UNFCCC side event: Making safeguards and sustainable development an integral part of carbon markets

Time and place:
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
16:45-18:15
Room: Berlin
Bonn climate change conference

Speakers:
– Dr Kerstin Burghaus, Manager Climate projects, Atmosfair
– Sven Braden, Project Manager, Sustainable Development Initiative, SDI
– Mahesh Pandya, Director Paryavaran Mitra – Friends of the Environment
– Gilles Dufrasne, Policy Officer, Carbon Market Watch

Moderator:
– Sabine Frank, Executive Director, Carbon Market Watch

Background: Carbon markets have a poor track record in providing benefits to local communities. New markets should improve this and deliver sustainable development. Are they up to the challenge? We will explore whether and how markets have contributed to sustainable development, and how to improve it.

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