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December 2019

COP25 UN Side Event on SDG8

December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
View of Madrid

Co-organized by ILO, UN Environment Programme, UNDP, UNITAR, and UNIDO on the sidelines of COP25, the event on SDG 8 will demonstrate that climate action can be a driver for inclusive growth, job creation, rights and social justice. The event will be opened by a keynote address from H.E. Ms. Magdalena Valerio, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Migration of Spain. An interactive panel session will follow. Participants include: Ms. Zulvia Dwi Kurnaini (Anna) Deputy Director of Subsidy Policy, Ministry…

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Workshop – Climate finance mapping and planning: challenges and opportunities (CPI)

December 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hotel Pullman, Madrid Airport & Feria Metro
Madrid, Spain
View of Madrid

Monitoring past, present, and future public and private spending and investment patterns is essential to achieving climate mitigation and adaptation objectives. Such information helps measure progress, identify gaps, align flows and instruments for maximum impact and scale, and optimize the deployment of public resources in a way that can effectively and efficiently unlock private investment at the transformational scales needed. In this workshop, participants: 1. Shared knowledge and best practices on mapping and tracking flows of domestic climate finance. 2.…

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Scaling up blended finance solutions (CPI)

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
View of Madrid

Can public capital leverage the economic transformation needed? This COP side event, co-organized by Climate Policy Initiative, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, and IDFC member organizations, will bring together leaders in blended finance from the public and private sector to share lessons learned. Participants should expect to come away from the session with an enhanced understanding of blended finance tools and challenges, and the opportunity to network with leading initiatives to build partnerships. This event will include a…

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January 2020

Critical theme: Small-scale farming and the future of the European food system

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

January, 22, 2020 - Globally, small-scale farming is crucial for the sustainable production of food and being the main source of livelihoods for millions of people. In European food systems, the important but under-appreciated role of small-scale farmers is under threat from external drivers. At the same time, more people are concerned about the climate impacts of agriculture and demanding better, rather than more, food.

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February 2020

Public finance conference 2020: better spending for public service delivery

February 26 - February 27
People discussing papers

To achieve their national sustainable development goals, governments will not only need to spend more, but to spend better. While there is a common desire to see a greater impact from public spending, there remain many unanswered questions about how best to get there.

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April 2020

GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After COVID-19: Public policies for inclusive green growth

April 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This webinar by the GGKP discusses the following questions: What economic impacts should we anticipate from the COVID-19 crisis? What implications will this have for other policy priorities such as poverty reductionand equality? What actions should governments consider to achieve balanced inclusive green growth through their COVID-19 responses? What should the green growth community be focused on in supporting a COVID-19 response? A recorded version of the webinar is available under at the event's website.

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GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After COVID-19: Voices from Leading International Organizations (GGGI, OECD, UNEP and the World Bank)

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This webinar features a discussion of voices from GGGI, OECD, UNEP and the World Bank about the challenges and chances of sustainable development in the light of the COVID-19 crisis. A recorded version of the webinar is available at the event's website.

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May 2020

UNEP Webinar: Green Opportunities for the Post-Pandemia (in Spanish)

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

This webinar features a dialogue with the UNEP Finance Initiative, Ecobusiness Fund, UNEP, Permiam Global Colombia, Banco Hipotecario and Banco Promerica on the green opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemia. THE LANGUAGE OF THE WEBINAR IS SPANISH. To access the recorded version, follow this link.  

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GGKP Webinar – Sustainability After Covid-19 – Can the global Green New Deal movement survive the pandemic?

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this webinar, organized jointly by the GGKP and the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), you can hear from experts from Colorado State University's School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), ThyssenKrupp, University College London (UCL) and World Resources Institute (WRI) on what COVID-19 means for Green Deals worldwide: Are there trade-offs or synergies between financing economic recovery and transitioning towards sustainability? Which areas, sectors or activities should be prioritized in…

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CDSB Webinar – Driving reliable environmental and climate disclosure to deliver on the ambitions on the European Green Deal

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This CDSB online event provides the most up-to-date analysis on environmental matters and climate-related disclosures by companies across Europe. Supported by the EU LIFE Programme, the evidence presented will also inform policy makers of the regulatory reforms needed to improve reporting in line with the Non-Financial Reporting Directive to meet the objectives of the EU Green Deal. To register for the webinar, refer to the event's website.

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