United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Identifying synergies and maximizing co-benefits: Conceptual and practical approaches

Mon 01 Apr 2019, 10.00 am — Wed 03 Feb 2021, 10.15 am
UN City Copenhagen


The session will explore, through technical presentations and interactive panel discussions, policies and strategies that have realized co-benefits; tools and approaches available for analyzing interlinkages and supporting synergistic implementation of climate action – the state of the art; and the means of implementation towards joined-up action.


Mr. Daniele Violetti, Director, UNFCCC (confirmed)


Mr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Acting Deputy Director General and CEO, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Lead Author of Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC (confirmed)

  • Mr. Poonpat Leesombatpiboon, Executive Director, International Energy Cooperation Office, Ministry of Energy, Thailand
  • Ms. Flavia Schlegel, Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy, International Science Council
  • Ms. Hindou Ibrahim, Co-Chair, International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change
  • Mr. Ayman Cherkaoui, Coordinator, Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection