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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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The Paris Agreement - How a 1.5C World Can Only be Circular (Webinar)

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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In the Spotlight

VIDEO: Gender Equality Crucial to Tackling Climate Change

Climate change threatens livelihoods and security across the board, but women face greater burdens from the impacts of climate change than men due to unequal access to resources and restrained participation in decision-making. At the same time, women can be powerful agents of change in both climate mitigation and adaptation. The UNDP NDC Support Programme is facilitating countries to integrate gender equality considerations in their national climate policies.

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