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WEBINAR: The Paris Agreement - How a 1.5C World Can Only be Circular - June 25

A systematic and holistic approach to climate change is needed which doesn’t focus on single sectors or industries and instead focuses on a new vision of sustainable, low-carbon growth while re-writing the narrative that reducing emissions is costly to the economy.  This webinar will provide a brief overview of how circular economies, which are aimed at minizing production of wasteful materials and making the most of resources, are well placed to target consumption-based emissions and address responsibilities for outsourced industries.

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WEBINAR: Macro-Economic Investment Environment for NDCs: Setting the Scene for Institutional Investors - July 3

This webinar will discuss issues at stake such as key impediments to private sector and measures to improve the enabling investment environment such as maintaining fiscal discipline to improve the value and stability of the local currency as well as regulatory efforts to improve the ease of doing business. This webinar will also discuss how climate change risk is assessed.

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Latin America & Caribbean NDC Dialogue | Climate Week - August 2019

The Regional NDC Dialogue is held as part of the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week.

The event, which is coorgainzed by UNDP, UNFCCC and the Government of Brazil, will bring togehter policy and decision makers from various sectors to discuss the implementation of countries' climate committments.

In the Spotlight

Key Messages - Global NDC Conference

The Global Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Conference 2019 will take place in Berlin, Germany.  The conference is co-hosted by the NDC Partnership, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, UN Development Programme (UNDP), Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP), NDC Support Cluster, Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT), Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, and Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN).

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Good Practice Database

A database that provides a searchable repository of good practices and lessons learned from countries that have overcome obstacles and where climate action is being effectively designed and implemented. Users can filter by action areas, planning and implementation activities, sectors and themes, language, and by regions and countries.

The Good Practices have been developed by UNDP, the IKI NDC Support Cluster, the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, the NDC Partnership and LEDS GP.

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Latest news and ideas

 

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Amidst growing calls for stronger and faster climate action, the upcoming Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2019 (LACCW) is set to boost the region’s response to the current climate emergency.

Posted on June 24, 2019

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Key messages from the Global NDC Conference which took place in Berlin from June 12-14, 2019.

Posted on June 17, 2019

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Ministers from the world’s largest and most powerful nations will convene later this week in Nagano, Japan for the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth.

Posted on June 13, 2019

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The Programme in Côte d’Ivoire sponsored the 2019 African Forum on Sustainable Cities (Forum Africain des Villes Durables -FORAVID) in Abidjan where it took the stage to present how the programme will support local climate action.

Posted on May 29, 2019

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The integrated MRV tool is a first of its kind initiative which enables tracking, reporting and verification of (1) GHG emissions (2) impact of mitigation (including NDC) actions (3) climate finance…

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The report helps policymakers identify cost-effective public instruments to promote private investment in solar photovoltaic (PV) battery mini-grids (solar mini-grids) in developing countries.

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In this publication, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, features women as environmental stewards in case studies about biodiversity conservation, climate change, land degradation,…

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The course will help you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and to be an effective change-maker…