COP24: UNFCCC Official Side Event (13 Dec, 18:30 - 20:00)

Announcement of UNFCCC COP24 Official Side Event in Katowice, Poland

Revising NDCs: stakeholder participation, capacity building and climate finance for implementation

Revising NDCs requires an inclusive approach to strengthen ownership and enable participation of stakeholders. The event will showcase progress so far of Viet Nam reviewing and updating its NDC. It will also highlight good practices that leveraged self-sustainable investment through climate finance.

 

Date

13 December 2018, Thursday, 18:30 – 20:00

 

Venue

Room 4/Narew, COP24

 

Organizers

Government of Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Viet Nam (MONRE), Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ), Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)

 

Participants

Officials from the Government of Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, OECC

 

Agenda

Side Event Flyer

 

  • Introduction
  • Moderator: Dr. Chu Thi Thanh Huong, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Viet Nam
  • Presentations
18:35-19:30
  • “NDC review and update as means to involve key stakeholders: lessons learnt”
  • Mr. Pham Van Tan, Deputy Director General, Department of Climate Change, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)
  • “Building synergies and co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation actions in Viet Nam’s NDC and the country’s Sustainable Development Goals”
  • Prof. Dr. Tran Thuc, Vice Chairman, Viet Nam Panel on Climate Change, National Committee on Climate Change (NCCC)
  • “Experiences with application of Low carbon technologies and replication through international cooperation”
  • Ms. Masako Ogawa, Director for International Strategy on Climate Change, Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
  • Mr. Makoto Kato, Principal Researcher, the Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)
  • Panel Discussion with Q&A
19:30-20:00
  • Sharing Experiences and Actions Forward:
  • Panelists will share their challenges and opportunities from experiences with reviewing and updating NDCs, as well as providing facilitative roles with delivery of finance, technologies, and capacity building.
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  • Moderator: Dr. Chu Thi Thanh Huong
  • Panelists: Mr. Tan, Prof. Dr. Thuc, Ms. Ogawa, and Mr. Kato
  • Closing