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NEWS: CDKN at COP25 – IFEMA, Spain

CDKN looks forward to meeting you at COP25 in Madrid, Spain. Find us at our side events listed below, or at our exhibition booth (shared with SouthSouthNorth – no. 35) on Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th of December. We will be sharing some of our publications and more information on the programme and our activities for 2020.

CDKN side events

City-level capacity-building for climate action

Date: Saturday 7th December 2019, 12:00- 13:00pm
Location: Capacity-Building Hub at IFEMA
Hosts: Fundación Futuro Latinoamericao, CDKN, UNESCO

The Local Governments and Cities Day in the 2nd Capacity-Building Hub is designed to enable participants form local, regional and global scales to share and exchange knowledge, case studies, tools and methodologies from capacity-building for climate action in cities. The CDKN event held at the hub will highlight the importance of exploring innovative alternatives for climate resilient urban development in small and medium-sized Latin American cities by sharing experiences from the Climate Resilient Cities project.

Multi-stakeholder driven climate action: Role of women and marginalised communities

Date: Monday 9th December 2019, 10:30- 12:00pm
Location: India Pavilion at IFEMA
Hosts: CDKN, ICLEI – South Asia

The India pavilion will provide a platform for the exchange of innovative ideas and important issues concerning climate change action, including the role of women and marginalised communities. CDKN will be sharing their experiences from their three partner organisations regarding engagement practices employed with local women involved in climate resilience action in South Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Incorporating gender, intercultural and intergenerational approaches in climate action
Please note that the event will be in Spanish and there will not be an interpreter.

Date: Wednesday 11th December 2019, 17:30- 19:00pm
Location: EUROCLIMA Pavilion at IFEMA
Hosts: Ministry of Environment – Peru and CDKN

The EUROCLIMA pavilion is a platform where stakeholders can delve deeper into the challenges and progress made in Latin American countries on reducing emissions and adapting to the effects of climate change and increasing ambition in their commitments. With the Ministry of Environment of Peru, CDKN will be exploring participatory, transparent and inclusive climate policy planning. In particular the event will consider the way in which intercultural, gender and intergenerational approaches have been incorporated into Peru’s policy design in order to accelerate climate action.

Associated side events

The International Climate Initiative programme Mobilising Investment for NDC Implementation (IKI MI) will be hosting two side events at COP25:

The role of policy and finance innovation in advancing public and private investments in NDC implementation

Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019, 16:30 – 17:30
Location: NDC Partnership Pavilion
Hosts: IKI MI

Catalysing investment in the energy sector: Progress, challenges and prospects in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and the Philippines

Date: Friday 6th December 2019, 16:30 – 18:00
Location: Bangladesh Pavilion
Hosts: IKI MI

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