News and events

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Stakeholders and capacity-building: events/calendars

The below list will gradually expand, subject to availability of information and resources.

 

UNFCCC side-events, exhibits and mandated events: capacity-building

May 2018

See side events and exhibits and mandated events for additional information

1 May
10:00 - 18:00
Chamber Hall
ACE Workshop on ways of enhancing the implementation of education, training, public awareness, public participation and public access to information so as to enhance actions under the Paris Agreement
COP 21 invited CMA 1 to explore ways of enhancing the implementation of training, public awareness, public participation and public access to information to enhance actions under the Paris Agreement. CMA 1.1 referred this matter to SBI 47 and requested the SBI to report back at CMA 1 <<more>>.
1 May
10:00 - 18:00
Genf
Multi-stakeholder workshop of the local communities and indigenous peoples platform
For more information about the multi-stakeholder workshop on the local communities and indigenous peoples platform, please visit here.
1 May
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)    
Leveraging Human Rights for Effective Climate Action - Guiding the Implementing the Paris Agreement
In Paris Parties recognized the importance of human rights, indigenous peoples' rights & gender equality for effective climate action. We will discuss specific proposals to ensure that the Paris Implementation Guidelines steer climate policies towards action benefiting and empowering communities.
3 May
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Adaptation Fund: Accelerating Effective Adaptation Action, Innovation & Multi-Level Global Learning
When Kyoto Protocol countries decided at COP23 that the Adaptation Fund “shall serve” the Paris Agreement (PA), it recognized wide recognition and demand for AF's concrete, tailored adaptation actions to the most vulnerable and its pioneering Direct Access modality that builds national capacities.
4 May
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)
People-centred climate action: capacity building and the human right to participation
This event will focus on integrating human rights in climate action through capacity-building and effective participation, particularly by persons most affected by climate change. Speakers may discuss capacity-building, the GAP, the LCIP, and entry points for participation in the APA              
5 May
10:00—13:00
 
The dialogue between the chairs of the UNFCCC constituted bodies requested at COP 23, in decision 3/CP.23, provides an opportunity for UNFCCC constituted bodies to discuss the outcomes and recommendations of a technical paper requested in decision 21/CP.22 <<more>>
8 May
13:15—14:45
Bonn (181)
Supporting the Implementation of the MRV Arrangements and Transparency Framework
A joint-side event by the secretariat; capacity-building support partners and the private sector focusing on the provision of support (financial, technical, and capacity-building) to developing countries for the existing MRV arrangements under the Convention and the transparency framework under the Paris Agreement and showcasing private sector responses to climate change
8 May
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Strengthening institutional capabilities to support implementation of ambitious NDCs
While NDCs are national climate plans, there is scope for country collaboration on design and implementation of NDCs. This side event presents examples of creating synergies in the areas of policy transfer, technology transfer and capacity building for stronger institutional capabilities for NDCs.
8 May
16:45—18:15
Kaminzimmer (113)
Empowering Developing Countries to Gain Access to Climate Finance through Capacity Building
Representatives from Asia and the Pacific will share their experience and lessons learned in self-empowerment through participation in capacity building activities and support to developing countries to gain access to climate finance.              
9 May
13:15—14:45
Berlin (112)
Developing National Capacities for implementing the Transparency Framework
The UNFCCC secretariat in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Korea will share its cooperation to build capacities of developing countries to implement the Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement. 
9 May
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)
Mobilizing the resources of universities and colleges to build capacity for climate change: The UNCC
The event addresses ways that universities can mobilize resources for capacity building. It presents the new Universities Network for Climate capacity (UNCC), motivated by Article 11 of the Paris Agreement. The speakers will discuss UNCC efforts to build climate change capacity and resilience.