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Side Event 1
FOSTERING INNOVATION TO HELP IMPLEMENT THE SDGS - CASE STUDY FROM THE PACIFIC ISLANDSThis event will bring together experts on innovation methodologies to accelerate SDGs implementation. For example, “Hackathons” stemming from computer culture, are short events gathering independent multidisciplinary teams of experts to solve a challenge. This unique method allows for subnational action by engaging non-state actors to help implement the SDGs while fostering innovation. A case study on the Pacific Islands will be featured.
Presentation - Marie Laure Burgener
Side Event 2
THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF REDD+: SUPPORTING ACCESS TO RESULTS BASED FINANCE
This event will explore the issues and opportunities countries have to tackle emissions through their forest and land assets through a variety of different financial streams for results based outcomes. It will discuss what’s on the table in terms of financing REDD+ in forest nations and will further outline ideas and solutions to ensure that financial flows go directly to where they are needed to prevent emissions from deforestation activities.