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Accelerating Implementation: Transitioning to Low-Carbon and Climate-Resilient Development Pathways

Marrakesh, Morocco

 

Date and Time

Wednesday November 16, 2016
3:00 pm-4:30 pm WET


Location

Marrakesh, Morocco


Topics

#Climate Change


This COP22 side event will provide a forum at which different countries and experts share their experiences, challenges, and lessons learned with a view to identifying keys issues and solutions that would enhance transitioning to low green house gas emissions and climate-resilient development pathways. BSR and IDRC are co-partners of this event. 

Speakers

  • Chebet Maikut, UNFCCC Focal Point for Uganda
  • Mulugeta Mengistu, Director, Climate Change Directorate-Ethiopia
  • Robert Nicholls, Professor, University of Southampton
  • Ajay Mathur, Director General The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Edward Cameron, Former Managing Director, BSR

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