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Unlocking the Potential of INDCs in Developing Countries

Organizer: WRI

Date: Fri / Dec. 4 - 18:00

Time: 18:00

Area: Blue Zone

Please join the World Resources Institute (WRI) in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

for an official side event at COP 21                         

 

Unlocking the Potential of INDCs in Developing Countries

With INDCs submitted by more than 140 developing countries, attention turns now to robust, effective implementation. In this event, experts from research institutions, developing countries & others will discuss ways to unlock the potential of INDCs in developing countries.

What are the needed ingredients for successful implementation, and what are lessons learned from preparation of INDCs that are important for their implementation? How can INDC implementation be linked with other sustainable development objectives?  The panel will discuss the challenges and opportunities countries face as they transition to putting effective policies in place on the ground.

Friday, 4th December 2015, 18:00 – 19:30

German Pavilion, Hall 2B, Room 51, COP 21 Venue (Blue Zone)

Facilitator

Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Director General Global Issues – Sector Policies and Programmes, BMZ – German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Speakers

Emmanuel Issoze Ngondet, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Gabon

Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, World Resources Institute

Paula Caballero, Senior Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank

Yetti Rusli, Secretary/Executive Director, National Climate Change Advisory Council, Indonesia Ministry of Environment & Forestry

Linus Mofor, Senior Expert on Energy and Climate Change, African Climate Policy Centre of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Mohamed Khalil, Head of Environment & Social Development Affairs, Egypt Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Isabel Cavelier, Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations [TBC]

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