Interested in climate technology? Find out about the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism’s activities in 2019 and beyond at this SB 50 event and exhibit.
JUNE 21, 2019 | 18:30 - 20:00 | Room Kaminzimmer
At this SB 50 side event, the panelists will share plans to support technology development and transfer through implementation of the Technology Framework to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement. Participating speakers include: the Chair of the Technology Executive Committee, the chair of the Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Centre and Network, the Chile's high-level climate champion, and key constituencies' representatives. More information below.
The Technology Framework, adopted by decision 15/CMA.1 in December 2018 at the Katowice climate change conference, provides overarching guidance to the Technology Mechanism in promoting and facilitating enhanced action on technology development and transfer in order to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement. It identifies action and activities for the TEC and CTCN to undertake in five areas of work: Innovation, Implementation, Enabling environment and capacity-building, Collaboration and stakeholder-engagement, Support. Find out more about Technology Mechanism.
Participants to the side event will hear about the plans of the TEC and CTCN to support technology development and transfer through implementation of the Technology Framework to support the Paris Agreement. Participant will also have the opportunity to reflect on and provide feedback to the TEC and CTCN workplans.
18:30 - 18:40 | OPENING
Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
18:40 - 19:00 | THE TECHNOLOGY MECHANISM & THE TECHNOLOGY FRAMEWORK
Dinara Gershinkova, Chair, Technology Executive Committee
Orly Jacob, Chair, Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Center and Network
19:00 - 19:30 | MODERATED DISCUSSION
FACILITATOR: Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
Gonzalo Muñoz, Chile's high-level climate action champion
Sara Nyberg, YOUNGO
Anne Barre, Women and Gender Constituency
Elisha N. Moyo, National Designated Entity, Zimbabwe
Axel Michaelowa, Institute of Political Science / University of Zurich and Center for Comparative and International Studies
Sunil Acharya, Regional Advisor – Climate and Resilience, Practical Action
19:30 - 20:00 | QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Q1: What priority actions should the TEC and CTCN undertake in the five key themes of the Technology Framework to address the transformational changes envisioned in the Paris Agreement and the long-term vision for technology development and transfer?
Q2: How can the TEC and CTCN further accelerate climate technology development and transfer efforts in developing countries and enhance the implementation of nationally determined contributions?
Q3. What roles different stakeholders could play in the implementation of the Technology Framework? How to mobilize stakeholders to actively contribute to the work of the Technology Mechanism?
JUNE 17 - 21, 2019 | Exhibition area, Rhine level
Visit the exhibit of the Technology Mechanism to learn about the work of its contituent bodies: the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network. You will be able to learn more about their work in 2019 and interact with country practitioners who will share their stories.