia), Lourdes Tibig (IPCC Lead Author), Tadesse Tujuba Kenea (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellow), Emmanuel de Guzman (Climate Change Commission of the Philippines)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Dig into Eco-value to Promote Green &Low-carbon Development
China’s Desertification Control with Targeted Poverty Alleviation;The Practices of Eco-service for Climate Change Adaptation in China;The Institutionalized Design of Value Realization on Forest eco-service - Based on the Practice and Exploration in Zhejiang province;etc..

Speakers: HE Yeyun;DENG Kan;AN Fengjie;Louis Neves;ZHOU Guomo;Calvin Raza;LIU Xia;Daniel Frith
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Familiar actors in new roles! Regional coordination for local climate action
Exploring this new role for intermediary regional/ territorial actors such as counties, districts and provinces

Speakers: Anita Schneider,Landrätin des Landkreis Gießen; Dr. Ulrich Maurer, head of department Europe and international cooperation, and Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector Baden-Württemberg, Germany; tbd.(Speakers from Colombia, Fiji or South Africa);
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
25 Cases for Sustainable Change - One Year After
Meet some of the case-owners from our successful publication 25 Cases for Sustainable Change (www.norden.org/25cases), and learn from their experiences. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Global Stocktake: Information from science
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: O. Edenhofer (PIK); N. Wilke (BMUB); J. Felson (Permanent Mission of Belize to the UN); J. Harnisch (KfW) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Forests Breakfast Open House: Unlocking the potential of NDCs through forest landscape restoration
Join IUCN, Climate Focus, and other NYDF Assessment Partners at this breakfast open house. We will share the findings of our in-depth analysis of country NDCs in the context of forest landscape restoration (FLR), which was conducted for the 2017 update on progress toward meeting Goal 5 of the NYDF.

Speakers: Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org for more information.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Coal Phase Out: policies and progress
There is growing momentum in favour of phasing out unabated coal from power generation. This session will share experience on emerging policy approaches and consider the opportunities for cooperation to deliver this transition from dirty coal to clean energy.

Speakers: Catherine Stewart, Director General at Environment and Climate Change Canada; Steven Mills, (UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS); Binnu Jeyakumar, (Pembina Institute, Alberta); Chris Littlecott, (E3G)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Enhancing Role of Non-state actors in Climate Action: Cities
Recognition of the role of Non-State Actors in climate action has been one of the critical novelties introduced by Paris Agreement. There is an increasing awareness about the implications of this phenomenon in global, regional and national scales. Due to a myriad of factors including a visible incre

Speakers: Arif Cem Gündoğan Ingeborg Niestroy Dr. Ümit Şahin
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
The role of Russian forests in reducing the anthropogenic impact on the climate system
The role of Russian forests in reducing the anthropogenic impact on the climate system

Speakers: Artem KONSTANTINOV (Deputy Director of the Saint Petersburg Forestry Research Institute, Federal Forestry Agency)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Amazon Indigenous peoples’ contributions to NDCs
This event will showcase the contribution of indigenous peoples’ vision and territories to NDC implementation and ambition in the Amazon countries, through strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation of holistic management and Amazon Indigenous REDD+ (RIA).

Speakers: "Edwin Vasquéz (COICA); Rodrigo de la Cruz (WWF Ecuador); Alonso Córdova (WWF Peru); Roberto Espinoza (Aidesep); Nery Zapata (Aidesep); Juan Chang (Green Climate Fund); Josefina Braña (WWF US); Representatives from Ecuador and Peru's Ministries of Environment.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
China's Green Low-carbon Transport and Regional Logistics
Policy and Action in China’s Green Transport Development;Cooperation Constructing Green Transport to Deal with Climate Change between China and Germany;etc.

Speakers: CAI He;SUN Zhen;Norbert Salomon;Agi Veres;WANG Wei;Daniel Bongardt;WU Xu;XIE Ping;XIE Yingbo;
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
11:45—12:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Good practice in climate and energy planning: Engineering solutions for implementing NDCs
The Future Climate – Engineering Solutions network will present tools and guidance for developing effective emissions reduction strategies, focusing on the use of science-based engineering solutions to the challenge of delivering Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Speakers: Andrew Webster, Future-Climate Engineering Solutions Steering Group/ IMechE; Beatriz Fernandez, Future-Climate Engineering Solutions Steering Group/ Consultant to the United Nations Environment Programme; Mark Apsey, Future-Climate Engineering Solutions Steering Group/ IChemE Energy Centre
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
12:00—13:15
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
NDC implementation in SIDS: linking mitigation and adaptation efforts for sustainable development
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: J. Flasbarth (BMUB); W. Garraway (Minister of Grenada) (tbc); B. Kijiner (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marshall Islands) (tbc); E. Ronneberg (SPREP) (tbc); S. Kreft (Munich Climate Insurance Initiative)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
ZEF, Genscherallee 3
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Ms. Alma van der Veen
presse.zef@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 731846
It´s getting hot in here: Biodiversity and Ecosystems in Climate Change
Climate Change is threatening many species and ecosystems, which are the basis of important ecosystem services. But ecosystems can help people mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. We will discuss the different interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
IUCN Forests Lunch & Launch: Financing landscapes for forests with IUCN, EDF, Forest Trends and WWF
Join us for a lunchtime launch and discussion of an analysis of the funding landscape for REDD+ and climate action on forests, exploring public and private financing alternatives for all REDD+ phases and the related arrangements and requirements at national and international levels.

Speakers: Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org for more information.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Communicating climate science
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: M.-L. Beck - DKK; P. Pauw - DIE; J. Lynn - IPCC Secretariat (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
12:30—14:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Bioeconomy* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)
We provide the experts – you come with the questions. It doesn’t get any simpler! In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
National REDD+ Readiness Assessment for South Africa
The study aimed at assessing SA's readiness to develop and implement REDD+ activities and inform the development of a pragmatic and implementable National REDD+ Strategy for South Africa.

Speakers: The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; The Department of Environmental Affairs; GIZ
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Elly Hyanghee Lee
ellylee2@stepi.re.kr
+82 44 2872224
Accelerating South-South and Triangular Cooperation to Bridge the Climate Technology Gap
South-South cooperation and triangular cooperation have emerged as key modalities for facilitating climate technology transfer. This side-event aims to elaborate some of the practical issues pertaining to South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Climate Technology areas.

Speakers: Mr. Jukka Uosukainen, Director, CTCN;Dr. Suil Kang, Ministry of Science and ICT, ROK;Dr. Xiaohua, Zhang, United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation;Dr. Woosung Lee, STEPI; Dr. Maxwell Otim Onapa,Uganda National Council for Science and Technology;Dr. Sara Trærup,UNEP-DTU Partnership
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Kath. Kirche St. Winfried Sträßchensweg 1-3,Bonn
Kath. Pfarrverband Bonn-Süd (KPBS)
Ms. Martina kampers
kampers@pfarrverband-bonn-sued.de
+49 152 26840961
Ecumenical prayer for the creation
The Christian Churches of Bonn, the Weltkirchenrat (world council of churches), the Franciscan Friars and the Salesian Monks cordially invite the delegates of COOP, members of NGOs, and other interested people to 20 minutes of an ecumenical prayer for the creation in Saint Winfrid catholic church.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Germany's climate policy towards a largely greenhouse gas free transport sector by 2050
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI)

Speakers: Dr. W. Schade (M-Five GmbH Mobility, Futures, Innovation, Economics)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Sea Blind - The price of Shipping our Stuff
Documentary and Discussion on Arctic Shipping. The movie is a powerful illustration of what increased shipping and heavy fuel oil could mean for both the Arctic ecosystem and climate change. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Bernice Notenboom Filmmaker Polar Explorer Lisa Grau Associate, Maritime and Arctic Programme European Climate Foundation Beate Klünder Transport Policy Officer NABU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
14:00—15:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Ocean Options: Climate challenges & science responses for seas and society
Rising CO2 is challenging the world’s largest carbon sink & ecosystem – the ocean - & dependent coastal & island communities. We showcase how action-driven transdisciplinary science can help both understand & manage the pressures placed on the ocean & so improve sustainable development

Speakers: Phillip Williamson (University of East Anglia); Carol Turley (Plymouth Marine Laboratory); Tim Dixon (Programme Manager, IEAGHG); Ana Queiros (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Nordic Forest Innovations – Cascading use of wood in construction and other high value products
This event will highlight different perspective on how Nordic forest innovation can cascading use of wood in construction and other high value products. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Low-carbon transport: G20 on track?
Agora Verkehrswende

Speakers: J. Flasbarth (BMUB) (tbc); C. Hochfeld (Agora Verkehrswende); J. Morgan (Greenpeace International) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
IUCN Forests Country Showcase
Learn from country experiences in applying forest landscape restoration as a nature-based solution for addressing the drivers and impacts of climate change through forest and non-forest landscapes, as well as for achieving national commitments under the UNFCCC and other conventions.

Speakers: Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org for more information
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Decarbonization of Aviation
Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)

Speakers: H. Lehmann - UBA; R. Sausen - Institute for Atmospheric Physics (DRL); A. Roth - Bauhaus Luftfahrt
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Step up ambition on action and finance
This event will features real loss and damage stories from the ground, highlights the progress on loss and damage debates, and discusses what's needed to make substantial progress on this issue, particularly related to COP23.

Speakers: Genevieve Jiva (PICAN), Harjeet Singh (ActionAid), Sven Harmeling (CARE), Julie-Anne Richard (CJP), Sandeep Chamling Rai (WWF)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
City of Bonn (Bonn)
Ms. Verena Schwarte
verena.schwarte@bonn.de
+49 53111 228776731
How city-to-city partnerships can support the Paris agreement
Importance of Paris Agreement for local and regional governments. A strong coalition of all levels of governance, communities and businesses is needed to reach the ambitious targets for climate change mitigation and adaptation. City-to-city partnerships provide a framework for municipalities to supp

Speakers: -Moderation: Jessica Baier,Engagement Global -Panelists: Verena Schwarte(City of Bonn,Office for International Affairs and global sustainability) -Mariana Daza von Boeck, City of La Paz, Environmental Affairs Office -Nomthandazo Hanise, Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
15:30—16:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Leveraging private sector investment in REDD+
The successes and failures in engaging the private sector to-date on REDD+ and what needs to change going forward.

Speakers: Roberta Iley - Climate Change Division, PwC; Mike Korchinsky - CEO & Founder, Wildlife Works; Yaw Kwayke - Head Climate Change, Ghana Forestry Commission; Martijn Wilder - Partner, Baker & McKenzie Moderator: Margaret-Ann Splawn - Executive Director, CMIA
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
15:45—16:45
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Science & cocktail: Are there limits to the Bioeconomy?
What might a biobased society look like and what are the limits when it comes to this new economy? In the Nordic pavlion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Carbon Capture、Utilization and Storage Practice and Perspective
China’s CCUS development policies and outlook;Research on China’s CCUS technology roadmap 2017;Path from CCUS pilot towards large-scale deployment in China;The Importance of CCUS for the Achievement of the 2.5℃ target;CCS and near zero emission in China;etc.

Speakers: SUN Zhen;WANG Xiaolong;Bargarva Ashok;LIU Qiang;WANG Hang;MA Jinfeng;Juho Lipponen;Brad Page;Michael Monea;MA Jinfeng;
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Mr. Erich Kelbert
kontakt@bonnfairtraut.de
+49 163 6806659
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Sustainable Consumption and Climate Protection'
Is trade and consumption possible under fair conditions? Is Fair Trade possible in an economy that is profit orientated? During the walk, we will look at the diverse possibilities for sustainable consumption in Bonn and connect these with global climate protection.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
How to Speed up the Transition to 100 % Renewable Energy
Renewable energy

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Tanay Sıdkı Uyar Dr. Harry Lehmann Steve Sawyer
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Multisectoral alliances for innovative climate solutions
The session will address the importance of effective partnerships to diminish climate impacts on people and communities. It builds on Avina’s experience in fostering collaborative processes and developing alliances across sectors and actors to accelerate large-scale solutions on climate change.

Speakers: André Wongtschowsky, World Transforming Technologies; Aluisio Cruz, Cup Science; Adriana Cortés CAF's Direction of CC and The Environment; Paula Ellinger, Programme Manager of Climate Action, Fundación Avina; Luis Pérez, Manager, SailCargo
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
High-Level Dialogue: Achieving national climate goals through forest landscape restoration
Join this high-level meeting between country representatives discussing their national successes with FLR in achieving domestic climate goals through the Bonn Challenge. Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org and visit iucn.org/cop23 for more information.

Speakers: Hon. Anuradha Jayaratne, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Sri Lanka; Rachel Biderman, Director, WRI Brasil, on behalf of the Brazilian Coalition on Climate, Forests and Agriculture; Stewart Maginnis, Global Director, Nature-Based Solutions Group, IUCN; and others
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief: Next Steps of the Bioeconomy
Lessons learned and take-home messages. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
17:00—17:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
The critical role of water, sanitation and hygiene in climate change adaptation
People cannot adapt to climate change without reliable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Countries should include WASH in their adaptation plans and invest more climate finance in WASH to build communities’ resilience and help ensure the world’s most vulnerable people are not left behind.

Speakers: Stephanie Lyons Policy Analyst (Water Security and Climate Change), WaterAid
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Adaptation of the German railway system to climate change
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), Federal Railway Authority (EBA)

Speakers: E. Roll and C. Herrmann - EBA
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: CO2-mitigation strategies in companies
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Lukas Hermwille, Wuppertal Institut Birgit Hensel, Deutsche Post DHL Group Olaf Schulze, METRO GROUP Dr. Jens Wichtermann,Vaillant Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG Dr. Bernd Kaletta, LANXESS AG
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
17:30—18:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Key results of the German G20 Presidency and the way forward to Argentina in 2018
German Federal Chancellery

Speakers: L. Röller (Chief Economic Adviser to the Chancellor, German G7/G20 Sherpa); Ambassador P. Villagra Delgado (Argentinian G20 Sherpa); G. Ramos (OECD Sherpa to G20)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
18:00—21:00
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Klimadialog: Kann man vor dem Klimawandel fliehen?
Paneldiskussion über Klima und Migration. Anmeldung unter: https://registrierung-veranstaltung.de/klimamigration.

Speakers: Dr. Friedrich Kitschelt, Bärbel Dieckmann, Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer, Felix Finkbeiner, Anne Dunn, Kaboua John
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
18:00—22:00
Remigiusplatz 5
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Mr. Philipp Schrögel
philipp.schroegel@kit.edu
+49 7 2160842070
Ocean Shop Window
The Ocean Shop Window brings the ocean into the middle of cities afar from the coast. Video projections turn vacant shop windows into virtual fish tanks with colorful reefs. Weekly scientific presentations provide more information, e.g. on how the ocean is affected by climate change or pollution.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Making cities and their regions resilient and fit for climate change
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: A. Sridharann (Mayor of Bonn) (tbc); Dr. O. Weigel (BMUB); M. Chauke (South African Local Government Association) (tbc); J. Fuchtel (BMZ) (tbc); J. Layke (World Resources Institute) (tbc); C. Doe-Mvogo (Monrovia)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
IUCN Forests Cocktail Celebration: Going global with the Bonn Challenge
Celebrate Bonn Challenge milestone achievements with announcements and keynote speeches, followed by refreshments and networking. The Bonn Challenge is truly going global, as regional initiatives and events take the stage. Come hear from partners and special guests.

Speakers: Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary, Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany; Hon.Anuradha Jayaratne, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Sri Lanka and Bianca Jagger, Chief Executive of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr.139
Menduriart / Kunstbrennerei (MK)
Mr. Philip Gondecki
p.gondecki@gmail.com
+49 1520 1520864380
Collective art exhibition "The Climate and Me"
What does the climate have to do with me/us? What is my/our responsibility for climate change? What can I/we do to protect the climate? These and other questions are raised by the joint exhibition "The Climate and Me" (from 6-10.11.2017, kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr. 139, Bonn, open from 7-10 pm).

Speakers: The exhibition presents various artistic perspectives and approaches.Through diverse contributions from painting to sculptures to video installations, the exhibition is meant to encourage consideration, reflection, discussion, and action in individual/collective responsibility.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
08 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Gunhild Stordalen
Gunhild A. Stordalen is the founder and president of the EAT Foundation. She is a driving force in linking climate, health and sustainability issues to transform the global food system. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
09:00—16:00
BMUB, Robert-Schuman-Platz 3, Bonn
Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform (Global 100% (G100%RE)
Mr. Arthur Hinsch
ah@wwindea.org
+49 22 83694089
The Local Dimension of the NDCs: 100% Renewable Energy
The Forum creates a dialogue on concerted action between sub-national and national governments, with aparticular focus on moving towards 100% renewable energy. The goal is to escalate the local 100% RE movement to the national level as well as support implementation of the Marrakesh Vision.

Speakers: Speakers will include representatives from both local and national governments, city networks and international organizations, as well as internationally acclaimed renewable energy experts. In the afternoon, participants can engage directly with each other in three parallel break-out sessions.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Clothing-Food-Housing-Transportation Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Age of Emission Reductio
Clothing Zero Emission Manufacture: China’s textile industry’s investor responsibility and ethic trade in the context of Silk & Belt Strategy;The clean energy and environmental protection in rural areas -- a story on clean stove;The building industry’s leadership in tackling climate change;etc.

Speakers: CHEN Yimei;XIE Zhenhua;Manuel Pulgar-Vidal;Ken Berlin;WANG Shi;ZHANG Jian;ZHANG Yue;SUN Ruizhe;YU Jinglong;JIANG Yi;ZUO Xinwen;Julia Dowling;LU Sicheng;CHEN Jinsong;Feng Jia,CHEN Yimei
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Responses to Climate Change: the DRC, Cameroon, Madagascar
This event hosted by WWF Regional Office for Africa brings together representatives from three African governments – Cameroon, DRC and Madagascar to highlight approaches adopted to deal with the effects of climate change by mainstreaming such measures in development planning.

Speakers: Mrs. NGA Marie Madeleine (PNDP Cameroon); Frederic Djengo (DRC Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development); Elvis Tshibasu (WWF DRC); Mrs. Nivohary Ramaroson (Ministry of Environment, Ecology & Forest, Madagascar); Mrs. Harisoa Rakotondrazafy (WWF Madagascar)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
The future of nuclear, oil sands and renewables: insights from the UK, Canada and Switzerland
Transitioning towards a low carbon energy pathway has opportunities, challenges and risks. This session explores potential risks when transitioning towards low carbon energy pathways in the UK nuclear power sector, Canadian oil sands, and renewable energy in Switzerland.

Speakers: Gordon MacKerron, (University of Sussex (SPRU): UK case study); Oscar van Vliet, (ETH Zurich: Swiss case study); Jenny Lieu, (University of Sussex (SPRU): Canadian case study)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Coordinating Carbon Pricing Policies
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC), Federation of German Industries (BDI), Germanwatch, International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP), Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: O. Edenhofer (MCC); C. Bals (Germanwatch); H. Lösch (BDI); K. Sach (BMUB); L. Camera(ITL MoE) (tbc); J. Delebeke (European Commission) (tbc); C. Steward (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Nature Based Solutions for an Uncertain Future?
This event will focus on the challenge of identifying scalable natural solutions to adapt to climate change, and how to raise the necessary financial and technical capital for natural infrastructure adaptation solutions. Presentations will be followed by active discussion with the audience.

Speakers: James Dalton (IUCN); Alastair Morrison (Green Climate Fund); Alain Vidal (CGIAR); Felix Ries (BMUB-IKI); Mark Fletcher Global Water Leader, Arup; Maggie White (SIWI); Vidya Soundarajan, Action on Climate Today; many others
Pavilion event
Event flyer [219 kb]
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Eun-jung Lee
ejleey@korea.kr
+82 2 69431306
Sharing best practices of international cooperation projects for the Transparency Framework
The objective of this seminar is to share the key contents and future plans of int'l cooperation projects related to Transparency Framework for Climate Actions(mitigation and adaptation) and Support(finance, technology development and transfer, capacity-building).

Speakers: - Jigme(Secretariat, UNFCCC) - Jae Jung(GIR, Korea) - Kirsten Orschulok(BMUB, Germany) - Damiano Borgogno(UNDP)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Ms. Alma van der Veen
presse.zef@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 731846
Research on climate and development in West and East Africa
Science slam: Three researchers tell about their climate-related research in West and East Africa, dealing with farmers' concerns and responses in Niger and Ghana and land degradation in Eastern Africa.

Speakers: Oliver Kirui, Justice Tambo and Ehsan Eyshi Rezaei
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate and development in West and East Africa
Center of Development Research - University Bonn (ZEF)

Speakers: O. Kirui, J. Tambo and E. Eyshi Rezaei - University Bonn
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Food Policies on the Menu
We explore how a mix of top-down and bottom-up approaches can generate significant change in our food systems. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Achieving SDGs through technology innovation, deployment, and transfer
How to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through technology innovation, deployment, and transfer utilizing international/bilateral funds will be reported and discussed. Sharing of case studies from key players in Asia, including the OECCs field activities on NDC development and project
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Kunstmuseum Bonn Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2
TBA21–Academy (TBA21A)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 7 82573858
OPEN OCEAN SPACE X COP23
TBA21–ACADEMY presents a two-day programme of thought-provoking talks, live performances and artistic installations focused on deepening our relationship with the ocean and sharing ideas relating to its exploration and conservation that overturn convention and challenge perceived wisdom.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Turkish National Forestry Sector MRV Launch
LULUCF Unit and MRV, MRV and SDG Turkish forestry case, Implementation and Next Steps for MRV

Speakers: Nuri Özbağdatlı Dr. Mahir Küçük Ümit Turhan Owen Hewlett Jacqueline Gehrig Bahtiyar Kurt Prof. Dr. Yusuf Serengil
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
11:30—12:20
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Solving the nexus between waste, energy and agriculture: biogas technologies as a global solution
By using anaerobic digestion technologies to treat increasing volumes of biodegradable waste, cities can solve the health and environmental challenges caused by these wastes and produce clean energy. Biogas technology now offers solutions to achieve nine of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Speakers: Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association; David Newman, President of the World Biogas Association
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Investing in resilient ecological and built infrastructure for thriving regional industries, cities
Celebrating the technical launch of the Government of Mozambique’s Natural Capital Programme as a keystone initiative on the national green growth and climate resilience agenda in partnership with the African Development Bank, WWF and the Council for Industrial and Scientific Research

Speakers: "Anabela Rodrigues - Country Director (WWF Mozambique); Rose Mwebaza - Chief Governance and Policy Officer (AfDB) Sheila Afonso - Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Land, Environment and Rural Development, Mozambique) Amadou Hott - Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth (AfDB)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Towards a 2°-economy - enabling businesses to act as pioneers of climate protection
Foundation 2° - German CEOs for Climate Protection, in cooperation with WWF Germany

Speakers: Dr. M. Otto (Otto Group) (tbc); Dr. K. Ottenberg (BSH Home Appliances) (tbc); J. Flasbarth (BMUB) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
ZEF, Genscherallee 3
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Ms. Alma van der Veen
presse.zef@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 731846
It's getting hot in here: Biodiversity and Ecosystems in Climate Change
Climate Change is threatening many species and ecosystems, which are the basis of important ecosystem services. But ecosystems can help people mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. We will discuss the different interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:00—14:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
We're Here, and We're Still In: U.S. Climate Action Center Kickoff
With over 2,500 signatories representing more than 130 million Americans and $6.2 trillion of economic output, ‘We Are Still In’ is the largest cross section of the American economy yet assembled in pursuit of climate action. We invite all attendees to join the US non-national kickoff celebration

Speakers: James Brainard, Mayor of Carmel, Indiana; David Phillips, VP for Energy and Sustainability, University of California; Bishop Marc Andrus, The Episcopal Church; Jeff Moe, Global Director, Product Advocacy, Ingersoll Rand; others to be confirmed
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: The fate of greenhouse gases: the knowns and the unknowns
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: G. Ehret - DLR; W. Kutsch - ICOS; J. Marshall - MPI-BGC
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:30—14:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
New Normal: kale, insects, seaweed, lab grown meat..?
What's in store for the future of our food? Let's hear about some tasty and tangible ways to change the way we eat for the better. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:30—14:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Upgrading the UK Energy System - Smart Systems and Flexibility
The delivery of clean, smart and flexible energy is key to further reduce emissions and a central element of the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy. Join the session to get latest insights into policy thinking and innovative businesses jointly upgrading the energy system - in the UK and globally.

Speakers: Alex Berland, (BEIS Smart Energy (Senior Policy Advisor); Anthony Price, (CEO, Swanbarton – “Smart Energy Storage & Trading); Alex Marshall, (Clarke Energy); Mark Dale (Western Power Distribution); Esther Dudek, (EA Technology Ltd.)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) contributions towards achievement of the NDCs
In this side event, panelists from project participants, Ministry of the Environment, Japan and JCM partner countries will report and discuss the recent progress, achievements and expectations on the implementation of the JCM.
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
The Initiative for the Adaptation of African Agriculture to Climate Change (AAA Initiative)
Investing in the resilience of African agriculture.

Speakers: The World Bank
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Sea Jin Kim
bluegulcy@gmail.com
+82 10 47390034
Asian Youth Dialogue on the New Climate Regime and Youth Perspectives
This side event is to share East Asian youths’ perspectives on NDCs. There will be an introduction of the implementation policy of Republic of Korea, Mainland China, Japan and Taiwan, and the youths’ opinions on the policies. The event will also address the roles and activities of youths.

Speakers: Ms. Juyeon PARK, Green Environment Youth Korea (GEYK); Mr. Sang Jun YOO, GEYK; Ms. Siyu WANG, China Youth Climate Action Network (CYCAN); Mr. Kenta MATSUMOTO, Climate Youth Japan (CYJ); Ms. Chih-chie SUNG, Taiwan Youth Climate Coalition (TWYCC); Ms. Jiyun GIM, GEYK; Ms. Sea Jin KIM, GEYK
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:15—14:45
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 7
Global Crop Diversity Trust (GCDT)
Mr. Bernhard Stocker
bernhard.stocker@croptrust.org
+49 228 85427122
Food Biodiversity for greater climate resilience
The incredible wealth of biodiversity in our food systems is one of the most valuable yet least recognized resources at our disposal to adapt agriculture to climate change and contribute to its mitigation. This diversity underpins nearly everything we eat and drink, yet it is rapidly disappearing.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
How can circular economy and waste management contribute to NDC implementation?
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: Franz-Birger Marré, BMZ, tbc A. Jaron (BMUB) (tbc); N. Masry (Egypt) (tbc); K. Gihr (KfW) (tbc); A. Michaelowa (University of Zurich)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
The Paris Agreement Transparency Framework: civil society’s contribution (...)
With the Transparency Framework soon to be established, this session draws on the experience of the panelists to highlight opportunities to strengthen the transparency of action and support through the active engagement of civil society. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Zakir Hossain Khan, Shaziya Ali, Mahesh Pandya, Sébastien Duyck, Fazle Rabbi Sadek Ahmed
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Mr. Felix Akrofi
felix.akrofi@iclei.org
+49 228 97629924
Reality check on vertical integration for climate action in Africa
This event will explore approaches to tackle climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa region, specifically looking at multilevel governance. It will help make a reality check on the current situation and identify how to realistically improve cooperation among all levels of government in climate action.

Speakers: Solly T. Msimanga (Executive Mayor, City of Tshwane, South Africa); President (Botswana Association of Local Authorities -tbc); Maikut Chebet (Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda); Richemond Assie (Ministry of Environment, Water and Forests, Cote d’Ivoire); DG DEVCO, European Commission (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Private sector engagement: best practices in RE project development
The International Renewable Energy Agency Navigator team will present and discuss best practices and show cases for technical RE project development and identify common obstacles for obtaining financing.

Speakers: International Renewable Energy Agency Project Navigator Team
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Mitigation and Adaptation in Aviation
Mitigation and Adaptaion efforts in Aviation sector.

Speakers: Niclas Svenningsen Jane Hupe Haldane Dodd Marina Bylinsky Ulku Ozeren Gediz Kaya Deniz Kaymak Caroline Ott
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
US Subnational Climate Progress: Harnessing Market Power To Drive Meaningful GHG Reductions
Join private sector, non-governmental, and subnational government players to discuss how harnessing market forces and deploying market-based strategies can catalyze climate leadership.

Speakers: Pam Kiely, Senior Director of Regulatory Strategy, Climate and Energy, Environmental Defense Fund; Cathy Woollums, Senior Vice President, Environmental and Chief Environmental Counsel, Berkshire Hathaway Energy
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Adaptation to climate change: Russian perspective
Adaptation to climate change: Russian perspective

Speakers: Vladimir KATTSOV (Director of the Voeikov MGO, Roshydromet)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Role of Civil Society to Address Climate Change
Chinese CSO Work on Development of Belt and Road Initiative;Costa Rica´s Citizen Participation Council;Monitoring and Coping with Climate Change Impact on the Lifestyle of Shepherd in Tibetan Plateau;The National NGO’s Role in Mobilizing Public Participation in Climate Actions;etc.

Speakers: LI Xiulan;Andrea Meza;LIU Chenjia;Janet Kachinga;Wael Hmaidan;Paulo Lima;Lic. María Luz Falivene;LI Xiajie
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:30—15:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Strategien und Projekte für die Klimaanpassung in der Region Stuttgart - ein Mehr-Ebenen-Ansatz
Raumplanerische Rahmenbedingungen, regionale Datengrundlagen für die Klimaanpassung sowie überörtliche Handlungsansätze werden neben Flächennutzungsplänen und Interventionen zur Klimaanpassung im öffentlichen Raum vorgestellt.

Speakers: Dr. Christoph Hemberger, Verband Region Stuttgart; Dr. Katja Walther, Stadt Esslingen; Dipl.-Ing. Albrecht Burkhardt, Stadt Ludwigsburg;
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Sustainable Chemistry - a key to climate solutions
International Sustainable Chemistry Colloboration Center (ISC3), The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and UN Environment (UNEP)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Supporting African Climate services
How can we use our understanding of climate risk to help decision-making to improve livelihoods? This event will explore two different approaches of co-producing climate services using examples from Future Climate for Africa and WISER programm

Speakers: Helen Bye (UK Met Office Hadley Centre); Representative from ICPAC; Representative from IRI)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Supporting implementation of the NDCs - The role of carbon pricing and fiscal policies
Green Fiscal Policy Network (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), UN Environment (UNEP), International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Speakers: Dr. S. Karcher (BMUB); K. Schlegelmilch (Green Budget Germany); R. Steenblik (OECD); C. Muñoz-Piña (Mexico) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Coastal resilience in West Africa
This side event will be an opportunity to present the West African coastline and the challenges it currently faces. Further, initiatives to strengthen the resilience of this coast will be presented and will focus on examples in 3 countries in the sub-region.

Speakers: M. Ahmed Senhoury, Director of PRCM; Honorable Moisés Borges, Président du réseau des parlementaires Cabo verdiens pour l’environnement; Mme Mariline Diarra, Directrice de l’Environnement et des Etablissements classés au Sénégal
Pavilion event
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Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—15:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Klimawandel in der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf
Präsentation von Temperatur- und Niederschlagsverschiebungen sowie Wetterextremen und Maßnahmen der Stadt Düsseldorf.

Speakers: Elke Cardeneo; Ursula Keller;
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
California’s Climate Regulatory Program: Recent Progress Informs Opportunities and Challenges
Innovations in climate policy in California will be presented including extension the Cap and Trade program, the allocation of $1.5 billion of auction proceeds, and climate resilience. Lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges for integrating these advances will be discussed

Speakers: The Honorable Ricardo Lara, California State Senate; Jonathan Parfrey, Executive Director, Climate Resolve; Ellie Cohen, CEO, Point Blue Conservation Science; Nicolas Muller, UNFCCC; Jos Delbeke, European Union
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Young Generations' View on Climate Action, Climate Policy and COP23
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: Youth Ambassadors i.e. participants of the Youth Dialogue "Our Climate! Our Future!"; N. Gorißen - BMUB; A. Valenzuela - UNFCCC
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Satellite climate changes monitoring
Satellite climate changes monitoring

Speakers: Vasily ASMUS (Director of the State Research Center Planeta, Roshydromet)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Climate change, health and energy in Africa
This event brings together field experiences from across the continent on the climate change, health and energy access nexus. It also will be an opportunity to the WWF Uganda report on co-benefits of renewable energy as well as WWF experience on rolling out the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative

Speakers: Dr. Isaiah Owiunji (WWF Uganda); Pastor Peters OMORAGBON, (Nurses Across Borders International); Olumide Idowu (Independent Expert)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Eat what's worth saving
How do we change our consumption patterns to promote biodiversity and resilience in our food systems? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Linkage between NDC and SDGs – synergies and trade-offs
1) sectoral and concrete measures to tackle climate change under NDCs in each country; 2) prospects to achieve such measures; and 3) synergies and trade-offs between certain measures and SDGs. It aims to share information contributing to attaining and improving NDCs in the future.
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
15:45—16:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Prosperity Fund Showcase – Partnership to Transform Energy Systems
The UK Cross Government Prosperity Fund launched in 2016 fosters partnership to tackle barriers to inclusive, sustainable growth. This session will hear more about the design of the Fund, and how we are developing programmes on energy system transformation and green finance in a number of countries.

Speakers: Alan Searl, (Head, Energy Programmes, Cross Government Prosperity Fund)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Women in the forefront of climate change
The session will focus on women on the frontlines of climate change, a) specifically in the Pacific in relation to climate-related resettlement and b) in the context of a new photo exhibition which CARE will launch during the COP on “Climate Heroines”.

Speakers: Frances Namoumou (Pacific Conference of Churches); Makereta Waqavonovono (PIANGO); Minet Aguisanda-Jerusalem (Leyte Center for Development, Philippines); Antje Grothus (Die Klima-Allianz Deutschland/NRW); Ninja Taprogge (CARE Deutschland-Luxemburg);
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Greenhouse gas emissions in Russia: trends, structure, drivers
Greenhouse gas emissions in Russia: trends, structure, drivers

Speakers: Alexander NAKHUTIN (Deputy Director of the Institute of Global Climate and Ecology, Roshydromet)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
China Renewable Energy Development and Responses to Climate Change
Renewable Energy in China: The situation and prospection;Renewable Energy Sustainable Planning - US Practice Case;Renewable Energy Sustainable Planning - China Practice Case;China-US Cooperation on Developing and Demonstrating Renewable Energy Implementation Toolkit;etc.

Speakers: DAI Yande;JIN Jiaman;Bruce McKenney;LUO Yongmei;Tom Peterson;YU qinchan;LIAO Cuiping;Ranish Hettige;Bruce McKenney
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Ms. Francis Hugenroth
csr@francis-hugenroth.de
+49 228 90887376
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Climate protection on a plate: Sustainable nutrition'
Our food connects us with people all over the world, from farmers in Africa to the baker next door. We also influence our environment and health through the food we eat, be it schnitzel or tofu. Together we will discover these connections and visit sustainable shopping possibilities and initiatives.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
U.S. People's’ Delegation Speak Out
Community and grassroots leaders will join activists to participate in a speak out, sharing personal stories of how their communities are being impacted by unjust policies, governmental unaccountability, the fossil fuel industry, and ever-present climate disasters.

Speakers: Representatives of Our Children’s Trust, ICLEI, SustainUS, Indigenous Environmental Network, Organizacíon Boricuá de Agricultura Ecológica de Puerto Rico & Climate Justice Alliance, Pacific Climate Warriors, and others
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Jeonghye Pyon
jhpyon17@mofa.go.kr
+82 2 21007860
Nurturing Progress in Reducing Transnational Air Pollutants: Effective Ways to Improve Air Quality
Through this seminar, the importance of implementing NDCs as a means of addressing Climate Change will be highlighted as a policy measure that will improve not only air quality, but also health and wellness. The co-benefits of Climate Actions will be reviewed from a public health perspective.

Speakers: Ambassador Chanwoo Kim, Deputy Minister, MOFA; Mr. Gerardo Sanchez Martinez, UNEP-DPU; Mr. Sejoong Kwon, Deputy Director-General, MOFA
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Harnessing Africa’s emerging youth demographic for a climate resilient future
This panel brings together outstanding young leaders to discuss how to harness the emerging African youth demographic to build a climate resilient future for Africa. The event will also be made interactive with the youth from Africa using social media channels

Speakers: MAHERY RAKOTONIRINA Tatiana Andréanie Katia (Young Leaders Fighting Climate Change / Climate Change Thematic Group Madagascar) ; Fatou Jeng (Gambia); Ms Trizer Omugar (Sustainable Environmental Development Watch) Kenya; Ditebogo Caroline Lebea (SAIIA Youth Policy Committee)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Greenhouse gas (GHG) neutrality and the role of German business
Federation of German Industries (BDI), econsense - Forum Nachhaltige Entwicklung der Deutschen Wirtschaft, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Germany

Speakers: B. Hannappel (Deutsche Post DHL Group); Dr. B. Huckestein (BASF AG); M. Kubin-Hardewig (Deutsche Telekom AG); B. Schwager (Robert Bosch GmbH); Dr. H. Weddige (thyssenkrupp AG); Prof. Dr. O. Edenhofer (PIK) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Enhancing Adaptive Resilience through FLR: Bridging the gaps between theory and practice
IUCN invites you to a knowledge-sharing panel discussion and presentation of application of FLR in various contexts.Together with active audience involvement, the event will enable to identify how to enhance forest and land use policies & practice towards climate resilience for humans and ecosystems

Speakers: More information about speakers at iucn.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief: The next steps
We wrap up the day by linking food to the ongoing climate negotiations. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Operationalizing co-benefits in carbon market mechanisms – opportunities and challenges
Perspectives Climate Group

Speakers: M. Verles - Gold Standard (tbc); M. Krey - Perspectives Climate Group
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Digitisation – a crucial means for reaching climate protection targets
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Torsten Knop, Innogy SE: SINTEG Network Design Project – innovative design of smart grids Prof. Dr. Markus Zdrallek, University of Wuppertal: Happy Power Hour – Electricity – the role of dynamic electricity tariffs for medium-sized companies
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
18:00—19:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Movie screening: The Tipping Point - Energy aNew
"WWF Poland will present “The Tipping Point – Energy aNew”, the first Polish full-length documentary film on climate change and the inevitable energy revolution.  The movie contextualises the climate challenges that are faced by Poland – the next COP Presidency.

Speakers: The screening will be followed by remarks by invited guests and a short discussion with the audience.
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
Uni Bonn,Lecture Hall IX,Poppelsdorfer Allee 102
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Ms. Fungai Sandamu-Gueldemann
fsandamu@irena.org
+49 1 5221530237
Renewable Future - Lecture Series
The lecture series is organized by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the University of Bonn Sustainable Development in International Cooperation Coordination Unit. International experts will discuss opportunities and challenges on the way to a future powered by renewable energy
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
18:00—21:00
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Gutes Klima für Bonn – Welcher Zucker kommt in meinen Kaffee?
Das Podiumsgespräch im Anschluss an eine Filmpräsentation behandelt die globalen Folgen des Klimawandels. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Dieter Overath Vorstandsvorsitzender TransFair e.V. (Fairtrade Deutschland) Pravindra Singh Leiter Lautoka Cane Producers Association (Fidschi)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
How does the Montreal Protocol contribute to the Climate Agenda–Challenges for Developing Countries
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Speakers: V. Scholz (GIZ) (tbc); C. Meineke (BMUB) (tbc); U. Haupt (BMZ) (tbc); W. Agricole (Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Seychelles) (tbc); C. Perry (Environmental Investigation Agency) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
19:00—21:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Ulrike Schuth
ulrike.schuth@sdw.de
+49 228 9459838
Forest- the All-rounder
The forest conserves our groundwater and provides us, if managed sustainably, with important wood resources. In order to make clear how this can work in a populated country like Germany, the importance of the forest is presented with stylistic devices in cooperation with the ALANUS Hochschule.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn Colmantstraße 14-16
Kulturamt der Stadt Bonn (KSD)
Mr. Hans-Joachim Over
mirjam.siebenlist@bonn.de
+49 228 774536
Cultures of music
In cooperation with the partner towns and the corresponding associations, the cultural department of the city Bonn is planning the festival „cultures of music“. Traditional music from the partner towns and from Fiji will be presented in double concerts in three cultural institutions in Bonn.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr.139
Menduriart / Kunstbrennerei (MK)
Mr. Philip Gondecki
p.gondecki@gmail.com
+49 1520 1520864380
Collective art exhibition "The Climate and Me"
What does the climate have to do with me/us? What is my/our responsibility for climate change? What can I/we do to protect the climate? These and other questions are raised by the joint exhibition "The Climate and Me" (from 6-10.11.2017, kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr. 139, Bonn, open from 7-10 pm).

Speakers: The exhibition presents various artistic perspectives and approaches.Through diverse contributions from painting to sculptures to video installations, the exhibition is meant to encourage consideration, reflection, discussion, and action in individual/collective responsibility.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
20:30—21:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Towards A Just Energy Transition
Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), Bread for the World (Brot für die Welt)

Speakers: F. de Gasparis (SAFCEI, South Africa) (tbc) R. Boateng (ITUC Africa, Ghana) (tbc); P. Knill (BMZ) (tbc); M. Matthess (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung); J. Fünfgelt (Bread for the World)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
09 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
08:00—13:00
Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Kreuzstraße 16
Traumpalast e.V. (TP)
Ms. Melina Delpho
m.delpho@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
World Climate Conference for Children, Teens & Families
Discover and Shape the World. The “Brotfabrik” sociocultural centre in Bonn-Beuel presents project days featuring theatre performances, film screenings, inspiration by experts and scientists, and creative workshops.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
09:00—17:00
Kaiser-Friedrich-Str.13
Bonn Sustainability Portal / EADI e.V. / EUROSOLAR (BSP/E/E)
Mr. Dominik Biergans
biergans@eadi.org
+49 228 2618967
Participation in sustainable cities – locally and globally
We invite interested and passionate individuals from civil society, politics and academia to not only discuss existing problems but to design solutions. Our workshop will focus on crosscutting issues like energy, mobility and education.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
09:30—10:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Water Action Day
Introduction event with the participation of the International Centre for Watere Resources and Global Change
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Global Climate Governance —— Finance, Implementation and International Cooperation Mechanisms
Gaps on Mitigation, Finance and Global Climate Governance in Addressing Climate Change;Opportunities and Challenges on Global Climate Governance under New Era;Climate Finance and Investment Mechanisms under Global Climate Governance;Trends and China’s Counterplan on Global Climate Governance;etc.

Speakers: CHAI Qimin;Jennifer MORGAN;Paula CABALLERO;ZHANG Haibin;Harald WINKLER;Sean KIDNEY;Niklas HÖHNE;DUAN Maosheng;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Reducing energy consumption down to 50% - realistic target or fairytale?
The Event will tackle both, the contribution of the local level to reducing energy consumption and the potential of peer learning between cities.

Speakers: Dr. Klaus von Zahn, City of Freiburg Astrid Hoffmann-Kallen, City of Hannover Sarah Gillian Ward, City of Cape Town Dr. Manfred Poppe, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Sabine Drees, German Association of Cities Alexander Wagner, Engagement Global
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Health and Climate Change: From 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health
The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change monitors the health impacts of climate change and health benefits of responding to climate change. It will track its indicators annually until 2030. Ultimately, the initiative aims to not only monitor the response to climate change, but to inform it.

Speakers: Professor Paul Ekins (University College London); Dr Timothy Bouley (World Bank); Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum (World Health Organization); Dr Nick Watts (Lancet Countdown, moderator)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Systematically Contributing to the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement
The New German Sustainable Development Strategy - Federal Chancellor (BK),Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Strengthening legal and institutional frameworks for Ecosystem-based Adaptation
This event aims at providing a platform for discussion on the mechanisms, lessons and experiences for States to adopt legal frameworks at the national and regional level and support climate change adaptation.

Speakers: Representatives of the Government of Honduras and the Government of Costa Rica, IIED, BMUB and IUCN.
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Mr. Seo Jin Ki
seojinki@gist.ac.kr
+82 62 7152453
Needs & Strengthening International Cooperation on Adaptation Technologies for Developing Countries
This session will highlight obstacles and challenges developing countries have in utilizing climate adaptation technology, and discuss means of overcoming them through support and guidance from the United Nations Environment Programme and South Korea.

Speakers: Dr. Kenneth Widmer, IERI, GIST Mr. Mozaharul Alam, UNEP ROAP Dr. Kyoung-Woong Kim, SESEE, GIST Dr. Zitouni Ould-Dada, UNEP ED Dr. Joon Ha Kim, IERI, GIST Dr. Seo Jin Ki, IERI, GIST
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Transforming Carbon Markets & Accelerating Reduction through Technology
Microsoft & Rocky Mountain Institute partner to drive global carbon reduction and resource efficiency through improved carbon measurement technology. Microsoft & Agder Energi partner to empower energy grid operators & utilities to optimally integrate Distributed Energy Resources & Electric Vehicles

Speakers: Paul Bodnar, Rocky Mountain Institute; Gavin McCormick, WattTime; Conor Kelly, Microsoft; Harald von Heyden, Agder Energi
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—13:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
African Sister City Initiative (ASCI)
To create a platform for strategic dialogue around greater collaboration between African capital cities on climate change resilience, regional Trade & Investment, cross-cultural understanding, safety & security, health, and youth employment.

Speakers: The Department of Environmental Affairs; City of Tshwane
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:00—14:00
Langer Grabenweg 68 Bonn
VegOrganic e.V. (VO)
Mr. Michael Beuger
info@vegorganic.de
+49 221 64308920
From the tofu ban of the 80s and 90s to the current Tofu town judgment of the ECJ
Legal framework for vegetarian organic products in the course of time. Are plant foods really more climate friendly? How do animal meat producers and producers of plant products meet?
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
The role of Youth in Bridging Water and Climate Change
Jointly organized by UNESCO/IHP and World Youth Parliament for Water and Center for Mediterranean Integration. Highlight of experiences of young researchers, entrepreneurs and activits who initiated projects to address water and climate issues.

Speakers: Blanca JIMENEZ-CISNEROS (UNESCO), Antoine ALLAM (Lebanon), Anaïs VIVES (France), Hassan TOLBA (Egypt), Rolande AZIAKA (Togo)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
The blue trinity: climate change, freshwater and oceans
Freshwater and Oceans - how can SDG 6 & 14 contribute to Climate Change adaptation? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Russian leader in Renewable Energy
Russian leader in Renewable Energy

Speakers: Elena BODNARCHUK (Deputy CEO-Chief Commercial Officer, Hevel Group)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Southeast Asian Dialogue –Domestic Effort and Practical Lessons to Perfect NDC Readiness-
This Dialogue invites key Southeast Asian countries to bring in country experiences and domestic effort made thus far on NDCs, and collectively think through practical ways to overcome common barriers, including, inter alia, mandates of domestic stakeholders, etc.

Speakers: JICA (Office for Climate Change, Senior Climate Change Advisor, Project Advisors for Technical Assistance); Thailand; VietNam; Indonesia; WRI/NDC Partnership
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:00—12:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Integrating energy access into NDCs to build inclusive and climate resilient economic development
This event will bring together experts from the ACCESS coalition, government and private sector to discuss good practice on delivering energy services to poor and marginal groups, how this can be scaled up, and how it can be integrated in NDC implementation.

Speakers: Judi Wakhungu, Ministry of Environment, Kenya Ophah Muchinguri Kashiri, Minister of Environment, Water & Climate, Zimbabwe Daniel Benefor, Environment Protection Agency, Ghana Charles Mutai, Kenya Ben Garside, IIED Shepard Zvigadza, CSOs Climate Change Working Group Zimbabwe/ZERO
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Kunstmuseum Bonn Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2
TBA21–Academy (TBA21A)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 7 82573858
OPEN OCEAN SPACE X COP23
TBA21–ACADEMY presents a two-day programme of thought-provoking talks, live performances and artistic installations focused on deepening our relationship with the ocean and sharing ideas relating to its exploration and conservation that overturn convention and challenge perceived wisdom.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
TUSIAD Position Paper on Addressing Climate Change and Best Practices
From Risk to Opportunity: Climate Change Strategy of Garanti Bank, Climate Change Adaptation and Circular Economy Practices in Arçelik A.Ş, , Industrial Development Bank of Turkey, TSKB & Sustainability, Leading sustainability in Turkish cement industry

Speakers: Özge Kepenek Derya Özet Yalgı Hüseyin Gürel Özge Erturan Baykara Özgür Öztürk
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:30—12:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Climate fairness in global value chains
- How to tackle climate impacts - Fairtrade’s approach to climate change

Speakers: Mr. Parbindra Singh , Chair of Lautoka Cane Producers Association in Fiji; Mr. Dario Soto Abril, CEO Fairtrade International;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Harnessing the Invisible Fuel: Enablers for energy efficiency
The event will focus on identifying critical enablers that help energy efficiency programmes maximise energy and carbon savings. Delving into good practice and innovative approaches, the event will advance thinking on aggregating gains and achieving scale.

Speakers: "Moderator: Sean Kidney (Climate Bonds Initiative) Panelists: Stefan Thomas (Wuppertal Institute); Masahiro Kimura (Tokyo Metropolitan Government); Prashant Vaze (WWF Hong Kong); Clay Nesler (Johnson Controls)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Heritage, Green Technology, Collaboration & Ecovillage Solutions for Peace & Prosperity
An innovative array of proven and inspiring regenerative solutions addressing the challenges created by climate change, implementing the Paris Agreement and the SDGs, while fostering resilient communities with social, cultural, environmental and economic sustainability principles.

Speakers: Oliver Maurice (International National Trusts Organisation); Keith Jones (The National Trust); Kosha Joubert (Global Ecovillage Network International); Paul Allen (Centre for Alternative Technology); Leire Gorroño (Nordic Folkecenter); Joanne Schanté (OpenTeam)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Elsa Sattout
e.sattout@unesco.org
+20 2 38268912
Mainstreaming Climate Change Affairs in Regional and National Policies in the Arab Region
The side event presents the initiatives undertaken to ensure effective participation of delegates and parties representatives to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It highlights regional efforts to better implementation of UNFCCC.

Speakers: Mr. Ashraf Nour Shalaby- League of Arab States, Cairo, Egypt Ms. Roula Majdalani - UN-ESCWA, Beirut, Lebanon. Ms. Elsa Sattout - UNESCO, Cairo, Egypt. Mr. Ayman Shasly - Arab Negotiators Group, KSA
Pavilion event
Side Event Agenda_En [635 kb]
Side Event Agenda_Ar [524 kb]
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Side Event on Climate Communication and Public Awareness
Climate awareness of US public under the Trump administration and its impact on US climate policy;The theory and practice of China climate change communication;China's climate action: a European-media perspective;etc.

Speakers: YU lan;DU Xiangwan;Anthony Leiserowitz;ZHENG Baowei;Aki Kachi;YAN Nailing;Claudio Forner;WANG Binbin;Tom Baxter;Laura Hildebrandt;CHEN Suping;Alex Wang;ZHANG Zhiqiang;WANG Erdong;HAN Botian;JING Hui;LIU Xia
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Unions for Climate: Trade Unions of the G7 express their support of the Paris Agreement
German Trade Union Confederation (DGB), International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Speakers: J. Flasbarth (BMUB) (tbc); S. Körzell (DGB); A. Tate (ITCU) (tbc); Member of the Delegation of Fidji (tbd)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Moving Beyond Coal to Clean Energy: How a Grassroots Campaign is Decarbonizing the US Power Grid
Learn about the successes and next steps for the US Beyond Coal Campaign, a grassroots movement of 100+ NGOs that has retired half of US coal plants. Beyond Coal is one of the most successful environmental campaigns in history and will be a central strategy for the US to meet its Paris goals.

Speakers: Bruce Nilles, Senior Director; Mary Anne Hitt, Director; Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
ZEF, Genscherallee 3
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Ms. Alma van der Veen
presse.zef@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 731846
It's getting hot in here: Biodiversity and Ecosystems in Climate Change
Climate Change is threatening many species and ecosystems, which are the basis of important ecosystem services. But ecosystems can help people mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts. We will discuss the different interlinkages between biodiversity, ecosystems and climate change.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Strategic Partnerships for Forest Conservation in Peru
The event, organized by Conservation International and the Ministry of Environment of Peru, will highlight strategic partnerships between the national government, indigenous peoples and civil society organizations. Examples of these partnerships and lessons learned will help inform public policies.

Speakers: Javier Loza, Incentive Unit for Forest Conservation Chief, National Forest Conservation Program; Mayu Velasco, Sustainable Productive Systems Area Coordinator, National Forest Conservation Program;Representatives of indigenous organizations; Milagros Sandoval, Senior Manager Environmental Policy, CI
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:15—13:45
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
The Global Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative
This event will introduce our work on the “Global Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative” which aims at standardising contracts to streamline and scale up the global development and financing of solar projects.

Speakers: International Renewable Energy Agency and Terawatt Initiative
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Carbon Pricing: Making polluters pay or selling out our future?
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: A. Engels and G. Perino - Uni Hamburg; K. Pittel - Ifo Institute
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Global Climate Action Digital Dialogue 1
To get the message of climate action out beyond the boundaries of the COP, the Marrakech Partnership for GCAA is hosting daily dialogues between 1-2pm in the Talanoa Space. The aim of these events is to engage a younger, mass audience – who are often locked-out of the negotiations.

Speakers: Thomas Pesquet,Astronaut Tom Steyer,Founder,NextGen Jerry Brown,Gov of California Anthony Hobley,CEO,Carbon Tracker Feike Sijbesma,CEO,Royal DSM Kehkashan Basu,2016 Intl Children͛s Peace Prize Inka Vogt &Fabian Beveridge, Climate Cyclist, Ambassador Janet Sanz, Ecology Varshini Prakash
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
City Actions to Decarbonize Buildings
The event will feature an engaging discussion of key proven and emerging strategies for cities to achieve carbon emission reductions in the building sector. Strategies will include policies such as benchmarking and incentives; programs such as challenges; and private sector engagement models.

Speakers: Pam O'Connor, Councilmember, City of Santa Monica: Clay Nesler, VP of Global Sustainability and Industry Initiatives, Johnson Controls; Jennifer Layke, Global Director, Energy Program, WRI
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Arctic Ocean Resilience: Can critical tipping points still be avoided?
The Arctic is often thought of as a distant and isolated region, yet it is also a bellwether of global change. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Sharing Climate Action–Equipping Non-State Actors to Participate in the Energy Transition
This side event will foster debate on the means to ensure further involvement and engagement of non-state actors in the construction of an energy transition and the implementation of effective climate action.

Speakers: Tabaré Arroyo Currás, WWF LAC Christine Lins, REN21 Kanika Chawla, Council on Energy, Environment and Water Hugo Lucas, Factor Dr. Gloria Hsu, National Taiwan University Eduardo Noboa, Researcher Institute of Sustainability Governance, Leuphana University Lüneburg (TBC)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
"Just Transition": A solution of warming measures, Employment and Social agenda
"Just Transition" which reduced adverse effects to the employment to occur was included in Paris agreement as a response measure. We will explain significance and a role of "Just Transition" and call for consideration to "the employment" in the enforcement of warming measures.

Speakers: Michiyo Nambu, Japanese Trade Union Confederation (JTUC-RENGO); Yukari Takamura, Nagoya University; Akio Takemoto, Ministry of the Environment, Japan; Moustapha Kamal Gueye, ILO; Sharan Burrow, The International Trade Union Confederation(ITUC)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Mr. Sungjo Lee
sjlee@climateforum.or.kr
+82 2 7841410
Policy Suggestions of Youth for the New Korean Government’s Challenges on Climate Change
The aim of the event is to suggest climate change policies for the new Korean government with views and experiences from Korean youth and discuss to make the better way and opportunity to tackle climate change

Speakers: Mr. Gi Joo Kim(Seoul National Univ), Ms. Kyu Yeon Hwang (Korea Univ), Mr. Guk Chan Jeong(Sejong Univ)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
South African Implementation of Adaptation
South African Implementation of Adaptation in the context of the Global Adaptation Goal as referred to in the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: The Department of Environmental Affairs; SA Biodiversity Institute; Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Catalysing a political shift from low-carbon to negative carbon in Europe
German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), CICERO

Speakers: Dr. Oliver Geden (SWP), Jochen Flasbarth (BMUB, tbc)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Cooperation Between Government Of Turkey And UNDP on Climate Change and SDGs
Complexity and Common Goods - UNDP approaches and Go collaboration and Capacity Building for Low Carbon Strategies Development in Turkey

Speakers: Bahtiyar Kurt Nuri Özbağdatlı Gamze Çelikyılmaz Mykola Raptsun
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
13:45—16:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Water Security and Climate Action
Several presentations: -Outcomes of the UNESCO water workshop -Hydro-climate services for sustainable development and climate cange adaptation -Climate change and environmental degradation in the Mediterranean Area

Speakers: Anil MISHRA (UNESCO), Blanca JIMENEZ-CISNEROS (UNESCO), John MATTHEW
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
China's Low-carbon Cities:The Vision, Action and Expectation
Progress of China's Low-carbon Pilot Provinces and Cities;Promoting Low-carbon Development in Cities through International Cooperation;Insert Low-carbon Genes into Cities: The China Practice;Exploring on Value Green to Gold;Cities and Climate: Global Perspective;

Speakers: Wee Kean Fong;Ma Aimin;Peter Calthorpe;Ye Qing;Manish Bapna;Zou Ji;Peter Calthorpe;Manish Bapna;Brent Habig;Ye Qing;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
How the energy sector is addressing gender equality and can inform mitigation actions
The event will present the findings of the two latest EGI (Environment and Gender Index) reports on energy policies and SEforALL country action documents. Panellists will reflect on how the content of these analysis and actions could be used to inform the discussions under the UNFCCC.

Speakers: Fleur Newman (UNFCCC), Verona Collantes (UNWomen, TBD), Jane Ebinger (SEforALL, TBD), Stella Gama (Malawi, TBD), Ana Rojas (IUCN GGO) Moderator: Lorena Aguilar
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
The Economic Case for U.S. Climate Action: Views from Congress and the Private Sector
Join two U.S. Senators and business leaders for a discussion of the steps companies are taking, the econo

Speakers: Senator Ben Cardin, Maryland; Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Rhode Island; Michelle Patron, Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft; Kevin Rabinovitch, Global Sustainability Director, Mars, Inc.; Lauren Phillips, Senior VP of Sustainability, Walmart
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Education and Climate Change - Dealing with climate scepticism in schools
Engagement Global, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Speakers: R. Mathar and R. Gorana - ESD Expertnet; L. Kahlon - TERI, Delhi
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
UK Energy Entrepreneurs – From Policy to Pioneering Practice
The UK has undergone a deep reform of its low carbon policy frameworks and electricity market. This has unleashed myriad opportunities for entrepreneurs to tackle climate change. This session will focus on the action individual companies have taken to provide low carbon energy to their customers.

Speakers: Alan Searl, (Head, Energy Programmes, Cross Government Prosperity Fund, moderator); Tim Cantle-Jones, CEO of Northumbria Energy
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Itzel Obregon
itzel.obregon@iclei.org
+49 175 1756635651
Low carbon transport: moving people and goods, not vehicles
The transportation of both people and goods in urban environments is an essential aspect of cities but also a large and growing contributor to GHG emissions. The session will highlight EcoMobility and EcoLogistics as priority areas for local and national governments.

Speakers: Monica Fein, Mayor of Rosario, Argentina; Ching-Fu Chen. Director-General, Transportation Bureau. Kaohsiung City Government; Luis Antonio Revilla Herrero, Mayor, Municipal Government of La Paz; Charles Marwa Isaya Mwita Mayor Dar Es Salaam City Council, Tanzania
Pavilion event
Session description [247 kb]
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Arctic self-determination in a changing climate
The demographic changes in the Arctic region in a climate perspective and the challenges involved when new large-scale resource based industries are introduced to boost regional development in remote areas. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Cities Climate Actions towards Decarbonization and Sustainable Development
This side event will introduce overview of China, Korea and Japan's joint research activities on cities and ask local governments, supporting organizations to share how research can support climate actions in cities and how we can push cities towards decarbonization and sustainable development.

Speakers: Yasuo Takahashi (MOEJ); Junichi Fujino(IGES/NIES); Xiu Yang (NCSC); Chan Ho Park (GGGI); Toshiyuki Yamazoe (Toyama city); Wee Kean Fong (World Research Institute (WRI)); Junichiro Sahara (Green Climate Fund (GCF))
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Ms. Evren Sinar
kontakt@bonnfairtraut.de
+49 176 38229675
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Fair-telephone – my deal with Cell phones'
Cellphones have become part of our lives; from their production, to sale and to the recycling of unused equipment. As a user, we can also achieve sustainable development goals. With responsible consumption at ground level, we are a step closer to a better world.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
DIE, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Mr. Sander Chan
sander.chan@die-gdi.de
+49 1609 9689912
Non-State Climate Action in the Global South
Non-state actions can help the implementation of NDCs and SDGs in developing countries. What are their potential and limitations to enhance climate and sustainability governance?
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Woodland, Hummerichs Bitze 25
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Field trip •Forests to Climate-proof woodlands •Climate protection with wood and high-tech
Woodland managers will present how woodlands at Bonn are being prepared for climate change. Following this, the building site of a multi-storey timber building equipped with the latest technology features (natural heat accumulators, photovoltaic system and heat pump) will be visited.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Invitation Field trip [947 kb]
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Russia - UNDP collaboration on climate change mitigation and adaptation
Russia - UNDP collaboration on climate change mitigation and adaptation

Speakers: Ekaterina FOTINA (First Secretary, Department of International Organizations Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:00—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Game over: why coal's days are numbered in Europe and Asia
The Paris Agreement requires a rapid decarbonisation of the power sector. Yet, countries around the world keep using coal power and planning new coal plants. The panel experts discuss the different stages of ending coal and a just transition in Europe and China.

Speakers: Michael Schäfer (WWF Germany); Kathrin Gutmann, (European Beyond Coal Campaign); Dr. Felix Matthes (Öko-Institut, Institute for Applied Ecology); Dr. Yang Fuquian (NRDC); Lo Sze Ping, (WWF China); Jeanne Chi Yun Ng (CLP Group); Benjamin Denis (European Trade Unions Confederation)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
15:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The Nitric Acid Climate Action Group: Paving the Way for a Sector-wide Transformation
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), German chemical industry association (VCI), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Speakers: Dr. S. Karcher (BMUB) (tbc); Dr. B. Hendricks (BMUB) (tbc); Dr. U. Tillmann (VCI) (tbc); E. Rubertus (NACAG)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Maximising the community benefits of large-scale renewable energy deployment
The side-event will discuss measures to maximise the local benefits from renewable energy projects and what role different actors play in achieving a just, efficient and sustainable energy transition.

Speakers: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Guangdong’s Action in Combating Climate Change
Guangdong’s Action on Combating Climate Change and Carbon Market Development;Guangdong “Tanpuhui”Development and Innovation;Guangdong Regional Carbon Market Development Innovation and International Cooperation;Introduction on the Progress in Construction of Near Zero Emission Pilot Districts;etc.

Speakers: LI Liyan;Dirk Forrister;MENG Meng;Bing Nie;CAI Jian;Bernardo Lazo;Markus Ferdinand;Bonghee Son;Michael Gill;MA Li;SHI Zhicheng;Wee Kean Fong;Mauricio Brusadin;Mary Ritter;YANG Shu;Brent Habig;Jenny Lieu
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Shenzhen in Action of Green and Low Carbon Development
Practice of Green Low Carbon Development in Shenzhen;Global Best Practice in Low Carbon Urban Development;Green and Low Carbon Development—Undertakings and Actions of Shenzhen;

Speakers: WANG Dong;YU Jing;Yunus Arikan;Simon Kjaer Hansen;YE Qing;Roman Mendle;LIU Fuer;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
No Country for Coal Gen: Below 2C and regulatory risk for US coal power owners
This event is designed to challenge the economic case for President Trump’s support for the coal industry and finds that phasing out US coal in line with the Paris Agreement would be good for consumers, investors and the wider economy.

Speakers: Matthew Gray, Senior Analyst, Carbon Tracker Initiative
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Energy Transition in Emerging Economies: Opport&Challenges For Disruptive Changes In Energy markets
This panel will focus on macroeconomic, sectoral, regional and/or enterprise level policies implemented by state and non-state actors to enable just energy transition in emerging economies.

Speakers: Samantha Smith Dr. Ümit Şahin Dr. Değer Saygın Louise Naude
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), German Development Institute (DIE), World Resource Institute (WRI), Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Germany

Speakers: I. Hoven (BMZ) (tbc); P. Espinosa (UNFCCC) (tbc); Dr. J. Arredondo (Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico) (tbc); Dr. W. Kisamba-Mugerwa (National Planning Authority, Uganda) (tbc); I. Scholz (DIE)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Ms. Debbie Weyl
debbie.weyl@wri.org
+1 202 7297960
City Successes with the Building Efficiency Accelerator
The Building Efficiency Accelerator is a public-private collaboration with 29 subnational governments accelerating the pace and ambition of building efficiency programs. BEA cities will share their experiences of prioritizing potential building efficiency actions and working towards implementation.

Speakers: Councillor Solly Msimanga, Executive Mayor, Tshwane, South Africa; Mr. Faisal Rashid, Demand Side Management Director, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, United Arab Emirates; Clay Nesler, VP, Global Sustainability & Industry Initiatives, Johnson Controls; Jennifer Layke, Global Energy Director, WRI
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Assessments of Nature-Based Solutions within NDCs: Where we are and what next?
Key assessments of how NBS have been integrated within NDCs will be presented with the aim of exploring a future consolidation to help inform the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue, and provide common guidance to Parties on how to incorporate enhanced NBS-based measures in their next round of NDC

Speakers: Aleksandar Rankovic (IDDRI), Nathalie Seddon (IIED), Dorothee Herr (IUCN), Alan Kroeger (Climate Focus), Pilar Jacobo (Government of Mexico). Moderated by Sandeep Sengupta (IUCN).
Pavilion event
Event flyer [266 kb]
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
17:00—17:20
Glockentum St. Josef,Hermannstraße 37
Deutsche Glockenspielvereinigung (DG)
Mr. Andreas Strauß
andreas.strauss@kks.herzogenrath.de
+45 176 76792902
Musical contribution Carillon Bonn Beuel and carillons worldwide
Composition by Klaus Wüsthoff, Appeal to protect the climate
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Summary of what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Ambition 1.5° - Global Shipping's Action Plan
International Windship Assosication (ISWA)

Speakers: T. Holmer - Sustainable Shipping Initiative; M. de la Fuente - Ecoship Project, Peaceboat (tbc); O. Oeliger - NABU (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
17:00—18:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Mainstreaming climate disclosure in OECD countries
This session will highlight innovative policies to promote disclosure as well as good practices and concrete actions from non-state actors to mainstream climate disclosure and integrate other environmental, social and governance factors in business strategies and institutional investors.

Speakers: Satoshi Tanaka, IGES; Cristina Tebar-Less, OECD; Stanislas Dupré, TCFD; Anthony Hobley, Carbon Tracker Initiative; Christina Olivecrona, IIGCC; ‎Julien Perez, Ernst & Young; Yukari Takamura, Nagoya University
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
We Are Still In Welcome Reception
All are welcome to join the We Are Still In delegation for an evening reception. Come enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres while meeting inspiring leaders of all kinds from the U.S. and around the world. Make friends, build connections and find out why 2500+ U.S. signatories are still in

Speakers: Free food and drinks; all are welcome
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
18:00—22:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Evening event: Tinder for Technologies
This reception brings country representatives together with technology and finance providers with the aim of identifying potential areas for collaboration. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
NDC implementation in the field of Agriculture
Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn Colmantstraße 14-16
Kulturamt der Stadt Bonn (KSD)
Mr. Hans-Joachim Over
mirjam.siebenlist@bonn.de
+49 228 774536
Cultures of music
In cooperation with the partner towns and the corresponding associations, the cultural department of the city Bonn is planning the festival „cultures of music“. Traditional music from the partner towns and from Fiji will be presented in double concerts in three cultural institutions in Bonn.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
19:00—22:00
kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr.139
Menduriart / Kunstbrennerei (MK)
Mr. Philip Gondecki
p.gondecki@gmail.com
+49 1520 1520864380
Collective art exhibition "The Climate and Me"
What does the climate have to do with me/us? What is my/our responsibility for climate change? What can I/we do to protect the climate? These and other questions are raised by the joint exhibition "The Climate and Me" (from 6-10.11.2017, kunstBRENNEREI, Kölnstr. 139, Bonn, open from 7-10 pm).

Speakers: The exhibition presents various artistic perspectives and approaches.Through diverse contributions from painting to sculptures to video installations, the exhibition is meant to encourage consideration, reflection, discussion, and action in individual/collective responsibility.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
19:30—21:00
Sankt Winfried Sträßchensweg 3
Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Beuel (EKB)
Mr. Hubert Arnold
hubert.arnold@reel-bach-consort.de
+49 151 54296941
Missa Gaia - Earth Mass
multimedia-based concert with video presentation and world music from gregorian chants to gospel music woven around the Saint Francis of Assisi's “Canticle of the Sun”
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
20:00—22:00
Pantheon Theater Bonn Siegburger Str. 42
Pantheon Theater (PT)
Mr. Harald Kirsch
harald.kirsch@pantheon.de
+49 151 70091620
Sarah Lesch - Of Muses and Sailors. Support: Benni Benson Concert
The prize-winning singer-songwriter Sarah Lesch is the patroness of the Hamburg climate week in 2017. Her songs acts from love, ease, but also from hypocrisy, exploitation and ignorance. Snotty and intimate, wisely and out-of-touch at the same time, she dances and jumps between the worlds.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
20:30—21:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Setting a Course Towards Decarbonization in the Maritime Sector
Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA)

Speakers: A. Lingens - MTU Friedrichshafen; M. Griefahn - AIDA Cruises (tbc); H.-J. Mammes - Meyer Werft; A. Kettmann - International Council on Combustion Engines (CIMAC)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
10 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
ikonoTV
Ikonotv (ITV)
Ms. Olga Boiocchi
Olga.Boiocchi@ikonotv.art
+49 30 44356043
ART SPEAKS OUT
ikonoTV presents the third edition of ART SPEAKS OUT,a curated program of video artworks and experimental films about the environment and climate change, premiering, as usual, in conjunction with COP.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Nikolaj Sveistrup
Nikolaj Sveistrup is the programme manager for BUILD&CITIES, Dansk Arkitektur Center. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:30—10:15
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Ana DELIGNY
a.deligny@unesco.org
+33 1 45680924
Waste – water in the circular economy: opportunities and challenges
The circular economy requires that the value of water and associated waste are addressed to proactively create value for both the private and public sectors in all economies and contribute to achieving the SDGs, in particular the targets for water (SDG 6.3) and sustainable production (SDG 12.5).

Speakers: Thomas Van WAEYENBERGE, AQUAFED; Caroline CHAL, SYCTOM; Pierre HIRTZBERGER, SYCTOM; Denis PENOUEL, SIAAP; Martine VULLIERME, Veolia; AFD; WORLD BANK GROUP
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Youth Voices on Tackling Climate Change
Environmental Protection and Climate Actions;Constructing low-carbon campus and raising youth’s environmental awareness;Green Young Pioneers -Involve the teenagers to spread their climate stories via films;Leading the public choice to low-carbon way and incubating innovative leaders;etc.

Speakers: JIA Feng;FU Xiaojie;LIU Xiaoting;LI Yan;Philip Odhiambo;Daniel Schaffer;LU Haorong;SONG Ruiming;LI Entong;Frederick Ouma;Amalen Sathananthar;Maggie Simweete
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
09:30—14:00
Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn,Ahrstraße 45
Engagement Global (SKEW)
Ms. Jessica Baier
jessica.baier@engagement-global.de
+49 228 20717338
Network Meeting of "Municipal Climate Partnerships"
International Network Meeting of municipal stakeholders taking part in the "Municipal Climate Partnerships" project. The project promotes city-to-City cooperation on climate change mitigation and adaptation and facilitates peer-to-peer exchange among municipal experts.

Speakers: Municipal stakeholders from Burkina Faso, Boliva, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, Ghana, Jamaika, Nicaragua, Senegal, South Africa and Tansania.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Ramping up climate ambitions by decarbonising beyond power
Key topics of discussion: - What are the most promising options to decarbonize heavy industry (steel, cement, chemicals)? - How much carbon emissions reduction could be achieved through changes in demand for industrial outputs? What are the implications for key economic industrial sectors?

Speakers: Adair Turner, Chair, Energy Transitions Commission David King, former Special Representative for Climate Change • Anthony Gordon, Managing Director, Energy & Infrastructure at Och-Ziff Capital Management Industry representative (tbc) Nigel Topping, CEO, We Mean Business (moderator)
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Green Energy Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative
This side event will highlight examples of Chinese and other developing countries cooperating on low carbon power and industrial development, and highlight opportunities for expanding renewables and low carbon development under the Belt and Road Initiative.

Speakers: Szeping Lo, WWF China; Ma Jun, China Green Finance Committee; Rao Jianye, Electric Power Planning & Engineering Institute; Somsanith Sadettan, Electricite du Laos; Zheng Yi, Yingli Group
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Talking Climate: public engagement that leads to action and strong government policy
How can we engage everyone to take action on climate change in this politically polarised environment? George Marshall is the founder of Climate Outreach - Europe’s leading organisation in climate change communications, and author of the widely acclaimed book: Don't Even Think About It.

Speakers: George Marshall, Climate Outreach
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Small Towns Solving Big Problems
How can small and medium sized towns become the pioneers on climate change & sustainable development. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Understanding Technology Needs in the context of the Paris Agreement
National Designated Entity (NDE) Germany

Speakers: M. Kumar - NDE Fiji; S. Sathitkunarat - NDE Thailand; J. Baffoe - NDE Ghana; M. Rantil - NDE Schweden; M. Rojas da Cruz - NDE Brazil (all tbc)
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:00—14:00
House of Evangelical Church,Adenauerallee 37, Bonn
Global Ecovillage Network (GEN - International)
Mr. Rob Wheeler
Rob.Wheeler@ecovillage.org
+1 717 2640957
Achieving the Paris Agreement: A Symposium on the power of Community-led Action for Carbon Drawdown
We will explore opportunities for regenerative community based processes that focus on reversing climate change while restoring the natural environment, increasing agricultural productivity, creating healthy soils, protecting cultural heritage and transitioning to a fully renewable energy future.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Description & Speakers on Catalyzing the Power of Ecovillage for Carbon Drawdown 14:30 - 17:00 & Regenerative Development 10:00 - 14:00 [3 Mb]
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:15—11:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Ana DELIGNY
a.deligny@unesco.org
+33 1 45680924
Meeting of the Megacities Alliance for Water and Climate (MAWaC)
The MAWaC was launched in 2015 and establishes a collaborative network of policy makers and civil society, water and wastewater utilities, and academia and research centres to support cities exchange good practices and implement their individual responses to the challenges of climate change.
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Smart energy showcases (SINTEG)
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Speakers: T. Herdan - BMWi (tbc); A. Fichtner - Fichtner IT Consulting AG (tbc); E. Wagner - Westnetz GmbH (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
America's Pledge (AP)
Ms. Robin Reck
robin@theinciteagency.com
+1 202 4485173
America's Pledge Launch Event-US Climate Action Pavilion
The launch of the America’s Pledge report on a full range of climate-related activities across the whole of U.S. society. Speakers will be joined by a panel discussion, including representatives from businesses, cities and states. The final report will be presented to the UNFCCC.

Speakers: UN Special Envoy for Cities & Climate Change Michael Bloomberg, California Governor Jerry Brown, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and U.S. cities, states and businesses.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Recommendations to capacity building activities on the national GHG inventory in non-Annex I parties
This side event discusses recommendations for capacity building activities in the field of national GHG inventories based on lessons learned as well as the latest update in international requirements.

Speakers: Masahiko Suzuki (MOEJ); Masato Kawanishi (JICA); Alfred Rungol (PNG/JICA rep.); Akihiro Tamai (JICA)
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Energy Policies and Public Health in Turkey
Correlation Between Energy Choices and Public Health, Ambient Air Pollution: A Threat on Public Health, Climate Change and Health: Findings On Turkey

Speakers: Funda Gacal, Prof. Dr. Kayıhan Pala Doç. Dr. Gamze Varol Saraçoğlu Arif Cem Gündoğan Vijoleta Gordeljevic
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Green Supply Chain Action-Chinese Enterprise Promote Carbon Reduction
The Blue Map and Real Estate Green Supply Chain Initiative;Implementation and promotion of green supply chain program in real estate industry in China;Using Indices as Tools to Help Green Supply Chain Management;Promoting Green Supply Chain through a commonly-recognized procurement standard ;etc.

Speakers: Li ZHANG;AI Luming;Kate Logan;XIE Yuanjian;ZHANG Jianyu;QIAO Feng;Han SHI;LIU Jian;Stefan Schuring;Michael Northrop;Helen Clarkson;Rasmus Valanko;JIA Hui;
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
11:45—12:45
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Urban-rural relations: win-win situation or zero-sum game?
What does it mean to be sustainable in a rural and in an urban setting, respectively? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:00—12:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Tomorrow's mobility
Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA)

Speakers: P. Mueller-Baum - VDMA; N. Nader - WV Metalle
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Decarbonising the power sector: Myths and Real Challenges
Agora Energiewende, Smart Energy for Europe Platform (SEFEP) gGmbH

Speakers: P. Graichen - Agora Energiewende
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Maintaining U.S. Engagement in International Climate Finance
International climate finance is an essential pillar of U.S. engagement in the global fight against climate change. U.S. nonfederal climate leaders are developing a focus on finance in order to fully support the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: Vice President Al Gore; Senator Jeff Merkley, Oregon; Governor Terry McAuliffe, Virginia; Mayor of Davenport Frank Klipsch; Dan Zarrilli, City of New York; Valerie Smith, Citi; Kevin Rabinovitch, Mars. Inc
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:00—14:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. John Watt
john.watt@iclei.org
+49 761 368920
3rd Annual High Level Assembly of the Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement
The Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement is a worldwide network of leading cities that meet, share and develop their capabilities to implement sustainable and innovation procurement to drive a transition to sustainable production and consumption.

Speakers: Mayor Park, Seoul; Mayor Johansen, Oslo; Mayor Msimanga, Tshwane; Deputy Mayor Sinnemäki, Helsinki; Vice Mayor Heyse, Ghent; Councillor Van der Merwe, Cape Town; Councillor Hulse, Auckland; Jerry Tinianow, Denver; Péter Szegvári, Budapest
Pavilion event
GLCN High Level Assembly Session Description [543 kb]
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:00—19:00
Abenteuer Lernen e.V.,Siebenmorgenweg 22
Abenteuer Lernen e.V. (AL e.V.)
Ms. Birgit Kuhnen
info@abenteuerlernen.org
+49 228 442903
This is your time! The next 70 years are yours! Experimental Climate-Workshops for children
Children like to explore on their own and get to know their environment. In these climate-workshops around the COP they can discover the climate-gas Carbon-dioxide, cook with zero emissions, create a rotating tornado and build an eco-friendly car....
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Our ocean future: marine ecosystems under climate change
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: W. Kraus - BMBF; H.-O. Pörtner - AWI (tbc); S. Ferse - ZMT; U. Riebesell - GEOMAR
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Global Climate Action Digital Dialogue 2
To get the message of climate action out beyond the boundaries of the COP, the Marrakech Partnership for GCAA is hosting daily dialogues between 1-2pm in the Talanoa Space. The aim of these events is to engage a younger, mass audience – who are often locked-out of the negotiations.

Speakers: Thomas Pesquet,Astronaut Tom Steyer,Founder,NextGen Jerry Brown,Gov of California Anthony Hobley,CEO,Carbon Tracker Feike Sijbesma,CEO,Royal DSM Kehkashan Basu,2016 Intl Children͛s Peace Prize Inka Vogt &Fabian Beveridge, Climate Cyclist, Ambassador Janet Sanz, Ecology Varshini Prakash
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Greenhouse gas mitigation in the waste sector
This side event explains the role of waste in Oslo’s and Peru’s climate strategies and presents different technologies for mitigation. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Sub-national REDD+ approaches and their challenges
This event is to review existing forms of sub-national approaches to REDD+ in some countries; to discuss key challenges and measures related to sub-national implementation and a transition towards national implementation; and to formulate the lessons learned on sub-national REDD+ implementation.

Speakers: Government officials in charge in developing countries; JICA Counterpart personnel/JICA experts; Representatives from International Organization (such as UN-REDD, FCPF, FAO, etc); A Representative from Green Climate Fund(GCF) Secretariat; Representative(s) from Private Sector
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:00—17:00
Dennis Tänzler, Alt Moabit 91
Adelphi Research (AR)
Mr. Dennis Tänzler
taenzler@adelphi.de
+49 179 6460271
Stemming Climate Change Security Risks by Adaptation?
How can adaptation help to address the security risks related to climate change? Conflict sensitive and pro peace approaches can serve as examples how to design adaptation activities for water, food, and coastal security. Also climate-induced displacement will play a role during the discussion.

Speakers: Harald Neitzel, Federal Ministry of the Environment Meaghan Parker, Environmental Change and Security Program, Woodrow Wilson Center Dennis Taenzler, Nikolas Scherer, adelphi and others
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Energy Efficiency Networks
A cost-effective Option for Companies in Germany to improve Energy Efficiency; Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) / Initiative Energieeffizienz-Netzwerke

Speakers: T. Herdan - BMWi; S. Joest - Initiative Energy-Efficiency-Networks (DENA)
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
The Business Case for Advancing Strong Climate Leadership and Policy in California
Governor Brown and business leaders will discuss climate leadership in the face of federal government inaction, including engagement in We Are Still In and the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

Speakers: Governor Jerry Brown, California; Cindy DeVries, Chief Operating Officer, Fetzer Vineyards; Steve Malnight, Senior VP, Strategy and Policy, PG&E; Kathy Gerwig, Vice President and Environmental Stewardship Officer, Kaiser Permanente
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Climate Impacts and Resilience: A Conversation with American Leaders
In the U.S. recent hurricanes and wildfires have shown us how unprepared we are for this new normal, and crystalize the risks we face if we do not reverse emissions trends. This panel will seek to understand these risks and how local, state, and federal leaders can respond to them

Speakers: Senator Brian Schatz, Hawaii; Governor Terry McAuliffe,Virginia; Josh Karliner, International Director of Program and Strategy, Health Care Without Harm; Daniel Zarelli, Senior Director for Climate Policy and Programs, City of New York; Cristina Garcia, California Assemblymember
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
The Role of Green Investment Banks
The objective of the session is to shed light upon different models of Green Investment Banks from different countries to inspire and inform the audience about the underpinnings and establishment of GIB within their own jurisdictions

Speakers: Melis Bitlis Christoph Grobbel Take Sueyoshi
Pavilion event
Agenda [89 kb]
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
From Commiting to Acting: 22 Actions for Global Cities
Cities of all sizes can take bold action within the next year to make significant progress on the road to being a thriving carbon-free city. This event will feature city leaders and the launch of The Carbon-Free City Handbook, a free resource for local governments from Rocky Mountain Institute.

Speakers: an Marie Nguyen Berg, Vice Mayor of Oslo; Mayor Frank Klipsch of Davenport, Iowa; Lionel Johnson of St. Gabriel, Louisiana; Jules Kortenhorst & Jacob Corvidae, Rocky Mountain Institute; Johanna Partin, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance; Angie Fyfe, ICLEI
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Green Technology Bank Side Event
Internationalization, Marketization and Specialization;Green TechnologyBank under the Belt and Road;The importance of the GTB to the Paris Agreement and support for developing country;Green Technology Evaluation Standard System;Venture Capital Fund for Green Technology Transformation;etc.

Speakers: WANG Xiaolong;WANG Hang;WANG Zhen;Nick Nuttall;SU Xing;SHI Meng;LIU Luying;
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The Global Energy Transition: National frontrunners and Bilateral Energy Cooperation
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Speakers: R. Baake - BMWi (tbc); A. El Hafidi - Ministry of Energy Morocco (tbc); P. Padmanathan - ACWA Power (tbc); Representative of South Africa (tbc); F. J. van den Bosch - Electrification Financing Initiative (ElectriFi) (tbc); I. Lachmund, J. Frommann and V. Schick - AWE; Allianz Climate Solution (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Islands and EU Overseas at the frontline of Climate solutions
The different panellist of the Islands and EU Overseas event will showcase promising actions and initiatives at the local, regional and international level, that show helpful tangibles activities in order to address the pressing Climate change challenge and support the Paris agreement implementation

Speakers: Karin ZAUNBERGER, European Commission, DG ENV; Sylvie ROCKEL, IUCN; Maina SAGE, French Polynesia; Soudjata RADJASSEGARANE, La Réunion; Gerard MILES, RARE; François MARTEL, Pacific Islands Development Forum
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Low Carbon Innovation in the Cement and Chemicals Industries - Status quo and Perspectives
German Cement Works Association (Verein Deutscher Zementwerke -VDZ) and Covestro

Speakers: M. Schneider - VDZ; R. van der Meer - Heidelberg Cement AG; K. Wagemann - DECHEMA; E. Bischof - Covestro
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
DRC national planning and action to support Congolese communities’ adaptation to climate change
DRC supports rural communities adapt to the impacts of climate change, protecting livelihoods as well as the country’s rich biodiversity. Join us to hear about DRC’s progress and their focus on women and gender in adaptation to climate change from Dr. Jean Ndembo and Aimé Mbuyi. French and English.

Speakers: "Jean Ndembo Longo, Adaptation of Women and Children in Climate Change Project (PANA-AFE); Aimé Mbuyi Kalombo, Ministry for the Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD); Mr Hans André Djamba, Ministry for the Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD)"
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Real-Time Ground Water Table (GWT) Monitoring at tropical peatlands: Experiences from Indonesia
A joint researchers' team between Indonesia and Japan has been developing a real-time GWT monitoring system that directly contributes to fire risk early warning as well as calculation of CO2 emissions through peat decomposition. This event aims to share this on-going collaboration.

Speakers: Nazir Foead, Government of Indonesia; Haris Gunawan, Government of Indonesia; Joko Prihatno, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Government of Indonesia; OSAKI Mitsuru, Hokkido University; TAKAHASHI Hidenori, Hokkaido Institute of Hydro-Climate; KUBO Hideyuki, JICA Expert
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Interconnections Zone,COP 23 by German Develop
NAP Global Network, International Institute for Su (NAP)
Ms. Kaitlyn Finner
kfinner@iisd.ca
+1 613 2382296
Financing Adaptation: Private Sector Engagement in National Adaptation Plan Processes
Financing is needed for developing countries’ national adaptation plan (NAP) processes. This event will hear perspectives from governmental, non-governmental and private sector representatives on how private sector engagement may affect adaptation processes, including associated risks and benefits.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
15:15—16:45
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Sustainable Urban Development
In this event the Swedish Government’s approach to a fossil free society is introduced. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
From leader to laggard - How Braizil's domestic context jeopardizes ist climate commitments
In this event, Brazilian NGOs will present the new data and discuss how the current political landscape jeopardizes Brazil’s 2020 emission targets and gives the NDC a bad start-off.

Speakers: Carlos Rittl, executive secretary, Observatório do Clima; Maurício Voivodic, CEO, WWF Brasil; Ciniro Costa Jr., researcher, SEEG/Imaflora; Sonia Bone Guajajara, executive coordinator, APIB (Brazilian Indigenous Peoples Articulation);
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Deep Dive Into the America's Pledge Report
Following the release of the America’s Pledge report on the morning of Saturday, November 11th by California Governor Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown and United Nations Special Envoy for Cities & Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg, this event will provide a more in-depth look at the report findings.

Speakers: Aimee Barnes, Senior Advisory to the Governor of California, Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.; Daniel M. Firger, Head of the Climate and Energy Program, Bloomberg Philanthropies; Paul Bodnar, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute; Kristin Igusky, Associate, Global Climate Program, WRI
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Expect the Unexpected: the disruptive power of low-carbon technology
Following the publication of Carbon Tracker’s report Expect the Unexpected, in partnership with Imperial College London, we will be holding an event focusing on the potential for emerging technologies to disrupt fossil-fuel based energy markets and accelerate the low-carbon transition.

Speakers: Anthony Hobley, CEO, Carbon Tracker; Luke Sussams, Senior Researcher, Carbon Tracker; Michael Lewis, Head of Sustainable Finance Research at Detsche Asset Management
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
US People’s Delegation Town Hall with Elected Officials
The U.S. People’s Delegation Town Hall will provide a venue for elected officials to come together with citizen activists and voters to discuss the road to true climate action and to discuss a vision for what localized implementation should look like in the United States.

Speakers: U.S. People’s Delegation; Senator Jeff Merkley, Oregon; Brigid Shea, Commissioner,Travis County Texas; Council Member Pam O’Connor, Santa Monica, CA; Dan Zarelli, Chief Resilience Officer, State of NY; other elected officials
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Clean Technology
Briefing on Clean Tech Innovation Platform Turkey, Cleantech innovation and entrepreneurship for climate change: unlocking growth opportunities and Respecting environment in Mobilty

Speakers: Abdullah Bugrahan Karaveli Kevin Braithwaite Alois Mhlanga Selim Okutur
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate Change Action through decentralized energy solutions – local, people-centric and renewable
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Energising Development Partnership (EnDev)

Speakers: I.-G.Hoven-BMZ(tbc); N.Quadir-Ministry of Environment and Forests Government of Bangladesh; R. Khanna-ESMAP,World Bank Group(tbc); R.Buffinga-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Netherlands (tbc); W.Mathai-Partnerships for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables, Kenya(tbc);
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Summary of what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Global Knowledge Management on Energypedia
Energypedia

Speakers: R. Heine - energypedia
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Achieving Climate Performance through the Global Supply Chain with Cities & Companies
The world's largest retailer and cities of the world's largest commodity producing basin partner to mitigate climate risk, sustain agriculture, and improve water quality across more than 20 million acres. Learn about a market focused partnership designed to reduce emissions by one gigaton

Speakers: Frank Klipsch, Mayor of Davenport, IA; Lionel Johnson, Jr., Mayor of St. Gabriel, LA; Laura Phillips, Senior VP of Sustainability, Walmart
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Fabrik 45, Hochstadenring 45
If not us then who? (INUTW)
Ms. Leah Hanraths
lhanraths@gmail.com
+49 157 30388477
If not us then who? A proven solution to saving the world's forest
Come and meet the Guardians of the Forest who have travelled through several European cities to raise attention for an end of violence, criminalization and murder; recognition of their rights to territory and consent; climate finance and a voice in climate change strategies.

Speakers: The exhibition will be open 11/12 November - free entry. Saturday 2pm-10pm, Sunday 10am-5pm On Saturday evening, meet the Guardians of the forest at a get-together, performance by Green Bali School students and concert. Get your ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/if-not-us-then-who-7040761733
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
17:30—18:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Meeting the needs: connecting private sector innovations with UNFCCC Technology mechanism tools
Successful climate action needs identifying and assessing technology needs and providing matching technologies. UNFCCC Technology mechanism provides instruments such as Technology Need Assessments and Technology Action Plans which also can link deeply into the NDCs

Speakers: Vladimir Hecl, UNFCCC Secretariat; Reinhold Achatz, CTO, thyssenkrupp; Russell Mills, Childrens’ Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF); UNFCCC Secretariat; Members of UNFCCC TEC [1-3 expected]; Rob van der Meer, Director, HeidelbergCement; Jukka Uosukainen, Director,CTCN;
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
18:00—19:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Tracking Progress Toward Zero-Deforestation Goals: Highlights from the NYDF Assessment Partners
The New York Declaration on Forests outlined 10 goals to protect forests and end natural forest loss by 2030. Join us to connect with experts from the NYDF Assessment Partners on insights and developments that can motivate action toward the realization of the NYDF and other zero-deforestation goals.

Speakers: CDP; Climate Focus; Environmental Defense Fund; Forest Trends; Global Canopy Programme; International Union for Conservation of Nature; The Nature Conservancy; Woods Hole Research Center; World Wildlife Fund; World Resources Institute; Others to be confirmed.
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
U.S. Climate Action Reception
Invited guests are welcomed to a reception with climate leaders, advocates, and journalists. Learn about the latest U.S. climate efforts and join us as we toast to continually successful negotiations. Complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Make it the first stop of your Saturday e
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Engaging private sector investments in GHG reduction technologies in developing countries...
Existing approaches, gaps and new concepts - The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Agency for Business & Economic Development (Agentur für Wirtschaft und Entwicklung -AWE)

Speakers: G. Müller - BMZ (tbc); C. Laibach - DEG (tbc); C. Beier - GIZ (tbc); A. Milner - IB Vogt (tbc); T. Chengchuan - Foreign Economic Cooperation Office China
Pavilion event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
19:00—21:00
Universitätsforum Bonn,Heussallee18-24
Forum Internationale Wissenschaft (FIW)
Mr. Björn Müller-Bohlen
b.mueller-bohlen@uni-bonn.de
+49 172 14650512
Beautiful trouble - Inspiring interventions The Yes Men showcasing their latest climate action.
Do we need more reflexive & inspiring campaigns to foster change? What formats & action-strategies shape the climate change-discourse? Showcase-Event with "The Yes Men" to present some of their actions and discuss outreach & advantage of creative interventions to support global change.

Speakers: The Yes Men
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
20:00—22:00
EFG, Mittelstraße 39, Bonn
Renew Our World (ROW)
Ms. Helen Heather
action@renewourworld.net
+49 11 111111
Renew Our World - Songs and Prayers for People, Planet and the Climate Talks
Renew our World is a global Christian movement seeking a more just and sustainable planet for all. Join us to pray with purpose for COP23. International musicians will lead this inspiring worship event, which is also the launch of a 24-hour prayer vigil. People of all faiths are welcome.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
11 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Electric Vehicles Global Leaders' Forum
The Forum will open with a ministerial keynote address followed by a panel discussion on what “global leadership” on electric vehicles really looks like for governments and the private sector. The audience will contribute to the debate via a simple digital engagement platform on their smart phones.

Speakers: "Keynote Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary, Scottish Government Panellists Lan Marie Berg (Vice Mayor, Oslo); Yann Briand (Transport Coordinator, Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project); Emily Murrell (Sustainable Finance Policy Manager, HSBC)
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
10:00—14:00
CLW-Freie Christengemeinde, Quellenstraße 14, Bonn
Micah Global (MG)
Mr. Matthias Böhning
boehning@piron.global
+49 173 7380211
Church Service - Together for Climate Justice?!
Globally uniting people to celebrate together at CLW - Freie Christengemeinde Bonn e.V church services (12th November 10:00 & 12:30). Emphasizing the beauty and irreplaceable preciousness of God’s creation whilst finding out about the call to be stewards of His world by daily living.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
10:15—11:45
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
IUCN Youth Voices
The event will promote the exchange of experiences, strengthening interaction between ‘youth voices’ and young environmental leader panelists. The event will encourage the role of the youth community in environmental problems.

Speakers: Diego Jara, Pananaya Larbprasertporn, Anna Pretel (IUCN); Samuel Goodman (La ruta del clima); Laura Florez; Yin Ying. Moderated by Kata Molnar
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
GemeindeZentrum , Mittelstraße 39, Bonn
Baptist Church of Bonn (BCB)
Mr. Ulf Beiderbeck
pastor@efg-bonn.de
+49 176 92139489
Christian Service regarding the UN Climate Change Conference
We will celebrate a Service in Cooperation with the eu.cord network and "Renew Our World". Sara Kaweesa(Uganda) of the christian environment organization "A Rocha Uganda" will be with us. We want to communicate the christian responsibilty for climate matters.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
11:00—12:00
Opernhaus Am Boeselagerhof 1
Beethoven Orchester Bonn (BOB)
Mr. Markus Reifenberg
info@beethoven-orchester.de
+49 228 776615
Im Spiegel 1 - Music in the mirror
Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major op. 35 Under discussion: Midori Goto Dirk Kaftan Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony Nr. 6 b-minor op. 54 (Excerpt) Midori Goto Violin Beethoven Orchester Bonn Dirk Kaftan Conductor, Moderator
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Fabrik 45, Hochstadenring 45
If not us then who? (INUTW)
Ms. Leah Hanraths
lhanraths@gmail.com
+49 157 30388477
If not us then who? A proven solution to saving the world's forest
During the COP 23 'If Not Us Then Who' wants to create a platform for discussions and debates about solutions to save the world's forests. With documentaries and personal experiences from indigenous leaders you will get an insight into the fight for the forests and against climate change.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
11:00—17:00
Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Kreuzstraße 16
Traumpalast e.V. (TP)
Ms. Melina Delpho
m.delpho@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
World Climate Conference for Children, Teens & Families
Discover and Shape the World. The “Brotfabrik” sociocultural centre in Bonn-Beuel presents project days featuring theatre performances, film screenings, inspiration by experts and scientists, and creative workshops.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Aviation and Shipping: Supporting the Goals of the Paris Agreement?
This presidential debate will tackle the question: Which sector is doing more to support the Paris Agreement – aviation or shipping? Leading representatives from each industry will first take questions from our moderator, and then the audience, before the audience is asked to vote on the winner.

Speakers: "Moderator Kelsey Perlman (Aviation & Shipping Coordinator, Climate Action Network and Aviation Policy Officer, Carbon Market Watch) Panellists Michel Adam (Environmental Policy Manager, International Air Transport Association); Katharine Palmer (Global Sustainability Manager, Lloyd’s Register)
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Meet the World Commission on Environmental Law Specialist Group on Climate Change
The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) is a network of environmental law and policy experts from all regions of the world who volunteer their knowledge and services to IUCN.

Speakers: Christina Voigt, Chair, WCEL Specialist Group on Climate Change; Benoit Mayer, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Stephen Minas, King's College London; Sam Johnston, University of Melbourne; Stephanie Venuti, Baker and McKenzie
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Global Climate Action Digital Dialogue 3
To get the message of climate action out beyond the boundaries of the COP, the Marrakech Partnership for GCAA is hosting daily dialogues between 1-2pm in the Talanoa Space. The aim of these events is to engage a younger, mass audience – who are often locked-out of the negotiations.

Speakers: Thomas Pesquet,Astronaut Tom Steyer,Founder,NextGen Jerry Brown,Gov of California Anthony Hobley,CEO,Carbon Tracker Feike Sijbesma,CEO,Royal DSM Kehkashan Basu,2016 Intl Children͛s Peace Prize Inka Vogt &Fabian Beveridge, Climate Cyclist, Ambassador Janet Sanz, Ecology Varshini Prakash
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
13:00—14:15
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Adaptive Governance: Formulating a flexible legal framework for EbA in the context of water
This session provides a platform for discussion of climate change adaptation in the context of shared resources and aims to identify the best practices in terms of legal and policy instruments which enable Ecosystem-based Adaptation to climate change.

Speakers: Juan Carlos Sanchez, IUCN ELC;John Mattews, AGWA; Sonja Koeppel, UNECE; Rocío Córdoba, Representative of Costa Rica; Government of Honduras invited
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2017 Report Launch
The Global Cleantech Innovation Index (GCII) explores which countries currently have the greatest potential to produce entrepreneurial cleantech start-ups that will commercialize clean technology innovations over the next 10 years, historically focusing on 40 countries.

Speakers: David Rogers, GEF; Tareq Emtairah, UNIDO; Chris Sworder, Cleantech Group; Dumisani Mthembu, Department of Science and Technology, South Africa; Suil Kang, Ministry of Science and ICT, Korea; Kevin Braithwaite; Cleanteach Open; James Wilde, Carbon Trust; Michael Rantil, UNFCCC
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
14:00—14:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Emission budgets and pathways to 1.5 degrees in the context of the global stocktake
An informal seminar and Q&A with one of the leading authors of the concept of the global “carbon budget”, discussing recent updates and their implications for the long-term temperature goal, plus how the notion of a finite carbon budget could be incorporated into the global stocktake mechanism.

Speakers: Prof Myles Allen, Environmental Change Institute, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
14:15—15:15
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Integrated Planning for Climate Change and Biodiversity
This event will focus on the challenges and opportunities of mainstreaming biodiversity and climate change into land use planning frameworks, introducing a training course on integrated land-use planning jointly developed by IUCN and the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Speakers: Jennifer Kelleher, IUCN. For more information contact lydia.slobodian@iucn.org
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
14:30—16:30
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Ms. Christiane Westenhöfer
kontakt@bonnfairtraut.de
+49 176 96940915
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Fair Trade, Climate Change and SDGs'
Fair trade takes into account social, ecological and economic aspects. It also promotes climate protection, one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). We will discover how in everyday life we can strengthen fair trade, implement the SDGs and actively protect the climate.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
EFG, Mittelstraße 39, Bonn
Ethiopian & Eritrean the Gospel of Freedom Church (EEGFC-Bonn)
Mr. Girma Kelboro Mensuro
Girma75@yahoo.com
+49 228 734917
Worship service
The love and saving power of Jesus Christ will be shared. Human beings are there to take care of the planet Earth and love others. The worship service of the church is composed of sharing the Word of God and singing in Amharic and Tigrinya.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
15:00—19:00
BonnLAB Zingsheimstraße 2, Bonn
Association Actions Vitales Pour Le Développement Durable (AVD)
Mr. Paul Alain Nana
avd.organisation@yahoo.fr
+23 69632 4998
China-Africa Youth Climate Forum
The Forum will gather young climate activists from China and Cameroon participating to COP23 to exchange experiences and learning about their local actions to tackle climate change. They will dialogue, interact, learning and collaborate.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
15:15—16:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Permissioned Innovation: building a distributed ledger infrastructure for global carbon markets
To outline an innovative, practical and feasible model for delivering the international transfer of mitigation outcomes envisaged by Article 6 (para.2), of the Paris Agreement. Looks at the ‘nuts-and-bolts’ of guiding technical innovation with Blockchain to achieve societal objectives effectively.

Speakers: Ashley Lloyd, Business School, Edinburgh University; Adrian Jackson EPCC (National Supercomputing Centre), Edinburgh University; Markus Hüwener Independent consultant; Moderator: Justin Macinante
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Scotland’s Climate Ready Cities - Presentations and whisky reception
From national policy to city action - Scotland’s cities have strong adaptation visions, leadership and action plans closely aligned with objectives and principles set out by the Scottish Government’s Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme. Join us for case studies, discussion and whisky.

Speakers: Anna Beswick, Adaptation Scotland programme Manager; Kit England, Climate Ready Clyde project manager; Shona Rawlings, 2050 Climate Group
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Financing Conservation in a Changing Climate: Launch of the IUCN incubator for nature conservation
Protected Areas are some of the most valuable places on the planet, but face a global funding gap of over a billion dollars. Can protected areas make money…enough to sustain themselves and the planet’s future? Join a group of experts to discuss opportunities & innovation in financing protected areas
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
18:00—18:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Solar Impulse, Energy Observer and UNESCO encountering: partnership for citizen science
Joint interview on UNESCO Pavilion after the signature of a partnership between Solar Impulse and Energy Observer on the French pavilion

Speakers: Bertrand Piccard, Victorien Erussard, Louis-Noël Viviès, Peter Dogsé
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140
CARE Deutschland-Luxemburg e.V. (CARE)
Ms. Anika Auweiler
auweiler@care.de
+49 151 15402575
CARE Millenium Award presented to Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN-FCCC a.D.
Every two years CARE awards a personality that fought in an outstanding way to achieve the MDGs/SDGs. Christiana Figueres will be honored for her great affords on climate change adaption and mitigation.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
19:00—20:30
Ermekeilkaserne, Reuterstraße 61, Haus 8
Citizens' Climate Lobby Germany e.V. (Bürgerlobby Klimaschutz)
Mr. Michael Schröder-Schulze
ms@ccl-d.org
+49 163 4724969
Polluters to the pay desk please" - effective climate protection with carbon fee and dividend!
Who pollutes has to pay for it! Easy to understand. How this approach takes effect, where it is in use on the world and how it can be pushed into politics even in Germany is presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby Germany.

Speakers: Michael Schröder-Schulze Bürgerlobby Klimaschutz e.V.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
19:00—20:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Ms. Charlotte Boulanger
cboulanger@fmdv.net
+33 6 65197534
Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA) coordination and networking event
The CCFLA was created in 2014 to close the investment gap for cities and regions for low-carbon and resilient infrastructure and project. This closed meeting invites CCFLA members gathering at COP to exchange on CCFLA activities, deliverables, strategy anand perspectives for 2018.
Pavilion event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
19:00—21:00
Pantheon Theater Bonn Siegburger Str. 42
Pantheon Theater (PT)
Mr. Harald Kirsch
harald.kirsch@pantheon.de
+49 151 70091620
BonnVoice & Friends
Whether in the accompaniment of a jazztrio, stylishly in the robe of German-speaking pop and (!) Folk music or with violins in the seventh heaven, BonnVoice presents elaborate a capella arrangements as well as new songs just like "Here comes the flood" or "Radioactive".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Sunday,
12 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
08:30—15:30
Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Kreuzstraße 16
Traumpalast e.V. (TP)
Ms. Melina Delpho
m.delpho@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
World Climate Conference for Children, Teens & Families
Discover and Shape the World. The “Brotfabrik” sociocultural centre in Bonn-Beuel presents project days featuring theatre performances, film screenings, inspiration by experts and scientists, and creative workshops.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Jukka Uosukainen
Jukka Uosukainen is the Director of the UNFCCC Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN). In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.rorg/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
MS Rheinfantasie, Brassertufer1
International Windship Association (IWA)
Mr. Gavin Allwright
secretary@wind-ship.org
+44 0 0
Ambition 1,5° - Global Shipping´s Action Plan
The Shipping Industry has committed itself to take a "Fair Share" on emission reductions. The conference will create a Global Shipping´s Action Plan that helps to achieve these targets.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:00—23:59
Aloisiuskolleg Elisabethstr. 18,Bad Godesberg
Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC)
Mr. Peter Walpole
rsoriaga@gmail.com
+63 917 5306924
Laudato Si’ - Environment as Relationship
Laudato Si’ placed the environment and the poor at the center of climate change and sustainable human development discussions. Land use change and the planetary boundaries - as experienced locally - are the basis for the SDGs serving local needs along with greater economic inclusion.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:15—11:15
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Sustainable Investment, private capital and climate finance
The single most important challenge to aligning the world with a well-below 2°C trajectory is to make clean energy systems more investable by the private sector, and for this to happen quickly and in a way which is scalable.

Speakers: Marcus Pratsch, DZ BANK AG; Frank Scheidig,DZ BANK AG; David Hone, Shell International Ltd. Astrid Manroth, African Development Bank Group; Fabian Schlüter, Commerzbank AG;
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Best Practices, Sharing Experiences in China’s Carbon Market
Trends in Global Carbon Market Capacity Building; Introduction to China-Europe Capacity Building Project; Capacity Building on DOE and Validator; Voluntary Emission Reduction Practices of Real Estate Companies; Carbon Management Experience of Power Companies; etc.

Speakers: Constanze Haug; QIAN Guoqiang; LIU Qingzhi; LIN Huaiwen; GUAN Jiaxian; QIAN Feng; LI Jianhua; Herman Johan Stinis; WANG Shu; LIAN Xirui
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
Brazil Pavilion
Brazil
Mr. Rodrigo Braga
Rodrigo.braga@mma.gov.br
+55 61 992144518
Water Security
Water Security

Speakers: National water agency Brazilian business council for sustainable development
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
Financing the Bioeconomy
Presentation of EIB's activities in the sector, followed by a panel discussion with companies testimonials.

Speakers: Mr Taylor, Vice-President EIB; Mr Carrez (BBI Consortium); Mr Bobanovic (Sofinnova); Mr Nettersheim (BASF Ventures); Mr Roering (Avantium); Me Heise (NRWBank); Ms Dustdar (EIB)
Pavilion event
Presentation S. Dustdar [1 Mb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:30—17:30
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
EU Covenant of Mayors Day
Four main topics: - Transatlantic dialogue on climate change; - Partnerships between cities, regions, and national governments; - Facilitating access to finance for mitigation and resilience in cities; - Political leadership for integrated planning

Speakers: Local and regional leaders, representatives of governments, the finance community and business from across the world
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
09:30—18:00
BMUB Bonn,Robert-Schumann-Platz 3
Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena)
Ms. Stefanie Kahlert
kahlert@dena.de
+49 30 66777783
Fostering renewable heat in the UNECE region
Decision makers from governments, market regulators and business professionals being active in UNECE countries discuss challenges and barriers for the deployment of renewable heat and identify possible solutions for addressing these. Timetable: 9:30-18:00 h

Speakers: Oliver Frank, Head of Division Renewable Energies and Mobility, German Energy Agency; Gianluca Sambucini, Secretary of the UNECE Group of Experts on Renewable Energy
Bonn/Cologne region event
program [284 kb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Action plan of St. Petersburg on adaptation of urban environment management in the context of climat
Action plan of St. Petersburg on adaptation of urban environment management in the context of climate change

Speakers: Ivan SEREBRITSKII (Deputy Head of the Committee for Nature Use, Environmental Protection and Ecological Safety, Government of St. Petersburg)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Implementing the UN Agreements through Partnership Working. A Wales and Mbale, Uganda story
2015 was a momentous year, with two historic global agreements. Wales and Mbale in Uganda have been working together in partnership to deliver on these agreements, through their 10 million trees project, receiving UN recognition as one of the first ‘Momentum for Change Lighthouse Projects’.

Speakers: Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Wales; Rita Singh (tbc) Director at Size of Wales
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Promoting biodiversity in Guyane : which potential for which issues ?
The french Guyanese forest contents 50 % of the French biodiversity among which 5 500 botanical species. However, the mining extraction is often presented as The generative solution of economic development of jobs. We shall explain possible alternatives based on an endogenous local developmen

Speakers: Marie Fleury (Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Decarbonizing Urban Transport Systems – Implications for Jobs and Accessibility
This dynamic discussion session will bring together leading experts from the transport sector, urban planning, unions, national and local governments to examine the job and accessibility related risks and opportunities from decarbonizing urban transport systems.

Speakers: "Lan Marie Berg, (City of Oslo); Sarah Colenbrander, (NCE); Sergio Escobar, (Medellin Metropolitan Area); Gail Jennings, (Independent Transport Researcher); Mark Major, (SLoCAT); Samantha Smith, (Just Transition Center); Nicolas Beaumont/Patrick Oliva (Michelin Group)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Green City Finance: Common avenues and Concrete Approaches
This side event will engage key Nordic cities that face similar challenges and facilitate discussion. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Advancing Climate Action on the Local Level – Best practices from China and Germany
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB); Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), ICLEI

Speakers: Mayors: Felicitas KUBALA (tbc); Dieter SALOMON (tbc); Thomas KUFEN (tbc); Tang Jie (tbc);
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Launch:IUCN World Heritage Outlook 2 – a conservation assessment of all natural World Heritage sites
Join IUCN’s Director General Inger Andersen for the launch of the IUCN World Heritage Outlook 2. It highlights how climate change impacts on the outstanding values of these places are changing. It also reports on other threats and trends, and how some sites succeed in responding to them.

Speakers: Inger Andersen, IUCN Director General; Tim Badman, IUCN Director World Heritage Programme; Elena Osipova, World Heritage Programme
Pavilion event
Event flyer [70 kb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Mr. Gang Kim
com2688@korea.ac.kr
+410 410 8201062481
The Water-Food-Ecosystem Resilience in the Mid-Latitude Region to achieve the SDGs and Paris Agreeme
This event is to introduce the concept of Water-Food-Ecosystem Resilience for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Water-Food-Ecosystem resilience in the mid-latitude region will be explained in national and sub-regional context.

Speakers: Prof. Woo-Kyun Lee, Dr. Florian Kraxner, Mr. Jong-Soo Yoon
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Climate Change: What is the impact for Africa?
UNESCO Africa departement organizes the secound edition of the round table on the impacts of climate change for Africa. This side-event will gather scientist panelists to exchange and make recommendations on climate change issues that directly affect the African continent.

Speakers: Christine BRUNEAU, Gilles BOETSCH, Jean-Paul AUGEREAU, Abdoulaye Ibrahim (UNESCO)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:00—17:00
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Day: Strengthening Resilience through Energy Transformation
To draw attention to the unique context of small island developing states (SIDS) with regards to the global energy transformation within the framework of IRENA’s SIDS Lighthouses Initiative. The event presents an opportunity for leaders to share their priorities.
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Financial Risk and Opportunities in the Implementation of the Paris Agreement: UNEP FI experiences
UN Environment Finance Initiative and BMUB

Speakers: M. Schoenberg and R. Fischer - UNEP FI
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Southeast Asian Cities on the Rise ----
This interactive dialogue session invites both selected leading cities from dynamic Southeast Asia and development partners/key global initiatives to support cities in the region to take stock of current domestic efforts and experiences to build technical readiness towards climate actions, ---

Speakers: JICA Climate Change Office; JICA Expert/Chief Technical Advisor; Vietnam C40; ICLEI; Vietnam / Ho Chi Minh City Climate Change Bureau (HCCB);Malaysia / Iskandar City Thailand / Bangkok Metropolis; Japan / Tokyo Metropolis Bureau of Environment
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:00—12:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Priorities of the Moscow city climate policy
Priorities of the Moscow city climate policy

Speakers: Evgeniya SEMUTNIKOVA (Deputy Head, Moscow Department for Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Haus Carstanjen,Martin-Luther-King Strasse 8
International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
Mr. Miroslav Polzer
polzer@glocha.info
+43 664 4203648
Youth Climate Action
The program aims to enhance youth engagement in Paris Agreement implementation through music, education/communication/outreach, blockchain technology, resource mobilization & institution building in the context of the multistakeholder partnership #GloCha. #GiveYouthAChance #GYMC #ECOS #NAZCA
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
How Modelling Can Support Carbon Pricing Policy Formulation?
Carbon pricing policies increasingly assist jurisdictions in driving their emissions downwards.As part of a solution, the number of countries is escalating which deploy different modelling tools and methodologies in order to comprehend the potential impacts of different carbon pricing options.

Speakers: Dr. Venkata Ramana Putti Dr. Charlie Heaps Prof. Brian O’Gallachoir
Pavilion event
Agenda [177 kb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:15—12:45
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
EIB-CDB current solutions for current challenges - A conversation with Caribbean
This event will highlight key climate action projects in the region and look at better ways of managing climate change whilst taking into account extreme weather events in the region. Join us for a conversation about climate action in the Caribbean!

Speakers: Dr Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister Grenada; Dr Warren Smith, President CDB; Jonathan Taylor, Vice President EIB; Nancy Saich, EIB; Cheryl Dixon, CDB
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:30—12:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Beyond Ratings - Launch of the Worldwide Climate Policy platform
Beyond Ratings is launching the Worldwide Climate Policy online platform, which offers a ready-to-use simulation tool of international climate negotiations for any objective of world average temperaturncrease including the 2°C Paris agreement target, providing emissions targets for 200 countries.

Speakers: Olivier Rech (Beyond ratings) Emeric Nicolas (Beyond Ratings)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Nature, NAPs, and NDCs: perspectives on adaptation from Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America
Feature governments with whom WWF is working to discuss opportunities and challenges in developing and implementing National Adaptation Plans, their links to adaptation NDCs, and the role biodiversity and ecosystems play in building resilience for vulnerable countries.

Speakers: "Zhang Yucheng, Government of People’s Republic of China; Mariana Rojas, Government of Colombia; Adrian Fenton, Government of Fiji; Nivohary Ramaroson, Government of Madagascar; Fernando Camacho, Government of Mexico Ivete Joaquim Maibaze, Government of Mozambique
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Side Event of “Zhenjiang’s Commitment to Addressing Climate Change”
Low Carbon Development in Zhenjiang: Practices and Effects; Planning of the Low Carbon Town Project of Zhenjiang

Speakers: Shamshad Akhtar;XIE Zhenhua;Jerry Brown;SUN Zhen;DU Xiangwan;etc.
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
International Cooperative Climate Initiatives and Nordic participation
The side event will map the current situation and coverage of the international cooperative initiatives. We will also discuss which initiatives the Nordic countries could endorse. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Multisectorial process to the NDC implementation: the Peruvian model
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Environ. Min. Peru (MINAM)

Speakers: E. Galarza Contreras - MINAM; A. Grossheim - MINAM (tbc); R. Guarderas Radzinsky - Ministry of Transport and Communications (tbc); F. Laca Barrera - Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation (tbc); P. Belber - Specialist of the General Directorate of Forestry and Wildlife Policy
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
The Benefits of Natural World Heritage
IUCN will present its work on ‘The Benefits of Natural World Heritage’. These sites not only possess outstanding values, they also provide solutions to the planet’s challenges and contribute to global climate stability by storing great amounts of carbon and buffer natural disasters.

Speakers: Elena Osipova, Peter Shadie
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
12:15—13:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Cities and Regions – the pioneers for carbon neutral and resilient future
In this session, leading cities and regions from Japan and abroad will introduce their experiences in shifting towards a carbon neutral and resilient future, review the output of the Local and Regional Leaders’ Summit, then share the findings for further actions.

Speakers: ・Toshiyuki Yamazoe,Toyama City, Japan ・Masahiro Kimura, Tokyo Metropolitan Government ・Cities and Regions outside of Japan ・Hironori Hamanaka, Chair, ICLEI Japan
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Science in times of fake news
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: S.Dröge - German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP); S.Rahmstorf - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK); E.Matthies - Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg; D.Dehmer - BGE
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:00—13:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Climate Risk and Resilience
Effects of climate change are visible around the globe. Managing risks and increasing resilience for communities, cities, regions and countries is an important task for leaders and governments. Lloyd`s shares insights ranging from tipping points to adaptation costs to political and security impact

Speakers: Jan Blumenthal, Country Manager Germany and Austria, Lloyd`s Insurance
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Tackling climate finance - perspectives from GER, DK, NOR, FIN
Fair and objective practices for climate finance accounting will resolve the discussion between donor countries claiming they have provided and recipient countries claiming they have not received

Speakers: Christine Lottje; Peter With, CARE Denmark; Kristina Fröberg (tbc). The Norwegian ForUM for Development and Environment; Tuuli Hietaniemi , Kepa, Finnish NGO-secretariat;
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Seoyoung LIM
peace@keco.or.kr
+82 10 89301836
Exploring the potential for carbon clubs and linked carbon markets in the Asia-Pacific Region
This event will explore the potential for carbon clubs and linked carbon markets in the Asia-Pacific Region, with a special focus on countries such as Korea, China and New Zealand. This event will look at how international cooperation could help countries reach their NDCs.

Speakers: Stefano De Clara, IETA (moderator) Seunghwan OH, K-eco Duan Maonsheng, Tsinghua University Kay Harrison, New Zealand Vinod Kesava, Climate Resource Exchange Suh-Yong Chung, Korea University Gloria Kwan, CLP
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:00—18:00
Hotel Königshof Adenauerallee 9, Bonn
Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN) (WECAN)
Ms. Emily Arasim
emily@wecaninternational.org
+1 505 9200153
Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change - Bonn
A unique gathering of worldwide women leaders joined in solidarity to speak out against environmental and social injustice, draw attention to root causes of the climate crisis, and present the diverse array of visions and strategies with which they are working to shape a healthy and equitable world.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:15—14:45
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
Ensuring resilience of large projects
Climate resilience of infrastructure projects

Speakers: European Commission DG CLIMA; European Commission DG REGIO; European Investment Bank; JASPERS project
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Nordic Green to Scale: Emissions savings potential of scaling up proven low-carbon solutions
Using concrete cases from countries in East Europe and East Africa, the event showcases how existing solutions can be scaled up while providing benefits to people and the environment. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Sponge Cities - How cities can adapt to climate change
German Meteorological Services (DWD), Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)

Speakers: R. Schwarzelühr-Sutter (BMUB); M. Krautzberger (UBA); Dr. P. Becker (DWD); Dr. R. Kaltenbrunner (BBSR); A. Lee-Amin (IADB); Dr. LEI Huang (China Meteorological Administration)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Community-based resource management in protected areas under climate change: NABU's projects (...)
NABU's projects on sustainable development. NABU invites you to a tour of practical examples of climate induced challenges and manageable solutions from projects in Ethiopia, Madagascar and Kyrgyzstan and shows how to link nature conservation to development. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Ronja Krebs NABU project coordinator
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:30—14:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Leading for the Future: Empowering the Next Generation of Leaders for Climate Action
The 2050 Climate Group aims to engage and empower Scotland’s future leaders to take action on climate change. This workshop will reflect on the its work delivering the Young Leaders Development Programme and discuss how we can drive youth leadership in public and private sector decision making.

Speakers: Elizabeth Dirth; Lynette Purves; Shona Rawlings; Kitty Dutton; Siri Pantzar; Laura Brankin; Lowri Walker (2050 Climate Group)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Marvin Lagonera
marvin.lagonera@iclei.org
+6 3 9950558818
Southeast Asian Cities towards Low Carbon and Resilient Urban Development
The session aims to present the progress of Southeast Asian cities toward low-carbon and resilient urban development. The panel discussion will emphasize the synergistic relationship between cities and national governments in realizing their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Speakers: Ms. Nur Masripatin; Mr. Oswar Muadzin Mungkasa; Mayor Noel Rosal; Vice Mayor Art Sherwin Gabon; Ms. Raquel Naciongayo; Ms. Hoàng Thị Hương Giang; Mr. Stephan Günthner
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development Policies of Turkey, Analysis of Interlinkages Between Climate Change and Sustainable Development Goals

Speakers: Izzet Arı Melis Bitlis
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
ENGIE in action to 2°C
After presenting the challenges regarding the energy sector, IEA Deputy  Executive Director Paul Simons will present the possible IEA scenario pathways to 2°C.  Mrs Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE, will respond and will expose the implications for one of the largest energy utilities in the world.

Speakers: Isabelle Kocher (CEO, Engie) Paul Simons (Deputy Executive Director, International Energy Agency)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:00—15:15
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Finding ways to achieve sustainable food production without growing greenhouse gas emissions- Activi
GRA Members and Partners will introduce: (1) overview of the GRA, (2) international collaborative projects to reduce GHG emissions, and (3) GRA activities to support capability building in developing countries as well as Japan’s contribution to the GRA.

Speakers: Mr. Masamichi Saigo (Advisor, MAFF) Dr. Masa Iwanaga (President of JIRCAS, GRA Chair) Mr. Naoaki Kamoshida (Director, International Research, AFFRCS, MAFF) Mr. Hayden Montgomery (GRA Special Representative) 2 or 3 more people from GRA Members in developing countries and Partners
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
China Climate Financing Forum
Progress and Prospect of China’s Climate Financing; World Bank Supporting China’s Climate Financing; Green Credit and Low Carbon Credit; Experience of European Countries in Climate Financing; China’s Green Finance System and Climate Financing Development; etc.

Speakers: LI Gao; John Roome; YE Yanfei; Christian Zinglersen; MA Jun; Peer Stein; CHEN Fei; Michael Eckhart
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:00—16:00
Deval room 106, Fritz-Schaeffer Str.26
Grüner Strom Label e.V. (GSL)
Mr. Christian Knops
c.knops@gruenerstromlabel.de
+49 228 9266714
Tensed climate? Energy revolution, environment and society
For a green energy future! In November thousands of delegates from all over the world will get together for the COP23 in Bonn. Simultaneously we warmly invite you for a joint discussion about the energy revolution. The event is free of charge. More information: www.gruenerstromlabel.de/cop23/
Bonn/Cologne region event
Program [199 kb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:00—17:15
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Transfer to the green economy – how Russia and Vnesheconombank are approaching the issue
Transfer to the green economy – how Russia and Vnesheconombank are approaching the issue; Renewable energy projects in Russia; Publicly Available Environmental Data – how we approach it in Russia and in Vnesheconombank

Speakers: Vyacheslav LAPSHIN (Department Director, Vnesheconombank); Petr BEZUKLADNIKOV (Vice-president, Vnesheconombank); Andrei DATCHENKO(Senior managing director, Vnesheconombank); Anna GOLYSHEVA (Deputy division head, Vnesheconombank)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Localizing NDCs – Cities’ contributions to implementing the Paris Agreement
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Speakers: T. Silberhorn - BMZ (tbc); A. Dasupta - WRI; International Network Representative and Local Government Representative (tbd)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Utilizing the Critical Role of Ocean and Coastal Ecosystems for Adaptation and Mitigation in NDCs
Many countries have identified the role of ocean and coastal ecosystems for addressing climate change in their NDCs. This session will share working examples for implementing mitigation and adaptation commitments and integrating these actions into national accounting mechanisms.

Speakers: More information at iucn.org/cop23
Pavilion event
Event flyer [577 kb]
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Urban Pathways – Supporting Low Carbon Plans for Urban Basic Services
UN Habitat / Wuppertal Institute

Speakers: A. Kirabo Kacyira - UN-Habitat (tbc); K. Gounder - Ministry of Economy Fiji; S. Drees - Deutscher Städtetag (tbc);
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Climate science updates: what have we learnt since the latest IPCC report?
World-leading scientists will present the findings of a new report on climate change from the Royal Society. This will consider how our understanding of the science of climate change, and its impacts, have progressed since the fifth IPCC Assessment Report.

Speakers: Elizabeth Surkovic, The Royal Society; Professor Eric Wolff, University of Cambridge; Professor Joanna Haigh, Imperial College London; Professor Andy Haines, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Blended Finance for Climate Action - Mobilising Private Investment in Developing Countries
This panel will discuss the major policy issues facing climate finance providers (donors, development banks etc.) in deploying blended finance. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Mr. Steve Gawler
steve.gawler@iclei.org
+61 414 414262258
Front-Line Cities and Islands
This initiative proposed by ICLEI local governments for sustainability and the Global Islands Partnership (GLiSPA) calls on the global community for accelerated assistance to islands and island cities to build greater urban resilience and healthy coasts and oceans.

Speakers: Island leaders, global partners and interested funders
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Ms. Evren Sinar
kontakt@bonnfairtraut.de
+49 176 38229675
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Fair-telephone – my deal with Cell phones'
Cellphones have become part of our lives; from their production, to sale and to the recycling of unused equipment. As a user, we can also achieve sustainable development goals. With responsible consumption at ground level, we are a step closer to a better world

Speakers: Meeting Point: Beethovenplatz
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:30—17:00
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Social entrepreneurship to fight fuel poverty in Europe
Fuel poverty has become a major problem in Europe. There are between 50 and 125 million people who struggle every day to ensure adequate heating, light, and cooking power in their dwelling at an affordable price (European Parliamentary Research Service). This has a severe impact on their health and

Speakers: Gilles Vermot Desroches (Schneider Electric) Laurent Michel (France) Arnaud Mourot (Ashoka, VP Strategic Corporate Alliances Franck Billeau (Réseau Echo Habitat) Marlene Potthoff (Caritas)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
15:45—17:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Measures in Response to Global Warming Problems of the Transport Sector
This event will introduce an overview and concrete efforts for measures in response to global warming problems of the transport sector. Also, we will discuss the promotion method of “Eco Drive Declaration”, announced by WAFUNIF at the UN Headquarters in November 2016.

Speakers: Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Chubu University; Hirotsugu Maruyama, Foundation for Promoting Personal Mobility and Ecological Transport; Noboru Oba, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association INC.; Hiroshi Maji, ASUA, Inc.; Chiaki Takahashi, ASUA, Inc.
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Between frustration, hope and adaptation. Climate Change and next generations
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
China’s industry: towards Green and Low-Carbon Development
The present situation and prospect of China’s industrial green and low-carbon development; Address Comments; Comprehensively Implementing Green Manufacturing, Promoting Green and Low-carbon Development of Chinese Industry;etc.

Speakers: LIU Yanhua; SUN Zhen; OUYANG Haoming; Tareq EMTAIRAH; Scott Vaughan; Christophe Nuttall; Stefan Henningsson
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Sustainable Cities
Importance of combatting climate change in sustainable cities

Speakers: Rıfat Ünal Sayman Simon Hansen Gaye Erkan Fatih Erol
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Yeojin Seo
pop46ys@gmail.com
+82 0 1047568646
Climate and Energy Policies for a Low Carbon Future in Asia and Europe
Co-hosted by the CSDLAP under the SILA, and the ASEF, this side event will share case studies that demonstrate methods of transforming the existing structural and regulatory infrastructures in Asia and Europe in ways that will enable the adoption of renewable and low-carbon solutions.

Speakers: For Presentation Session, Georg ZACHMANN(Bruegel),Georgy SAFONOV(Centre for Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics),Ji-Woo CHOI(GCF),Dong-Woon NOH(KEEI),Melissa LOW(Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:15—17:10
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Low carbon cities and regions: sharing knowledge and best practice across borders
The Low Carbon States programme in Mexico is a case study of international collaboration successfully delivering significant GHG reductions. A structured carbon management approach pioneered and refined in the UK has already helped 5 Mexican states to develop and implement their own ambitious plans.

Speakers: Soffia Alarcon-Diaz, Director, Carbon Trust Mexico; Helen Andrews Tipper, Senior Manager, Programmes, The Carbon Trust; Mtro. Arturo Javier Palero Castro, Director de Gestión Transversal Ante el Cambio Climático, Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Urban Climate Action to Advance NDC Implementation: A Dialogue
The role of cities to meet NDCs is crucial; however there is a lack of coordination between national and sub-national governments, notably in Latin America. To explore national/ sub-national collaborations to address climate change, national and local representatives from LAC countries will discuss.

Speakers: Sergio Esobar, Investment & Cooperation, Medellin, Colombia; Mariana Rojas, Colombia Ministry of Environment; Tanja Muller, Minister of Environment, Mexico City; Rodolfo Lacy, Mexico Ministry of Environment; Jorge Munoz, Mayor of Miraflores, Peru; Rosa Morales, Peru Ministry of Environment
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Innovative financing solutions for resilient coasts
This side event discusses how investment opportunities and revenue streams are needed to make commercial opportunities and value creation in the coastal natural capital economy possible. Combining investment sectors can generate bankable ecosystem projects with mitigation and adaptation benefits

Speakers: More information at iucn.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Summary of what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
A sectoral approach to GHG-neutrality: How the Chemical Industry can deliver
German chemical industry association (VCI)

Speakers: Dr. J. Rothermel - VDI; Dr. I. Dairanieh - CO2-Sciences; M.Mattar - Association of Brazilian Chemical Industry (ABIQUIM) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: „Non-Party-Action“ - Subnational stakeholders engaging in climate protecttion
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Lukas Hermwille, Wuppertal Institute Dr. Ulrich Maurer, Ministry of Environment Sector Baden-Württemberg: Bill Grant, Minnesota Department of Commerce Tina Völker, Ministry of Economic Affairs, NRW
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
17:20—18:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Empowering cities in the transition to a low carbon economy
How do we empower cities to act on climate change? This session will discuss; 1) the role of multi-level, multi-scale action 2) the role of cross-sectoral action and integration of climate into planning and economic development and 3) the role of innovative forms of urban governance.

Speakers: Lord Deben, Chair, UK Committee on Climate Change(CCC); Nick Godfrey, Director, Coalition for Urban Transitions, New Climate Economy; Adrian Gault, interim Chief Executive, UK CCC; Andrew Sudmant, Research Fellow,Leeds University; Andy Gouldson, Professor of Environmental Policy, Leeds University
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
17:30—18:45
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Make Asian Cities as Low Carbon Champions - Collaboration Japan and Asia
This session will introduce local climate actions on the ground taken by both Japanese and Asian cities and discuss about how to enhance “Global Climate Action”.

Speakers: •Mohamed Khaled Nordin (Johor State) Mohamed Khaled Nordin (Johor State), Mhd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz (Kuala Lumpur), Akiko Matsumoto (Tokyo Metropolitan Government), Toshiyuki Yamazoe (Toyama), Ismail Ibrahim (IRDA), Ho Chin Siong (UTM), Junichi Fujino (NIES/IGES)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
17:30—19:00
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
4 per 1000: from science to action A dialogue between scientists, project holders and funders
Ahead of the annual meeting of the 4 per 1000 Initiative on 16 November in Bonn, the side event will be an opportunity to exchange between scientists, project holders and funders, on options for an efficient and comprehensive process of 4 per 1000 project assessment, that remains to be defined.

Speakers: Claire Chenu (INRA – 4per1000 STC) Christian Fusillé, AFD (tbc) Pascal Martinez (GEF) Marc Sadler (World Bank) Boris Spassky (Mirova) O, Farmers Organization (tbd) Deborah Bossio (The Nature Conservancy)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:00—19:30
Haus der Bildung,Mülheimer Platz1
VHS Bonn, Politik, Wissenschaft & Internationales (VHS Bonn)
Ms. Klara Siladji
Klara.Siladji@bonn.de
+49 228 774558
Achieving equity and climate justice The Green Climate Fund in Africa
Jean Paul Brice Affana is a Policy Advisor at Germanwatch e. V. He will analyze key challenges which limit African civil societies’ engagement in the GCF processes.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:00—19:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The importance of resource efficiency in the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement
International Resource Panel, European Commission, The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: J. Potocnik - International Resource Panel; M. Arias Cañete - European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy; J. Flasbarth - BMUB; Hon. Inia Seruiratu - Ministry for Agriculture, Rural & Maritime Development & National Disaster Management (tbc); S.Bergman - Environment Minister, Argentina (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:00—19:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Adaptation for Everyone! Join to share & learn about climate solutions for natural & urban areas
Whether you are an adaptation expert working in a city or rural community, or if you are just interested in learning more about this rapidly growing field, please join us for this informal networking event to meet colleagues, share your knowledge and make new friends.

Speakers: Carina Borgström-Hansson, Director, WWF One Planet Cities; Josh Sawislak, Global Director of Resilience, AECOM; Li Ying, WWF China
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
MS RheinFantasie, Brassertufer 1, Bonn
Peace Boat (PB)
Ms. Maria de la Fuente
maria@peaceboat.gr.jp
+41 795 525301
Climate and Oceans: Raising Voices of SIDS Youth onboard Peace Boat
The event focuses on voices of islanders through personal testimony of CC and the documentary screening of a voyage of young leaders from island states on Peace Boat in Europe and the USA ahead of COP. It will further stress the connection between oceans and climate with the introduction of Eco
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:30—19:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Cities & Climate Action
Panel discussion exploring climate action in cities – both within the UK and in partnership with cities overseas. The session will address the role of cities in delivering on the Paris Agreement and how support from the British government is instrumental to achieving this.

Speakers: TBC; Mark Watts, CEO, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, moderator
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Taking climate action: Celebrating successes of nature-based solutions in coastal ecosystems
Organized by IUCN, CI, IOC-UNESCO, Australia, Blue Carbon Initative and the International Partnership for Blue Carbon, this reception event will celebrate and showcase the successes and advancements made by governments, NGOs and other stakeholders to implement blue carbon activities across the world

Speakers: More at iucn.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
18:30—21:30
Universität Bonn Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, Bonn
South Pole Group (SPG)
Ms. Amelie Wachner
a.wachner@thesouthpolegroup.com
+44 20 37052546
„The Age of Consequences“: A film screening and panel discussion
A screening of an edited 30-minute version of the award-winning documentary “The Age of Consequences” sets the background for an interactive discussion of the significance of climate change as one of many drivers of conflict and insecurity in fragile states.

Speakers: Jared P. Scott (award-winning director of “The Age of Consequences”); Lukas Rüttinger (Peace and Security Expert, adelphi); Tanja Küchen (GIZ Sector Programme “Peace and Security, Disaster Risk Management”); Moderator: Jeff Swartz (Director Climate Policy and Carbon Markets, South Pole Group)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
20:00—21:30
Haus der Bildung,Mülheimer Platz1
VHS Bonn, Politik, Wissenschaft & Internationales (VHS Bonn)
Ms. Klara Siladji
Klara.Siladji@bonn.de
+49 228 774558
The 2000 watt company Refreshing ideas for an energy-conscious life
Harald Kühl, Managing Director of Kommunikationsagentur die-regionauten.de, introduces the campaign wirleben2000watt.com and reveals how we can inspire the creature of habit in us for a more energyconscious life.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
13 Nov 2017
20:00—21:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Energy-efficient neighbourhood redevelopment. Experiences from Germany and Europe.
From building to accommodation; The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: G.Langenbrinck - Urbanizers; G.Heilmann - ProPotsdam; T. Zwingmann - energy consultant ; M.Nobutas - Ministry of Environment, Lithuania; Y.-L. Sapoval - Ministry for an Ecological and Solidary Transition, France; E. Struiving - Paddepoel Energiek
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
08:00—15:00
Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Kreuzstraße 16
Traumpalast e.V. (TP)
Ms. Melina Delpho
m.delpho@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
World Climate Conference for Children, Teens & Families
Discover and Shape the World. The “Brotfabrik” sociocultural centre in Bonn-Beuel presents project days featuring theatre performances, film screenings, inspiration by experts and scientists, and creative workshops.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Satu Hassi
Head of Communications at NIB Jukka Ahonen will interview Finnish parliamentarian Satu Hassi. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:00—10:30
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Opportunities for accelerating green finance: The Sustainable Energy Marketplace 2.0
An interactive event at COP 23 to identify the most critical obstacles to advancing project pipeline development and financing and discuss ways to scale up RE finance, including the role of tools and services like the Marketplace 2.0.

Speakers: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
GCCA+ work in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
The event will discuss GCCA+’s experience working in SIDS, increasing resilience to the impacts of CC. These projects involve strengthening of institutions, policy and regulations, but also ground-level tasks.

Speakers: European Commission DG DEVCO; Representatives from the three official SIDS AIMS, Caribbean and Pacific regions
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
International Experience Sharing in Building and Operating Carbon Markets: Win-win for Carbon Emissi
Introduction and Experience Sharing of International Cooperation in China’s Carbon Market;Introduction and Experience Sharing of International Cooperation in the EU’s Carbon Market;Introduction and Experience Sharing of International Cooperation in North America’s Carbon Market;etc.

Speakers: Jos Delbeke; Mary D. Nichols
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
09:30—18:00
BMUB Bonn,Robert-Schumann-Platz 3
Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena)
Ms. Stefanie Kahlert
kahlert@dena.de
+49 30 66777783
Fostering renewable energy in UNECE countries’ electricity sector
Decision makers from governments, market regulators and business professionals being active in UNECE countries discuss challenges and barriers for the deployment of renewable energy in the electricity sector and identify possible solutions for addressing these. Timetable: 9:30-18:00 h

Speakers: Oliver Frank, Head of Division Renewable Energies and Mobility, German Energy Agency; Gianluca Sambucini, Secretary of the UNECE Group of Experts on Renewable Energy
Bonn/Cologne region event
program [289 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Behind Goal 13: Women Leading the Climate Agenda
We will shine a spotlight on the ways women are leading to achieve global and national climate objectives related to SDG 13& climate-related Goals. This is also an opportunity for discussion about what is needed to mobilise particularly women, to deliver this ambitious agenda and take on leadership

Speakers: Noelene Nabulivou, Political Adviser to Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) Sharan Burrow, International Trade Union Confederation Achala C Abeyingha, Principal researcher, Climate Change, IIED Monica Araya, Founder of Nivela and Costa Rica Limpia Gail Klin
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
Private Sector Adaptation & Climate Resilience Action
Private sector adaptation and climate resilience action, focusing on services, products and investment. An expert panel will provide an overview of adaptation finance flows, projects mapping climate resilience and adaptation services and products in the EU and Japan.

Speakers: Angela Falconer (Climate Policy Initiative); Suzi Maurice (MARCO); Mari Yoshitaka (MUMSS); Jay Koh (The Lightsmith Group); Martin Berg, Nancy Saich (EIB)
Pavilion event
Agenda [374 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Aligning Financial Portfolios: investors strategies and tools to manage climate risk & opportunity
Experts discuss the state of the art and what’s to come on integration of climate risks and opportunities in the finance industry: Tools and models (SEIM, SBT); Investment strategies and solutions; and investor collaboration

Speakers: Stan Dupré, Founder and Global Director (2 Degrees Investing Initiative); Simone Ruiz-Vergote, Managing Director (Allianz Climate Solutions); Sagarika Chatterjee, Associate Director, Policy and Research (UNPRI)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Paving the way for zero-emission vehicles with infrastructure
Transitioning to zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) is critical for climate stabilisation. This ZEV Alliance event provides a platform for exchange on ZEV developments. Leaders from top ZEV markets discuss progress, and key remaining challenges including infrastructure, to accelerate the ZEV transition.

Speakers: Edmund G Brown Jr. (Governor, California); Vidar Helgesen (Minister of Environment, Norway); George Heyman (Minister of Environment, British Columbia); Melissa Lavinson, (Vice President,PG&E); Johanne Gélinas(CEO, Transition énergétique); Nick Bridge,FCO Climate Envoy, UK; Nic Lutsy(ICCT) moderator
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Mobilising green investments through public and private sector collaboration
How can we bridge the financing gaps and accelerate green investments through public and private sector collaboration? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Building for the future: How to plan and construct sustainable buildings
focussing on climate issues and human needs; DGNB German Sustainable Building Council

Speakers: T.Grothe - German Property Federation (ZIA); C.Rothballer - ICLEI Europe;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
What role for primary forests in climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Speakers will examine how primary forest protection and ecological restoration can be integrated into a landscape approach that optimises mitigation and adaptation outcomes, sustainable livelihoods, and other ecosystem service benefits include biodiversity conservation.

Speakers: Brendan Mackey, Griffith University; Phillip Duffy, Woods Hole Research Centre; Virginia Young, Australian Rainforest Conservation Society
Pavilion event
Event flyer [110 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
DIE, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
TransRe / Universität Bonn (TRUB)
Mr. Harald Sterly
sterly@giub.uni-bonn.de
+49 179 5440805
Adaptation in Motion: under which conditions can migration contribute to climate-change-adaptation?
The session will critically discuss under which conditions migration can contribute to climate change adaptation and what enables migrants to be agents for positive change. It will reflect on positive aspects of migration, but also on critical perspectives, and will derive policy recommendations.

Speakers: Vanessa Lueck, Arizona State University [USA]; Patrick Sakdapolrak, University of Vienna [Austria]; Maxine Burkett, University of Hawaii [USA], Kees van der Geest, Cosmin Corendea, UNU-EHS [Germany]; Mariam Traoré-Chazalnoel/Dina Ionesco, IOM [Switzerland]; Benjamin Schraven, DIE [Germany]
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
DAO IPCI - Delivering blockchain infrastructure for the green finance markets
DAO IPCI - Delivering blockchain infrastructure for the green finance markets

Speakers: Alexey SHADRIN (CEO, Russian Carbon Fund)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Mr. Year-soon Son
sonsinsa@korea.kr
+82 32 4408592
The role of cities and municipalities in implementing the Paris Agreement
Cities are important actors in forging a global coalition for moving to a low-carbon economy. This event aims to present the important role of cities to present the important role of cities to successfully implement the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: • Hoesung Lee, Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) • Howard Bamsey, Executive Director, Green Climate Fund(GCF) • Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) • Shu Zhu, Regional Director, ICLEI • Carina Borgström-Hamsson, Senior Advisor, WWF
Pavilion event
Sideevent Program [223 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—12:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Sustainable Urban Development: French and German supported GCA initiatives
This is a French-German High-Level side-event, which objective focus and promote three Global Climate Agenda Initiatives that are specifically supported by both France and Germany.

Speakers: Brune Poirson (State Secretary for an Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France) Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany) Virginie Dumoulin (France) Bruno Lechevin (ADEME, President)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:00—19:00
Bundeskunsthalle, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4, Bonn
Engagement Global (SKEW)
Mr. Stephanie Widholm
stephanie.widholm@engagement-global.de
+49 228 20717305
MACHEN IST WIE WOLLEN - NUR BESSER! FROM KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION: ESD VERSUS CLIMATE CHANGE
Joint conference of Engagement Global and the ESD Expert Net (www.esd-expert.net): International symposium with experts’ contributions, discussions and workshops focussing on climate and education for sustainable development

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Mojib Latif, Heidi Weidenbach-Mattar, Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner, Martin Kaiser, Prof. Dr. Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti, Katarina Roncevic, Deepika Joon and many more. Master of Ceremony: Ralph Caspers
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:15—11:15
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Nature is speaking
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Conservation International
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Steven Rubinyi
srubinyi@worldbank.org
+44 7397 152211
Comprehensive Financial Solutions to Increase the Climate Resilience of Cities
The World Bank Group’s City Resilience Program (CRP) is designed to address the disconnect between investors seeking opportunities and city leaders that require external capital to develop their infrastructure.

Speakers: Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez (Senior Director, World Bank), Arthur Virgilio Neto (Mayor, City of Manaus), Agnieszka Gajewska (Partner, Capital Projects, PwC), Dr. Supachai Tantikom (Chief Resilience Officer, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Structural changes for decarbonised societies - Role of business, local, and national governments
In this session, leading local governments and businesses from Japan and Germany will share their experiences in implementing actions and restructuring business portfolios that look ahead into the transition towards a decarbonized society.

Speakers: Masaharu Nakagawa, Minister of the Environment, Japan; Laurence Tubiana, 2050 Pathways Platform; Tetsuo Iku, SEKISUI HOUSE, LTD.; Mr. Noriaki Okura, City of Yokohama; Michael Theben,State of North Rhine-Westphalia; Hans-Jörn Weddige, Thyssenkrupp AG
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Carbon Pricing in Implementation
Carbon pricing is gaining increasing attention not only at the level of national governments, but, also at the level of cities, companies and universities. The Ministry of Environment and Urbanization of Turkey welcomes you to a side event which will shed light upon different insights and experience

Speakers: Zeren Erik Nicolette Bartlett Casey Pickett Fatih Demiray Local Government TBC National Government TBC
Pavilion event
Agenda [246 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:15—12:45
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
Support to NDC implementation in Agriculture
NDC and agriculture

Speakers: European Commission DG DEVCO; Italy
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the Future: How to strengthen a collective vision & actions based on international targets?
The pathway to a sustainable 2050 requires duplicating the efforts of all stakeholders to ensure compliance with the goals and targets of international instruments and domestic strategic plans, to build a common and collective long term vision

Speakers: Paul Polman - CEO Unilever; Jerry Browm - Governor of California; Jennifer Morgan - Executive Director Greenpeace; Pascal Canfan - CEP WWF France; Manuel Pulgar Vidal - Climate and Energy Practice Leader WWF
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
How to speed up investment into the transition to a low carbon economy
The need for a step change in the transition to a low carbon economy requires rapid and scalable investment in conceptual, financial and practical terms. The panel will discuss progress made to date, key challenges as well as the interplay of public and private sector participants.

Speakers: Nick Bridge, FCO Climate Envoy; Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Aviva Investors; Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency; Marie Lassegnore/Jamie Govan, Aberdeen Standard Investments; James Cameron, (Partner, Systemiq); Karthik Iyer, DIT (moderator)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Building a Sustainable Carbon Market: System Design and Innovation
Questions on system design of national emissions trading systems (ETS);Carbon Market and Energy Transition;The national carbon market and green finance development;Progress on the EU emissions trading system (ETS);Cap-and-trade and allowance allocation for China’s national carbon market

Speakers: WANG Zhongying;MA Jun;Laurence Graff;ZHANG Xiliang;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Under2Coaltion - Taking full advantage of mitigation opportunities
by improving measurement and transparency; Baden Wuerttemberg, California, The Climate Group, The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: E.G.Brown - Governor of California; W.Kretschmann - Minister President of Baden-Württemberg (tbc); T.Gönner - Chair of the Management Board (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Improving Resilience to extreme weather events through advanced technologies
we will present UNESCO’s contribution to Disaster Risk Reduction and technological solutions for improving prediction and management of disasters. In particular, solutions provided by I-REACT (Improving Resilience to Emergencies through Advanced Cyber Technologies) system will be highlighted.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Nature based solutions for a climate resilient Europe
This event will be an interactive panel discussion that aims to highlight the opportunities that Nature based Solutions provide for climate related challenges, developing new partnerships for action in Europe.

Speakers: The panel will host representatives of the EU institutions, government, business and civil society and will be moderated by Luc Bas, Director of the IUCN European Regional Office.
Pavilion event
Event flyer [962 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Paris, coal, and the price of carbon
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: O.Edenhofer - Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC), TU Berlin, PIK; A.Löschel - University of Münster; U.Kornek - MCC
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:30—13:45
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Towards Sustainable Climate Change Response Measures under the Paris Agreement
This event presents methods for evaluating NDCs’ emission reduction efforts and assesses their economic costs, with actual costs shown to be higher than least-cost mitigation measures. The panel will focus on how to reduce compliance costs, highlighting the value of technology & social innovations.

Speakers: Keigo Akimoto, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE); Raymond Kopp, Resources for the Future (RFF); Carlo Carraro, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM); Antonio Navarra, Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC); Hiroyuki Tezuka, KEIDANRE
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:30—14:00
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
Low-carbon investment revolution: a myth or a reality?
Climate finance is taking off in Europe: now we need to ensure that the speed, magnitude and durability of this shift will be enough to meet our ambitious climate targets for 2030 and beyond. If not, is there a need to develop a new financing framework? Based on which key drivers?

Speakers: Christoph Bals (tbc), Policy Director, Germanwatch; Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the EEA (tbc); Yngve Slyngstad, CEO of NBIM (Norges Bank Investment Management), the Norwegian pension fund (tbc); Dr. Ulrich Schröder, CEO of KfW (tbc); Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt (tbc); Kerstin Jorna,
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:00—14:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Financing Sustainable Energy & Infrastructure through Innovation – Lessons from the Lab
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab)develops and accelerates innovative sustainable finance. In just under 3 years, Lab instruments have mobilized USD 977 million. This panel will discuss lessons learned from unlocking investment for sustainable energy and infrastructure.

Speakers: Peter Betts, BEIS, UK;Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, NL; Lorenzo Bernasconi, The Rockefeller Foundation;Paul Curnow, Baker & McKenzie; Harald Hirschhofer,TCX; Karsten Sach, Director BMUB, Germany;Vikram Widge,IFC;Dr. Barbara Buchner, Lab Secretariat (moderator)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Financing the green transition: What’s the colour of money?
What are the roles of public and private sectors to mobilise finance flows towards a sustainable economy? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Innovative Financing Models for the transition to a climate-resilient future
Inspiring lunch session on opportunities for financing the transition to a climate-resilient society; Conservation finance; Renewables and energy efficiency; Infrastructure & cities

Speakers: Justine Leigh-Bell, Director of Market Development (Climate Bonds Initiative); James Alexander, Director (C40 Cities Financing Facility); Björn Bergstrand, Head of Sustainability (Kommuninvest) - recipient of UNFCCC’s Momentum for Change Climate Solutions Award 2017; Dr Ma Jun, Co-chair of G20 Green
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
Project Finance and Advance Readiness Methodology
The National Business Initiative (NBI) of South Africa presentation and discussion on climate change project finance and advance readiness methodology.

Speakers: NBI
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Hannah Lee
hannah@climatechangecenter.kr
+82 2 7664354
Energy Transition and Response to Climate Change in Korea
We wilpresent new government’s energy transition policy and check out our policy status through policy implications in Germany’s energy transition. More specifically we will discuss about policy needs and orientation of CHP expansion as the source of energy efficiency and the distributed resources

Speakers: Mr. Sanghoon Lee (Member of the Committee of Policy Planning at Climate Change Center / President, Green Energy Strategy Institute), Ms. Alexandra Langenheld (Senior associate, Agora-Energiewende), Dr. Kyung Min Kim (Senior Researcher, Korea District Heating Corp.)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:15—14:45
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Veolia - Regions resilience : together, protecting and building the city of tomorrow
Adaptation strategies may be developed at the national level but they must be implemented at the local level involving all the local players. Beyond the realization of the risks linked to climate change, resilience gives the opportunity to see the city differently and to build the city of tomorrow.

Speakers: Bettina Laville (Comité 21) Laurent Auguste (Veolia) Laurent Michel (France)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Builiding Resilience in Mountain Communities from Buthan, Mynmar, Pakistan and Nepal
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Kooperation für resiliente Hochgebirgsgemeinschaften im Hindukusch Himalaya (ICIMOD)

Speakers: A.Hossain Manju-Ministry for Forest and Environment Bangla Desh(tbc); W.Tun-Ministry for Forest and Environment Myanmar(tbc); M.U.Khan-Ministry for Climate Change Pakistan(tbc); M.Chaudhary-Ministry for Environment and Population Nepal(tbc); L.Y.Dorji-Minister for Agriculure and forests Bhutan(tbc)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Nuclear energy as an essential for the « green » economy and sustainable development
Nuclear energy as an essential for the « green » economy and sustainable development

Speakers: Andrey ROZHDESTVIN (Director of Rosatom Western Europe)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
Enhancing resilience in cities through nature-based solutions
how can Nature-based solutions be made an integral part of urban planning and development and affordable housing developments ? Role of IFIs in fostering integration of NBS into urban development projects

Speakers: Ms Almássy (Naturvation); Mr Schenkels (City of Utrecht); Ms Scatasta, Mr Muscat (EIB)
Pavilion event
Invitation [406 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
MRV in Turkey: From Theory to Practice
Establishment of an MRV system in Turkey, the potential implications of introducing carbon tax/ETS alternatives on employment in Turkey

Speakers: Mr. Alexander Haack Canan Derinöz Gencel Volkan Orhan Tekin Assoc. Prof. Barış Karapınar Yavuz Sucu
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:00—14:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Resilience in Indian Ocean SIDS, the case of the Seychelles
Presentation by H.E. Mr. Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador Permanent Representative, The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Seychelles to the United Nations
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:00—15:15
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Dedicated Grant Mechanisms for Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
@Indigenous Pavillion 2.00 - 3.15 pm
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
FREILUFT THEATHER RHEINAUE
Deutsche Energie-Agentur (dena)
Ms. Stefanie Kahlert
kahlert@dena.de
+49 30 66777783
Start Up Energy Transition 2018 Launch
Powered by the German Energy Agency (dena), Start Up Energy Transition (SET) is the premier international platform supporting innovation in energy transition. After a very successful first year, dena launches the second round of the initiative at COP23. Timetable: 14:00-15:30 h

Speakers: Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change (Canada)(tbc)
Bonn/Cologne region event
Agenda [155 kb]
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Start Up Energy Transition 2018 Launch
We believe that fighting climate change and accelerating energy transition must involve the entire international community and must be strongly supported by business and technological innovation. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
The Roles and Functions of Carbon Markets in Promoting Low-Carbon Development
The Role of China’s Carbon Market in Combating Climate Change;Building China’s Carbon Market: Development & Outlook;Carbon Pricing’s Role in Global Carbon Emissions Reduction;Sharing Experiences in Building Beijing’s Carbon Market;Progress and Effectiveness of the EU’s ETS;etc.

Speakers: ZHANG Xin;XU Huaqing;DUAN Maosheng;Dirk Forester;MEI Dewen;Christian Schneider;GE Xingan;HE Xiaoyi
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:15—15:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Renewable Energy Solutions for Forest Conservation and REDD+
This side event will present and discuss on how technologies which JIRCAS researchers developed to produce bioenergy from agricultural residues can contribute to challenging issues. Also, projects promoted by governmenst, development agencies, NGOs and private sectors will be introduced.

Speakers: Joaquim Macuacua, Ministry of Environment, Mozambique; Andreas Schleenbaecker, ProREDD, GIZ Togo; Lovans Owusu-Takyi, ISEES, Ghana; Fairus Mulia IPM, The Association of Indonesian Forest Concessionaires; Makoto Goda, Nippon Biodiesel Fuel Co. Ltd.; Yasuko Inoue, JIRCAS/IRENA
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:30—15:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
I-REACT project presentation
UNESCO contributes to Disaster Risk Reduction thought promotion of technological solutions for improving prediction and management of disasters. We will introduce I-REACT, which develops solutions through the integration and modelling of data coming from multiple sources.

Speakers: Irina Pavlova (UNESCO)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
U.S. Governors’ Panel - State Actions, Goals and Collaborations
The climate leadership role of U.S. states has been magnified as they step in to continue reducing emissions to meet state and Paris Agreement goals. This panel will discuss their state actions, goals and regional collaborations and then take a look at the climate leadership of their int'l partners

Speakers: Governor Kate Brown, Oregon; Governor Jay Inslee, Washington; George Heyman, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Strategy, British Columbia (invited)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Taking climate action to the streets – transforming urban mobility
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB); Federal Environmental Agency (UBA); Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Speakers: A.Dasgupta - WRI; C.Hochfeld - Agora Verkehrswende; T.Silberhorn - BMZ (tbc); M.Krautzberger - UBA; T.Rödiger Vorwerk - BMZ; L.Gronwald - EU DEVCO; Mayor from developing country (tbn)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Getting it right: FLR investments for more than ecological and economic gains
This session will demonstrate that investing in FLR can deliver ecological and economic benefits, while enhancing food production and productivity at global and local levels. Panellists will discuss promoting cross-sector learning for policy uptake that can inform the agenda on FLR and food systems

Speakers: Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org for more information.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Green Finance Partnerships: how governments and private sector can take joint leadership
Panel discussion with senior UK, China and Brazil stakeholders representing the UK’s global partnership on Green Finance. The objective of the meeting is to discuss the importance and practicalities of the UK partnerships in driving the development of green finance between the partner countries.

Speakers: Sir Roger Gifford, Chair Green Finance Initiative, City of London; Ma Jun, Chief Economist, People’s Bank of China; Marilene Ramos, Managing Director, BNDES, Brazil; Fiona Reynolds,Director, Principles for Responsible Investment;Justine Leigh-Bell, Director, Climate Bonds Initiative (moderator)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—15:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Towards Climate Change Resilience – minimizing loss and damage in Pacific SIDS communities
Launch of the paper. This pilot project was implemented in five Pacific and South-East Asian SIDS communities. It developed approaches to better understand loss and damage at the community level; identified challenges in coping and adaptation; and made recommendations for follow-on interventions.

Speakers: Launch by Dr. Nigel, Chief Small Islands and Indigenous Knowledge Section (UNESCO), and Prof. Elisabeth Holland, Director, Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD), The University of the South Pacific, Fiji
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Ocean Prtotection and Climate Change
Rare, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Global Island Partnership (GLISPA), Blue Solutions, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Speakers: N. Breier - BMUB; B. Jenks - Rare; GLISPA Board member
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Policies and Standards for Driving the Shift of Financial Flows
Public and private sector initiatives to support the alignment of financial flows with a well-below 2oC pathway

Speakers: Michael Wilkins (Global Ratings); Steve Waygood (Aviva Investors); Remco Fischer (UNEP Finance Initiative); Massamba Thioye (UNFCCC); Diann Black-Layne (GCF Board Member)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Assessing the low-Carbon Transition (ACT): assessing companies' climate commitment
This event will present various international initiatives to open the discussion on ways to monitor and recognize companies' climate commitments and their alignment with decarbonization pathways, including the Assessing Low-Carbon Transition (ACT) initiative

Speakers: Marie-Christine Premartin (ADEME), Pedro Faria (Carbon Disclosure Project), Steve Waygood (Aviva, World Benchmarck Alliance), Nigel Toping (CEO, We Mean Business), European Climate Foundation, Henri Waisman (IDDRI), GCAA team
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Tsu-Jui Cheng
tsujui.cheng@iclei.org
+886 7 7351543
From vulnerable to resilient - Transforming adaptive cities in Chinese Taipei
Cities in Chinese Taipei have been particular aware of the urban and regional environments because of the ever increasing extreme weather events. For any given year, there are an average of four typhoons and over 1000 felt earthquakes, coupled with torrential rain induced flooding, striking this isl

Speakers: Dr M. Cheng, National Taiwan University; Mr H. Kung, Taoyuan City Government; Ms M. Wang, New Taipei City Government; Mr C. Tsai, Kaohsiung City Government; Mr K. Chao, International Climate Development Institute; Mr Y. Kao, Delta Electronics Foundation.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Delivering on SDGs and NDCs in Africa
The event will focus on the broad theme of leveraging public-private collaboration and financing to address SDGs and NDCs in Africa. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Assessment and management of greenhouse gas emissions in the energy complex of Russia
Assessment and management of greenhouse gas emissions in the energy complex of Russia

Speakers: Alexey KULAPIN (Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation); Grigory YULKIN (ISEDC); Rosatom representative; Konstantin ROMANOV (Gazprom); Mikhail GITARSKY (Roshydromet); Dinara GERSHINKOVA (RUSAL)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:00—18:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
Progressing Energy Efficiency in South Africa
The objective is to showcase energy efficiency advances that have been achieved in South Africa as well as provide an overview of the energy efficiency opportunities that exist to further position South Africa on a lower carbon trajectory.

Speakers: Johan Thyse
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:30—16:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Building bridges between local & indigenous knowledge holders, scientists and policy-makers
Acknowledging the crucial contribution from local and indigenous communities, this session will include dialogue between local and indigenous knowledge holders, scientists and policy-makers to highlight synergies and collaboration towards advancing innovative and holistic in understanding nature.

Speakers: Tristan Pearce, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia and University of Guelph, Canada, with indigenous community members from Fiji and Vanuatu
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:30—16:15
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Activities of North-Rhine-Westphalian municipalities and their partners in the Global South
Es sollen Zwischen-Ergebnisse der NRW-Städte aus den LAG 21-Projekten "Internationale Klimapartnerschaften" und "Global Nachhaltige Kommune NRW" in interaktiver Weise präsentiert werden.

Speakers: Verena Schwarte, Stadt Bonn; Mariana Daza, Stadt La Paz (Bolivien) Maria Suarez Martinez & Edgar André Lampenscherf, Städtepartnerschaftsverein Köln-Corinto; Martinez Navas Absalon, Stadt Corinto (Nicaragua); Richard Martinez, Stadt Corinto (Nicaragua); Hector Romeo, Stadt Corinto (Nicaragua);
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
15:30—16:45
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Native XP
@Indigenous Pavillion 3.30 - 4.45 pm
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:00—16:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Citizen participatory production of climate change-related data to enhance community resilience.
Through citizen science, UNESCO supports the promotion of cooperation between different actors of the society to move from observations to generate data and to co-produce valuable knowledge. One of the good examples of citizen science is the UNESCO Sandwatch project.

Speakers: Ms. Khalissa Ikhlef, Small Islands and Indigenous Knowledge Section (UNESCO), and M. Karuna Rana, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the SIDS Youth AIMS Hub (SYAH), Mauritius
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:00—17:15
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Mitigation in Indonesia – Lesson Learnt from Implementation and Relevant Cooperation on LCD and JCM
This session aims to share the latest development and overview of mitigation policies and measures, including JCM implementation in Indonesia, and outputs of JICA cooperation which has been conducting in order to promote low carbon development and operationalize JCM implementation in Indonesia.

Speakers: Rizal Edwin Manansang, Assistant Deputy Minister, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Indonesia; JICA Headquarter; Dicky Edwin Hindarto, Indonesia JCM Secretariat; Jun Ichihara, JICA Indonesia Office; Kazuhiko Takeuchi, IGES
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Bamboo for Climate Change Action through South-South and Triangular Cooperation
Launch of the UNOSSC-INBAR South-South in Action Report: “Inspiring Sustainable Development with Bamboo”

Speakers: Jorge Chediek; Rene Castro Salazar; Carola van Rijnsoever; Hans Friederich;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
U.S. Climate Action: Businesses Leading the Way
Business leaders from diverse sectors will provide updates on their latest efforts to help decarbonize the U.S. economy.

Speakers: David Eichberg, HP; Abyd Karnali, Bank of America; Melissa Lavinson, PG&E; Michelle Patron, Microsoft; Kevin Rabinovitch, Mars; Cathy Woollums, Berkshire Hathaway
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Analytical Assessments Towards Implementing Carbon Pricing-Methodology&Lessons-learned from Turkey
Carbon pricing&market-based instruments offer jurisdictions cost-effective policy alternatives to achieve emission reductions. The decision about which one to implement requires a deep knowledge on cross-cutting implications of the instruments across the whole economy as well as the specific design.

Speakers: Zeren Erik Engin Mert Roland Geres Carolina Downey de Oliviera John Ward
Pavilion event
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Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Yeojin Seo
pop46ys@gmail.com
+82 0 1047568646
Capacity Building for Developing Countries to Address Climate Change with a Focus on Forestry Sector
Co-hosted by the GAO, the CSDLAP, the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre and the GGGI, this side event aims to share the experiences of South Korea and the strategies of international organizations regarding forestry sector capacity building in developing countries.

Speakers: For the Presentation Session, Suh-Yong CHUNG(CSDLAP, Korea),Yo-Whan SOHN (Korea Univ.), Sarwat CHOWDHURY(UNDP Seoul Policy Centre), Robert MUKIZA(GGGI), Ruben LUBOWSKI(EDF), Jong-Su YIM(National Institute of Forest Science, Korea)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—17:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
UNESCO contribution to strengthen resilience to weather related hazards in the Caribbean
This session will present UNESCO’s contribution to enhance disaster risk reduction in this region within its mandate and commitment to Sendai Framework and Paris Agreement. Recent UNESCO activities in this field in Haiti and Antigua and Barbuda will be highlighted.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—17:15
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
The human factor - reducing energy consumption by raising awareness of the employees
The energy saving potentials of energy-conscious behaviour are enormous: In administrations and businesses of the service sector, the “human factor“ can save up to 15 % of electric energy and up to 20 % of heat energy

Speakers: Tom Kuester, EnergyAgency.NRW, Wuppertal; Jochen Stiebel, Neue Effizienz, Wuppertal;
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—17:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
The Global pact for the environment – purpose and ambition
M. Laurent Fabius, together with M. Manual Pulgar-Vidal and one of the international lawyers who participated in writing the initial project, will discuss why a Global Pact for the Environment is relevant and needed in the international context, and why such a tool should be legal.

Speakers: Laurent Fabius (COP21 President, President of the French Constitutional Council), Manuel Pulgar-Vidal (COP20 President, WWF), Club des Juristes
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Private Sector Solutions to the Climate Change Challenge
This event will consider how large multinationals’ Science Based Targets (SBTs) to reduce GHG emissions could combine with Climate Solvers companies’ technological solutions and government efforts to deliver on NDCs and the Paris objectives.

Speakers: Ms. Xin Chen, WWF China Mr. Luke Lu, CEO, Zbest Mr. Sergio Kato, Corporate Vice President, Ricoh Company, Ltd. Ms. Marie-Pierre Bousqet, Nature Finance Director, Danone (Invited) Dr. Akio Takemoto, Director for International Strategy on Climate Change, MOE, Japan
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
One World Without Hunger in a changing climate
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Speakers: Dr. G.Müller - BMZ (tbc); Dr. S. Schmitz - BMZ; Dr. I.Assane Mayak and E.Lisenge-Fotabong - NEPAD (tbc); P.St Ange - IFAD (tbc); Prof. R.Lal - Ohio State University; Dr.B.Campbell - CCAFS
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Thiago Soares Barbizan
thiago.barbizan@iclei.org
+49 228 97629993
Transformative Actions Program (TAP) Transformative climate resilience projects in cities
This event will showcase TAP climate-resilient urban development projects that are enhancing cities’ ability to reduce exposure and vulnerability to multiple shocks and stresses through actions for climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and pro-poor urban development.

Speakers: Art Sherwin Gabon, Vice Mayor, Catbalogan; Sello Mphaga, Director, Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality; Romero Teixeira Pereira, Executive Secretary, Municipality of Recife; Jean Pierre Serel, Chief Executive Officer, Local Authority Association, Vanuatu
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
IUCN Forests Session
Details to be confirmed soon at iucn.org/cop23 Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org for more information.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
16:45—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Senior Advisor Oras Tynkkynen from Sitra will interview Chief negotiator Outi Honkatukia from Finland. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Resilience Action in Asian cities: Learning from practice
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Speakers: M. Chao - Asian Coalition of Housing Rights (tbc); K. K. Gounder - Ministry of Economy
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Climate protection in transport – more than e-mobility
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Hanna Wang-Helmreich, Wuppertal Institute Helmut Wiesner, Major of the City of Bonn Prof. Dr. Achim Kampker, RWTH Aachen University Stijn van Els, Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
17:30—19:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Evening event: Nordic green finance solutions - networking with NDF, NEFCO and NIB
The three multilateral finance institutions NDF, NEFCO and NIB offer different types of financing and competences from under the same roof in Helsinki, Finland. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
17:45—18:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Enedis - Electric networks as a tool for energy transition and actors of resilience
The connection of renewable energies, the rise of electric mobility, the digital revolution..distribution networks are at the core of energy transition issues. Facing climate chance, they become more intelligent and more flexible to enhance resilience and solidarity.

Speakers: Alain Marty (Enedis)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
17:45—19:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Release Event of the Roadmaps Developed by Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF)
Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) is an international forum towards achieving global Net-Zero Anthropogenic Emissions of CO2. In this event, we will launch two roadmaps on CO2 Utilization (version 2.0) and will discuss desirable innovation to come.

Speakers: Hoesung Lee, IPCC; David Sandalow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University; Atsushi Kurosawa, The Institute of Applied Energy; Julio Friedman, Energy Future Initiative; David Turk, Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, IEA; Makoto Watanabe, NEDO
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:00—19:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Climate Crowd Launch and Happy Hour
WWF Climate Crowd (wwfclimatecrowd.org) is a new initiative to crowdsource data on how people and nature are being affected by a changing climate. We are currently working with 13 organisations in 28 countries to collect and analyze this data, and develop and support on the ground solutions.

Speakers: Nikhil Advani (WWF);Fernando Camacho (CONANP Mexico)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
ZEF, Genscherallee 3
Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung / Uni Bonn (ZeF)
Mr. John Lamers
j.lamers@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 744926
World Café: Research and Climate Service Centres for West Africa and Southern Africa
The BMBF-initiated two climate service centres for and in Africa, WASCAL and SASSCAL, present their updates, challenges and visions for the future thereby intending to prepare for future partnerships and collaborations in the fields of research, capacity building and climate service delivery.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
World café. Climate research made in West and Southern Africa (English)
Das Weltwissenschaftscafé dreht sich um das Thema Klimawandel in West- und Südafrika. Zuerst werden plenär Forschungsinitiativen zu dem Thema in diesen Regionen vorgestellt. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Professor Christian Borgemeister, Professor Jimmy Adegoke, Jane Olwoch, Dr. John Lamers, Janet Adelegan and Jerome Tondoh, Sylvia Thompson and Jörg Helmschot
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Colleges United for Climate Action
Join us for a reception of global higher education leaders, faculty, staff and students at the US Climate Action Center. Network with your peers, meet new ones, and swap stories about your COP23 experience. Hear briefly from a select group of higher education speakers, and enjoy each other's company
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:30—19:45
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
El rol de las mujeres indígenas: aportes frente al cambio climático
@Indigenous Pavillion 6.30 - 7.45 pm
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Challenges of a highly industrialized region - North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia and its energy intensive industry; Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW-MWIDE)

Speakers: M.Theben - NRW-MWIDE (tbc); S.Lechtenböhmer - Wuppertal Insitut; K. Schäfer - Covestro; H.-J.Weddige - thyssenkrupp AG; M.Kopp - WWF Germany (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
IUCN Forests Cocktail Celebration: Driving Bonn Challenge Momentum
Celebrate Bonn Challenge momentum with a press conference, including announcements and keynote speeches, followed by refreshments and networking. The Bonn Challenge is growing, as new commitments are made and champions take up the cause. Hear from new and existing partners and special guests

Speakers: Contact sandra.caya@iucn.org for more information.
Pavilion event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
14 Nov 2017
19:00—21:00
LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn Colmantstraße 14-16
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga e.V. (BKRY)
Ms. Antje Keller
antje.keller@yahoo.de
+49 160 4429390
Visionary Leadership for a Sustainable Future
We all need to be leaders and change makers in order to face the challenges that are to come with a proceeding climate change. There is an urgent call to create a sustainable life style for all. Welcome to an evening where different pioneers share their visions on a sustainable future society.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—11:00
DIE, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
China Africa Advisory/German Development Institute (CAA&GDI)
Mr. Moritz Weigel
weigel@chinaafricaadvisory.com
+49 221 29214139
Achieving NDCs and SDGs in Africa through trilateral cooperation on renewable energy?
This side event brings together policy-makers, practitioners, the private sector and academia to identify opportunities for promoting renewable energy in Africa through trilateral cooperation between African, German and Chinese partners.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Concept Note & Agenda [106 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
High Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change
Promoting Climate-Friendly and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Solutions of the Global South

Speakers: Mohamed Methqal;María Amparo Martínez Arroyo;Radha Muthiah;Preety Bhandari;Youba Sokona;Saleemul Huq;James Grabert;Amena Yauvoli;Chizuru Aoki
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—17:00
DHL Postal Tower
UN Environment (UNE)
Mr. Brian Holuj
brian.holuj@unep.org
+33 144 374260
Transforming Markets for Lighting, Appliances and Equipment: Proven Solutions for Emerging Economie
Join top officials, industry executives and civil society leaders as we explore developments in market transformation projects around the world. Be the first to know of new resources and opportunities to get involved, share lessons learned, and network with influential participants.

Speakers: Directors of international organisations, corporate executives, senior officials from developing and emerging economies, non-profit leaders
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—17:00
Post Tower Platz der Deutschen Post 1
UN Environment (UNE)
Mr. Brian Holuj
brian.holuj@unep.org
+33 144 374260
Transforming Markets for Lighting,Appliances and Equipment:Proven Solutions for Emerging Economies
Join top officials, industry executives and civil society leaders as we explore developments in market transformation projects around the world. Be the first to know of new resources and opportunities to get involved, share lessons learned, and network with influential participants.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:30—09:45
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
UNESCO Designated Sites as Climate Change Observatories - introduction
Introduction to the UNESCO Sites Day at the COP23.

Speakers: Speaker from Man and the Biosphere, World Heritage Counsel
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:30—10:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Ms. Julia Kittel
julia.kittel@iclei.org
+49 761 368920
Table Talk: Come together - Making climate change work across levels of governance
Cities are strong and they can achieve a lot but at the same time they need the regulatory and financial support of upper levels of governance. How can this support be successfully organized and how can a good cooperation across governance levels be established to reach common goals?

Speakers: • Dr. Christian Jacobs, Ministry of the Environment Niedersachsen, Germany • George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy of British Columbia, Canada
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:45—10:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Cultural Sites, Resources and Climate Change
Presentation of: - The National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science Climate Change Response Program's Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy - Preservation of natural and man-made heritage sites in an era of climate change.

Speakers: - Andrew Potts, Nixon Peabody, - Oliver Maurice, International National Trusts Organisation
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:45—10:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
SIDS, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction
Discussion to find ways on how to strengthen the potential of natural heritage sites and protected areas in general to ensure sites’ conservation in the face of natural hazards. Solutions on how to contribute to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Adaptation measures would come out.

Speakers: key experts, including UNESCO representative and practitioners from SIDS.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
09:45—11:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Low Carbon Aluminium Day / Session 1 (09:45-11:00)
Russian business community participates in discussions regarding the implementation of Climate Policy in Russia. The Climate Partnership of Russia stands for preventing climate change. Climate goals of RUSAL

Speakers: Alexander BEDRITSKY (Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation and Special Envoy for Climate);Sergey CHESTNOY (RUSAL);Vyacheslav IVANENKO (MSU, Faculty of Biology);Tatiana ANTOKHINA ( A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution);Maxim TITOV (ENERPO);Oleg PLUZHNIKOV ("Business Russia")
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
US Higher Education Institutions: Forces for Global Climate Action
Three presidents from U.S. Higher Education will discuss the complementary strengths institutions bring to help accelerate climate action. The panelists will also discuss how they can scale their work through a shared commitment to carbon neutrality.

Speakers: Dianne Harrison, President, CSU-Northridge, Mark Mitsui, President, Portland Community College, David Finegold, President, Chatham University
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Strategies for decarbonizing transport
•How could carbon reduction paths for different modes of transport look? •What are limits within the different modes? •What policies are needed to support decarbonizing transportation? •What is the potential of modal shift?

Speakers: Constantin Zerger, Deutsche Bahn AG; Michael Schäfer, WWF;
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Breaking down the barriers to green finance through increased transparency and risk management
This event will explore what next steps are needed to achieve uptake of corporate climate reporting at scale in order to integrate climate issues into corporate strategies, investments and long-term plans.

Speakers: Sir Roger Gifford, Chair, City of London Green Finance Initiative; James Bevan, CCLA; Paul Simpson, CDP
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the Future: How science can help accelerate near-term climate ambition
This high-level session will highlight the important role that science plays in the global climate change discussions, outline what is needed on near-term ambition--what does the science say we need to do, and examine how science can input to the Facilitative Dialogue and the Global Stocktake

Speakers: Thelma Krug - Vice Chair of IPCC; Anders LevermanProfessor of Dynamics of the Climate System at PIK ; Ibrahim Thiaw - Deputy Executive Director of UNEP; Manuel Pulgar-Vidal - Leader of WWF Climate and Energy Practice and COP20 President
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform – Facilitative Approaches and National Reform Efforts
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Speakers: J.Flasbarth - BMUB; L.Truck - World Bank Group; A.Elgouacem and R.Steenblik - OECD; R.Khanna - ESMAP (tbc); Minstry of Finance Mexico and Indonesia (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Implementing Early Warning Systems for Climate Resilience: CREWS First Results and Future Prospects
How National Meteorological and Hydrological Services’ service delivery can be enhanced to protect lives and livelihoods. How CREWS programmes provide information to manage climate and disaster risk. How early warning enhances preparedness and response.

Speakers: HE Nicolas Hulot(France),HE Inia Seruiratu(COP23 HL Climate Champion),H.E. Diann Black-Layne (Antigua and Barbuda),H.E. Souleymane Soulama (Burkina Faso), Dr Robert Glaser (UN Special Envoy), Dr Petteri Taalas (WMO, General secretary), Ms. Laura Tuck (World Bank), H.E. Brigitte Collet (France)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—12:15
Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn,Ahrstraße 45
Deutsches Komitee für Nachhaltigkeitsforschung (DKN Future Earth)
Mr. Florian Koch
florian.koch@ufz.de
+49 341 2351736
How do cities contribute to the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the SDGs?
Cities provide solutions for Climate Change and for implementing the SDGs. Why are those potentials so seldom used? What drives cities to become forerunners for sustainability? During this event urban experts discuss how science can support cities in their efforts to become more sustainable.

Speakers: Florian Koch (UFZ), Kerstin Krellenberg (Tilia), Barbara Malburg-Graf (DKN Future Earth), Thorsten Kiefer (Future Earth), Ashok Sridharan (Bonn) (tbc), Maria-Alexandra Kurth (Cities Alliance/Future Earth Urban), Cornelia Rösler (DIFU), Peter Pätzold (Stuttgart), Reiner Erben (Augsburg)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—13:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
South Africa’s National Terrestrial Carbon Sinks Assessment and SA’s National Carbon Sinks Atlas
The National Terrestrial Carbon Sinks Assessment (NTCSA) is a first of its kind for South Africa. The aim was to assess the national carbon sinks in relation to afforestation, forest restoration, wetlands, agricultural practices and urban greening. And, to assess all significant land-use changes etc.

Speakers: The Department of Environmental Affairs
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—13:30
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Adaptation under the Global Stocktake
The role of adaptation communication considering EbA experiences and others. The event will discuss Adaptation Communication and Global Stocktake, considering Colombia’s experiences and EbA, and will aim to collect inputs that could be useful for current and future negotiations

Speakers: Invited representatives of the governments of Colombia, Mexico and Cook Islands. TNC, IUCN, WWF
Pavilion event
Event flyer [159 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:00—18:15
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
EU Research and Innovation Day
Research and innovation; Earth observation; Arctic science; Climate finance; SDGs; green growth; climate services; Mission:Innovation

Speakers: Patrick CHILD, Deputy Director General, DG RTD, European Commission; Hans-Joachim SCHELLNHUBER, Founding director, PIK; Chair of the European Commission's High-level Panel on decarbonisation
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:20—12:20
IOA Abteilung Südostasienwissenschaft, Nassestr.2
UniBonn Inst. für Orient und Asienwissenschaft (UB,IOA,AS)
Mr. Frank Seemann
manuelaklein@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 9489100
Climate Justice in Southeast Asia - Climate Change and Climate Policy in the region
'The region of Southeast Asia is extremely threatened by climate change. With this day's conference, we want to promote climate policy in the region with the participation of representatives of government delegations and civil society activists, in cooperation with ASIENHAUS e.v. Cologne.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
From climate risk to opportunity: new metrics to measure development banks’ progresses towards SDGs
University of Zurich

Speakers: I. Monasterolo - Professor of climate economics and finance; A.-L. Amin - Inter-Ameican Development Bank; G. Giraud - Agence Francais de Development
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Bipartisan Solutions to the Climate Challenge
While climate change has sometimes been viewed as a political issue, increasingly it is one that neither political party can ignore. Come hear what senior policy advisors from both major political parties view as areas for bipartisan cooperation on climate change in the future.

Speakers: Kathleen Theoharides, Assistant Secretary of Climate Change, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts; Reed Schuler, Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Jay Inslee, Washington State Moderator: Alden Meyer, Union of Concerned Scientists
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Réserves de Biosphère et changement climatique au Maroc et en Mauritanie
Perspectives de Développement Durable en rapport avec les réserves de biosphère labellisées UNESCO au Maroc et en Mauritanie.

Speakers: Organisé avec l'UNESCO, ANDZOA Maroc et Ebaye SIDINA
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Building up scientific knowledge for effective and efficient adaptation planning and its action
This side-event will discuss how to connect climate change risk information with adaptation planning, realize its implementation in both national and local level, build up scientific data and share it with those concerned, with inviting both state and non-state actors.

Speakers: Masaharu Nakagawa, Minister of the Environment, Japan; Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of BAPPENAS, Indonesia; Kollawat Sakhakara, ONEP, Thailand; Xianfu Lu, ADB; Barney Dickson, UNEP; Yasuaki Hijioka, NIES, Japan; Saleemul Huq, International Institute for Environment and Development
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—12:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
The Big Sink: Large-scale Land Management to Meet Climate Goals
Through a cross-sectoral panel, we will discuss large-scale carbon sequestration through land management, focusing on large landholders. Higher education institutions have a key role to play, specifically through the "land-grant" system in the US, in accelerating this opportunity.

Speakers: Vidar Helgesen, Norway's Minister of Climate and the Environment; Chris Davis, Climate and Energy Affairs, Governor Jay Inslee's office; Aaron Strong, University of Maine; Louis Blumberg, The Nature Conservancy
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—12:15
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Sharing Australia's Savanna Fire Management Successes
@Indigenous Pavillion 11.00 - 12.12 pm
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—12:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Progress in the Development and Deployment of Clean Energy Technologies
While progress has been made in developing clean energy technologies, the success stories are overshadowed by demand for fossil fuels, which are outstripping deployment of clean energy technologies. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—12:30
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Seoyoung LIM
peace@keco.or.kr
+82 10 89301836
Carbon pricing for the low-carbon transition
Avoiding the potentially very high costs of climate change requires transitioning to a low carbon economy. Carbon pricing, in the form of emissions trading systems or taxes, helps to reduce emissions in a cost-effective way, but what is its role in driving the low carbon transition?

Speakers: H.E. Eunkyung Kim, Minister of Environment, Korea Masamichi Kono, OECD Deputy Secretary General Helen Mountford, Director of Economics, WRI Stephen Lucas, Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada Byung-Seong Chun, CEO, K-eco Anne C. Bolle, Statkraft Kurt Van Dender, OECD
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—12:30
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
Climate Change and Human Rights
The panel discussion shall boost the awareness of all stakeholders for the negative effects for climate change on human dignity and human rights and provide an effective setting to promote the compliance with human rights obligations of members states in the context of their climate action.

Speakers: Carole Dieschbourg, Minister for Environment Luxembourg; Kate Gilmore, Dep.High Commissioner for Human Rights(UN-OHCHR); Edgar Gutierrez, Minister of Environment & Energy Costa Rica; Paula Cabellero, Global Director, WRI; Marc Bichler, Ambassador-at-large for Climate Change & Human Rights Luxembourg
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Best Practices- Turkish Refinery, Energy, Cement and Transport Sector
Turkish Industry best practices

Speakers: Canan DERİNÖZ GENCEL İlksen ÖNBİLGİN Alper BAYSAL İsmail BOZ Ülkü ÖZEREN Selen İNAL Onur AKPULAT, REC Turkey
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:30—12:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Energiewende: A Transition beyond energy
Focus on the impacts the german Energiewende has on CO2 reductio, the economy and Society.

Speakers: Christoph Bals, Germanwatch e. V.; Stefan Kapferer, BDEW (German Association of Energy and Water Industries); Frederik Moch, DGB(Confederation of German Trade Unions); Dr. Jörg Rothermel, VCI (German Chemical Industry Association); Dietram Oppelt, NDE Germany
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the Future: Lessons and Future Directions for Scaling Up Climate Adaptation Financing
This event will take stock of current efforts to accelerate and expand adaptation financing for developing countries among key institutions organizing and funding project assistance and to explore new and effective approaches.

Speakers: Mafalda Duarte, Climate Investment Funds; Preety Bhandari; Asian Development Bank; Josef Haider, KfW; Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante, International Finance Corporation; Marc Sadler, Agriculture Practice, World Bank; Moderated by David McCauley, Sr. VP for Policy, Finance and Climate, WWF US.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Clean Water Desalination
This event will explore the following topics, among others: - Ways to secure clean and affordable energy - Mauritius and Cape Verde Island Roadmaps - Market opportunities for renewable energy-powered clean water desalination deployment

Speakers: Global Clean Water Desalination Alliance
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Small Islands – Big impacts: Blue Action Fund & SIDS lead on ocean conservation
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); The Government of Sweden

Speakers: G.Müller - BMZ (tbc); P.Thomson - Ambassador - UN Special Envoy for the Oceans; I.Lövin - Deputy Prime Minister, Sweden (tbc); I.Seruiratu - Climate Champion & Minister for Agriculture, Rural & Maritime Development, Fiji; I.Anderson - IUCN; E.Brandes - WWF Germany
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Low Carbon Aluminium Day / Session 2 (12:00 -13:00)
The development of renewable energy sources in Russia and the role of Hydropower in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Speakers: Angelina DAVYDOVA ("Kommersant"); Evgeny TIKHONOV (En+Power); Vladimir LUKIN (KPMG)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:00—14:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
A Preview of GCAS: Sector Cooperation Between California and Germany
This panel event will explore options to enhance climate action in key sectors at the subnational level, ahead of the GCAS. The event will bring together senior policymakers from Germany and California with experts from the private sector to discuss collaboration on climate action.

Speakers: State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth, BMUB; Deputy Director-General Peter Fischer, Globalisation, Energy and Climate Policy, German Federal Foreign Office; Secretary Matt Rodriquez, Environmental Protection, CalEPA; Nigel Purvis, CEO Climate Advisers
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:00—19:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
U.S. Business Showcase
2017 has been a remarkable year for business climate action, with innovation, investment and action in critical areas, such as science based targets and renewable energy. The USBS will bring together corporate leaders from iconic U.S. brands to explore their efforts to decarbonize the US economy

Speakers: Go to www.wearestillin.com/cop23 to see a full list of speakers for this half day event, which will conclude with an evening reception
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:20—14:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
High Level Side Event on Transparency and Innovation: Japanese New Partnership
This side event will launch new Japanese initiative “Partnership to Strengthen Transparency for Co-Innovation (PaSTI)” and discuss support for capacities and institutional development of the national and local governments, engagement of private sector and realization of co-innovation.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:30—13:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
UK Export Finance: Government backed finance to support Clean Energy Projects
UK Export Finance exists to ensure that quality UK products and services come with competitive finance and insurance. UKEF can give overseas project sponsors who are active in the renewable energy space attractive long-term financing packages.

Speakers: Carla Senatore, International Business Development Officer, UK Export Finance; Michele Dee, UK Export Finance
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:30—13:25
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Taking the Electric Revolution to the Seas
This session will explain how policy frameworks and green procurement practices have fostered the establishment of maritime battery production and a massive electrification of ferries. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Transformation - turning the climate tide
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: H. J. Schellnhuber - Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
12:45—14:00
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
Circular Economy and Climate Action
How can emerging companies in the Circular Economy contribute to Climate Action ? The event will include a presentation on Circular developments in Luxembourg as well as companies testimonials.

Speakers: Carole Dieschbourg, Minister of Environment Luxembourg; Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President EIB; Mr Van Boesschoten (Soilcares); Mr Logtens (Noble Environmental Technologies); Ms Song (Blackbear Carbon)
Pavilion event
Presentation BlackBearCarbon [2 Mb]
Presentation P Schosseler [1 Mb]
Presentation P Schosseler [1 Mb]
Presentation ECOR [2 Mb]
Presentation SoilCares [682 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
The case against geoenigneering: how to build a fair future in a 1.5 degree world.
Geoengineering is not the solution, it just masks the problem and distracts us from real solutions: we could reduce emissions now, rather than finding ways to compensate them with technologies that carry new and even worse problems and risks.

Speakers: Kathrin Schröder, Misereor; Linda Schneider, Heinrich Böll Foundation; Ann Kathrin Schneider, Friends of the Earth Germany;
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
The Climate Finance Accelerator - Turning your NDC into an investable project pipeline
The CFA brings together policy makers with private sector financiers to identify financing propositions for projects aligning with NDC needs. This side event will report back on the inaugural CFA workshop in London in September 2017 and look ahead at how this approach can be replicated and scaled up

Speakers: Jon Williams (PwC UK);Leila Pourarkin (BEIS, UK);Juan Carlos Arredondo (Director for Climate Change Policies at SEMARNAT, Mexico);Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril (Nigeria – tbc);Ed Wells, (HSBC);Stephanie Sfakianos (BNP Paribas;Chris Dodwell (Ricardo Energy & Environment),moderator
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
A win-win-win for nature - enhancing NDCs by integrating action on biodiversity and development
Nature is declining at alarming rates with climate change as important driver. An expert panel will discuss recommendations based on the WWF think paper ‘NDCs – a force for nature?’. It analyses how NDCs potentially contribute to halting and reversing biodiversity loss and to achieving the SDGs.

Speakers: H. E. Ronald Jumeau, Ambassador for Climate Change, Seychelles Peter Betts, Director for Int Climate and Energy, UK Guido Schmidt-Traub,UNSDSN Wolfgang Jamann, CARE Int Paula Caballero, WRI Isabel Cavalier-Adarve, Mission2020
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Gender equality in climate policies and programs and in the ecological transition process
Different initatives will present the linkages between gender and climate

Speakers: Cyrille Pierre (France), Habiba Khiari (Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel), Fanny Petitbon (CARE France), Véronique Moreira (Women Engage for a Common Future), Eleonore Blomstrom (Women’s Environment & Development Organization),Yveline Nicolas(Plateforme Genre et Développement,Adéquations)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Ms. Francis Hugenroth
csr@francis-hugenroth.de
+49 228 90887376
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Climate protection on a plate: Sustainable nutrition'
Our food connects us with people all over the world, from farmers in Africa to the baker next door. We also influence our environment and health through the food we eat, be it schnitzel or tofu. Together we will discover these connections and visit sustainable shopping possibilities and initiatives.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
Socio-Economic Scenarios for South Africa and consequent Energy Pathways
The National Business Initiative (NBI) of South Africa will present the conclusions of their study on potential Socio-Economic Scenarios for South Africa and consequent Energy Pathways.

Speakers: NBI
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Marriott Hotel
Poland Pavilion (PP)
Mr. Tomasz Jamroz
tomasz.jamroz@msz.gov.pl
+48 22 5237994
Role of SMEs in shaping the future of green technologies - Marriott Hotel 13:00-15:00
How can innovative potential of small and medium-sized companies be utilized to tackle climate change? . What are the main obstacles for stimulating eco-innovation among SMEs?

Speakers: Poland's enterpreneurs from the green technology sector
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:15—14:30
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
ETHICS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: UNESCO’S Declaration of ethical principles in relation to climate change
A comprehensive approach to addressing climate change must extend beyond economic and political considerations because it is at core an ethical issue. The panel will engage in the discussion of ethical principles related to climate change based on a UNESCO’s declaration.

Speakers: Prof Jean-Pascal Van Ypersele; Mrs Bredina Drollett; Sister Jayanti Kirpalani; Prof Donald Brown
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:15—14:45
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
Increasing and improving climate finance: the role of non-state actors
Climate finance

Speakers: Members of the European Parliament
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Implementing Article 2(C) of the Paris Agreement
SouthSouthNorth Projects, Finance Thematic Working Group of the IKI Cluster

Speakers: Country Representatives from Kenia, Ethiopia, Morocco, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Pacific Islands, Colombia and Costa Rica (all tbc), IKI Finance Thematic Working Group representative
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Innovation for SDGs & Climate Action
Video Launch, Pitch Session, Networking. The session will use an innovative and interactive format. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: UN SDG Action Campaign
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Itzel Obregon
itzel.obregon@iclei.org
+49 175 1756635651
The Kaohsiung Strategies for the Future of Urban Mobility
The Kaohsiung Strategies on the future of urban mobility adopted in October 2017 shall inspire local governments to transforming their transportation systems and mobility patterns towards reduced automobile dependency and towards becoming more sustainable, low-carbon and people-centered.

Speakers: Ching-Fu Chen. Director-General, Transportation Bureau. Kaohsiung City Government; George Heyman, Minister of Environment & Climate Change, Government of British Columbia, Canada; Veronica Arias, Secretary of Environment, Quito, Ecuador
Pavilion event
Session description [255 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
China Renewable Outlook 2017
The outlook describes the need for energy transition in China, energy system scenarios from 2017 to 2030, and policy measures to implement ambitious target for renewable energy. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Climate Change and Land: Mutual Areas of Action in the Framework of UNCCD, UNFCCC and IPCC
The panel will be sharing views on land-climate change issues, how agricultural systems will react to changing climate, food security linkages, conservation agriculture and sustainable agricultural alternatives.

Speakers: Assoc. Prof. Semra Cerit Mazlum Prof. Dr. Murat Türkeş Noel Oettle Lennart Olsson Patrice Burger
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Low Carbon Aluminium Day / Session 3 (14:00-15:00)
Perspectives on the emissions reduction in the aluminium industry. Low carbon aluminium – current approaches, creating demand, economic incentives and mechanisms, i.e. carbon pricing

Speakers: Oleg PLUZHNIKOV (“Business Russia”); Experts on carbon pricing representing CDP, CPLC; Sergey CHESTNOY (UC RUSAL); Jerome LUCAES (UC RUSAL); Max GUTBROD (Baker McKenzie); Stephan SINGER (CAN)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
Transport, Renewables, and Climate
Presentations and discussions on the role of renewable energy in mitigating CO2 emissions in the transport sector.

Speakers: International Renewable Energy Agency, REN21, Agora Verkehrswende, Mexico Energy and Climate Initiative
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
#StillIn Petition Delivery
Following the federal Paris Agreement pullout, a large, diverse coalition of progressive groups launched a citizen petition to tell the international community that the US will lead on climate regardless of federal actions. These petitions will be delivered at this event to the UNFCCC Secretariat

Speakers: U.S. People’s Delegation; storytellers
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Interactive Dialogue: How does Climate Change Affect Indigenous Women's lives?
@Indigenous Pavillion 2.00 - 3.00 pm
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:15—15:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
The Renewable Energy Performance Platform: Boosting Private Finance in Renewables in Africa
The REPP has supported small-scale renewable energy project developers in sub-Saharan Africa, helping them to mobilise private sector investment in their projects. Hear from project developers, financiers, legal and policymakers using live projects in Kenya and Nigeria as examples.

Speakers: Ibrahim U.Jibril, Minister for the Environment, Nigeria;Eric Usher, Head of UNEP Finance Initiative; Peter Betts,BEIS,UK; Leila Pourarkin,BEIS,UK;Geoff Sinclair, CAMCO Clean Energy;Philip Skinner,GuarantCo;Andreas Gunst,DLA Piper;Mark Masinde,PowerGen;Diletta Zeni,Wind Europe;Mansoor Hamayun,BBOXX
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Supporting NDC Implementation Through Policy Based Financing (PBF)
KfW Development Bank
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Oceania and Climate Change: Perspectives from the Blue Continent
This side event will follow the Pacific “talanoa” approach to explore the climate change solutions underway and planned in the Pacific Islands and will seek to foster learnings and partnerships.

Speakers: Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat & Pacific Ocean Commissioner; Prof. Brendan Mackey, PhD, IUCN Oceania Regional Councilor; Mason Smith, Regional Director, IUCN Oceania; Pacific Island leaders.
Pavilion event
Event flyer [132 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
The Private Sector in Action for Adaptation
At this event, adaptation needs of vulnerable developing countries and how innovative adaptation business cases by multinational corporations will be show-cased. Also, discussion will be made how to scale-up private sector participation to contribute to adaptation objectives.

Speakers: Mari Yoshitaka, MUMSS;Saleemul Huq, International Center for Climate Change and Development at Independent University, Bangladesh;Nahomi Nishio, UNIDO; Masakazu Murakami, Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited;Seiya Yamazaki, FUJITSU LIMITED; Jay Koh, GARI / The Lightsmith Group; Kohei Tamura, METI,
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
10 Years of International Climate Initiative (IKI) - New Ways for Climate Finance
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: N. Gorißen - BMUB
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
German Biosphere Reserves and Partners Addressing Climate Change, Water and Sustainability
This side event will present the action of the 16 German UNESCO Biosphere Reserves to address climate change in mitigation and adaptation, and their role in balancing SDGs 13 and 15. It will also present the results of the 18 projects implemented by them with support from Danone Waters Germany.

Speakers: ​Flavia​ ​Schlegel,​ ​Lutz​ ​Möller (UNESCO),​ ​Nadine​ ​Küster (DANONE), ​Gerhard​ ​Mörsch (UNESCO biosphere reserve Bliegau)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—16:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Impact of Degraded Land Restoration on Habitat Protection, Food Systems and Climate Change
Soil restoration is seen as multi-win strategy that can contribute to mitigation to climate change, food security and reduce the pressure to convert natural habitats for fagricultural production. Restoration of degraded lands needs to take a holistic approach safeguarding that no one is left behind.

Speakers: "Alexander Müller - TMG Think Tank Tony Simons - Director ICRAF Mauricio Voivodic - Executive Director WWF-Brazil Barron Orr - Lead Scientist of the UNCCD
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
BMUB, Robert-Schuman-Platz 3, Bonn
International Windship Association (IWA)
Mr. Gavin Allwright
secretary@wind-ship.org
+44 0 0
Press conference on "Ambition 1.5°C - Global Shipping´s Action Plan" congress on Nov 13, 2017
On November 13th, 2017 the International Windship Association, Lloyd´s Register, MAN Diesel Turbo, MARIKO, RightShip, Danish Shipping, Green Ship of the Future in cooperation with SSI, CWR, WWEA,WMU will develop a concrete action plan to reduce GHG emissions of shipping dramatically. of shipping
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Ms. Sara Kupka
skupka@nrg4sd.org
+4 172 6784738
Adaptation under the Paris Agreement: The potential of regional governments
The event will showcase successful stories of adaptation efforts happening at the regional level, discuss how regional governments can support national adaptation efforts and the role of international initiatives like RegionsAdapt.

Speakers: Ms Ana Maria Pellini, Mr Oscar Domingo Peppo, Prof. Kivutha Kibwana, Governor, Makueni County, Mr. Salvador Samitier, Mr Ken Alex, Mr Jean Lemire,
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Climate education & Climate solidarity
Two organizations will present climate change education and international solidarity programs that aim to create citizen engagement and climate change action.

Speakers: Stéphanie Reiche-de Vigan(Société de législation comparée) Christoph Bals(Germanwatch) Makane Mbengue(Université de Genève) Joel Guiot(Aix-Marseille Université) Solange Ngouh(Réseau Africain de l’Education au Développement Durable–RAEDD) Jonathan Guyot (GERES) Joséphine Raynauld (CliMates)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
DIE Tulpenfeld 6
Johannes-Rau-Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (JRF)
Ms. Ramona Fels
fels@jrf.nrw
+49 171 2932182
Potentials of Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development
The research interest of the project MENA SELECT is to engage with various stakeholders to assess the compatibility of their outlooks regarding their country’s electricity-producing technologies until the year 2050. Where are the potentials for societal transformation and sustainable development?

Speakers: Dieter Bathen (JRF), Shahrazad Far (BICC), Ole Soukup (Wuppertal Institute), Rafat Assi (RSS), Safa’ Al Jayoussi (IndyACT), Tilman Altenburg (DIE/GDI)
Bonn/Cologne region event
Flyer Event JRF [568 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—17:00
Fiji Pavilion
Fiji Pavilion (FP)
Ms. Monique Page
monique.page@mfat.govt.nz
+64 4 4398245
Precision Technology for Agriculture Development: Investing for the 'Triple-win'
A New Zealand Government hosted half day event that showcases the benefits of precision technology for agriculture, including increasing productivity, addressing climate change impacts and enhancing resilience. It provides practical advice for countries seeking climate finance.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:00—18:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
Exxaro Resources & Tata Power Community Based Wind Farms in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
The objective is to show our journey in developing renewable energy projects - wind farms in collaboration with local communities as shareholders.

Speakers: Exxaro Resources and Tata Power Community
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:15—16:45
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Time for a diet shift: Plant based diet for climate change mitigation
@Indigenous Pavillion 3.15 - 4.45 pm
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:30—16:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Using results-based climate finance to achieve transformational change and build climate markets
This event outlines the need for scalable, private sector-driven solutions in the climate arena and shares lessons learned from two World Bank facilities (the Transformative Carbon Asset Facility (TCAF) and the Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev)) that utilise RBCF and market-based approaches

Speakers: Archie Young,Head of UK Delegation(tbc); John Roome, Senior Director for Climate Change, World Bank;Eric Reynolds, CEO, Inyenyeri – A Rwanda Social Benefit Company; Moderator: Marc Sadler, Practice Manager, Climate Fund Management Unit, World Bank
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
15:30—17:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
The role of Renewable Energy in Industry
This session will present a new report and examples from increased use of renewable in the Nordic industrial sector. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:00—17:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Heartland Climate Action: Minnesota Leadership on Deep Carbon Reduction
Minnesota has an historically carbon-intensive economy which includes industry, agriculture, coal, and transportation. Yet through bipartisan policy and business leadership, the state has made big achievements in decarbonization and has established nation-leading commitments to carbon reduction

Speakers: Stephanie Zawistowski, Office of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton; Minnesota State Representative Melissa Hortman, House Minority Leader; Patrick Hamilton, Science Museum of Minnesota; Greg Downing, Target; J. Drake Hamilton, Fresh Energy
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Hong Kong Climate Action Plan 2030+
Transitioning Towards a Low Carbon Energy Future; Financing Decarbonisation and Climate Change Adaptation

Speakers: KS WONG ;Jeanne NG, Robert Gibson
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
How to escape carbon lock-in: Case of Turkey in the Context of developing world
To communicate the outcomes of recent analyses on the easily accessible and utilizable mitigation opportunities for Turkey. The side event is expected to provide a futile platform for discussing pathways and sectoral options that Turkey could choose to escape carbon lock-in.

Speakers: Dr. Ümit Şahin Dr. Tuğba Ağaçayak Dr. Barış Karapınar Mustafa Özgür Berke
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Heather Lee
mjlee@kei.re.kr
+82 44 4157757
Science based Climate Change Adaptation: Empowerment of Climate Resilience for LDCs(Korea Pavillion
This session will be provide a global platform to share the outcomes of the scientific methodology based Country Reports(Cambodia and Bhutan) and explore ways to develop and apply the reports to the LDCs to build local adaptive capacity and reduce future climate change impacts.

Speakers: Abias Huongo(Chair, LDC Expert Group, UNFCCC),Luc Gnacadja (Special Representative, LoCAL Programme Board), Sum Thy (Director, Climate Change Dept., Ministry of Environment, Cambodia), David Jackson (Director, UNCDF), Hoon Chang (Senior Research Fellow, KEI)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:15—16:45
UNESCO Pavilion
UNESCO Pavilion (UNESCOP)
Ms. Pauline Fournis
p.fournis@unesco.org
+33 6 18305138
Renewables and Efficient Solutions to address Climate and Development-the role of Biosphere Reserves
We will highlight the contributions of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves to promote climate mitigation and adaptation, and underline the benefits of international partnership cooperation among the UNESCO MAB Programme, the Solar Impulse Foundation and Energy Observer.

Speakers: Flavia Schlegel, Bertrand Piccard, Amadea Kostrzewa, Gerhard Mörsch
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Wildlife and Climate Change
Learn how WWF and partners are researching how a changing climate is impacting species, and developing and implementing appropriate solutions, including our recently launched “Wildlife Adaptation Innovation Fund”, which supports the testing of new ideas through on the ground projects.

Speakers: Nikhil Advani (WWF); Koustubh Sharma (Snow Leopard Trust); TBD (Government of Tasmania); John Farrington (USAID Asia High Mountains project); Harisoa Rakotondrazafy (WWF Madagascar); Philip Odhiambo (WWF Kenya)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Ms. Emilie Doran
emilie.doran@iclei.org
+49 761 368920
Strategic Dialogue on Heat Synergy Regions
The session (16:30-18:00) will address financing, framework conditions and local, sub-national and national pathways for decarbonising Europe. Panellists will examine the use of thermal mapping and modeling to analyse the feasibility of heating and cooling solutions. Networking drinks in closing.

Speakers: · Brian Van Mathiesen, HRE Coordinator; Professor, Aalborg University · Paul Voss, Managing Director, EuroHeat & Power · Katrina Folland, CELSIUS Coordinator, Smart Cities, Gothenburg, Sweden · Christian Jacobs, Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Protection, Low Saxony, Germany
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
From Adaptation in NDCs to Bankable Climate Projects: The key role of the Water Cycle
The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Nature-based solutions: a smart choice to reach the Paris Agreement targets
Senior leaders in government, multilateral financial institutions, bilateral development banks, and the private sector will highlight how and why NBS are a necessary tool to be used by countries if we wish to reach the targets agreed to under the Paris agreement.

Speakers: Inger Andersen, Director General, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Achim Steiner, Executive Secretary, UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) Amedi Camara - Minister of Environment, Mauritania Ronny Jumeau, Ambassador, Seychelles
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Using public finance to catalyse private investment in adaptation
This side-event will address; what is the current role of the private sector in climate actions; what are the barriers for private sector; and how public finance can be used to catalyse private sector investment, etc. Also, role of GAN to scaled up actions on adaptation will be highlighted.

Speakers: Jay Koh ,GARI;John Firth,Acclimatise;Anne Olhoff, Danish Technical University and author of Adaptation Gap reports; Matthias Berninger,MARS INCORPORATED;Helena McLeod,International Development Advisory Service Africa.KPMG East Africa;Barney Dickson,UNEP;Masataka Watanabe, Chuo University (Moderator)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:45—17:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
CRAFT – The First Private Sector Investment Fund for Climate Resilience and Adaptation
CRAFT, first private sector investment fund for adaptation and climate resilience, will be discussed by supporting stakeholders. Endorsed by Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, CRAFT scales up companies that produce data and solutions to climate risks and impacts for developing countries.

Speakers: Jay Koh, The Lightsmith Group (CRAFT Proponent); Sanjay Wagle, The Lightsmith Group (CRAFT Proponent); Martin Berg, European Investment Bank; Chizuru Aoki, Global Environment Facility
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
16:45—18:15
European Pavilion
European Union Pavilion (EU)
Mr. Matthieu Ballu
matthieu.ballu@ec.europa.eu
+32 4 96380950
Communicating Disaster Risks: role of communication tools in raising awareness on climate extremes
DRR and climate adaptation

Speakers: 1. DG CLIMA, EU policies on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. 2. EEA, Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe; enhancing coherence of the knowledge base and policies. 3. JRC, Science for disaster risk management: knowing better and losing less. 4. and 5.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
17:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Summary of what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Green Banking in Asia - Experiences and Prospects
Renewables Academy (RENAC)

Speakers: B. Breid - RENAC; B. Dransfeld - the greenwerk
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
17:00—18:15
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Defying Disaster through the Paris Agreement
@Indigenous Pavillion 5.00 - 6.15 pm
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Carbon pricing – the future of market-oriented mechanisms
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Wolfgang Obergassel, Wuppertal Institute
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
17:30—22:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Climate Clever Parliamentarians
In order to avoid serious climate change the world needs more engaged parliamentarians? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:00—19:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Rio +25 Celebration Reception with Lord Howard
This is a joint event with the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) and PwC to celebrate 25 years since the signing of the UN Convention on Climate Change. The event will highlight UK success on the climate agenda and will bring together businesses and international delegates.
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:00—20:00
Kunstmuseum Bonn Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
ARTPORT GOOD FOOD COP23 panel discussion
The panel will explore creative solutions that can inspire change in behavior and policy towards food production and consumption as the world faces severe challenges due to climate change. How can local experts from diverse disciplines come together and tap into potential synergies for common goals.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:00—21:00
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Klimadialog: Klimawandel, Lebenswandel, Wirtschaftswandel - Was wir jetzt tun müssen!
Zu den Themen Lebenswandel, wirtschaftliche Entwicklung und Nachhaltigkeit diskutiert Staatssekretär Dr. Friedrich Kitschelt mit Monsignore Pirmin Spiegel (Hauptgeschäftsführer MISEREOR) und Professor Dr. Klaus Töpfer (ehem. Exekutivdirektor des Umweltprogramms der UN). www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Dr. Friedrich Kitschelt, Monsignore Pirmin Spiegel, Professor Dr. Klaus Töpfer, Roberta Heni, Dr. Christiane Averbeck
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:15—19:30
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank Pavilion (EIBP)
Ms. Elisabeth Adams
elisabeth.adams@lff.lu
+352 352 2720211
Luxembourg’s role as an international platform for Climate Finance
An event on green & climate finance initiatives in Luxembourg. In the presence of Carole Dieschbourg, Luxembourg Minister for the Environment, and Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance.

Speakers: Arnaud Gillin Partner, Innpact; Sachin Vankalas Director, Operations & Sustainability, LuxFLAG; Kaspar Wansleben Fund Manager, Forestry and Climate Change Fund; Jane Wilkinson Head of Sustainable Finance, Luxembourg Stock Exchange; moderated by Tom Théobald Deputy CEO, Luxembourg for Finance
Pavilion event
Sustainable Finance brochure [3 Mb]
Luxembourg Green Exchange [1 Mb]
Forestry and Climate Change Fund [800 kb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:30—19:45
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Transforming hearts, lives and government policies: 1.5°C without reliance on geo-engineering
@Indigenous Pavillion 6.30 - 7.45 pm
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate Change and the Financial System
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)/Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)
Pavilion event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Celebrating the Journey of EbA: Nature Based Solutions for Climate Change
IUCN, together with Members and partners coined the term Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) in 2008 at UNFCCC COP14, after which the CBD led the approval process for EbA’s official definition in 2009. Join IUCN, BMUB-IKI and Friends of EbA to celebrate the journey.

Speakers: Remarks by: Representatives from Ministries of Environment and FEBA Member organisations Norbert Gorißen, Head of Division, International Climate Initiative, BMUB Germany Inger Andersen, Director-General, IUCN
Pavilion event
Event flyer [1 Mb]
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
19:30—21:00
Gemeindehaus Brahmsstr.14,Bonn
green energy against poverty e.V. (greenap)
Mr. Georg Amshoff
ga@greenap.org
+49 179 1075629
Fighting poverty and climate change simultaneously - Development projects for the global South
Solar lamps replace kerosene lanterns – but they also bring development and mitigate climate change. "green energy against poverty", a development organisation from Bonn Germany, presents its work on community-based, people centred empowerment projects with solar energy and improved biomass usage.

Speakers: Mr. Georg Amshoff Mrs. Dr. Sabine te Heesen
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Wednesday,
15 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
08:00—15:00
Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Kreuzstraße 16
Traumpalast e.V. (TP)
Ms. Melina Delpho
m.delpho@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
World Climate Conference for Children, Teens & Families
Discover and Shape the World. The “Brotfabrik” sociocultural centre in Bonn-Beuel presents project days featuring theatre performances, film screenings, inspiration by experts and scientists, and creative workshops.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk
In the Nordic pavilion. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:00—10:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
The Central African Forests: A Cooler Future for All of Us
Economic growth without forest destruction requires political commitment and sustained international support. Today, Ministers from Central African and donor countries will take stock of successes and challenges since their signature in 2015 of the CAFI Declaration (Central Africa Forest Initiative)

Speakers: HE Nicolas Hulot (France), HE Vidar Helgesen (Norway), HE Yav Mulang (DRC), HE Gerd Muller (Germany), HE Régis Immongault (Gabon),HE Rosalie Matondo (Republic of Congo), HE Stefano Manservisi (European Union), HE Claire Perry (UK)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:00—13:00
Post Tower Platz der Deutschen Post 1
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
Ms. Carmen Dienst
carmen.dienst@wupperinst.org
+49 202 2492203
From Paris to Action in the Global South:What role can local energy practitioners and networks play?
Energy practitioners in the Global South and their networks are key actors on the frontline of efforts to provide energy services and strengthen exchange of know-how. The panel and two workshops will discuss synergy between their local initiatives and the diverse climate actions implemented?

Speakers: Moderation:Carmen Dienst, Wuppertal Institute; Speaker: Jem Porcaro, UN Foundation; Sander Chan, German Development Institute; Mariela Pino, RedBioLAC; Dipti Vaghela, HydroEmpowerment Network; Wolfgang Obergassel, Wuppertal Institute
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:30—11:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
NDRC-IEA High Level Side Event
Address Climate Change and Promote Development Transition; Climate Chang and Global Energy Policy Transition;Climate Change and China’s Energy Revolution; Energy Cooperation in the Context of Global Climate Governance

Speakers: LI Gao;Dave Turk;ZHOU Dadi;Aya Yoshida
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
09:30—12:30
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Sustainable Energy Day - The role of natural gas in a low-carbon economy / Session 1 (09:30-12:30)
Possible consequences of CAATS act implications on GHG emissions for the energy sector in Europe

Speakers: Alexander BEDRITSKY(Adviser to the Russian President,Special Envoy for Climate);Alexey KULAPIN(Russian Ministry of Energy);Peter FISCHER(German Federal Foreign Office, tbc);Patrick AGAR(Lambert Energy);Manfred RUSS(Thinkstep);Ulrich LISSEK(Nord Stream 2 AG); Michael Harms(OA); Sergy TURKIN(Gazprom)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Clever Climate Legislation
Can the experiences in Sweden in developing the new legislation be useful for other countries that are on the course to live up to the Paris Agreement? In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the Future: Strengthening Domestic Constituencies for Climate Action
This event will discuss how domestic constituencies of non-state actors can contribute to greater climate action, and support accelerated implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and enhanced ambition by 2020.

Speakers: J.C. Arredondo, Ministry of Environment, Mexico. A. Fernández, Director of Governance and Global Partnerships, C40. A. Nyong, African Development Bank M. Rojas Laserna, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Colombia. J. Yawitch, CEO, National Business Initiative of South Africa
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Perspectives for the Global Energy Transition
Investment Needs for Achieving the Well Below 2 Degrees Target; Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Speakers: R.Baake - BMZ (tbc); A.Amin - IRENA (tbc); F.Birol - IEA (tbc); Representative of China - CNREC (tbc); E.Brandes - WWF Germany (tbc);
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
The Cocoa and Forests Initiative: Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana launching Joint Frameworks for Action
A number of the world's leading cocoa companies have committed to ending deforestation and degradation in their supply chains as part of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI). This event will see the launch of Joint Frameworks for Action to make this commitment a reality in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana.

Speakers: Anne D. Ouloto, Minister of Environment,Côte d'Ivoire;Kwabena Boateng, Minister of Environment,Ghana;Richard Scobey,President of the World Cocoa Foundation;Joost Oorthuizen,Executive Director,IDH;Daan Wensing,IDH; Graham Wynne,The Prince of Wales' ISU;Barry Parkin,World Cocoa Foundation
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Mr. Jonas Keil
jonas.keil@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927246
Accelerating Carbon Pricing to Support Sustainable Development
This side event will bring together academics, policymakers and stakeholders to discuss prospects and challenges for carbon pricing in the context of the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030. It will also discuss real-world experiences in using carbon pricing in emerging and developing countries.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
DIE, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Hannah Janetschek
hannah.janetschek@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927230
Thinking water resources management and climate plans (NDCs) together
The event discusses the role of water governance in climate measures and vice versa. Looking into rural as well as urban areas in various country context settings.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Mr. Sang Jin Oh
rurouni628@gtck.re.kr
+82 2 33933900
Technology RD&D cooperation for new climate regime: From bilateral and multilateral perspectives
In recognition of the importance of collaboration on research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) of climate technologies, this event is organized to share experiences, challenges, and lessons-learned in conducting RD&D cooperation with developing countries.

Speakers: Mr. Robert Berloznik (VITO / Member of TEC), Dr. Hyung-Ju Kim (GTC), Dr. Sara Trærup (UDP), Ms. Ellina Levina (CEM)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:00—13:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
DBSA’s role in catalysing SME’s to contribute meaningfully to South Africa’s REIPPP.
Development Bank of South Africa's (DBSA) role in catalysing Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) to contribute meaningfully to South Africa's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP).

Speakers: DBSA
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:30—11:15
European Investment Bank/Luxembourg Pavilion
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Ms. Christelle Jolivet
jolivet@eib.org
+352 621 362505
Presentation of the Luxembourg-EIB Climate Finance Platform
Join us for a conversation how innovative finance instruments can help to address climate change ! It is the first time a EU Member State enter into such a partnership for innovative climate finance with EIB and it establishes further Luxembourg as a sustainable financial centre.

Speakers: Werner Hoyer, President EIB; Pierre Gramegna, Finance Minister Luxembourg; Carole Dieschbourg, Environment Minister Luxembourg; Jonathan Taylor, Vice President EIB
Pavilion event
Flyer [196 kb]
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Advancing civil society readiness for effective Green Climate Fund financing – focus Africa
Germanwatch

Speakers: C. Mugambi - CARE Kenya; J. Ng’oma - Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC); Z. Segda - Women Environmental Programme (WEP)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Global Contribution to Climate Change - In Harmony with Economic Growth -
This side event will introduce Japanese business communities’ efforts to develop low-carbon technologies; cooperation with developing countries; practical solutions in urban area; and how to accelerate support for developing countries, in harmony with economic development.

Speakers: Hiroyuki Suematsu, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Wataru Matsumura, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan; Tony Fullelove, Monash University; Jukka Uosukainen, Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
10:45—12:15
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Contributing to the international mobilisation for forests and climate
The presentation of projets coming from 4 different continents will highlight the importance and the diversity of the international mobilisation for forests and climate. A dialogue will follow to identify the challenges to promote forestry actions in national and international climate strategies.

Speakers: Cesar Augusto Rey Angel (Colombia), Charles Hullot (ONF Andina), Rafik Aini (Tunisia), José Manuel Jaquotot Sáenz de Miera (Spain), Martial Bernoux (FAO), Vivien Rossi (COMIFAC), Knut Øystad (Norway), Jean-Baptiste Marre (Pacific Community)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:00—12:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Walmart and Mars, Inc.: The Business Case for Action on Climate
Join Walmart Director of Sustainability Katherine Neebe and Mars Inc. Senior Director of Sustainability Lisa Manley to learn more about why and how major U.S. corporations are squeezing emissions out of their supply chains, adopting science based targets, and supporting Paris.

Speakers: Katherine Neebe, Director of Sustainability, Walmart; Lisa Manley, Senior Director of Sustainability, Mars Inc. Moderator: Jesse Young, Oxfam America Hosted by: Oxfam America
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:00—12:15
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Action on Turtle Island
@Indigenous Pavillion 11.00 - 12.15 am
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:00—13:00
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Industry and the Climate Change
Industry and Climate Change in terms of recycling, Plastics and Consumer Behaviors, Plastics design in cosmetics & impact on Climate Change

Speakers: Mete İmer – CEVKO - Extended Producer Responsibility Model Burcu Coskun – Coca Cola Bottler Turkey - Sustainable Packaging & Recycling Fugen Soykut – Loreal - Significance of Circular Economy Combatting Climate Change – Beauty for All
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:15—12:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Nordic-German Dialog on Solutions for Sustainable Cities
Nordic and German MP exchange views and interact with a panel Berlin, including Jonas Freist-Held from UN-HABITAT.
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:30—12:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the Future: Non-State Actors and Enhanced Global Climate Action
This event will foster a discussion about the future of the Global Climate Action Agenda. Representatives from civil society, Fijian presidency and the UNFCCC secretariat will discuss key issues related to the composition, tracking and strengthening of the Global Climate Action Agenda.

Speakers: H.E. Inia Seruiratu, High-level Climate Champion, Minister, Fiji Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, WWF Global Climate and Energy Practice Leader and COP20 President Kate Levick, Director, Policy and Regulation, CDP Ramiro Fernandez, Director Climate Change, Fundación AVINA Massamba Thioye, UNFCCC Secretariat
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
11:30—13:00
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Mary Hahm
escap-intern-mary.hahm@un.org
+66 2 2881234
Asia-Pacific Climate Action: Making finance flows consistent with low carbon development
To raise awareness about a Regional Action Agenda (RAA) for Asia-Pacific region to increase private sector finance towards low carbon climate resilient investments for implementation of the 2030 agenda. Focus on debt capital markets, market based approaches, energy access, climate risk insurance

Speakers: Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, ESCAP Executive Secretary; H.E. Minister Inia Seruiratu, (Fiji) HL Climate Champion; H.E. Mushahidullah Khan, Minister of Climate Change (Pakistan); Managing directors from S&P, ICMA, ADB
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
German Science Hour: Failing the Carbon Budget - what's next?
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Speakers: A.Oschlies - GEOMAR; L.Lawrence - Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies; L.Fuhr - Heinrich Böll Foundation; O.Geden - German Institute for International and Security Affairs
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Innovate4Climate Announcement of 2018 Innovate4Climate Conference
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), World Bank

Speakers: K. Sach - BMUB (tbc); V. Ulargui - OECC (tbc); D. Forrister - IETA (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
12:30—13:45
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Global warming of 1.5°C, 2°C and 4°C: new research on regional climate risks from the HELIX project
@Indigenous Pavillion 12.30 - 1.45 pm
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
12:30—14:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Whole systems approach to the energy trilemma and air quality
This session takes an integrated systems approach to Heat, Transport and Electricity. Players from the UK region known as the 'Northern Powerhouse' demonstrate how to master the migration to a whole system approach highlighting cutting-edge projects and technologies.

Speakers: Dr David Hodgson (Department for International Trade,Sector Specialist:Energy, Chemicals & the Northern Powerhouse); Phil Hewitt, (EnAppSys Ltd (CEO); Tim Patterson (Fuel Economy Solutions (CEO);Dr. Johannes Wehrhahn, E.ON (Head of Global Domain Flexibility)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
12:45—14:15
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
There is Hope in Soil: Unlocking the Potential of Regenerative Agriculture (Danone)
Regenerative agriculture, which focuses on nurturing soil health, can mitigate climate change and strengthen food security while boosting crop productivity and driving economic growth.

Speakers: HE Nicolas Hulot (France), HE Stéphane Travert (France), Emmanuel Faber (CEO, Danone), Rattan Lal (Ohio State University), Leontino Balbo (Balbo Group), Rick Ridgeway (Patagonia)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Low-carbon cities in Action: delivering on the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda
The aim of this event is to showcase sustainable urban development and mobility solutions, to discuss the steps towards implementation, work on pilot project concepts and identify finance and policy options.

Speakers: Oliver Lah (Urban Pathways); Sunny Kodukula, (Urban Electric Mobility Initiative); Verena Ommer (IRENA); Markus Delfs (GIZ);
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Mangroves for climate action – a key ecosystem for blue carbon and effective adaptation
Introduce strategies to protect coastal ecosystems storing blue carbon and help to enhance resilience of coastal communities, Introduce the Initiative “Save Our Mangroves Now”, Discuss how to increase the international engagement: What is needed to bring the international commitments to the ground?

Speakers: Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development; Minister of Environment, Ecology, Sea and Forests, Madagascar; Jared Bosire, Conservation Director WWF Kenya; Moderator: Inger Andersen (IUCN) (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—14:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Clean energy technologies: Tracking progress and the role of digitalization
In this side event, the IEA will share results of Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017, an annual publication which assesses key clean technologies, including electric vehicles, energy storage, and renewable energies, and whether they are on track to meet long-term emissions goals.

Speakers: Fatih Birol, Peter Janoska and George Kamiya, IEA;Wataru Matsumura, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan;Kelly Simms Gallagher, Tufts University;Mariano Morazzo, Climate Change and Renewable Energy Policies,Enel.; Pamela Lee, National Climate Change Secretariat, Singapore
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—14:15
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Public/Private Collaboration on Subnational Action on Climate Change
This panel will focus on how states and the private sector work together to reduce GHG emissions, promote energy efficiency, demand response, storage and/or renewables, and more.

Speakers: Chris Davis, Energy and Carbon Markets, Office of Governor Jay Inslee (invited); Ruchi Sadhir, Office of Governor Kate Brown (invited); Jared Snyder, New York Department of Environmental Conservation; Stephanie Zawistowski, Office of Governor Dayton and Lt. Governor Smith
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Beethovendenkmal, Münsterplatz 17- Bonn
Greenwalker (GW)
Mr. Erich Kelbert
kontakt@bonnfairtraut.de
+49 163 6806659
Greenwalker: City Walk 'Sustainable Consumption and Climate Protection'
Is trade and consumption possible under fair conditions? Is Fair Trade possible in an economy that is profit orientated? During the walk, we will look at the diverse possibilities for sustainable consumption in Bonn and connect these with global climate protection.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
Climate Change Adaptation - Lessons from South Africa
The objective is to have a panel discussion with various business partners to shares their experience in implementing adaptation projects and strategies to make their business climate change proof as a way of mitigating the unavoidable risks.

Speakers: Prof Barend Erasmus
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:00—15:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Jiyoon Song
songjy@kei.re.kr
+82 44 4157405
Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation—Practical Experiences and Ways Forward
The purpose of this seminar is to share countries’ experiences on mainstreaming climate change adaptation and to provide practical guidance on how governments and national actors can mainstream climate change adaptation into policy-making and development planning.

Speakers: 1) H.E. Eunkyung Kim, Minister, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea 2) Jong-Soo Yoon, Head, UNOSD 3)Jason Spensley, Senior Specialist, GCF 4) Mozaharul Alam, Regional Climate Change Coordinator, UNEP 5) Atiq Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Managing the NDC Process: Lessons from national approaches to NDC governance
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), The Political and Institutional Frameworks Thematic Working Group of the IKI Cluster
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Frontera Invisible - Palm Oil in Columbia Film Screening and Discussion with filmmaker
Film Screening and Discussion with filmmaker. Frontera Invisible is the true story of communities trapped in the middle of the world’s longest war, in which big landowners’ rush for palm oil to produce ‘green’ fuel has displaced peasant farmers and indigenous people. www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Nico Muzi Filmmaker and Director of Communication Transport & Environment Trees Robijns Agriculture and Bioenergy Policy Officer NABU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Cero emission road and sea transportation – Plug in solution exist, but are coherent policies missin
fast. This calls for a fine balance between standardisation and leaving room for innovation. This event will highlight infrastructure needs, synergies between land and sea transport infrastructure, and policy coherence. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:30—15:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Mr. Alberto Terenzi
alberto.terenzi@iclei.org
+4 176 71291726
Tools that enhance operational guidance and decision-making for local resilience
Urban resilience is context specific, yet cities need tools that can support them in closing knowledge gaps, building their adaptive capacity and in preparing for future threats. During the session, resilience support tools will be presented and their use in cities explained.

Speakers: Vasileios Latinos - ICLEI, Local Governments for Sustainability, European Secretariat Alberto Terenzi - ICLEI, Local Governmets for Sustainability, European Secretariat; Efrén Feliu, Tecnalia
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Turkey Pavilion
Turkey Pavilion (TP)
Ms. Tuba Seyyah
tuba.seyyah@csb.gov.tr
+90 532 5578605
Towards a More Resilient Economy: Sustainability Practices in Turkish Banking Sector
Financing Sustainable Development

Speakers: Derya Özet Yalgı Can Akıncılar Elif Neslihan Sezgin Eylem İspekter İlhantekin
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
13:30—15:30
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Sustainable Energy Day - The role of natural gas in a low-carbon economy / Session 2 (13:30-15:30)
Natural Gas – a bridge or destination fuel? / Natural gas can contribute to low-carbon economy

Speakers: Barbara JINKS(Global Energy Consultancy);Konstantin ROMANOV(Gazprom);Jörg KIRSCH(German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy,tbc);Gert MÜLLER-SYRING(DBI);Gerald LINKE(DVGW); Michael GITARSKY(Roshydromet);Alexander GUSEV(IASS);Michael PIONTEK(Wintershall);Patrick AGAR(Lambert Energy)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:00—15:00
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Framing the Future: Climate, Biodiversity and SDGs - How to bring it all together for 2020?
This high-level conversation discusses the key ingredients for ambitious outcomes in 2020 on climate change, SDGs and biodiversity in the relevant UN processes. The event explores how an integrated approach can lead to benefits for people and planet alike.

Speakers: Christiana Paşca Palmer, Executive Secretary, UN CBD Andrew Higham, CEO, Mission 2020 Laurence Tubiana, CEO, European Climate Foundation Iain Keith, Campaign Director, Avaaz Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Global Leader, Climate, WWF Moderator: Richard Black, Director, ECIU
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Building Smallholders’ Resilience to Climate Change Through South-South Cooperation
Challenges and Opportunities for South-South Cooperation;The experiences and lessons of China’s efforts on addressing climate change in agriculture

Speakers: TANG Shenyao
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:15—15:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
From science to policy: Applying Earth system models
What are Earth system models and what policy questions can they address? This event will demonstrate how the UK and European science communities are building the next generation of Earth system models and how they can inform and support climate and environmental decision-making.

Speakers: Prof. Jason Lowe, (Met Office Hadley Centre and Priestly International Centre for Climate, University of Leeds); Prof. Colin Jones, (National Centre for Atmospheric Science and University of Leeds); Matthew Gidden, (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:30—15:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
#CompaniesForChange - How to have a positive Impact on SDGs and climate Change
How can business improve their impact on the SDGs and tackle climate change? And what is the role of digitalization? econsense and Accenture Strategy have created the #CompaniesForChange handbook to help managers spearhead positive change and harness the power of digitalization.

Speakers: Dr. Laura Schneider, econsense – Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business; Alexander Holst, Accenture Strategy; Katharina B.M. Beck, Accenture Strategy;
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
The role of foundations in international climate action
German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU), Stiftung Mercator

Speakers: Michael Dittrich - DBU; Lars Grotewold - Stiftung Mercator;
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IUCN Pavilion
IUCN Pavilion (IUCNP)
Ms. Victoria Romero
victoria.romero@iucn.org
+41 78 7388940
Oil and gas industry in Uganda - what it means for climate resilience
This event will present how the oil and gas industry will impact on forest, wetlands, tenure and human rights among others

Speakers: N. Bassey; Kureeba David; K. Geoffrey, Pauline Nantongo and Okulony Samuel
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:30—16:00
IRENA Pavilion
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Mr. Sasha Ramirez-Hughes
sramirez-hughes@irena.org
+971 50 5442189
High-Level Roundtable on “Geothermal in the Global Energy Transformation: What way forward?”
This High-Level Roundtable on “Geothermal in the Global Energy Transformation: What way forward?” will gather high-level representatives to examine how geothermal energy can play a role in the achievement of decarbonisation goals and in the implementation of nationally determined contributions.

Speakers: Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:45—16:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
Subnational Action: Regional and Cross-border Collaboration
This panel of U.S. state, Canadian provincial and other delegates will focus on regional and cross-border collaboration such as RGGI, Western Climate Initiative, and Pacific Coast Collaborative, provide an update on current efforts and thoughts on challenges/opportunities ahead

Speakers: Jared Snyder, New York Department of Environmental Conservation; Chris Ballard, Environment Minister, Ontario; Sarah Hofmann, VT PUC; Kathleen Theoharides, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs MA
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
14:45—16:15
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
The ruminant livestock sector engaged in the climate challenge and the SDGs
The side-event aims to highlight concrete actions taken by the dairy and beef production sectors to meet climate change challenges. The livestock sector is a greenhouse gas emitter, it can also offer solutions. Promoting these initiatives is essential to develop more efficient practices.

Speakers: HE Stéphane Travert (France), Dr. Donal O’Brien (TEAGASC), Jean-Baptiste Dolle(Idele), Marie-Thérèse Bonneau (FNPL, CNIEL),Bruno Dufayet(CNB), Arnaud Gauffier (WWF), FAO
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:00—16:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate Change Multistakeholder Diplomacy: Linking climate negotiations, actions and SDGs
Federal Foreign Office (AA), Global Diplomacy Lab

Speakers: E. Martinez Quintanilla - Consultant in SDG; J. Randhawal - lawyer; M. de los Angeles Rodriguez - Congressional Representative of the House of Representatives of Mexico (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Mary Hahm
escap-intern-mary.hahm@un.org
+66 2 2881234
Regional Commissions and NDCs: Scaling climate action to implement NDCs in the five UN regions
Explore main opportunities to scale climate change action for the implementation of the NDCs for the member states of the five UN Regional Commissions, and the role Regional Commissions can play to support this.

Speakers: Five Executive Secretaries of the UN Regional Commissions (Dr. Shamshad Akhtar; Vera Songwe; Mohamed Ali Alhakim; and high level representatives including H.E. Xie Zhenhua, Minister, National Development Reform Commission (China); Frank Rijsberman, Director General, Global Green Growth Institute
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
South Africa Pavilion
South Africa Pavilion (SAP)
Ms. Jarredine Morris
jarredine@eton.io
+27 83 832287666
Launch of the African Alliance on Circular Economy
Convened by the Ministry of Environmental Affairs for South Africa, the Ministry of Environment for Rwanda, the Ministry of Environment for Nigeria and the World Economic Forum

Speakers: Minister: Environmental Affairs for South Africa; Ministry of Environment: Rwanda; Ministry of Environment: Nigeria; World Economic Forum
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:00—16:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Promotion of REDD-plus in collaboration with the private sector
In this event, we will share information on innovative/pilot approaches for the implementation of REDD-plus activities being done by both governments and the private sectors, and identify potential challenges in implementing this policy agenda.

Speakers: Koji Makimoto, Forestry Agency, Japan;Kushla Munro, Department of the Environment and Energy, Australia;Uy Kamal, REDD+ Taskforce Secretariat, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia; Kosaku Onaka, Forestry Agency, Japan;Milagros Sandoval, Conservation International, Peru; Yasumasa Hirata, FFPRI
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:30—16:30
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Sudan’s Roadmap for NDC revision
UN Environment, as part of the UK DFID supported ADAPT! Project, has been supporting the Government of Sudan in strengthening its climate policy framework. This event will present Sudan’s roadmap for revising its NDC and provide a platform to engage with key policy-makers.

Speakers: Dr.Hassan A.Hilal,Minister of Environment, The Republic of Sudan; Prof. Mohamed S.Dafalla, Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Khartoum;Dr. Ahmed A.Karim, Head of Sudan Metrological Authority (SMA);Dr. Hana Hamdalla, Ministry of Environment,Sudan;Dr Mey Ahmed, UN Environment, moderator
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:30—16:45
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Forest restoration - our secret weapon for achieving the Paris Agreement targets
@Indigenous Pavillion 3.30 - 4.45 pm
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
15:45—17:00
Russian Federation Pavilion
Russian Federation
Ms. Marina Spiridonova
mspiridonova@gmail.com
+7 499 7952405
Sustainable Energy Day - The role of natural gas in a low-carbon economy / Session 3 (15:45-17:00)
Climate protection in the transport sector with natural gas

Speakers: Timm KEHLER (Zukunft Erdgas); Uwe JOHANN (Gazprom NGV Europe); Andrea GERINI (NGVA Europe);Patrick AGAR (Lambert Energy)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
In-depth presentation of World Energy Outlook 2017
This event features the most comprehensive presentation of the 2017 edition of the WEO at COP 23 presented by Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:00—17:30
China Pavilion
China Pavillion (CP)
Ms. Jieqiong Lei
leijq@ncsc.org.cn
+86 4 1851859698
Say Goodbye to Darkness and Share Sunshine, Help Africa’s Electricity Power Development with Renewab
Africa's Electricity Situation and Introduction of Africa Renewable Energy Initiative Independent Delivery Unit; Opportunities for trilateral cooperation between China, Germany and African countries on advancing the proliferation of renewable energy in Africa; etc.

Speakers: Seyni Nafo;Moritz Weigel;Moritz Weigel;GUO Wei;TENG Aihua;XIA Aimin HUANG Wenbo;CHEN Jie,WEN Jiajun;WANG Yanhui
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
U.S. Climate Action Center
U.S. Climate Action Center (USCAC)
Mr. Brad Schallert
brad.schallert@wwfus.org
+1 202 4954563
We Are Still In Closing Ceremony: Lessons Learned and the Path Forward
This cross-sectoral panel will reflect back on what we learned, how we can continue to harness our ambitions into additional actions, and how we can continue to work together - across sectors to demonstrate to the rest of the world that We Are Still In.

Speakers: Rev. William Somplatsky-Jarman, Presbyterian Church; Ruchi Sadhir, Energy Policy Advisor, Governor Kate Brown, Oregon; Dianne Anderson, Director of Sustainability, New York University; others to be confirmed
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:00—18:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Ms. Hyunju Lee
hjlee@keiti.re.kr
+82 10 54910367
Nexus between Green Public Procurement and Climate Change Mitigation
This session will explore how green procurement can contribute to climate change mitigation. In particular this session will introduce the main activities of ‘10YFP Programme on Sustainable Public Procurement’ including ‘GPP implementation and impact monitoring project’ conducted in Korea and China.

Speakers: Shu Zhu, Regional Director, ICLEI East Asia Secretariat; Mr. Jong-soo Yoon, President, UN Office for Sustainable Development; Mr. Philipp Tepper, Coordinator of Sustainable Economy and Procurement and Procura+ Network Manager, ICLEI European Secretariat
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:30—17:45
WWF Pavilion
WWF Pavilion (WWF)
Mr. Christopher Weber
chris.weber@wwf.org
+1 412 7266650
Biodiversity, Protected Areas and Ecosystem Based Adaptation in the Global Climate Agenda
Biodiversity and Protected Areas are fundamental to build resilience to climate change, mitigate the impacts of climate events, and ensure provision of key ecosystem services. This session will discuss how they are being included in climate change strategies and development plans around the world

Speakers: Government of Colombia- Mrs Mariana Rojas (confirmed); IUCN- Dr Sandeep Sengupta (confirmed);Climate Impacts - Dr. Carl-Friedrich Schleussner (TBC); TNC - Margarita Gutierrez (TBC)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:30—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Giving Voice, Assessing Impacts. Dealing with climate change in the global North & South...
...from gender perspectives - The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)

Speakers: Immanuel Stieß and Diana Hummel - ISOE; Ulrike Röhr - GernderCC; Gote lind Alber - Gotelind-Alber Consultant; Meike Spitzner - Wuppertal Institut; Norbert Gorißen - BMUB (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
16:45—17:45
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
International launch of the UK's Clean Growth Strategy
Claire Perry will set out the key features of the recently published Clean Growth Strategy, highlighting the UK commitment to tackling climate change, its ambitious policies and how the economic opportunity from the global low carbon transition will be central to future economic growth plans.

Speakers: Claire Perry, UK Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Sustainable Consumption - Processes and Instruments addressing climate change
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), UN Environment (UNEP), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internatinale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Speakers: M. Fleckenstein - WWF Germany; T. Lehmann - GIZ Thailand (tbc); B. Heller - UN Environment (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:00—18:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Joint Side Event by Signatory Countries to the Ministerial Declaration to Carbon Markets
Ministers of each country will announce their declaration.
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:00—18:15
Indigenous People's Pavilion
Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion (IIPFCC)
Mr. Joel Cerda
cerdajoel1@gmail.com
+1 301 8253080
Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change
@Indigenous Pavillion 5.00 - 6.15 pm
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Energy research in North Rhine-Westphalia – innovations for climate protection
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Wolfgang Obergassel, Wuppertal Institute Peter Viebahn, Wuppertal Institute Georg Unger, EnergieAgentur.NRW Manfred Fischedick, Wuppertal Institute Dietmar Lindenberger, Institute of Energy Cologne Thorsten Schneiders, University Cologne
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:30—18:00
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Afternoon brief
Members of Nordic Parliament sums up what has been happening during the day in the Nordic Pavilion and at COP23. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:30—18:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
Strong Education for Sustainable development (ESD) to implement PA and Agenda2030/SDGs
•How to empower learners to transform themselves and the society they live in? (WAP-ESD) •Question of leadership: mentoring young people to take over leadership •Process of Education in PA, not included in ACE •On the international level: Education must be part of all NDCs

Speakers: Kartikeya V. Sarabhai or Pooja Vyjas, CEE India; Reiner Mathar, ESD expert.net, Germany; Sixbert Mwanga, Sixbert CAN Tanzania; Stefan Rostock, Germanwatch e.V.;
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
17:30—18:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Adaptation to climate change
Adaptation to climate change

Speakers: Bettina Laville (Comité 21) Jean -Michel Cousteau (Green Cross France et Territoires) Jean-Charles Lardic (Marseille) Blaise Desbordes (Max Havelaar) Cécilia Rinaudo (La Voûte Nubienne) Antoine Horellou (Cool Roof)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
18:30—20:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
NDC Implementation & Transparency Framework enhance Climate Action
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP)

Speakers: B.Hendricks - BMUB (tbc); E.Gutiérrez - MINAE Costa Rica (tbc); M.Arias Cañete - EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy (tbc); Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources of Kenya (tbc); N.Wilke - BMUB (tbc)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
18:45—19:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
The rise of non-state actors in the fight against climate change
The rise of non-state actors in the fight against climate change

Speakers: Bettina Laville (Comité 21) Ronan Dantec (Senator, President of Climate Chance) Rémy Guidoum (Nomadéis) Jacques Bregeon (Ecole des Metiers de l'Environnement) Jonathan Guyot (GERES) Alain Chatenet (FIDAREC)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
19:45—20:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
French actors' strategy to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
French actors' strategy to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

Speakers: Thierry Fornas (Eco-Act) Claire Tutenuit (Entreprises pour l'Environnement) Jaoud Zemmouri (Therraotherm) Stéphane Pouffary (Energies 2050) ean-Pierre ELONG MBASSI (CGLU Afrique)
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
20:00—21:00
Theater Marabu Kreuzstraße 16
Theater Marabu (Kulturamt Stadt Bonn) (TM)
Ms. Christiane Müller-Rosen
mail@theater-marabu.de
+49 179 3772319
There’s a Globe Stuck in My Throat
With its production “There’s a Globe Stuck in My Throat” by Gerhard Meister, Young Ensemble Marabu examines a multifaceted array of issues posed by globalisation and asks how we come to terms with being part of a world order that relentlessly produces hardship and misery.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
20:00—21:30
Euro Theater Central, Münsterplatz-Dreieck
EURO THEATER CENTRAL (ETC)
Ms. Ulrike Fischer
eurotheater@eurotheater.de
+45 157 72938978
Refugee Conversations
Adaptation of Brecht's essay "Refugee Conversations" written in the midst of the second World War, which discusses the meanings and results of fleeing one's country. In a near future, climate refugees will be an ever growing population to adress.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
20:30—21:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Young talents for climate action
States of Hessen and Rhineland-Palatinate

Speakers: P. Hinz -Environmental Minister Hessen; U. Höfken -Environmental Minister Rhineland-Palatinate; H. Kauser -Board Member State Student Council; L. Gouverneur -City of Wiesbaden; A. Kuschnick -Municipalities Römerberg; P. Mijnals -bettervest GmbH; P. de Jong -Association for the Protection of Nature
Pavilion event  
Thursday,
16 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
08:00—15:00
Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Kreuzstraße 16
Traumpalast e.V. (TP)
Ms. Melina Delpho
m.delpho@theater-marabu.de
+49 228 4339759
World Climate Conference for Children, Teens & Families
Discover and Shape the World. The “Brotfabrik” sociocultural centre in Bonn-Beuel presents project days featuring theatre performances, film screenings, inspiration by experts and scientists, and creative workshops.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
09:00—09:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Morning talk: Johan Kuylenstierna
Johan Kuylenstierna is the Executive Director for Stockholm Environment Institute.
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Rheinaue 1
Forstwirtschaft in Deutschland (Deutscher Forstwir (FID)
Ms. Susanne Roth
s.roth@ifu-bonn.de
+49 170 1703463140
Interactive art event: "Forest and forestry in times of climate change"
An interactive artwork will emerge from waste wood, which shows forests as a victim of climate change and sustainable forest management as a helper for climate protection. The delegates are invited to leave messages on the artwork. The artist is a forester from Bavaria.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
09:00—20:00
Öffentliche Plätze, Martinsplatz 1
Bundesgeschäftsstelle Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher (BSDW)
Ms. Maike Wanders
maike.wanders@sdw.de
+49 228 9459834
Info trail “Forest and wood as CO2 storage”
The forest is an important storage of CO2. Newly created forests and sustainable management counteract the global warming. A trail with eight stations in the center of Bonn explains what trees can provide in this process in detail and how their storage capacity is related to our consumer behavior.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
09:00—21:00
GDI Interconnections Zone, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kristina König
klimalog@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927307
German Development Institute
The Interconnections Zone will facilitate dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, which would both deliver on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. It welcomes civil society, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders to explore synergies between both agendas.
Bonn/Cologne region event
Interconnections Zone - weekly programme [1 Mb]
Interconnections Zone Booklet [1 Mb]
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—11:00
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
100% Renewable - Cities in their way to clean energy
Fighting climate change is a global task which has to be put into practice locally. Municipalities and municipal utilities (Stadtwerke) play a central role for reaching the goals in Germany.

Speakers: Wiebke Fiebig, City of Frankfurt am Main; Lisa Rothe, City of Enkenbach-Alsenborn; Heinz-Jürgen Weber, City of Flecken Steyerberg; Gordon Appel, Stadtwerke Konstanz;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—11:15
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Paris, equity and carbon budgets - implications for Nationally Determined Contributions
This session will interpret the temperature & equity commitments enshrined in the Paris Agreement, translating their implications across different geographies & sectors. It will be informed by the UK’s 2008 Climate Change Act, the accompanying UK carbon budgets & the 2017 Swedish Climate Law.

Speakers: Prof. Alice Larkin:‘What if negative emission technologies fail at scale?’; Prof. Kevin Anderson: Interpreting Paris at the national level: a case study of UK mitigation Isak Stoddard: Disaggregating carbon budgets to the sub-national scale: Järfälla Municipality - a Swedish case study [tbc]
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion
Nordic Council of Minister Pavilion (NCMP)
Ms. Laura Fagerlund
laufag@norden.org
+45 45 60394231
Interconnections between the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda
This event will highlight the links between climate change and sustainable development. In the Nordic pavilion D.08. Read more: norden.org/cop23
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Prospects for a New Diplomacy on Climate Change after Paris
adelphi, Federal Foreign Office (AA)

Speakers: P.Fischer - AA; D.Tänzler - Director International Climate Policy;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—11:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
The need for urgent action : Raising finance for pro-poor, gender-equitable climate adaptation
A huge adaptation gap needs to be urgently tackled. This event will discuss key aspects of good and effective pro-poor and gender-equitable adaptation, and consider innovative mechanisms to raise additional finance.

Speakers: ven Harmeling (CARE International), Raijeli Nicole (Oxfam in the Pacific), Mithika Mwenda(Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance, PACJA), representative from Ethiopia, Climate Vulnerable Forum,Seyni Nafo (Mali)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
DIE Tulpenfeld 6
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Anna Pegels
anna.pegels@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927202
Green Industrial Policy - Bonn Launch of the UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy Report
The UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy and the Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik will present and discuss key messages of their report on Green Industrial Policy. It explores options to harmonise productivityenhancing structural change with environmental sustainability.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
DIE, Tulpenfeld 6, Bonn
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Kathrin Berensmann
kathrin.berensmann@die-gdi.de
+49 228 94927194
The potential of green bonds to finance climate change and sustainable development
Green bods have an enormous potential to contribute to financing the green transition. The aim of this side event is to discuss the main barriers to the further development of the green bond market and to elaborate policy recommendations addressing these barriers.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:00—12:00
Republic of Korea Pavilion
Republic of Korea Pavilion (RKP)
Mr. seung han lee
eco0316@seoul.go.kr
+82 2 21333529
Citizen-led Seoul Climate Change Response
Introduction of climate change response activities promoted by Seoul Metropolitan Government and citizens
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:30—11:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate Literacy & Youth Engagement: Present winners of COP 23 Youth Awards
World Bank, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperatioand Development (BMZ)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Cities and Regions Pavilion
Cities and Regions Pavilion (ICLEI)
Mr. Romain Crouzet
romain.crouzet@climate-chance.org
+33 6 56666167
Stock-take of COP23 from the non-Party stakholders' point of view
Stock take of the 2 weeks of COP, from the non Party stakeholders' point of view. Taking into account the recommendations of Climate Chance World Summit, representatives of constituencies and thematic coalitions will give their feedback on COP23/GCA meetings and prepare 2018 Facilitative Dialogue

Speakers: Ronan Dantec - Climate Chance, Yunus Arikan - ICLEI, Wael Hmaiden - CAN, Anabella Rosemberg - ITUC, Anne Barre - WECF, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim - IPACC, Dominique Heron - ICC, representative of Youth, representatives of thematic coalitions
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
10:30—12:00
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
Sustainalympics by Japanese youth ~ Discussing youth participation ~
This side event will introduce activities taken by Climate Youth Japan (CYJ) for “Sustainalympics” - a word CYJ created to show their wish to make the Tokyo 2020 Games sustainable.

Speakers: Climate Youth Japan Kotoe Kuroda, Yuhei Tsukamoto, Misaki Takahashi, Emina Kiyoma, Erina Imai
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Universitaet Bonn, Blaue Grotte
ARTPORT_making waves (Amw)
Ms. Anne-Marie Melster
anne-marie.melster@artportproject.org
+33 9 53136619
Screenings of ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV
COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV is the fourth competition for short art videos and animations by ARTPORT _making waves with the comments of international artists on climate change. The videos use different techniques to creatively speak about the topic of food and food production.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
11:00—18:00
Künstlerforum, Hochstadenring 22, Bonn
Künstlerforum Bonn (KB)
Ms. Susanne Grube
susannegrube@gmx.de
+49 157 81270390
Tropic Ice - Barbara Dombrowski
The photographer Barbara Dombrowski shows photographs that connect two extreme climate zones: The East Greenland and the Amazon basin at Ecuador. She is focusing on relevant and specific climate localities and their population. The photographes have been exchanged between the places.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
11:30—12:30
Talanoa Space Pavilion
Talanoa Space Pavilion (TSP)
Ms. Sophia Engel
sophia.engel@bmub.bund.de
+49 30 3052369
#speakup Climate Action Needs Media Freedom
Interactive discussion on the importance of freedom of expression, access to information and free media for climate action.

Speakers: Peter Deselaers, DW Akademie; Carolina Machhaus, DW Akademie;
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
11:45—13:00
UK and NI Pavilion
UK of GB and NI Pavilion (UKNIP)
Ms. Anna Comino
anna.comino@fco.gov.uk
+4 30 20457335
Challenges and Solutions to the Management of our Heritage in a Changing Climate
Showing how heritage organisations globally can mitigate and adapt to climate change; are finding solutions and technologies for generating renewable energy; and are using heritage sites to raise public awareness of the issues.

Speakers: Claire Perry, Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, UK; Oliver Maurice, (Director INTO and Moderator); Siteri Takoca (Nature Fiji); Andrew Potts (former Director US ICOMOS); Kosha Joubert (Global Ecovillage Network); Leire Gorrono (Nordic Folkecenter)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
12:00—13:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Climate change and the long-term perspective – 2050 climate strategies
The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)

Speakers: K.Sach - BMUB
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
12:00—13:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Adaptation to climate change : a societal issue
On the occasion of the publication of the book "Adaptation to climate change: a question of societies", the CNRS and Comité 21 are organizing a debate. It collects 42 articles, written by more than 70 contributors, scientists and experts, and opens a reflection on adaptation, maladaptation.

Speakers: Agathe Euzen(CNRS),Javier Torres (EDF),Edwin Zaccai(Centre d’études du Développement Durable, Belgique),Bettina Laville(Comité 21),Françoise Gaill(CNRS),Romain Weikmans(Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
12:30—13:30
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Voluntary offsetting of the German Government
Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
12:30—14:30
Botanischer Garten,Meckenheimer Allee 171
Botanische Gärten der Universität Bonn (BGUB)
Ms. Kirsten Martin
botgart@uni-bonn.de
+49 228 735523
Climate change - plant diversity: Public tour in the Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn
Garden staff and members of the garden management provide an insight into the diverse impacts of climate change from a botanic perspective. These free lunchtime tours are open to the public.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
13:00—14:30
Japan Pavilion
Japan Pavilion (JP)
Ms. Azusa Fukuki
fukuki_azusa@restec.or.jp
+81 3 64356712
What You Eat Matters: Climate Change, Food Security, and Public Health
This seminar is regarding the interaction of climate change with food security and public health with specific examples of developing countries.

Speakers: Lei Lei, IDE-JETRO; Jinjun Xue, Nagoya University; Yukari Takamura, Nagoya University; Nicola Cantore, UNIDO; Zhu Liu, University of East Anglia / Nagoya University
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
13:30—14:00
Germany Pavilion
Germany Pavilion (GP)
Mr. Fabian Twerdy
GermanpavilionCOP23@programmbuero-klima.de
+49 173 2628358
Non-economic loss and damage - how to deal with climate-induced displacement
Bread for the World (Brot für die Welt), German Development Institute (DIE)

Speakers: B.Schraven - DIE; D.M.Matias - DIE; S.Wirsching - Bread for the World; S.Vashit - CAN South Asia; M.Talia - TuCAN (Tuvalu Climate Action Network)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
13:30—14:30
Climate Planet (between Bula and Bonn Zone)
Bundesministerium f wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (BMZ)
Ms. Sarah Hügler
Sarah.Huegler@bmz.bund.de
+49 30 185352069
Hamburger Klimawoche
Die Hamburger Klimawoche ist seit 2008 mit knapp 16 Millionen Kontakten pro Jahr aktuell die größte Klimakommunikationsveranstaltung im europäischen Raum (Quelle: UNEP). www.climateplanet.de

Speakers: Hamburger Klimawoche
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
14:00—15:30
France Pavilion
France Pavilion (FP)
Mme Clara Duchalet
clara.duchalet@developpement-durable.gouv.fr
+33 0 665616169
Glaciers and lakes sentinels
High mountain environment is very sensitive to climate change effects. This side-event proposes presentations, film and exchanges on how glaciers and lakes are facing climate change and how to prevent and anticipate the evolution.

Speakers: Paul Michelet (French Biodiversity Agency), J.Bosson (ASTERS, UICN), Raphaelle Napoléoni (INRA), Marie-Elodie Perga (University of Lausanne)
Pavilion event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
14:00—18:00
Frauenmuseum Im Krausfeld 10,Bonn
UN Women Nationales Komitee Deutschland e.V. (UNWNKD)
Ms. Maike Exner
m.exner@unwomen.de
+49 228 45493410
Exhibition: Gender Just Climate Solutions
We will present together with WECF and WEDO an exhibition of women's projects which have won awards as part of the „Gender-Just Climate Solutions“ competition. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. More: http://bit.ly/2i6GuAU
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
17:00—17:20
Glockentum St. Josef,Hermannstraße 37
Deutsche Glockenspielvereinigung (DG)
Mr. Andreas Strauß
andreas.strauss@kks.herzogenrath.de
+45 176 76792902
Musical contribution Carillon Bonn Beuel and carillons worldwide
Composition by Klaus Wüsthoff, Appeal to protect the climate
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
17:00—19:00
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA)
Ms. Anja Funke
funke@energieagentur.nrw
+49 202 2455258
NRW Climate Lounge: Evaluation of COP23 results and outlook at COP24
NRW Climate Lounge Recurring format on each working day of COP23 between 5 and 7 pm. Target group are actors and inhabitants, delegates, observers and journalists. It is planned to report on the negotiation process on a daily basis and subsequently showcase projects and best practices from NRW.

Speakers: Lukas Hermwille, Research Group Energy, Transport and Climate Policy, Wuppertal Institute Prof. Dr. Hermann E. Ott, Senior Advisor Global Sustainability and Welfare Strategies, Wuppertal Institute
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
18:00—22:00
Remigiusplatz 5
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Mr. Philipp Schrögel
philipp.schroegel@kit.edu
+49 7 2160842070
Ocean Shop Window
The Ocean Shop Window brings the ocean into the middle of cities afar from the coast. Video projections turn vacant shop windows into virtual fish tanks with colorful reefs. Weekly scientific presentations provide more information, e.g. on how the ocean is affected by climate change or pollution.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
18:30—20:30
Hochschule Bonn, Grantham-Allee 20
Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Kooperation mit Samm (HBRG)
Ms. Eva Tritschler
eva.tritschler@h-brs.de
+49 170 2207151
Green Pieces
Exhibition of paintings by Hilla Jablonsky. The painter (Born in 1922) lived during an essential period of work in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. In the beginning of the 1980ies she expressed her sorrow about the changing Environment in the small series "Green Pieces".
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
20:00—21:00
Theater Marabu Kreuzstraße 16
Theater Marabu (Kulturamt Stadt Bonn) (TM)
Ms. Christiane Müller-Rosen
mail@theater-marabu.de
+49 179 3772319
There’s a Globe Stuck in My Throat
With its production “There’s a Globe Stuck in My Throat” by Gerhard Meister, Young Ensemble Marabu examines a multifaceted array of issues posed by globalisation and asks how we come to terms with being part of a world order that relentlessly produces hardship and misery.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
20:00—21:30
Euro Theater Central, Münsterplatz-Dreieck
EURO THEATER CENTRAL (ETC)
Ms. Ulrike Fischer
eurotheater@eurotheater.de
+45 157 72938978
Refugee Conversations
Adaptation of Brecht's essay "Refugee Conversations "written in the midst of the second World War, which discusses the meanings and results of fleeing one's country. In a near future, climate refugees will be an ever growing population to address.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Friday,
17 Nov 2017
21:00—23:59
TownShip / MS Beethoven Brassertufer Pier Nr.5
TownShip / MS Beethoven (TSB)
Mr. Darius Roncoszek
conference@township-bonn.de
+49 163 8655751
World Beat Party meets COP23
Every day from 9 pm till 4 am, we welcome you to the WORLD BEAT PARTY MEETS COP23, the hottest “Global Dance Music Event” in town. International beats, breathtaking light effects and a worldwide booked DJ take care of your afterwork groove!
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
18 Nov 2017
08:00—20:00
In der Raste 1, Bonn
World Alliance of Young Men's Christian Associations (YMCA)
Mr. Romulo Dantas
romulo@ymca.int
+41 799 555863
YMCA Camp Climate
“Camp Climate” - A safe space dedicated to young people for coordinated advocacy action, capacity building and networking during International Environmental Negotiations (COPs)
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
18 Nov 2017
11:00—14:00
BonnLAB Zingsheimstraße 2, Bonn
Association Actions Vitales Pour Le Développement Durable (AVD)
Mr. Paul Alain Nana
avd.organisation@yahoo.fr
+23 69632 4998
China-Africa Youth Climate Forum
The Forum will gather young climate activists from China and Africa participating to COP23 to exchange experiences and learning about their local actions to tackle climate change. They will dialogue, interact, learning and collaborate during the Forum. The event will be held at BonnLAB location.

Speakers: Representatives from AVD Cameroon, Youthink Center China, African Youth Initiative on Climate Change, ENDA Senegal, jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement (JVE), and many others from African countries and China.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Saturday,
18 Nov 2017
14:00—16:00
Abenteuer Lernen e.V.,Siebenmorgenweg 22
Abenteuer Lernen e.V. (AL e.V.)
Ms. Birgit Kuhnen
info@abenteuerlernen.org
+49 228 442903
This is your time! The next 70 years are yours! Experimental Climate-Workshops for children
Children like to explore on their own and get to know their environment. In these climate-workshops around the COP they can discover the climate-gas Carbon-dioxide, cook with zero emissions, create a rotating tornado and build an eco-friendly car....
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
20 Nov 2017
18:15—19:45
Uni Bonn, Altamerikanistik Oxforstr. 15,Bonn
VHS Bonn, Politik, Wissenschaft & Internationales (VHS Bonn)
Ms. Klara Siladji
Klara.Siladji@bonn.de
+49 228 774558
Latin America and the climate (un) justice
Kurt-Michael Baudach works as project manager in the project "Kommunale Klimapartnerschaften" at Engagement Global. He shows how direct cooperation between municipalities makes a small but concrete contribution to the handling of this challenge of global scale.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Monday,
20 Nov 2017
20:00—21:00
Haus der Bildung,Mülheimer Platz1
VHS Bonn, Politik, Wissenschaft & Internationales (VHS Bonn)
Ms. Klara Siladji
Klara.Siladji@bonn.de
+49 228 774558
How fair is the climate crisis? Effects in the Maghreb
Marine Pouget works as a consultant for climate policy and civil society at MENA Region Germanwatch. She describes which initiatives form up and which strategies they develop to reduce issues.
Bonn/Cologne region event  
Tuesday,
21 Nov 2017
18:15—20:15
Universitätsforum Bonn,Heussallee18-24
Liaison Office Internationale Wissenschaft Bonn (LOIWB)
Ms. Maria Hohn-Berghorn
maria.hohn-berghorn@bonn.de
+49 228 773010
World in Transition - Agenda 2030 Lecture Series
Lecture Series on the topic of "The World in Transition - Agenda 2030" with a special focus on science, climate and cities. Dates: 24.10. with Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn (IASS) and Dr. Bettina Schmalzbauer (Future Earth); 6.11. the U.S. and Climate Policy; 21.11. Cities
Bonn/Cologne region event  
*Provisionally admitted observer organization