Past Events

Towards a Thriving Carbon Neutral Industry in Europe – COP24

13 December 2018 at 12:30-14:00 Katowice climate change conference (COP 24), Poland The event is co-organized by the European Commission DG RTD, Carbon Market Watch and SPIRE PPP #EU2050 More info to follow…

13 Dec 2018

Opportunities and challenges for international carbon markets under the Paris Agreement – COP24

EU Pavillion – COP24 Wednesday 5th, 10:00-13:00  – (CMW Session 12:20 – 13:00) Background: The proliferation of carbon pricing policies over the past years has also seen a rise in the introduction of carbon markets as a key policy tool to meet NDC commitments. Nevertheless, NDCs, domestic emissions trading systems and offsetting mechanisms are being…

5 Dec 2018

Transitioning to a new era of flexible mechanisms for increased ambition – COP24

UNFCCC – Official Side Event  – Katowice, Poland Tue, 04 Dec 2018 – 16:45-18:15 Room: Warmia In light of the potential impacts of old Kyoto mechanisms on the Paris Agreement, this event will discuss how to transition towards a new system for international transfers under Article 6, and how to adopt safeguards to ensure that markets…

4 Dec 2018

Towards a thriving industry in a net-zero emissions Europe

How to align Europe’s resource and energy-intensive industries with the Paris Agreement? An event hosted by the European Climate Foundation WHEN Wednesday 20 June 2018 – Conference 17.30-19.30 – Reception from 19.30 onwards Registration and information: rannveig.vaniterson@europeanclimate.org  By the time of COP24 at the end of this year, the European Commission is committed to publish a long-term climate vision and strategy…

20 Jun 2018

UNFCCC Side Event: Protecting human rights in international carbon markets

Watch the recording of the event here Time and venue: May 1st, 16.45 – 18.15, Bonn Climate Change Conference / World Conference Center, Kaminzimmer This side event focused on measures to uphold the rights of local stakeholders affected by climate mitigation projects in the context of the negotiations on the Sustainable Development Mechanism (SDM), with considerations…

1 May 2018

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