Wuppertal Institute Presence at COP24

Side events during the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice

  • Events 03.12. - 14.12.2018
  • Location Katowice, Poland

The Wuppertal Institute undertakes research and develops models, strategies and instruments for transitions to a sustainable development at local, national, and international level. The Institute is organising a number of side events at COP24 to present its insights and stimulate discussions among negotiators and practitioners.

On the one hand, a number of side events will address the issues to be negotiated in Katowice. In particular, the Institute is co-organising a side event with the ClimateWorks Foundation on laying the foundation for an inclusive Global Stocktake.
Another side event in partnership with Perspectives Climate Research and the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance will address questions on how to implement the collaborative mechanisms under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.
On the other hand, side events will discuss questions of how to move forward with achieving emission reductions and sustainable development on the ground. A particular focus lies on climate protection in industry and on pathways towards sustainable mobility.

Side events of the Wuppertal Institute:

  • 3 December, 10.30-12.00
    Increasing mitigation action for 1.5°C: short-term steps and long-term strategies
    Venue: EU Pavilion
  • 5 December, 10.30-12.30
    The industrial contribution to a GHG neutral economy (Reindustrialize)
    Venue: EU Pavilion
  • 6 December, 14.30-16.00
    Increasing ambition in the low-carbon transition: challenges and implications of the 1.5 and 2 degree targets
    Venue: EU Pavilion
  • 6 December, 13.00-15.00
    Time for action towards an ambitious decarbonised world
    Venue: Japan Pavilion
  • 6 December, 9.00-18.00
    Transport Day: e-mobility and SUMP sessions
    Venue: offsite: Miejski Dom Kultury
  • 7 December, 10.00-11.30
    Ensuring a good transition to maximize ambition - ICROA COP24 Workshop
    Venue: IETA Business Hub
  • 7 December, 13.00-17.00
    Toolkit for low carbon smart transition and industrial diversification in Slesia
    Venue: GIG (Central Mining Institute)
  • 8 December, 18.30-20.00
    Progress on Art. 6 - Moving towards implementation
    Venue: EU Pavilion
  • 11 December, 16.45-18.15
    In Formation: Laying the foundation for an inclusive Global Stocktake. A Joint CWF/Wuppertal event
    Venue: official side event
  • 12 December, 12.30-14.00
    Climate Action in Industry - new Perspectives and Opportunities
    Venue: offsite: Column Hall, Silesian Marshal's Office
  • 12 December, 17.00-19.30
    Collaborative climate action
    Venue: German Pavilion
  • 13 December, 10.30-12.00
    Pathways to decarbonize domestic and international transport
    Venue: EU Pavilion
  • 13 December, 13.15-14.45
    Leveraging domestic and international finance for Nigeria's NDC implementation
    Venue: COP24 Official Side Event, Room Bieszczady, Zone G

Further information can be found under the links below.

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