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SIDE EVENTS
 
     
 
Friday, 17 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Tulip Tree)
Indigenous peoples experience and concerns on climate change

Indigenous peoples are vulnerable to the effects of climate change and impacts of the decisions made within the Convention. Key indigenous concerns - the impact of climate change on their lands, way of life, and the impacts of mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol is raised

Organizer: International Alliance of Indigenous-Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests (IAIP)

 

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Thursday, 16 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (Kifaru)
Stern Review of the economics of climate change

Presentation on the Stern Review on the economics of climate change. commissioned by the UK Government to understand more comprehensively the nature of the economic challenges of climate change and how they can be met, in the UK and globally

Organizer: United Kingdom

 

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Executive Summary

 
 

1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (African Tulip Tree)
Sustainable development in a carbon constrained world
A presentation on an investment framework for energy access, the challenges of transition to a low carbon economy and adaptation in developing countries. The role of carbon finance and avoided deforestation in supporting the development agenda, particularly in Africa, is highlighted

Organizer:
World Bank

 

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Ostrich)
Meeting basic needs for human development with low emissions: challenges and opportunities for China

For developing country participation in post-2012 regime, basic needs approach provides a sound basis for actions. Numerical specification and calculation of basic needs has been fulfilled recently for Chinese case. CASS and Greenpeace invite you to discuss this proposal together

Organizer: Greenpeace International (GPI)

 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Flamingo)
Biodiversity and a changing climate: habitat and species loss,

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Convention on Migratory Species and WWF present their most recent work on the linkages between climate change and biodiversity

Organizer: Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

 

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Wednesday, 15 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (Ostrich)
Enhancing understanding of vulnerability and implementation of adaptation to climate change

Highlighting UNEP's current activities in early warning and assessment; climate and development; poverty, environment and vulnerability; and policy and law. Panel discussion on how to build on UNEP's strengths to define its future direction in this area, including partnerships

Organizer: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

 

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Acacia)
Adaptation in a post 2012 framework
Speakers present and discuss a new Pew Center report outlining options for addressing adaptation through the Framework Convention, the development process, and insurance-type mechanisms.

Organizer:
Pew Center on Global Climate Change (Pew Center)

 

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Ostrich)
Focus on Africa: U.S. partnerships on energy, clean development and climate change.

This side event discusses the multiple climate and clean development programs and policies being undertaken by the U.S. in Africa

Organizer: United States of America

 

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Tuesday, 14 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Tulip Tree)
CDM forestry: climate change mitigation & adaptation benefits for poor and vulnerable communities

Leading experts discuss recent project experience and policy developments concerning the unique role CDM forestry projects (including climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives) can play in benefiting the poorest communities of the world; with a focus on African case studies

Organizer: Conservation International (CI)


 

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11.15 am - 12.45 pm (Ostrich)
Protecting health in a changing climate
Country representatives and international agencies (inc. WHO, IIED, UNDP), present on the first global projects on health adaptation to climate change, focussing on how developing countries prioritize and respond to diverse climate-related health threats, among other health/development needs

Organizer:
World Health Organization (WHO)


 

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree)
Latest work from the International Energy Agency

New energy policy options for mitigation

Organizer: International Energy Agency (IEA)


 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Gigiri)
Energy and climate change: G8 Gleneagles Plan of Action
A UK-IEA-G8 side-event. Findings of recent work on the G8 energy and climate change activities with an emphasis on technology, including energy technology perspectives to 2050,CO2 capture and storage and networks of energy expertise

Organizer: United Kingdom


 

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Monday, 13 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (Punda Millia)
Business views on approach to tackle climate change post-2012

The side event explores lessons learned from Kyoto Protocol and other approaches to combat climate change. Business groups discuss potential of practical and feasible approaches such as those based on different sectors.

Organizer: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)


 

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11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree)
U.S. Reengagement

The impact of the recent elections and increasing state and business action on U.S. reentry in the international process

Organizer: U.S. Climate Action Network (USCAN)


 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Acacia)
States and regions - building on the Montreal Declaration

Quebec and Manitoba, with The Climate Group, held the Climate Leaders Summit in Montreal last year. States and regions from around the world discussed best greenhouse gas reduction initiatives. The workshop discusses progress and next steps following the Montreal Summit

Organizer: The Climate Group


 

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Saturday, 11 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (Acacia)
Adaptation as a strategic issue in the climate negotiations: What way forward?

Presentation of a report with key messages and policy recommendations from a study and high-level seminar organised under the auspices of the European Climate Platform. Topics: EU perspective on adaptation, funding and governance issues, where development meets the environment, innovative financing

Organizer: Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (MISTRA)


 

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree)
Local voices, global choices: a development agenda for communicating climate change
Experiences from the Panos global network of working with the media and marginalised communities towards communicating greater inclusion of Southern needs and voices in climate change policies

Organizer: Panos


 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Acacia)
BASIC Project: Sao Paulo future climate regime proposal

A detailed package setting out future international climate policy covering sustainable development, GHG emissions, technology and adaptation

Organizer: Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (IDS)


 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Gigiri 2)
Avoided deforestation: poor information and data, and what to do about it
Highlighting discrepancies between emission estimates from various sources and the prevailing lack or unreliability of data for baselines and monitoring. Giving options for improving emission estimates and information on developing country forests

Organizer: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

 

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Friday, 10 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree)
Post 2012

The event facilitates discussions on second commitment period by sharing outcomes from projects aiming to develop proposals

Organizer: Climate Action Network International (CAN International)


 

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Acacia)
Africa and the CDM
Executive Board members, DNAs, and project participants from Africa present their experience in developing and processing CDM projects in the region, highlighting lessons learned at the various stages of the project cycle

Organizer: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Gigiri)
Climate risk management in practice in Africa - the inaugural climate and society publication

Advances in our understanding of climate can help achieve development goals. Decision makers from several countries share their experiences using climate information in policy and practice in Africa. The case studies appear in the inaugural Climate and Society publication

Organizer: Columbia University


 

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree)
Business views on market-based approaches post-2012
This program analyzes and provide business and delegate perspectives on post-2012 policy issues, responding to the set of questions that the co-facilitators of the dialogue on long-term cooperative action has released on market-based approaches to global emission reduction

Organizer: Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)

 

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Thursday, 9 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Tulip Tree )
Broadening the base of financing for technology transfer - a progress report

Update on the work on innovative options to finance technology transfer by the EGTT and the CTI's pilot programme of providing technical assistance to developing and transition countries to develop their project financing proposals to enhance access to private sector financing

Organizer: International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT)

 

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Presentations

 
 

1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Gigiri1 )
Carbon market infrastructure: implementing the International Transaction Log
The effectiveness of emissions trading depends on the market infrastructure put in place. The secretariat highlights progress on the implementation of the ITL, a critical component of this market. Parties and business discuss its implications for the carbon market

Organizer: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

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Presentations

 
 

1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree )
Climate impacts on the ocean

WBGU presents the new report: "The Future Oceans: warming up, rising high, turning sour", discussing ocean warming, sea-level rise, ocean acidification as well as carbon sequestration at sea and their impacts, including implications for future climate negotiations

Organizer: German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Gigiri 1)
Technology as a solution to climate change
Business groups discuss the role of technology in providing part of the solution to climate change and provide concrete examples of technology both in action today and under development

Organizer: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

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Wednesday, 8 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree )
Integrating ethics into climate change negotiations

Review of the practical importance of integrating ethics into climate change negotiations on several issues, including post-Kyoto regime proposals, the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and other questions that create barriers to a global consensus on climate change policies

Organizer: Tides Center


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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree )
Adaptation action: GEF-financed adaptation activities in Africa
Project managers from African countries present the first results of integrating adaptation into development activities on the ground

Organizer: Global Environment Facility (GEF)


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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Acacia)
Climate information for development needs: a focus on Africa
This joint GCOS-WMO-UNECA-IRI event highlight activities that these organizations have launched to improve climate observations, climate services, and climate risk management in Africa.  A
new joint programme, ClimDev Africa, work to mainstream climate into development in Africa

Organizer: World Meteorological Organization (WMO)


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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (African Tulip Tree )
Introducing Climate Change Adaptation in Africa:
a new programme of research and capacity development

Climate change threatens progress toward development goals for Africa. The new IDRC-DFID Climate Change Adaptation in Africa programme boost efforts to cope with climate change impacts. This session presents the aims of the programme and approaches to enhancing research and building capacity for adaptation

Organizer: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

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Tuesday, 7 November 2006
 
 

11.15 am - 12.45 pm (Acacia)
Impacts of carbon trading on indigenous peoples
Discussion on the impacts that carbon trading activities are likely to have on the indigenous peoples when their lands are used

Organizer: Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA)


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11.15 am - 12.45 pm (African Tulip Tree)
Combating CO2 emissions through peatland restoration, a Win4All
CO2 emissions from degraded peatlands equal global emissions from fossil fuels. UNFCCC deals with only half the problem! Joint action is needed by 4 conventions to deal with the other half: support peatland restoration. A Global Peatlands Fund is required, financed by public and private sectors

Organizer: Wetlands International


 

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1.15 pm - 1.45 pm (Gigiri 1)
CDM Executive Board: question and answer session
The Executive Board of the CDM report on its activities and answer questions from the audience

Organizer: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


 

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2.00 pm - 2.45 pm (Gigiri 1)
Joint Implementation Supervisory Committee (JISC): question and answer session
The JISC explain its work programme and the progress made so far, and answer questions from the audience

Organizer: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


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Monday, 6 November 2006
 
 

1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (African Blackwood Tree)
Rivers of no return: how climate change is affecting the world's great rivers
The Amazon, the Ganges and the Yellow River are crucial arteries with huge religious and/or cultural significance, providing millions with food, water and livelihoods. Climate change is taking a huge toll on these rivers and pushing the people who depend on them to the margins

Organizer: Greenpeace International (GPI)

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1.15 pm - 2.45 pm (Gigiri 2)
Can we develop energy efficiency CDM projects in industrial sector?
The event identifies the CDM and GHG reduction potentials in Korean industries(paper, cement, petrochemical and electronic industry) by energy efficient technology

Organizer: Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (Acacia)
Towards a sustainable bioenergy strategy: the role of international trade
Bioenergy provides great opportunities and challenges for energy import substitution and export potential. This event examines international trade policies and measures that could provide viable solutions for enhancing the contribution of bioenergy to sustainable development

Organizer:International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

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3.15 pm - 4.45 pm (African Tulip Tree)
CARE Brasil Social Carbon Fund-Carbon Credits:from preserving the environment to alleviating poverty
Allying efforts to overcome poverty with climate change mitigation, CARE Brasil and CO2e have created the CARE Brasil Social Carbon Fund, which adds another feature to the carbon credits trade: social development

Organizer: Ecologica Institute

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