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The Paris Climate Change Agreement set the goals to secure a sustainable future for all, and now countries must translate those goals into concrete action. In their national climate action plans (Nationally Determined Contributions or "NDCs"), each country set out what they plan to contribute to the agreement's objectives.

On 7 June 2017, a free webinar titled “National Climate Plans (NDCs): Blueprints for a Global Transformation” will explain how the NDCs open up a new universe of opportunities for economic cooperation and partnership to realize mitigations and adaptation plans and increase climate resilience.

The webinar is organized by the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in partnership with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The UNFCCC experts Claudio Forner, Team Lead at the Mitigation, Data and Analysis programme, and Dr. Koko Warner, Manager of Impacts, Vulnerability and Risks subprogramme will participate in the discussion and the questions and answers session moderated by Simona Costanzo-Sow, from the UNSSC.

The webinar will take place on 7 June 2017 from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm CEST (9:15 am to 10:15 am EDT). You can register here.

About the SD Talks Special Series on Climate Action

This webinar is the second of a 7-episode webinar series titled the SD Talks Special Series on Climate Action that aims to advance knowledge and further dialogue around Climate Action, in the lead up to and during COP 23 which will take place on 6-17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

The first webinar of the series titled "Paris Agreement and the SDGs: One Agenda for a Sustainable Future" took place in May and featured UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and UNFCCC Spokesperson Nick Nuttall. Click here to watch the video.

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