The adoption of the 2030 Agenda (including 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the Financing for Development Process) and the Paris Climate Agreement offers a unique opportunity to move towards more integrated and balanced development. The strategic engagement of state and non-state actors and cooperative initiatives can create synergies between multiple political processes that address climate change and sustainable development.
We invite abstracts (max. 250 words) for research papers as well as discussion and briefing papers that address one or more of the above questions. Abstracts can be send to friederike.eichhorn[at]die-gdi.de by 11 February. Notification of acceptance will be given by 1 March, full research, discussion, and briefing papers are due by 1 May 2017.
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO | 8:30 - 10:30 AM, NOV 18, 2016
Discuss how to maintain momentum immediately following COP22, what action party and non-party stakeholders are taking, and how to collaborate. Discuss 2018, the time-frame leading up to it, and the specific pillars, recognizing the role of non-state actors in driving ambition.
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO | 8:30 - 11:00 AM, NOV 16, 2016
his working session will provide an informal forum for data providers, analysts, and researchers to discuss opportunities to work together to harmonize and aggregate data on sub-national and non-state climate action. In particular, the meeting will discuss the creation and structure of a working group focused on collaboratively developing a framework to harmonize data collection and analysis methods. The meeting will also address opportunities to communicate the impact of sub-national and non-state climate action around the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue and the accompanying Climate Action Summit.
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO | 6:00 - 8:00 PM, NOV 15, 2016
Reducing geographic imbalances has been recognized as a key priority in the Action Agenda, but few spaces have been promoted to debate the issue and promote solutions.
At COP22, Galvanizing the Groundswell for Climate Action (GGCA) and Fundación Avina invite you for a workshop on regional approaches to accelerate non-party climate action. The workshop will pursue the following aims:
- Identify the key challenges to reduce geographic imbalances in the action agenda.
- Share initiatives that are being developed with a regional approach to climate action.
- Explore and develop a roadmap to continue the work on regional approaches to climate action.
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, NOV 10, 2016
This side event examines ambitions and priorities and of (I)NDCs, presenting the NDC Content Explorer. It then discusses how the Global Climate Action Agenda and non-state climate actions address NDC content, and whether this Agenda and NDC processes can be aligned to raise countries’ ambitions.