Past Events

COP23 Side Event – Ships, Planes and Paris: Clearly navigating to 1.5°C

This event was kindly hosted at the South African pavilion during the COP23 negotiations in Bonn:  Tuesday, November 14th from 10:00-11:45   Background: The responsibility to address the growing climate impact of aviation and shipping falls on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  This side event discussed and reflected on the…

14 Nov 2017

Strengthening the Paris Agreement Transparency Framework through social accountability tools

This event was kindly hosted at the Climate Planet Space (Freiluft-Theater – between the Bonn Zone and the Bula Zone) in Bonn, Thursday 09 November 2017, 13:30-14:30,  Speakers: Update on current negotiations, Sébastien Duyck, Centre for International Environmental Law, USA A whole-of-governance standard for climate finance, Zakir Hossain Khan, Transparency International, Bangladesh Perspective of accredited entity, Fazle…

9 Nov 2017

UNFCCC Negotiations, COP23

The UN’s climate talks continue from 6 to 17 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany. Under the Presidency of Fiji, climate negotiation will address how the Paris Agreement is to be implemented, a pre-curser to further discussion in 2018 on the agreement’s rule book. Open questions remain on the role carbon markets will play in keeping…

6 Nov 2017

Webinar: International transport and the Paris Agreement

To join, please fill out this form. Background International transport impacts various areas of the Paris Agreement. In this webinar, speakers will dive into the role of ships and planes and present the CAN International recommendations for the Facilitative Dialogue and Global Stocktake, the Transparency Framework, Paris accounting rules and market discussions. Presentations Intro to CAN International recommendations Percentage of…

31 Oct 2017

Central America & Mexico civil society workshop: ensuring that climate finance benefits local communities

General Workshop objectives: This two-day regional workshop aims to strengthen participants’ capacity and understanding of ‘development finance’ policies with a specific focus on climate finance and its recent developments. Participants will also be invited to share their experiences with climate finance projects and to reflect on the elements needed to ensure that projects benefit local…

3 Oct 2017

Carbon pricing: Yes. But how?

Background Carbon Pricing has an important role to play in providing a broad signal to shift the world’s economies in order to reach the objectives of the Paris Agreement. A recent report of the High Level Commission on Carbon Prices highlights the need for carbon prices of at least US$40–80/tCO2 by 2020 and US$50–100/tCO2 by 2030….

20 Sep 2017

A Clean Fit: How the EU Emissions Trading System and the Clean Energy Package can work together for the climate

Time and place Tuesday 6 June, 14.00-18.00 Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union 4-10, Avenue de Cortenbergh, 1040 BRUSSELS Programme: 14.00-14.30 Registration Welcome note by the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU 14.30-16.30 Panel debate Moderation by Ms Linda Kalcher, European Climate Foundation Short input presentations by Dr Felix Matthes, Research Coordinator at…

6 Jun 2017

Webinar – Ensuring carbon market integrity under the Paris Agreement – challenges and opportunities

Tuesday 23 May 2017  15:00 – 16:30 CEST (Brussels)  Description: The Paris Agreement’s Article 6 opens a new era for international carbon markets, establishing multiple avenues for cooperation, including the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). But carbon markets will need to function in a radically changed world, where all Parties have commitments towards a common 1.5…

23 May 2017

UNFCCC Side Event: Ensuring integrity of Paris Agreement Art. 6 – challenges and opportunities from a civil society perspective

Time and venue Thursday 11 May, 16.45 – 18.15 Bonn Climate Change Conference, Room Bonn (181) WATCH RECORDED LIVESTREAM OF EVENT HERE The Paris Agreement’s Article 6 opens a new era for international carbon markets, establishing multiple avenues for cooperation, including the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM). Carbon markets will need to function in a radically…

11 May 2017

UNFCCC Side Event: Aviation and Paris: making climate agreements work

Time and venue Wed, 10 May 16:45 – 18:15 Bonn Climate Change Conference, Kaminzimmer 113 The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has created an offsetting measure for the aviation sector which aims to compensate for emissions growth above 2020 levels. Though international aviation emissions fall under the Paris Agreement, to date they are not included in any…

10 May 2017