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Global Forum on the Environment and Climate Change - organised by the Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG) June 2020

2 - 4 June 2020
11h00-15h30
Paris, France
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The first day of the Virtual Global Forum focused on specific aspects of Common Tabular Formats (CTFs) for reporting information on tracking progress made in implementing and achieving Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The sessions on the second day focused on key elements of a sustainable COVID-19 recovery. The forum allowed countries to share experiences on national responses to plan recovery from the crisis, while considering the need to move towards low-emissions, climate-resilient development pathways.

Agenda

Key Takeaways


DAY 1: Tuesday 2 June, 2020

During sessions 1 and 2, speakers and participants were invited to discuss potential formats for CTFs and for the structured summary, the potential challenges with reporting information on Party-defined indicators, and explore options for new and improved tables.

11:30 – 13:00 Session 1: Tracking progress towards NDCs: Reporting using CTFs (Part I)

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Facilitator: Miles Perry, European Commission

Speakers 


13:30 – 15:00 Session 2: Tracking progress towards NDCs: Reporting using CTFs (Part II)

Facilitator: Andrew Marquard, South Africa

Speakers


Day 2: Thursday 4 June, 2020

11:00-12:30 Session 3: Information session: The building blocks of a sustainable COVID-19 recovery

During this session, speakers and participants were invited to discuss the emissions, investment and well-being contexts in which recovery packages are being developed, and highlight the implications for NDC development.

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Facilitator: Helen Plume, CCXG Chair

Speakers


13:00 - 15:00 Session 4: Designing a sustainable COVID-19 recovery: Countries’ experiences

During this session, speakers and participants were invited to discuss the experience of different countries to date in integrating climate and other concerns into their COVID-19 response plans.

Relevant material

 

Facilitator: Helen Plume, CCXG Chair

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