At COP24 in Katowice, Poland from 2-14 December there will be several events focused on long-term strategies:
Long-Term Strategy as an Opportunity for Raising Ambition on Indonesia’s NDC
When: 4 Dec, 13:00-14:30
Where: Indonesia Pavilion
Who: WRI Indonesia, WRI Climate, 2050 Pathways Platform
Representatives from Indonesia and international partners will identify key elements in the institutional landscape that are critical for an effective long-term strategy and challenges to aligning near and medium term NDCs with long-term goals.
France’s Revised National Low Carbon Strategy: An Ecological and Inclusive Transition Toward Carbon Neutrality
When: 4 Dec, 13:30-15:00
Where: France Pavilion
Who: Government of France
Following the publication of its climate plan in July 2017, France has undertaken an intense consultation and modeling process in order to revise its National Low Carbon Strategy. This event will present the content of the revised strategy and share views on opportunities and challenges of elaborating long-term strategies.
2050 Strategies – Planning Towards a Resilient and Prosperous Future
When: 5 Dec, 13:15-14:45
Where: Room 3 (Narew)
Who: UNFCCC, NDCP, 2050 Pathways Platform, LEDS GP, UNDP, WRI
Building on the momentum for LTS over the course of 2018, this event will provide a platform for countries to show progress and demonstrate how these strategies are helping to advance the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Supporting the Design of Long-Term Low Carbon Development Strategies
When: 6 Dec, 10:00-1130
Where: MDB Pavilion
Who: Costa Rica, Chile, IDB, 2050 Pathways Platform, Mission2020, Tempus Analitica
This panel will provide real-world examples to illustrate the importance of long-term strategies to implement the Paris Agreement while improving development outcomes.
Exploration by Business of National Carbon Neutral Pathways
When: 6 Dec, 11:30-13:00
Where: Room 1 (Wisla)
France has committed to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. EpE members carried out a study to propose a full picture of the economy and society compatible with this target; it covers all economic sectors and includes a sociological approach, trajectories and short-term conditions for success.
Long-Term Strategies in Pacific Countries
When: 6 Dec, 12:00-13:30
Where: Pacific Pavilion
Who: Republic of the Marshall Islands, Fiji, ClimateWorks Australia, Pacific Islands Development Forum
This event will profile the Marshall Islands and Fiji, who have recently developed their respective long-term strategies. It will also highlight unique challenges and vulnerabilities for the Pacific region.
Long-Term Strategy in Brazil
When: 10 Dec, 18:30-19:40
Where: Brazil Pavilion
Who: FBMC, WRI Brasil, Escolhas, CBEDS
This event will showcase ongoing progress made on long-term strategies in Brazil.
NCE-OECD Joint Event on Climate and Growth
When: 12 Dec, 14:00-15:30
Where: European Investment Bank Pavilion
Who: NCE, OECD
This event will highlight key findings of 2018 reports from NCE and OECD, focused on the macroeconomic aspects of low-carbon development, just transition, and financial sustainability.
Raising Ambition Through Long-Term Strategies
When: 13 Dec, 9:00-10:15
Where: NDC Partnerships Pavilion
Who: South Africa Dept. Environmental Affairs, UNDP, 2050 Pathways Platform, WRI
This event will profile how long-term strategies are critical for providing a clear signal to the world that limiting warming to well below 2C is achievable, and that all countries are committed to doing it.
Launch of Fiji’s Low Emissions Development Strategy
When: 13 Dec, 13:45-14:45
Where: Pacific Pavilion
Who: Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama
Fiji will become the 11th country to officially table its long-term strategy with the UNFCCC. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will launch the strategy at this event.