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UNFCCC COP24 Side Event: Implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in Latin America and the Caribbean

8 December 2018|Event

ECLAC will participate in one of the two events organized by the EUROCLIMA+ Programme during the 24th United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP24) that will take place in Katowice, Poland, from December 2 to 14.

The EUROCLIMA+ Programme of the European Union, the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), AVINA Foundation and LEDS LAC invite attendees to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP24) to be held in Katowice, Poland, to participate in the side event "Advances and challenges in the implementation of NDC in Latin America: how to increase ambition in the region", which will take place in room E #22 of the NDC Partnership pavilion at the COP24 venue, on Saturday, December 8 at 9:00 AM.

This meeting will present the state of implementation of the NDC in Latin America and the Caribbean through the experience of countries and of agencies that provide technical support to governments for the fulfillment of the commitments to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change.

The event is part of the "Dialogue among peers to promote the implementation of their NDC" initiative developed by ECLAC and GIZ in its role as implementing agencies of the EUROCLIMA+ Programme and the Climate Governance component, with the support of AVINA Foundation, LEDS LAC and NDC Partnership.

On the other hand, the second side event of EUROCLIMA+ at COP24 is entitled "EUROCLIMA+ in action: Promoting the sustainable modality with local actors in Latin America" ​​and will be held at 10:30 AM in the Brussels lounge of the European pavilion. More information about this event on the EUROCLIMA+ Programme website.

9:00 AM. Welcome. Horst Pilger, European Commission.

9:05 AM. Introduction to panel discussion. Hernán Blanco, AVINA Foundation.

9:10 AM. First part: a regional overview

  • Jimy Ferrer, ECLAC
  • María Paz Cigarán, LEDS LAC
  • Ramiro Fernández, AVINA Foundation
  • Pablo Vieira, NDC Partnership

9:40 AM. Second part: national overview

  • Edgar Cruz, Colombia
  • Andrea Meza, Costa Rica

10:00 AM. Dialogue with the audience

10:15 AM. Closing remarks