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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

Background

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.

Moderator:

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

Presentation:

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

Panel
  • 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

Biographies