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Monday,
08 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Niclas Svenningsen
nsvenningsen@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151982
CDM and NDCs – the way forward
This side event, organized by the CDM Executive Board, will explore how the close to 8000 Clean Development Mechanism projects and programmes of activities, registered in well over 100 developing countries, can be used to support the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions.
Agenda [355 kb]
Presentation from Mr. Stephan Hoch, Perspectives Climate Change [275 kb]
Presentation from Mr. Romeo Bertolini, NDC Partnership [850 kb]
Presentation from Mr. Daniel Rossetto, Climate Mundial [102 kb]
Presentation from Ms. Karen Holm Olsen, UNEP DTU Partnership [473 kb]
Monday,
08 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Liza Leclerc
lleclerc@unfccc.int
+49 2288 8151083
Update on the implementation of the 2017 workplan of the Standing Committee on Finance
The Standing Committee on Finance will provide an update on the implementation of its 2017 workplan, particularly on specific activities such as its work on the measurement, reporting and verification of support, the organization of its 2017 forum, as well as work related to the Financial Mechanism.

Speakers: Co-chairs and members of the Standing Committee on Finance
 
Monday,
08 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Bonn (181)
Third World Network (TWN)
Ms. Yvonne Miller
ymiller@twngeneva.ch
+41 22 9083550
South Centre
Ms. Mariama Williams
williams@southcentre.int
+41 22 7918050
Implementing the Paris Agreement- perspectives from developing countries
The event will provide a space for developing countries to share their views on how the PA should be implemented and the challenges that the Agreement poses.

Speakers: speakers from developing countries
Flyer TWN/South Centre Side Event [13 kb]
TWN Bonn Update 1 [153 kb]
TWN Bonn Update 5 [116 kb]
TWN Bonn Update 6 [147 kb]
TWN Bonn Update 7 [158 kb]
TWN Bonn Update 8 [133 kb]
TWN Bonn Update 9 [129 kb]
Monday,
08 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Kaminzimmer (113)
Friends World Committee for Consultation
Ms. Lindsey Cook
Lfcook@quno.ch
+49 228 2281803820
Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU)
Ms. Marion Mews
cologne@de.brahmakumaris.org
+49 221 3401860
De Montfort University (DMU)
Ms. Katharina Rietig
katharine.rietig@ncl.ac.uk
+44 191 2087742
A Negotiator's tool kit: Engaging Ministries with effective arguments for urgent climate action
This side event offers a 'tool kit' - including the latest science, ethics, peace and security concerns, food security, economics, human rights, and seasoned negotiators' experiences - to help negotiators engage their Ministries in prioritizing urgent, fair and effective climate action.

Speakers: Peace and Security (Adelphi), Ethics (Brahma Kumaris), Food Security (Action Aid), Latest Climate Science (IPCC), Human Rights (QUNO), Economics (tbc), Negotiator experience (tbc).
Flyer [112 kb]
Monday,
08 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI)
Mr. Yunus Arikan
yunus.arikan@iclei.org
+49 228 97629920
Leadership for Environment and Development International (LEAD International)
Ms. Claire Monkhouse
claire.m.monkhouse@pwc.com
+44 7711 562127
Advancing the Paris Agreement at all levels: Lessons from local, regional and national governments
The delivery of Nationally Determined Contributions relies on effective planning at the national level with full engagement of local and regional governments. This event will share experiences from these different levels of government, and highlight lessons, guiding principles and good practices.

Speakers: National speakers from countries piloting CDKN’s NDC Quick Start Guide (Kenya, Uganda, Zambia). Representatives of committed cities and regions, in particular those with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, Under2Coalition (including Canada and Germany) and the Urban LEDS project.
 
Monday,
08 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
Climate Strategies
Ms. Alexandra Carr
alexandra.carr@climatestrategies.org
+44 20 31966659
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Mr. Karsten Neuhoff
ozhylenko@diw.de
+49 30 89789470
Policy Solutions for a Climate Friendly Materials Sector
The side event will explore options of product and process innovations, and more efficient use of materials for the major materials (e.g. cement, steel, chemicals). It will also present policy options supporting climate friendly materials innovation, as well as challenges for their success.

Speakers: Karsten Neuhoff, DIW Berlin; Andrew Marquard, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Florens Flues, OECD. Discussants: Aki Kachi, Carbon Market Watch, Rob van der Meer, Heidelberg Cement, negotiators
Agenda [492 kb]
Flues - Driving Low Carbon Investment and Innovation [740 kb]
Neuhoff - Design of Carbon Pricing for Climate Friendly Materials Policy [898 kb]
Monday,
08 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD)
Ms. Sara Kupka
skupka@nrg4sd.org
+49 172 6784738
RegionsAdapt: Regional governments as key actors in climate change adaptation
RegionsAdapt is the first global initiative for regional governments to act, cooperate, and report efforts on climate adaptation. It also includes seven working groups on key priority topics. The first report of the initiative confirms regional governments as key actors in climate adaptation.

Speakers: Gamini Thilakasiri, Minister of Agriculture, Western Province, Sri Lanka Sirpa Hertell, Rapporteur on adaptation, CoR Griet Verstraeten, Policy Advisor, Government of Flanders, Belgium Joana Setzer, Postdoc. Research Fellow LSE, Advisors nrg4SD Idil Boran, Associate Professor, York University
Concept note [385 kb]
Presentation by the Government of Flanders [1 Mb]
Presentation J_Setzer [959 kb]
Monday,
08 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Ms. Stephanie Olegario
olegario@ieta.org
+1 647 4555504
Project Developer Forum Ltd. (PD-Forum)
Mr. Sven Kolmetz
sven.kolmetz@pd-forum.net
+49 171 2798223
How Article 6 and NDC’s Interact: Quantification and Transfers
To explore how quantification of NDC’s in absolute terms must be required in order for mitigation outcomes under Art6 to be effective. It will also explore how crediting and trading under the Paris Agreement should only take place within the scope of an NDC in order to protect the integrity of Art6.

Speakers: The side event will include representatives from the African Group, Umbrella Group, EU, NGO’s and the private sector.
Agenda [167 kb]
IETA Article 6 UNFCCC Side Event May 8 [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)
University of Lapland
Mr. Sébastien Duyck
sebastien.duyck@ulapland.fi
+41 78 6966362
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)
Ms. Ethlyn Valladares
evalladares@caribbeanclimate.bz
+501 822 1104
University of Eastern Finland (UEF)
Mr. Harro van Asselt
harro.vanasselt@uef.fi
+44 1865 426316
Making Paris Works: designing the Paris rulebook leveraging the expertise of Non-Governmental Actors
This side event will explore ways to unpack the complex concepts and interlinkages between the transparency framework and other relevant provisions of the Paris Agreement. This will inform the design of the Paris rulebook to be adopted by 2018 in a more participatory regime.

Speakers: The speakers will include negotiators and experts from the University of Eastern Finland, University of Lapland and the PACT consortium.
 
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
World Food Programme (WFP)
Ms. Giorgia Pergolini
giorgia.pergolini@wfp.org
+39 6 65133218
Climate action to address loss and damage of vulnerable populations and build resilience
The Paris Agreement stresses the importance of climate action to reduce loss and damage. How to boost action to anticipate, absorb and reshape for climate resilience (along the UNSG A2R) will be discussed including forecast-based financing and integrated risk management.

Speakers: 3-4 speakers,ensuring gender-balance,from climate risk prone countries present actions to spark discussions on priorities to reduce loss and damage for climate resilience. Representative:Ministry of Natural Resources&Environment,Samoa Khadija Sami,Ministère Délégué de l’Environnement,Morocco
 
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Santiago de Chile
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Victoria Novikova
Vnovikova@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151078
Thematic event under the TEM-M 2017: Support for accelerated actions
This event showcases examples of technical and financial support that international organizations and the donor community provide to accelerate mitigation actions in cites and land use to drive the mitigation ambition and facilitate sustainable development.

Speakers: tbc
 
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Daniel Klein
dklein@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151113
Implementation of the Paris Agreement and NDCs – new tools for developing climate legislation
To assist countries in implementing NDCs through effective climate law-making, UNFCCC, UN Environment, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and LSE present new tools that use the growing experience worldwide. The event seeks close exchange with those involved in law-making and implementation on the ground.
Background & Programme [471 kb]
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
Climate Action Network International (CAN International)
Ms. Gillian Nelson
gnelson@climatenetwork.org
+33 6 99438344
Climate Action Network - Europe (CAN - Europe)
Mr. Eddy De Neef
eddy@caneurope.org
+32 2 8930827
Long-term Strategies for 1.5ºC
This side event will focus on the scientific basis for limiting warming to 1.5ºC and the importance of ambitious long-term strategies to tell us how to get there.

Speakers: Speakers will include a mix of government and non-government representatives.
Long-term Strategies for 1.5ºC [325 kb]
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Bonn (181)
Free University Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM-VU)
Mr. Oscar Widerberg
oscar.widerberg@vu.nl
+31 20 5982567
University of Melbourne
Ms. Kate Dooley
kate.dooley@climate-energy-college.org
+61 412 619958
New approaches for analyzing and visualizing the integrity of the global climate governance regime
Presenting new approaches for analyzing and visualizing connections between UNFCCC bodies and institutions, cooperative initiatives and non-state actors allowing for practitioners to better navigate global climate governance, creating a more synergistic, effective and equitable system.

Speakers: Tim Cadman (Griffiths University), Lisa Elges (Transparency International), Klaus Radunsky (Austrian Federal Environment Agency), Philipp Pattberg (Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), EU Government representative (tbc)
 
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Forest Trends Association
Mr. Gustavo Silva-Chavez
gsilva@forest-trends.org
+1 202 3160829
National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
Mr. David Burns
burnsd@nwf.org
+1 202 7976612
Aligning Private Sector Commitments and NDCs to Achieve Zero Net Deforestation
Companies and governments can work together to reduce deforestation while increasing restoration and agricultural productivity. We will present case studies on public-private partnerships in Brazil and Indonesia and provide global recommendations.

Speakers: Chris Meyer, EDF; Gus Silva Chavez, Forest Trends; representative from multi-national company TBD; public sector representatives from Brazil and Indonesia; representative of small-holder organization.
Session Presentations & Panel Questions [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Ms. Lea Thin
lea.thin@giz.de
+49 228 44601543
Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
Mr. Michael Zissener
zissener@ehs.unu.edu
+49 228 8150249
Aligning climate risk management and adaptation for coping with climate change in the SIDS
To cope with climate change impacts instruments for mitigation, prevention, risk reduction, adaptation and financial tools need to be better coordinated and aligned. This event presents insights from projects targeting losses and damage and introduces climate risk insurance as a suitable instrument.
Presentation [1 Mb]
Flyer [345 kb]
GIZ: NAP und CRM Policy Brief [767 kb]
MCII: Policy Report 2016 [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
GERMANWATCH
Mr. Marc Beckmann
marc.beckmann@germanwatch.org
+49 228 6049246
Association Actions Vitales Pour Le Developpement Durable (AVD)
Mr. Jean Paul Brice Affana Affana
jeanpaulaffana@yahoo.fr
+237 237 696324998
Réseau Action Climat - France (RAC-F)
Ms. Lucile Dufour
lucile@rac-f.org
+33 6 77274003
Making the African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) work for people and the planet
The Africa Renewable Energy Initative is one of the most ambitious initiatives to date to achieve a transition to renewable energy and secure energy access for all. The side event will discuss findings from a survey among African civil society groups on their priorities and recommendations for AREI.

Speakers: Representatives of Pan-African Climate Justice Network, Réseau Climat et Développement, African nodes of the Climate Action Network International, Germanwatch as well as representatives of the AREI independent delivery unit and delegates from African countries and AREI contributor countries.
 
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Mr. Amir H. Delju
adelju@wmo.int
+41 22 7308360
The global stocktake and observing networks, indicators and essential climate variables (ECV)
Long-term climate observations over a century can provide reliable quantified indicators that show the historic state of the climate and are the basis of the future projections. They will contribute to the Paris Agreement’s global stocktake and need to be recognised as scientific heritage for all.

Speakers: Simmon Eggleston, Stuard Goldstraw, Omar Baddour
Programme [51 kb]
Systematic Observation_UNFCCC [1 Mb]
WMO Climate Statement [1 Mb]
Observation for Adaptation [2 Mb]
Centennial Stations [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Ms. Sophie LORAN
sophie.loran@unep.org
+33 1 44374283
Wetlands International
Mr. Marcel Silvius
marcel.silvius@wetlands.org
+31 318 660924
GLOBAL PEATLANDS INITIATIVE: Advancing global efforts to protect peat from degradation, loss & fir
The Global Peatlands Initiative highlights the urgent need of countries to reduce the degradation of peatlands as a significant source of GHG emissions. Sharing concrete experiences, parties will exchange approaches that are advancing efforts to protect peatlands from degradation, loss and fires.

Speakers: Tim Christophersen, UN Environment Nazir Foead, Peatland Restoration Agency, Indonesia Pierre Taty, Ministry of Forestry, of Sustainable Development and the Environment, Congo Thorbjørn Jagland, Council of Europe Franziska Tanneberger, Greifswald Mire Centre Martial Bernoux, UNFAO
 
Tuesday,
09 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Motsomi Maletjane
mmaletjane@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151324
Work of the LEG in supporting the LDCs on adaptation
The event will discuss experiences & progress made by the least developed countries (LDCs) in addressing adaptation, and the support provided to them. It will focus on the process to formulate and implement national adaptation plans (NAPs) and on the national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs).

Speakers: LEG Chair LEG members, GCF, GEF and agencies and other partner organizations, Parties
Programme [363 kb]
LEG_Presentation [1 Mb]
LDC_Chair_Statement [80 kb]
Liberia_Presentation [760 kb]
GCF_Presentation [307 kb]
GEF_Presentation [2 Mb]
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)
Ms. Kathrin Wessendorf
kw@iwgia.org
+45 29 429034
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation (AIPP)
Mr. Lakpa Nuri Sherpa
nuri@aippnet.org
+66 53 343539
Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN)
Mr. Tunga Bhadra Rai
tungarai@hotmail.com
+977 1 9851069718
Indigenous peoples rights: implementation gaps and the IP platform as a first step
Indigenous peoples' rights are increasingly being recognised and the decision of establishing an indigenous peoples' platform contributes to policy coherence and implementation of the PA preamble. However, the implementation gap on the ground is increasing.

Speakers: Indigenous representatives, IIPFCC co-chair
 
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Kusum Lata
klata@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151421
Greening with Jobs: Decent work and just transition in the Paris Agreement
Present collaboration between UNFCCC and ILO for catalysing action on just transition of the workforce and the creation of decent work in the context of global action on climate change; discussing just transition of workforce along with low carbon economy transition and implementation of PA.

Speakers: Alexandria Rantino (Australia), Albert Magalang (Philippines), Anabella Rosemberg (ITUC), Norine Kennedy (USCIB)
Climate change decent work and just transition - ILO-UNFCCC Side Event (concept note) [206 kb]
Techncial paper on just transition [1 Mb]
ILO just transition guidelines [272 kb]
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Bernd Hackmann
BHackmann@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151309
Catalysing implementation of NDCs in the context of 2030 Agenda through South-South Cooperation
Cooperation amongst Parties is critical for addressing the challenges that go along with implementing the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda. The event looks at how cooperation amongst the global south could complement traditional cooperation approaches and discusses ways to promoting these efforts

Speakers: Senior representative from member states, UN EOSG, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) and the UNFCCC secretariat
Agenda [181 kb]
Presentation_Morocco [3 Mb]
TEC_Presentation [857 kb]
South Centre_Presentation [798 kb]
UN-SG_Presentation [203 kb]
Presentation_Mexico [1 Mb]
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
Tebtebba Foundation
Mr. Raymond de Chavez
raymond@tebtebba.org
+63 74 4447703
Rights and Resources Institute, Inc. (RRI)
Mr. Alain Fréchette
afrechette@rightsandresources.org
+1 514 8047359
Protecting rights, achieving results: Indigenous peoples, GCF-funded projects and climate solutions
The side event will discuss the findings of the RRI report related to rights and GCF projects and policies, discuss the proposed Indigenous Peoples Policy for the GCF, and share community-based monitoring and information systems and its potential role in monitoring GCF projects

Speakers: Kimaren Ole Riamit, ILEPA (Kenya); Nicky Batang-ay, Tebtebba; Dennis Mairena, CADPI (Nicaragua); Grace Balawag, Tebtebba
Side Event Flier [424 kb]
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Mr. Daniel Francis
dfrancis@edf.org
+1 212 6161392
European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E)
Mr. Andrew Murphy
andrew@transportenvironment.org
+32 485 1214
Accounting for Integrity: The Paris Agreement, International Aviation, and Double-Claiming
Experts will discuss how to ensure that emission reductions used by airlines to comply with the new Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) are not also counted by governments toward meeting their Paris Agreement contributions.

Speakers: Representatives from civil society, government, industry and the UNFCCC Secretariat/ICAO.
 
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
ActionAid International
Ms. Teresa Anderson
teresa.anderson@actionaid.org
+44 7984 932655
Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Mr. Bertrand Noiret
bnoiret@actioncontrelafaim.org
+33 6 2672236
MISEREOR, German Catholic Bishops' Organisation for Development Cooperation (MISEREOR)
Mr. Stefan Tuschen
stefan.tuschen@misereor.de
+49 171 2945683
Enhanced Climate Action and Human Rights
Limiting warming to 1.5°C on the basis of equity & sustainable development demands ambitious action that achieves real emissions reductions & protects human rights (especially of the most vulnerable). Actual emission reduction must be promoted against false solutions, especially in the land sector.
CLARA briefing: Climate action in the land sector [1019 kb]
CLARA recommendations ppt [961 kb]
Action Against Hunger anoted presentation on Agriculture [1005 kb]
MISEREOR presentation: HR into climate action! [967 kb]
MISEREOR et al: How to build a fair future in a 1.5 world [1 Mb]
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
SouthSouthNorth Projects Africa (SSN Africa)
Ms. Claire Mathieson
claire.mathieson@southsouthnorth.org
+27 21 4470211
Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)
Ms. Marion Davis
marion.davis@sei-international.org
+1 781 6545160
Private-sector finance for NDC implementation in sub-Saharan Africa
This event will explore the scope for private-sector finance to support mitigation and adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa, present successful examples of private investment, and discuss how market-based mechanisms and domestic and international climate finance could further stimulate such investment.

Speakers: Presenters and panellists will include researchers, negotiators, and representatives from business and international finance institutions, mainly from Sub-Saharan Africa.
 
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Ms. Nassera BELKHITER
nassera.belkhiter@oecd.org
+33 1 85554582
National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Mr. Michel Den Elzen
michel.denelzen@pbl.nl
+31 6 50213337
The 2018 facilitative dialogue: options and issues
This OECD/PBL side event will explore key questions surrounding the 2018 facilitative dialogue (FD) such as the FD’s objectives and possible inputs, including projected national GHG emissions under current policies & NDCs. This will be followed by a panel discussion.

Speakers: Chair: Simon Buckle (OECD) Speakers: Jane Ellis (OECD) Michel den Elzen and Heleen van Soest (PBL) Fu Sha (China) Leon Charles (Grenada) Yamide Dagnet (WRI)
CCXG/PBL side-event flyer [74 kb]
Key OECD Climate Change Publications [181 kb]
Presentation "Information needs for the 2018 FD: issues and options" CCXG Jane Ellis [361 kb]
Presentation PBL: NDC Stocktaking after the Paris Agreement, M. den Elzen, H. van Soest, K. Esmeijer [1 Mb]
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
Green Climate Fund (GCF)
Mr. Sanghyun Kim
skim@gcfund.org
+82 32 4586038
GCF and the Implementation of the Paris Agreement
GCF will present its latest Board-related and operational developments regarding the project pipeline, forests, adaptation planning efforts, private sector engagement, and supporting countries for the implementation of NDCs. Representatives of GCF projects reflecting progress in topics to speak.

Speakers: Relevant speakers from GCF senior management, accredited entities, NDAs.
 
Wednesday,
10 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Vladimir Hecl
vhecl@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151393
Supporting the implementation of Technology Action Plans
This side event will highlight success stories with the implementation of Technology Actions Plans prepared by developing countries as part of their Technology Needs Assessments of relevance to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

Speakers: TEC members, TNA practitioners
 
Thursday,
11 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Bonn (181)
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Ms. Melissa Harris
mharris@iisd.ca
+1 647 9609167
Denmark
Mr. Hans Jakob Eriksen
hajae@efkm.dk
+45 41 729078
Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM)
Ms. Anna Laitinen
anna.s.laitinen@ym.fi
+358 23 3585033716
Scaling Up Green Energy Finance: Swapping Fossil Fuel Subsidies for Sustainable Energy Solutions
This event will explore options for financing sustainable energy transitions through using savings from fossil fuel subsidy reform. Successful examples are presented from developing & emerging economies, the Nordic Council of Ministers, the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform and key partners.

Speakers: Government speakers from Indonesia, Finland, the Friends of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform (including Denmark), GSI-IISD, SITRA, Gaia Consulting and Nordic Council of Ministers. Launch of the Nordic report outlining swap examples.
press release [78 kb]
publication information [120 kb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Mr. Benjamin Schachter
bschachter@ohchr.org
+41 22 9289681
Integrating human rights in climate action after Paris
This side event will explore some of the critical human rights issues raised in the context of climate change as well as key entry points for States to follow through on their commitment to respect, promote and consider human rights when taking climate action.

Speakers: OHCHR, Others to be confirmed could include: Representatives of the Geneva Pledge, Representatives of the CSO HR and CC WG, Platform on Disaster Displacement, UNICEF, Climate Vulnerable Forum, UNFCCC, UN Women, Human rights experts
 
Thursday,
11 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Alma Jean
ajean@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151077
Implementation Update – MRV for developing countries
Update on the technical analysis of biennial update reports (BURs) and the facilitative sharing of views (FSV) workshop; capacity-building initiative of the secretariat: ICA toolkit

Speakers: Internal cross programme collaboration (MDA (NDC partnership), FTC) and external organization (BMUB, GIZ) with RCCs moderating the event MDA Manager and ICA Unit
UNFCCC Presentation [965 kb]
Costa Rica Presentation [751 kb]
Tunisia Presentation [793 kb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Kaminzimmer (113)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Mr. Kentaro Takahashi
k-takahashi@iges.or.jp
+81 46 8269593
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
Ms. Ingrid Jegou
climatechange@ictsd.ch
+41 22 9178820
Mitigation Action through Article 6 of the Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement defines the role of ITMOs in its Article 6 to achieve NDCs. And negotiations are going on such as how to ensure environmental integrity and transparency and development of guidance on robust accounting. This side event aims to discuss possible options for decisions at COP24.

Speakers: Negotiators on Article 6 from selected countries, experts on carbon markets from research institutions and international organisations
Agenda [151 kb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
Mr. Sebastien Duyck
sduyck@ciel.org
+41 78 6966362
Human Rights Watch, Inc. (HRW)
Ms. Katharina Rall
rallk@hrw.org
+1 212 2161875
A principles-based transition: promoting rights while protecting the climate
The Paris Agreement recognised the importance for climate policies to respect and promote human rights, gender equality, a just transition and food security. Good practices must be shared and replicated to promote this holistic and empowering vision of the transition.

Speakers: Speakers from civil society will discuss the perspectives of their constituency (women, unions, indigenous peoples). Representatives from IGOs will highlight how existing legal framework can inform the implementation of the PA.
 
Thursday,
11 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Ms. Levania Santoso
L.Santoso@cgiar.org
+62 251 8622622
European Space Agency (ESA)
Mr. Frank Martin Seifert
frank.martin.seifert@esa.int
+390 6 94180560
Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU Jena)
Mr. Martin Herold
martin.herold@wur.nl
+31 317 481276
Re-discovering the magnificent carbon storage potential of wetlands and peatlands
Participants will learn about the latest tools for identifying and locating wetlands and peatlands, for application in policy-making on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Please visit http://www.cifor.org/cifor-at-sbsta-46/ for details program.

Speakers: Rosa Maria Roman-Cuesta (CIFOR and WUR), Simon Lewis (Leeds University), Frank Martin Seifert (ESA), Dianna Kopansky (UN Environment), Louis Verchot (CIAT); Moderator: Daniel Murdiyarso (CIFOR)
Event program [1 Mb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
Nature Code - Centre of Development & Environment (NC)
Mr. Aki Kachi
aki.kachi@carbonmarketwatch.org
+49 157 86800855
German NGO Forum on Environment and Development
Ms. Marijana Todorovic
todorovic@forumue.de
+49 30 678177580
Ensuring integrity of Art. 6 PA - challenges and opportunities from a civil society perspective
The Paris Agreement and its Article 6 establishes a new era for carbon markets. Designing the new mechanisms, key elements need to be included to ensure contribution to sustainable development as well as environmental and social integrity. Experts will reflect on what is needed for a robust design.

Speakers: Juliane Voigt, Karen Holm Olsen, Wolfgang Obergassel, Stephanie La Hoz Theuer, carbon market negotiators
Environmental Integrity under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement [683 kb]
Good-Bye Kyoto: TRANSITIONING AWAY FROM OFFSETTING AFTER 2020 [281 kb]
Learning from CDM SD tool experience for Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement [1 Mb]
side event invitation [512 kb]
Building blocks for a robust Sustainable Development Mechanism [518 kb]
ppt Olsen_ CDM SD tool Art. 6 [839 kb]
ppt Obergassel_party submissions overview [304 kb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
University of Zurich (UZH)
Ms. Cathrin Arenz
arenz@perspectives.cc
+41 44 448204208
climatepolicy.net e.V.
Mr. Carsten Warnecke
c.warnecke@newclimate.org
+49 221 99983302
From CDM to international climate finance: Ensuring continuity of mitigation action
Uncertainty remains how countries will use international credits pre- and post-2020, and how existing CDM projects could be supported by future international climate finance. African negotiators and project developers discuss with researchers how to enable the continuation of mitigation activities.

Speakers: African negotiators, project developers and researchers
Publication_Linking the CDM with the GCF [3 Mb]
Side Event Flyer [438 kb]
Vulnerability of CDM Projects for Discontinuation of Mitigation Activities (Executive summary) [320 kb]
Analysing the Status Quo of CDM Projects (presentation) [228 kb]
CDM supply potential up to 2020 by project vulnerability of discontinuing abatement (presentation) [565 kb]
Vulnerability of CDM projects for discontinuation of mitigation activities (presentation) [341 kb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)
United Nations University (UNU)
Mr. Michael Zissener
zissener@ehs.unu.edu
+49 228 8150249
Latest Findings on Mobility in Small Island States
In light of the launch of the Taskforce on Displacement, this session presents the latest research on climate-related mobility in Small Island States, including the Pacific, Australasia and Caribbean and highlights displacement, migration and relocation and their impacts on island societies

Speakers: UNU-EHS, IOM, UNHCR, Hugo Institute, Refugees International, NRC, IDMC, RAED, PDD
Event Flyer [158 kb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Ms. Marina Maiero
maierom@who.int
+41 79 792134304
Update on the findings of the health impacts and co-benefits of climate change
- Update on the progress of the Health and Climate Action Agenda - Modelling the health effects of the proposed Nationally Determined Contributions

Speakers: WHO HQ and WHO EURO German/Fiji/Morocco MOE and MOE representatives NGOs Others
Programme [138 kb]
WMA [142 kb]
Global Agenda, WHO [3 Mb]
Thursday,
11 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
Adaptation Fund Board (AFB)
Ms. Aya Mimura
amimura@adaptation-fund.org
+1 202 4587347
Adaptation Fund – Pioneering Adaptation Finance
The side event highlights the pioneering work of the Adaptation Fund in climate finance, including experiences on direct access, and how this brings value to the implementation of the Paris Agreement through concrete climate change adaptation projects.

Speakers: Representatives of implementing entities, governments and the civil society, as well as the Adaptation Fund. (tbc)
Slides (Antigua & Barduda) [1 Mb]
Slides (AF) [1 Mb]
Slides (AFN) [2 Mb]
Slides (South Africa) [1 Mb]
Slides (Morocco) [798 kb]
Agenda (Final) [387 kb]
Friday,
12 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Ms. Cristina Colon
ccolon@unicef.org
+1 917 2654509
World Vision International (WVI)
Ms. Angeline Munzara
angeline_munzara@wvi.org
+27 71 714448657
Child rights, climate change and climate action
Children are disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, but are rarely considered in international or national climate policies. This event will explore how children are affected, and provide guidance to States on how they can respect and promote child rights in climate action.

Speakers: •Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (tbc) •OHCHR (tbc) •Unicef •Representative of Children in a Changing Climate Coalition (tbc) •Youth representative (tbc) •State Party representative (tbc)
 
Friday,
12 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Niclas Svenningsen
nsvenningsen@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151982
Catalyzing Implementation of Paris Agreement: The Regional Collaboration Centers experience
The RCC programme was established to support implementation of CDM projects. This support is also useful for practical implementation of NDCs. This side event will provide examples of the broad range of climate actions supported by RCCs, and discuss how they can be scaled up.
Agenda RCC side event SB 46_11052017 [17 kb]
Presentations [3 Mb]
Friday,
12 May 2017
13:15—14:45
AH Upper Conference room (114)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Sarah Marchildon
SMarchildon@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151065
Momentum for Change: Shining Light on Climate Solutions
The side event’s overall goal is to promote climate action and support the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and SDGs. The side event will showcase presentations and foster dialogue with previous winners of the Momentum for Change Awards.
 
Friday,
12 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Bonn (181)
Conservation International (CI)
Ms. Maggie Comstock
mcomstock@conservation.org
+1 703 3412573
Coordinating Body of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)
Mr. Edwin Vasquez
coica@coica.org.ec
+593 2 3226744
Indigenous Knowledge and Leadership Delivering Climate Action on Forests
Indigenous peoples and local communities have a wealth of knowledge on non-carbon benefits and climate action. This session shares examples from the Dedicated Grant Mechanism and Amazonian Indigenous (RIA) REDD+ Proposal of indigenous-led climate decision-making and implementation at all scales.

Speakers: Ms. Lina Barrera, Conservation International (Moderator); Mr. Idrissa Zeba, Dedicated Grant Mechanism - Burkina Faso; Ms. Nery Zapata, Dedicated Grant Mechanism - Perú; Mr. Edwin Vásquez, COICA - Perú/Amazon Basin; Mr. Rodrigo de la Cruz, WWF- Ecuador
DGM Presentation 1 [1 Mb]
DGM Presentation: Peru-Burkina Faso [3 Mb]
DGM Presentation RIA [697 kb]
DGM Poster [739 kb]
Friday,
12 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
Transparency International (TI)
Ms. Lisa Elges
lelges@transparency.org
+32 2 8932461
University of Cambridge
Ms. Tamara Inkster-Draper
tamara.inkster-draper@cisl.cam.ac.uk
+44 1223 768854
Stakeholder engagement in climate actions: Innovating peer learning & cross-networking
Presenting effective ways for climate change stakeholders to share local and global experiences, knowledge and best practices across regions and networks to accelerate adaptation and mitigation efforts and to inform environmental policy and decision making

Speakers: Representatives from CSO networks including the Adaptation Fund CSO Network, GEF CSO Network, GCF CSO Network, CIF’s Stakeholder Advisory Network, Climate Action Network, Carbon Market Watch, Transparency International
 
Friday,
12 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF)
Mr. Björn Ecklundt
ecklundt@boell.de
+49 30 28534315
Climate Justice Program (ACJP)
Ms. Julie-Anne Richards
jar@jarclimate.net
+44 7500 747674
Financing Loss & Damage: A Look at Governance and Implementation Options
The panel will discuss: How will loss & damage (L&D) finance be provided and what are the governance and technical issues? Can existing climate finance instruments and mechanisms be adopted for L&D, and how? What is the role of new and innovative sources of finance in generating funds for L&D?

Speakers: Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Böll Foundation North America Julie-Anne Richards, Climate Justice Programme Pascal Girot, Costa Rica speakers from other Parties invited
 
Friday,
12 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V. (FES)
Ms. Manuela Matthess
manuela.matthess@fes.de
+49 30 269357408
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
Mr. Florian Mersmann
florian.mersmann@wupperinst.org
+49 30 288745813
Paris Agreement and the SDGs: ToR for Governing a Global Transformation to Sustainability?
The two agendas provide direction for a just transition of the global energy sector. Exploring complementarities may help to escape the paradigm of burden sharing towards a paradigm in which sustainable technologies and practices become inherently attractive as means to realize multiple benefits.

Speakers: Wolfgang Obergassel - Wuppertal Institut, Lukas Hermwille – Wuppertal Institut, Manuela Mattheß – FES & Representative Research Institute from the Global South (tbc), others (tbc)
Program [449 kb]
Presentation WObergassel [293 kb]
Presentation LHermwille [2 Mb]
Friday,
12 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
World Wind Energy Association (WWEA)
Mr. Stefan Gsänger
sg@wwindea.org
+49 228 3694080
World Bioenergy Association (WBA)
Mr. Bharadwaj Kummamuru Venkata
bharadwaj.v.kummamuru@worldbioenergy.org
+46 76 7159785
World Future Council (WFC)
Ms. Anna Leidreiter
Anna.Leidreiter@worldfuturecouncil.org
+49 178 6887505
Staying below 1.5C with 100% Renewable Energy
Achieving 100% RE is a central pillar for climate mitigation strategies around the world. Learning from pioneers, this event will analyse how to exploit synergies between technical, policy and business solutions to renewable energy deployment by presenting best practices from different contexts.

Speakers: Speakers and panellists will be representatives of the different renewable energy sectors and experts working at different areas of renewable energy deployment. Following the presentations the panellist will discuss how to replicate and scale up best practice cases.
 
Friday,
12 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)
European University Institute (EUI)
Ms. Barbara Morganti
barbara.morganti@eui.eu
+39 55 4685789
European Union
Ms. Marie Bondu
CLIMA-U47-ARES@ec.europa.eu
+32 2 2966022
Delivering the EU contribution: Implementing the 2030 climate and energy framework
An overview of the important initiatives in the EU in implementing the 2030 climate and energy framework and their interactions (including the EU ETS, national emission reduction targets for sectors outside the ETS, renewables, energy efficiency, electricity market design, and governance).

Speakers: Eva Plocek-Kubesova (Czech Republic Permanent Representation to the EU), Henning Häder (Eurelectric), Artur Runge-Metzger (European Commission), Claudio Marcantonini (Florence School of Regulation). Moderated by Xavier Labandeira (Florence School of Regulation).
Presentation [1 Mb]
Friday,
12 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Mr. Brian Thomson
b.thomson@ifad.org
+39 6 54592282
Adaptation/NAPs and NDC’s- making them a win-win for farmers facing climate change, now!
Agriculture is a priority sector in most NDCs, showing that we must step up climate finance in smallholder farmers’ resilience. The current set-up of NDCs leaves enough space for immediate adaptation investments, though fine-tuned planning for priority actions will be useful in the short term.

Speakers: IFAD, FAO, WFP, Green Climate Fund, The GEF
 
Friday,
12 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Ms. Tessa Kelly
tessa.kelly@ifrc.org
+41 79 2457694
Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape: Measuring progress and promoting innovations in global adaptation
A discussion on how to measure and promote progress on adaptation, drawing from the UN Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R), and showcasing innovative progress through country examples of forecast-based financing to address the rising risk of climate extremes

Speakers: Maarten van Aalst (Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre), Secretary Manny de Guzman (Philippines Climate Change Commission), Anne Olhoff (UNEP), Kulthoum Omari (Africa Adaptation Initiative), Sven Harmeling (CARE), Samantha Harris (BSR)
 
Saturday,
13 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)
York University
Ms. Idil Boran
iboran@yorku.ca
+1 416 7365113
Colorado State University
Mr. Kenneth Shockley
kennethshockley@gmail.com
+1 970 4915518
Marrakech Partnership: Building trust and inclusiveness in non-Party stakeholder engagement
Panel on the role of multi-stakeholder dialogues under Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action for building trust and inclusiveness in non-Party stakeholder engagement. How this provides support for addressing the ambition gap and linking climate action to SDGs will be discussed.

Speakers: Idil Boran (York University); Kenneth Shockley (Colorado State University); Sander Chan (GDI/DIE); Aniruddh Mohan (Tandem Research); Gamini Thilakasiri, Minister of Agriculture, Agrarian Development, Irrigation, Industries and Environment, Western Province Government (Sri Lanka)
Marrakech Partnership - Building Trust [87 kb]
Saturday,
13 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Bonn (181)
Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute Ltd
Mr. Mark Bonner
mark.bonner@globalccsinstitute.com
+61 0 439343117
Global status of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and the progress made over the past two decades
CCS is a critically important large-scale mitigation solution for CO2 & non-CO2 emissions in new & existing power plants, as well as industrial sectors. With over 20 years of global operational experience, this event will provide an update on the potential of CCS to help deliver the 2oC climate goal

Speakers: GCCSI, IEA, Parties, CCS projects
Global CCS Institute: global status of CCS [2 Mb]
Al Reyadah: a global leader on CCS [1 Mb]
Shell: a global leader on CCS [791 kb]
IEA: 20 years of CCS experience [1 Mb]
Saturday,
13 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
Christian Aid (CA)
Mr. Mohamed Adow
madow@christian-aid.org
+44 20 75232278
Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)
Ms. Fathiya Abdulmajid
fmajidalbakry@yahoo.com
+254 200 722756855
The role of the multilateral development banks in delivering the Paris Agreement and supporting ambi
Panel with Government & MDB to highlight their respective roles in enhancing ambition toward 1.5C goal. MDBs need to retool their finance instruments to support RE/energy efficiency & rule out fossils/unsustainable projects

Speakers: TBD
 
Saturday,
13 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Laureline Krichewsky
lkrichewsky@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151282
The LAKI: Closing knowledge gaps to scale up adaptation (UNFCCC – UNEP)
The event will highlight the progress of the Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) in prioritizing and closing adaptation knowledge gaps in subregions, showcasing the outcomes for the Hindu Kush Himalayan subregion, in collaboration with ICIMOD.
 
Saturday,
13 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Adriana Valenzuela
avalenzuelajimenez@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151594
Action for Climate Empowerment: How can we accelerate climate change solutions through education
This side event will showcase good practices for accelerating climate solutions through education, training and public awareness. Experts from UN, governments and NGOs will debate on innovative approaches to mobilize climate action and mainstream gender issues into Action for Climate Empowerment.

Speakers: tbc
 
Monday,
15 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)
United States Council for International Business (USCIB)
Ms. Norine Kennedy
mlauter@uscib.org
+1 212 7035082
Business New Zealand Incorporated
Mr. John Carmegie
jcarnegie@businessnz.org.nz
+64 4 4966562
BUSINESSEUROPE
Ms. Jessica Britte
j.britte@businesseurope.eu
+32 2 2376543
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
Mr. Stephen Eule
seule@uschamber.com
+1 202 8343194
Enhancing business engagement to strengthen Paris Agreement implementation
Going forward, implementing and strengthening the Paris Agreement will depend on marshaling business efforts and innovation. The event will showcase initiatives to limit emissions and adapt to climate risks working with governments and others, including an update on the Marrakesh Declaration.

Speakers: Business representatives from developed and developing countries, academics, and respondents from national delegations
Agenda [226 kb]
"The Private Sector in Morocco is Preparing the Implementation of the Paris Agreement" - Moroccan Business Climate Initiative [529 kb]
"Preparing the INDC: Japan's Experience" [766 kb]
"Expected Changes in U.S. Energy & Climate Policy Under Trump Administration" [1 Mb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Rojina Manandhar
rmanandhar@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151633
Ecosystems & ecosystem-based adaptation: Advancing action through knowledge
This Nairobi work programme side event is jointly organized with the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) and members of FEBA and will focus on: (a)building climate resilience of ecosystems;(b)facilitating the integration of ecosystem-based adaptation approaches in national development plans
Flyer [3 Mb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Bhava Dhungana
BDhungana@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151656
Achievements of the CGE and success stories of NCs and BURs from developing countries
Achievements of the CGE in assisting developing countries in implementing the MRV and transparency framework sharing lessons learned on overcoming challenges faced in preparing their national reports.

Speakers: CGE members, NAI Parties
Announcement [81 kb]
Presentation by the CGE [552 kb]
Presentation by Malaysia [205 kb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Kaminzimmer (113)
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)
Ms. Kathleen Mar
kathleen.mar@iass-potsdam.de
+49 331 28822366
Canada
Ms. Erin Silsbe
erin.silsbe@canada.ca
+1 819 9383735
Chile
Ms. Carmen Gloria Contreras
cgcontrerasfierro@gmail.com
+56 225 735772
Mexico
Sra. Iris Jimenez
iris_ajc@hotmail.com
+52 55 54246444
'Climate and development benefits of black carbon mitigation' (final title TBC)
This event aims to provide information on black carbon’s impact on climate and health, and clarity on the scientific rationale for countries to include black carbon as a regulated (and measured) emission in national (and local) air quality regulations and standards.

Speakers: The panel will consist of leading scientists (incl. IPCC), representatives from Ministries of Environment of developing and developed countries (Canada, Chile, Mexico, other), and research institutions (IASS), with a high level moderator. Panel will be gender & regionally balanced.
 
Monday,
15 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
International Union of Railways (UIC)
Mr. Nicholas Craven
craven@uic.org
+33 1 44492085
Estonia
Ms. Annela Anger-Kraavi
Annela.Anger-Kraavi@Envir.ee
+37 2 56914393
Climate action for transport mitigation and adaptation
This event explores actions by the Estonian Government to mitigate transport emissions (biogas, electrification & Kyoto credits) in addition to adaption initiatives by leaders in the Rail (RailAdapt project) & broader transport sector (COP22 Declaration Accelerated Action on Adaptation in Transport)

Speakers: Meelis Münt (Dept Secretary General Estonian Environment Ministry), Hannu Lamp (Estonian Env Ministry), Mart Raamat (Estonian Env Ministry), Annela Anger-Kraavi (Estonian Env Ministry), Nick Craven (International Union of Railways), Andreas Gehlhaar (Deutsche Bhan), Cornie Huizenga (SloCaT)
RailAdapt project [2 Mb]
COP22 Declaration on Accelerated Action on Adaptation in Transport [584 kb]
Agenda [359 kb]
SloCaT slides [1 Mb]
UIC slides [431 kb]
Slides Hannu Lamp [825 kb]
Slides Mart Raamat [737 kb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Freie Universität Berlin (FUB)
Mr. Oliver Lah
oliver.lah@fu-berlin.de
+49 30 288745816
Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities Center, Inc. (CAI - Asia Center)
Mr. Oliver Lah
oliver.lah@wupperinst.org
+49 30 288745816
Long-term strategies for climate-resilient and low-carbon development (1/2)
Part 1/2 first discusses long-term needs to 2050 and beyond for both mitigation and adaptation in the context of broader changes such as population growth and resource scarcity. Second, country representatives will present how their long-term development strategies address mitigation and adaptation

Speakers: Wuppertal Institute, researchers, national government officials
 
Monday,
15 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI)
Ms. Pam Pearson
pam@iccinet.org
+46 70 5752257
Climate Policy Center (CPC)
Ms. Pamela Pearson
pampearson44@yahoo.com
+1 802 4880991
Arctic Council Ministerial and the Future of the Arctic Under the Paris Agreement
A report from the May 11 Arctic Council ministerial in Fairbanks, including a new climate impact assessment, SWIPA2. Paris commitments clearly fall short of preserving the Arctic’s role in the global climate system. What additional science-based policy measures can the Council and others contribute?

Speakers: Former Executive Secretary of Arctic Council/AMAP Lars-Otto Reiersen, IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere authors, representatives of Arctic Council and Observer member states
Program [48 kb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
CDP Worldwide (CDP)
Ms. Shirin Reuvers
shirin.reuvers@cdp.net
+44 203 8183936
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Mme Elise Buckle
Buckle@wbcsd.org
+41 0 792784890
WWF (WWF)
Ms. Mandy Woods
mwoods@wwf.org.za
+27 72 3930027
Integrating climate risk into the finance sector
Managing climate risks is key for investors and companies. It enables better decision-making and increases financial stability across the economy. This event will explore how the FSB TCFD recommendations could allow stakeholders to manage climate risks by using stress-testing and carbon pricing.

Speakers: Mark Lewis (Barclays) or Ed Wells (HSBC), Geraldine Matchett (DSM), Amélie de Montchalin (AXA), Norbert Gorissen (German government), John Room (World Bank), Peter Bakker (WBCSD), Nicolette Bartlett (CDP)
 
Monday,
15 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)
Germany
Ms. Steffi Dr. Richter
steffi.richter@bmub.bund.de
+49 3018305 2362
German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn)
Ms. Clara Brandi
clara.brandi@die-gdi.de
+49 176 84415709
World Resources Institute (WRI)
Ms. Pauline Dinh
PDinh@wri.org
+1 202 7297835
Long-term strategies for climate-resilient and low-carbon development (2/2)
In part 2/2, country representatives will first explain how their NAPs and NDCs address long-term (LT) needs to 2050 and beyond. Second, a high-level panel will discuss how submissions to the UNFCCC and LT strategies can interact, mutually reinforce each other and increase ambitions.

Speakers: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) German Development Institute (DIE) World Resource Institute (WRI)
Flyer of the Klimalog Project [993 kb]
Flyer of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) [1 Mb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Ms. Masako Ogawa
mogawa2@thegef.org
+1 202 6960681
Poznan Strategic Programme on Technology Transfer
This side event will provide an opportunity to review and share experiences and lessons learned from projects supported under the Poznan Strategic Programme on technology development and transfer.

Speakers: Project Implementing and Executing agencies (e.g. national governments and the regional development banks)
Poznan Program side event agenda [107 kb]
Monday,
15 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Annett Möhner
AMoehner@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151476
Global Centre of Excellence on Adaptation
Anticipating the urgency to implement adaptation action

Speakers: Relevant speakers from the Netherlands, Japan, UN Environment and UNFCCC
 
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)
Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
Ms. Simone Lovera
simone@globalforestcoalition.org
+31 6 47392511
Brighter Green, Inc.
Ms. Mia MacDonald
macdonald@brightergreen.org
+1 917 6268702
Krasnoyarsk regional public ecological movement "Friends of the Siberian Forests" (FSF)
Mr. Andrey Laletin
laletin3@gmail.com
+7 391 2498404
What’s at Steak? Land Use, Livestock, Offsets and the Climate Regime
The event will discuss the risks and opportunities of addressing unsustainable land use through the climate regime, including livestock production, deforestation, monoculture tree plantations, forest fires, offsets for aviation and other polluting sectors, and the role of international trade.

Speakers: Souparna Lahiri, All India Forum on Forest Movements, India Simone Lovera, Global Forest Coalition, Paraguay Simon Fischer, Global Forest Coalition, Germany other speakers tba
one dimensional solutions [1 Mb]
multi-dimensional solutions shifting diets [1 Mb]
offsets and plantations in India [672 kb]
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Mr. Martin Frick
CBC-Director@fao.org
+39 6 57059579
Achieving the Paris Agreement through climate action in the land sector?
This side event will focus on the role of the agricultural and food security in the NDCs. It addresses questions both on mitigation and adaptation action, possible synergies; and features country’s ways on moving from MRV and M&E systems to reporting under the transparency framework of the PA.

Speakers: FAO; IFAD; WFP; NDC Partnership; Partnership for Transparency in the Paris Agreement, and representatives of developing countries, such as DRC, Chad, Viet Nam, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia or Uruguay, who will be invited to share their experiences and outline their concrete needs for support.
 
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Kusum Lata
klata@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151421
Methodologies for assessing impacts of mitigation actions
Showcase of methods and tools used to analyze impacts of mitigation policies and measures.

Speakers: Practitioners with national expertise and experts specializing in impact assessment and economic modeling.
Agenda [174 kb]
Cambridge Econometrics [352 kb]
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Bonn (181)
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Mr. Lukas Baumhauer
lukas.baumhauer@reeep.org
+43 1 260263425
International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT)
Ms. Akiko Naka
naka@icett.or.jp
+81 59 3293500
Filling the Financing Gap for Climate Business
PFAN will present its new organization and governance structure under UNIDO and REEEP, report on recent successes in mobilising private sector financing for climate action and discuss challenges and opportunities facing its efforts to scale up financing for low carbon and climate resilient projects.

Speakers: Mr. Michael Rantil (Chair; PFAN Manager), Mr. Peter Storey (PFAN Global Coordinator), Mr. Martin Hiller (Director General, REEEP)
 
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
Mr. Ramon Cruz
ramon.cruz@itdp.org
+1 646 2506671
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)
Ms. Kathrine von Graevenitz
vongraevenitz@zew.de
+49 621 1235340
Strengthening Leadership on Low-Carbon Transport to Deliver Long Term Climate Goals
ITDP together with the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPMC), (over 200 organizations working on transport & climate) identifies the need for better integration of the transport sector in the long-term national decarbonization strategies of the NDCs under UNFCCC. This event will discuss how.

Speakers: Cornie Huizenga and Patrick Oliva, leaders of the Paris Process on Mobility and Climate; Climate Envoys Netherlands, Sweden, Mexico, Solomon Islands; Business sector leaders WBCSD and WEF; leaders civil society. Facilitated by Ramon Cruz, ITDP.
Agenda and Description [995 kb]
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
ClimateNet
Mr. Björn Dransfeld
bd@thegreenwerk.net
+49 176 72856437
myclimate
Mr. Florian Raess
florian.raess@myclimate.org
+41 44 5004350
Ready for take-off– eligibility of offsets for international aviation and the Paris Agreement
ICAO´s offsetting mechanism CORSIA could help the global airline industry moving towards a net-zero society. The event will discuss challenges and opportunities for robust implementation of CORSIA with focus on quality offset credit requirements, piloting initiatives and capacity building measures.

Speakers: Franzjosef Schafhausen (Moderation), Urs Ziegler (Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation), René Estermann (Foundation myclimate) Axel Michaelowa (Perspectives Climate Group), Björn Dransfeld (the greenwerk.) Panel: representatives of Lufthansa Group, BMUB and Gold Standard Foundation.
presentation the greenwerk [1 Mb]
Flyer [211 kb]
Programme [315 kb]
Presentation_Ziegler [1 Mb]
Presentation_Estermann [2 Mb]
Presentation_Michaelowa [1 Mb]
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
Mr. Henry Neufeldt
h.neufeldt@cgiar.org
+254 719 346325
Oro Verde - Tropical Forest Foundation (OroVerde)
Mr. Torsten Klimpel
tklimpel@oroverde.de
+49 228 2429022
High impact public-private climate finance: Agroforestry case studies from Latin America and Africa
The session explores high impact blended climate finance investments emphasizing public-private approaches. It presents case studies of cocoa and coffee agroforestry systems from Africa and Latin America focusing on multiple impacts on forests including biodiversity, conservation and REDD+.

Speakers: Andrea Peiffer, Global Nature Fund ; Torsten Klimpel, OroVerde - Tropical Forest Foundation ; Lalisa A Duguma (ICRAF); Peter Akong Minang (ICRAF); A delegate from Ethiopia; A delegate from Ghana; UNEP/UNREDD/FAO Representative
Programme [341 kb]
Presentation:Trees on Farms as a Pathway to Achieve Climate Action Commitments: Opportunities and Challenges [3 Mb]
Presentation_Private capital to finance forest & biodiversity conservation: Case study analysis [3 Mb]
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Ms. Caroline Lee
caroline.lee@iea.org
+33 1 40576533
Tracking clean energy progress: informing energy sector transformation and collective stocktake
The IEA will launch Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017, helping countries assess collective progress towards Paris Agreement goals. It examines the latest technology developments, sectoral trends and current policy drivers to help inform national strategies for a low-carbon energy transition.

Speakers: Dave Turk, Head of Energy Environment Division, IEA Jean-François Gagné, Head of Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA
IEA Presentations_Turk and Gagné [1 Mb]
Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017 - Links to website and report [12 kb]
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Mr. Damiano Borgogno
damiano.borgogno@undp.org
+90 850 2882629
The Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT) Global Coordination Platform
UNDP and UN Environment are jointly implementing a GEF funded initiative called "CBIT Global Coordination Platform". The side event will be focused on analyzing initial results on the implementation of CBIT, including countries' perspectives, as well as future expectations.

Speakers: GEF, UNDP, UN Environment, UNFCCC, Parties
 
Tuesday,
16 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Claudio Forner
CForner@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151750
NDC Partnership: Connecting the dots to facilitate accelerated implementation of NDCs
NDC Partnership along with partner countries and institutions will convene a panel to discuss efforts of the Partnership, since its launch in Marrakech, in facilitating accelerated and coordinated implementation of NDCs on the ground in developing country members.

Speakers: tbc
 
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Bonn (181)
Association La Voûte Nubienne (AVN)
Ms. Cecilia Rinaudo
cecilia.rinaudo@lavoutenubienne.org
+3 6 86417181
Implementing NDC in Burkina Faso and Senegal through low-carbon buildings and green jobs
Burkina Faso and Senegal integrated the Nubian Vault, a low-carbon building technique (using only local materials, creating green jobs and enhancing green economy) into the NDC. They will present how they are implementing this technique that contribute to adaptation and mitigation to climate change

Speakers: Cecilia Rinaudo, Directrice Adjointe, Association la Voûte Nubienne Mariline Diara, Directrice de l'Environnement et des Etablissements Classés, MEDD, SENEGAL Lamine Ouedraogo, Directeur Général de l’Économie verte et du Changement Climatique, MEEVCC, Burkina Faso
Flyer EN [1 Mb]
Flyer FR [1 Mb]
Presentation-Nubian-Vault [1 Mb]
Presentation-CDN-Burkina [258 kb]
Presentation-CDN-Senegal [821 kb]
Presentation-Partnership-AVN-Senegal [332 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group)
Ms. Pendo Maro
pendomaro@acp.int
+32 0 27430607
African Union Commission (AUC)
Ms. Olushola Olayide
OlusholaO@africa-union.org
+251 11 5517700
Vulnerability in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries: Adaptation, Capacity, People (ACP)
Maintaining the momentum and cohesiveness set at COP 21 on implementing the Paris Agreement. The event will facilitate dialogue among vulnerable ACP Island Developing States, Least Developing countries, landlocked countries and coastal countries, to strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity

Speakers: ACP Group African Union European Union Climate Change for Development in Africa/Africa Policy Centre Permanent Inter-State Committee against Drought Control in the Sahel, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Programme University of the South Pacific
 
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Mr. Marlan Pillay
Mpillay@unfccc.int
+49 228 8151265
South-South initiatives to support MRV and transparency of action and support
Showcasing South-South cooperation success stories on technical back-stopping, financial support, strengthening in-country and regional institutional capacity to developing countries for MRV and transparency of action and support and highlighting experiences on sharing methods, tools and data.

Speakers: The secretariat, UN and other agencies supporting the South-South initiatives such as the MRV South-South Collaboration Network for West Africa, participants of such initiatives.
Flyer [136 kb]
Africa MRV [799 kb]
LAC MRV [1 Mb]
CASTT [210 kb]
GIR [2 Mb]
PATPA [276 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Bonn (181)
The Gold Standard Foundation (GSF)
Ms. Sarah Leugers
sarah.leugers@goldstandard.org
+41 22 7887080
African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Mr. Gareth Phillips
g.phillips@afdb.org
+225 20 20264253
Raising ambition in climate + development: Adaptation Benefit Mechanism & SDG impact quantification
The session will highlight how sustainable development can catalyse a virtuous circle in greater climate ambition by helping developing countries meet their own development objectives through climate action, while allowing investors to maximise and quantify the positive impact of climate finance.

Speakers: Marion Verles, Gold Standard; Sven Braden, Government of Liechtenstein; Gareth Phillips, African Development Bank; Chebet Maikut, Government of Uganda, Axel Michaelowa, Perspectives
Gold Standard policy brief: A New Paradigm for Voluntary Climate Action [681 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)
BirdLife International (BL)
Ms. Aida Kowalska
aida.kowalska@birdlife.org
+44 12237 47559
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP/CMS)
Mr. Marco Barbieri
marco.barbieri@cms.int
+49 228 8152498
Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU)
Mr. Sebastian Scholz
sebastian.scholz@nabu.de
+49 30 2849841617
Scaling-up renewable energy deployment in harmony with nature
Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement requires scaling up of renewable energy whilst ensuring ecological integrity and biodiversity protection. The Energy Task Force will present best practices on reconciling renewable energy and power line developments with conservation of migratory species.

Speakers: UNEP/Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species, Governments and Civil Society.
Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation [479 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Greenpeace International (GREENPEACE)
Ms. Naomi Goodman
naomi.goodman@greenpeace.org
+31 6 24941044
Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN)
Ms. Monica Camacho
monica@rainforest.no
+0 47 41009167
Protecting and Restoring the Global Forest Carbon Stock
Exploring concepts, including country case studies, which support a global forest protection and restoration strategy. We anticipate to collaborate together with Rainforest Foundation Norway as minimum.

Speakers: Ms. Monica Camacho (Rainforest Foundation Norway), Chair Dr. Hannes Böttcher (Oeko-Institut) Dr. Lars Laestadius (Independent) Dr. Christoph Thies (Greenpeace) Dr. Horst Freiberg (German Federal Ministry for the Environment) Norwegian government representative (TBC)
Introduction [46 kb]
What do we mean by restoring forests? [122 kb]
Assessing the restoration potential of Germany’s forests [384 kb]
Why protecting & restoring forests is important [334 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
CARE International (CI)
Mr. Sven Harmeling
sharmeling@careclimatechange.org
+49 177 6136431
ACT Alliance - Action by Churches Together (ACT Alliance)
Mr. Isaiah Toroitich
ikt@actalliance.org
+41 22 7916245
Practical Action
Mr. Colin McQuistan
colin.mcquistan@practicalaction.org.uk
+44 1926 634459
Supporting loss and damage for the most vulnerable: Experience from Africa and elsewhere
Climate risk insurance approaches can help address loss and damage for the poorest and most vulnerable if applied appropriately. The event will discuss key definitions and principles for financing loss and damage initiatives and share findings from the African Risk Capacity.

Speakers: - Reinhard Mechler (IIASA) - Swenja Surminski (LSE) - Vitumbiko Chinoko, CARE Southern Africa region - Sabine Minninger (ActAlliance) - Evans Njewa, Government of Malawi (co-host) - Pa Ousman Jarju, the Gambia (tbc) - Colin McQuistan, Practical Action
 
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
16:45—18:15
Bonn (181)
CliMates
Ms. Alice MARECHAL
alice.marechal@sciencespo.fr
+33 33 687516127
Greener Impact International (GII)
Mr. Gawusu-Toure Kassim
k.gawusu@gmail.com
+233 0 244967340
Italian Climate Network (ICN)
Mr. Federico Brocchieri
federico.brocchieri@italiaclima.org
+39 331 9125745
ACE in Action: Examples of Youth Leadership on Climate Change Education
Youth as key agents of Action for Climate Empowerment implementation. We will valorize the outcomes of projects that have been undertaken by young people and identify ways to enhance their scopes and outreach.

Speakers: Alice Guérin (CliMates) Timothy Damon (Global Youth Development Institute) Federico Brocchieri (Italian Climate Network) Max van Deursen (Dutch Youth Representative for Sustainable Development) Kassim Gawusu-Toure (Greener Impact International)
 
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
Liechtenstein
Mr. Sven Braden
sven.braden@llv.li
+42 3236 7451
International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
Mr. Miroslav Polzer
polzer@glocha.info
+43 664 4203648
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
Mr. Stefan Klauser
sklauser@ethz.ch
+41 79 4719236
How could Blockchain technology contribute to Paris Agreement implementation?
Blockchain Technology provides a web based decentralized database that functions like a global notary. This notary can be accessed by everyone at anytime from anywhere in the world. International experts have analysed how BC may serve PA implementation in mitigation, adaptation and climate finance.

Speakers: Sven Braden, Government of Liechtenstein, Stefan Klauser, ETH Zurich, Nick Beglinger, Cleantech21, Miroslav Polzer, IAAI, Matteo Landi UNIDO and others
Flyer [422 kb]
Press Release [282 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Bonn (181)
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Ms. Lena Brenn
lena.brenn@nrc.no
+41 0 796035073
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Ms. Erica Bower
bower@unhcr.org
+41 22 7397624
Human Mobility and Climate Change: Synergies between UNFCCC and other global policy processes
COP21 mandated the establishment of a Task Force on Climate Displacement under the WIM to develop recommendations to avert, minimize and address displacement. The Task Force has started its work and at this side event we will inform about the progress and update on new evidence and knowledge

Speakers: NRC, IDMC, UNHCR, IOM, UNU, Platform on Disaster Displacement, representatives from parties
Flyer [445 kb]
IDMC presentation on SFDRR [422 kb]
ILO presentation on SDGs [308 kb]
Wednesday,
17 May 2017
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)
IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature
Mr. Sandeep Sengupta
sandeep.sengupta@iucn.org
+41 22 9990105
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Ms. Susan Riley
riley@iiasa.ac.at
+43 2236 807536
Contribution of Forest Landscape Restoration to NDCs
Leading countries will share their experiences of implementing forest landscape restoration (FLR) at the national level in support of their NDCs and pre-2020 climate actions. Cumulatively they will demonstrate the multiple mitigation, adaptation, and rural development benefits of investing in FLR.

Speakers: Speakers will include senior government representatives, including from IUCN State Members, and other leading experts
Event Flyer [322 kb]
Thursday,
18 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Bonn (181)
Joint Implementation Network (JIN)
Mr. Wytze van der Gaast
wytze@jin.ngo
+31 50 5248430
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Ms. Sara Traerup
slmt@dtu.dk
+45 93 511617
University of Nijmegen (RU)
Ms. Heleen de Coninck
h.deconinck@fnwi.ru.nl
+31 24 3653254
Global R&D cooperation in climate technologies: opportunities and challenges
Global R&D cooperation on climate technologies increasingly involves universities and private companies from emerging economies, such as China, India and Brazil. This side event explores the implications of this global R&D cooperation on development and transfer of mitigation technologies.

Speakers: Ulrich Elmer Hansen (UDP) Sören Lindner (Radboud University) Martina Lyons (European Commission) Juan Hoffmeister (GCF) Marieke Reijalt (European Hydrogen Association) Gabriel Blanco (UNICEN)
Agenda [174 kb]
Lindner - R&I collaboration [1 Mb]
Thursday,
18 May 2017
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)
Plant for the Planet Foundation (Plant for the Planet)
Ms. Yugratna Srivastava
yugratna@gmail.com
+91 78 60571707
Global Marshall Plan Foundation
Mr. Frithjof Finkbeiner
frithjof.finkbeiner@globalmarshallplan.org
+49 40 82290420
Climate Justice and Youth - An Inter-generational dialogue
A panel-cum-interaction session on theme of climate justice & youth: what part of policy focuses on CJ, how can non-party stakeholders engage better in process & framework of implementation, and what youth around the world are doing;explaining the "Trillion Tree Campaign" of Plant-for-the-Planet

Speakers: Yugratna Srivastava(Plant-for-the-Planet) Timothy Damon(GYDI) Jonas Haller(Caritas CH) Thomas Bruhn(IASD) Paulina Sanchez(Plant-for-the-Planet Mexico) Sagar Aryal (Sano Sansar)
 
Thursday,
18 May 2017
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
World Water Council (WWC)
Ms. Danielle Gaillard-Picher
d.gaillard@worldwatercouncil.org
+33 4 91994100
Global Water Partnership Organisation (GWPO)
Ms. Susanne Skyllerstedt
susanne.skyllerstedt@gmail.com
+94 76 3952565
International Water Association (IWA)
Ms. Eva Promes
eva.promes@iwahq.org
+31 6 46762453
Implementation of NDCs – climate finance for water-related adaptation and mitigation action
Since climate change impacts primarily the water cycle, water security needs to be a top priority within NDC components. As we implement the SDGs, water systems also offer unrecognized mitigation opportunities. How can we finance water adaptation and mitigation actions to secure our future?

Speakers: African Development Bank; ODI; GIZ; GWP; IWA; Moroccan Ministry of Water; WWC; FWP; #ClimateIsWater members
Side Event Invitation [554 kb]
*Provisionally admitted observer organization