UN Climate Change
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As part of a Climate Action Fair, the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), its Momentum for Change initiative and the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action are convening a series of lunch-time dialogues around Climate Action and the Sustainable Development Goals. The events coincide with the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (to 18 May).
These special dialogues will showcase climate solutions by leading non-Party stakeholders, including businesses, cities and international organizations. The events will take place on 11-17 May 2017 at 1.15pm-2.00pm in the Climate Change Studio on the mezzanine floor above the lobby of the World Conference Center Bonn (map here). Keep monitoring this page for an updated programme!
For participants following on social media: Follow the video stream on UNFCCC Facebook - we'll be taking your questions via Facebook Live!
We must continue to actively involve non-state actors in ratcheting-up near-term solutions, in order to honor the promise of Paris. This dialogue will highlight how non-state actors are already accelerating the implementation of the Paris Agreement through innovation, technology and, most importantly, collaboration. Guest speakers:
Momentum for Change shines a light on the enormous groundswell of activities underway across the globe that are moving the world toward a low-carbon, highly resilient future. The event’s overall goal is to promote climate action and foster dialogue with 4 winners of the Momentum for Change Awards. Guest speakers:
It is well known that climate action will bring many added benefits in health, clean air, energy, food security, national security and employment creation, which will form the base for shared prosperity and financial stability. Now more than ever, it is critical to meet people’s common desire for good jobs safe homes and sustainable growth. Guest speakers:
The Paris Agreement has been ratified in record-breaking time. Nonetheless, we still need to raise the ambition of the national commitments in order to keep us within the two degrees threshold necessary for a safe and stable climate. This dialogue will explore how we can mobilize all voices to ensure that countries take stock of their NDC by 2018 with a view to enhancing them by 2020. Guest speakers:
Urgent climate action will safeguard the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, since many of the goals, such as ending poverty and achieving food and water security, can only be met under a stable climate. This dialogue will look at the interconnectivity between these two agendas and how they are mutually-beneficial. Guest speakers:
This dialogue will look at the interconnectivity between the climate action and SDG agendas, and how they are mutually-beneficial. Guest speakers: