United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

SDGs and climate action: Promoting synergies on the ground based on VNRs and NDCs

Mon 01 Apr 2019, 11.15 am — Wed 03 Feb 2021, 11.30 am
UN City Copenhagen


This session will share findings from desk studies focused on providing HLPF/SDG context incl VNRs and how they could help promote synergies with climate action both in adaptation and mitigation including through NDCs at the country level.


Mr. Shantanu Mukherjee, Chief, Integrated Policy Analysis Branch, DESA


Mr. David O’Connor, Sustainable Economist, SDG Delivery Team, WRI
Ms. Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI University

  • H.E. Mr. Ian Fry, Ambassador for Climate Change and Environment, Tuvalu
  • Mr. Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
  • Ms. Khin Thida Tin, Director, Yangon Regional Environmental Conservation Department, Secretary of Yangon Region Environmental Conservation and Climate Change Supervision Committee, Myanmar
  • Mr. Zafar Makhmudov, Head, Project Implementation Unit, Committee for Environment Protection, Tajikistan