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EVENT: COP 23 side event – Scaling-up private investment for NDC implementation

Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Time: 13:15-14:45 CEST

Location: Meeting Room 9, Bonn Zone, World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany

Join the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) at the 23rd UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP23) for a side event on ‘Scaling-up private investment and strengthening sector measures for NDC implementation.’ 

This side event will demonstrate how governments have been working with the private sector to strengthen policies, regulations, financial instruments, and private sector commitments to accelerate investment in low carbon technologies. The event will highlight the landscape of sectoral actions that support NDC commitments, a series of successful on-the-ground efforts, and some of the challenges ahead.

Participants will also learn about good practices, country experiences, and how to engage in communities of practice and access toolkits, guides, and advisory services on unlocking investment to achieve NDC goals.

The event is first come, first serve, and open to all COP23 attendees with a Bonn or Bula Pass.


13:15-13:25    Welcome and introduction

  • Cabinet Secretary or Principal Secretary – Government of Kenya

13:25-14:00    Interactive panel on approaches for mobilizing investment for NDCs

Moderator: TBD


  • Dr. Charles Mutai, Government of Kenya 
  • Ms. Nguyen Thi Dieu Trinh, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam
  • Mr. Mateo Diaz, National Business Association of Colombia (ANDI)
  • Mr. Thomas Day, NewClimate Institute

14:00-14:15    Open Q&A

Moderator: TBD

14:15-14:35     Resources available to support NDC implementation

  • James Rawlins, ECN
  • TBD , NDC Partnership
  • TBD, GIZ

14:35-14:45     Closing

  • TBD

The event is hosted by the Government of Kenya in collaboration with LEDS GP, the NDC Partnership, the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), the NewClimate InstituteUNDP, and the GIZ Support Project for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement.

The final agenda will be available soon.

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