Council on Energy, Environment and Water Integrated | International | Independent
CEEW’s events at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24)

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  • Press Briefing
    3 December | 14:30 – 15:00 (CET) | Press Conference Room Katowice, Area F

    At this press briefing, Arunabha Ghosh (CEEW), Alex Hanafi (Environmental Defense Fund), and Axel Michaelowa (Perspectives Climate Group, RINGO Steering Committee) will be discussing expectations from the COP24 negotiations including critical issues such as climate finance, the enhanced transparency framework and capacity building initiatives, and pathways to achieving the 1.5- and 2-degree targets.

    Organised by: CEEW

  • Panel Discussion
    4 December | 11:30 – 13:00 (CET) | Bieszczady (Side-event Room 1)

    In pursuit of enhanced commitments under the Paris agreement regime, the actions and actors have increased, but capacity building has remained a big challenge. At this event, an expert panel will recommend appropriate modalities for enhanced transparency.

    Organised by: CEEW and Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC)

  • Panel Discussion
    12 December | 13:00 (CET)* | UN DESA Pavilion*

    This side event will discuss ideas for a risk pooling instrument to mobilise finance for renewables, as well as ideas to reinvigorate efforts to address deforestation, and areas for intensified focus in the years ahead.

    Organised by: CEEW, LBJ School at the University of Texas, Atlantic Council, Climate Advisers

  • Panel Discussion
    11 December | 14:30 – 15:30 (CET) | PCCB Capacity-Building Hub, RYSY (Meeting Room 24)

    This session aims to facilitate a dialogue among global experts featuring the existing gaps and challenges in implementing the Paris Agreement, country specific experiences, capacity building initiatives on transparency, and potential approaches for the future.

    Organised by: CEEW, International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), Paris Committee on Capacity Building (PCCB)

Other Speaking Engagements

Researchers from The Council will be presenting our work at the following events:

3 December
National engagement for low emission development pathways

18:30 – 20:00 (CET) | Narew (Side-Event Room 3)
Organised by: Perspectives Climate Research gGmbH (PCR), Association tunisienne des changements climatiques et du développement durable (2C2D), Govt. of Tunisia

4 December
Making Climate Action More Transparent and Ambitious: Lessons Learned from the NDCs

15:00 – 16:30 (CET) | PCCB Capacity-Building Hub, Meeting Room 24
Organised by: German Development Institute (DIE - Bonn), Free University Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM-VU), Yale University

5 December
Operationalising Flexibility and Improving Reporting under the Paris Agreement

17:00 – 18:30 (CET) | Japan Pavilion
Organised by: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD

6 December
The IEA Sustainable Development Scenario

Time: 14:00 - 15:30 (CET) | Venue: IETA Pavilion
Organised by: International Energy Agency (IEA)

Lessons learned from the 'Yellow Vests' – How to implement climate policy for the people?
13:00 - 13:00 (CET) | Press Conference Room Katowice
Organised by: Global Strategic Communications Council (GSCC)

The press briefing can be streamed live here.

7 December
Financing the Just Transition: FFSR and reinvestment to communities

Time: 16:45 – 18:15 (CET) | Venue: Wisla (Side-Event Room 5)
Organised by: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN), and NZ

8 December
Transparency in Tracking Progress towards Climate and Energy Goals

16:30 – 18:00 (CET) | EU Pavilion
Organised by: European Environment Agency (EEA), World Resources Institute (WRI)

Mainstreaming India's Climate Action
11:30 – 13:00 (CET) | India Pavilion
Organised by: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

10 December
Unlocking Solar Energy Deployment at Scale

15:30 – 17:30 (CET) | French Pavilion
Organised by: International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Renewables in India: Innovations and Challenges
15:30 – 17:30 (CET) | India Pavilion
Organised by: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India

11 December
Policy Packages for the Clean Energy Transition

09:30 – 11:00 (CET) | IETA Pavilion
Organised by: International Energy Agency (IEA)

Exploring Pathways to Low-emissions Transport Systems
15:30 – 18:30 (CET) | IETA Pavilion
Organised by: International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA)

Putting the World on Track: Vizualising a Roadmap to a Safer Climate
11:00 - 11:45 (CET) | COP Action Hub
Organised by: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

India and the ISA: Developing the Global Solar Market
Time: 11:00 – 13:00 (CET) | Venue: India Pavilion
Organised by: International Solar Alliance (ISA), Confederation of Indian Industry

12 December
Industry in Transition: Maintaining high quality jobs and achieving ambitious climate targets through an innovative industry

Time: 15:30 – 17:00 (CET) | Venue: German Pavilion
Organised by: German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine–Westphalia

Sustainable Transportation: Making Ease of Transportation in India
Time: 11:00 – 13:00 (CET) | Venue: India Pavilion
Organised by: Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India

Accelerating the clean energy transitions and mobilizing investment to implement Paris Agreement goals
13:15- 14:45 (CET) I IETA Pavilion
Organised by: IEA

13 December
What a low-carbon world really looks like in the next decades: Modelling tools used and required for long-term planning

14:30 – 16:00 (CET) | EU Pavilion
Organised by: PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), German Environment Agency (UBA)

NDC and LTS Modelling: Oppurtunities, Lessons Learnt, and Roadmaps for Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico
18:30 – 20:00 (CET) | Bieszczady (Side-event Room 1)
Organised by: PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

Making our Impact Measurable and Transparent: Contributions of the Chemical Sector a GHG-neutral Society
12:00 – 13:30 (CET) | German Pavilion
Organised by: German Chemical Industry Association (VCI)

Capacity Building on Climate Change
11:00 - 13:00 (CET) | India Pavilion
Organised by: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

14 December
The Paris Agreement and the Nexus of water, energy and food: Policy coherence and serious games

11:30 - 13:00 (CET) | Pieniny (Side Event Room 2)
Organised by: Stichting Wageningen Research (WR) at Wageningen University, Govt. of Greece

Co-benefits of Clean Air and Curbing Climate Change
16:30 - 19:30 (CET) | Courtyard by Marriot, Katowice
Organised by: China Business Climate Action, Vanke Foundation

All events hosted at the official venue can be viewed live here.


For event queries

Vaibhav Gupta

Senior Programme Lead