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Side Event 63
PROMOTING CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AND ARTICLE 6 IMPLEMENTATION IN WEST AFRICA
The event brings together members of the West African Alliance for Carbon Markets and Climate Finance. They will discuss and share approaches for enhancing the long-term positioning of countries to participate in international carbon markets under the Paris Agreement, and accessing RBCF.
Side Event 64
IETA PRESS CONFERENCE: BUSINESS VIEWS ON THE NEGOTIATIONS
Side Event 65
ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES AND DIGITALIZATION FOR A LOW-CARBON WORLD
The IEA will present key results of Energy Technology Perspectives 2017, which assesses technology pathways for accelerated decarbonisation (“Beyond 2°C Scenario”) and highlights the importance of an integrated approach to reach sustainable energy goals. The IEA will also present the recently-released Digitalization & Energy report, which examines how digital technologies could help improve the efficiency and sustainability of energy systems around the world.
Side Event 66
HIGH-LEVEL ROUNDTABLE: CONVERSATION ON ARTICLE 6Don’t miss this armchair conversation on the state of play of the operationalisation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. The discussion will be moderated by Dirk Forrister and we will ask the Article 6 co-facilitators to share their views on the progress made to date at COP23, the remaining sticking points and the areas of alignment among Parties. The discussion will be followed by an open floor Q&A.
Side Event 67
Side Event 68
ROUNDTABLE: MRV INNOVATION, BLOCKCHAIN AND CARBON PRICING
Invite-Only Event, co-organized by IETA and ClimateCHECK
Side Event 69
EU ETS IN THE PARIS VISION
The EU ETS is in the midst of significant reforms, fueled by the momentum of the Paris Agreement. After action in the EU Parliament earlier this year, negotiations are in process on a final compromise amongst Europe’s three branches of goverment. This session will give the latest information - and an outlook on future market developments!
Side Event 70
IETA & CMIA CLIMATE CHAMPION AWARD & RECEPTION
For the third year in a row, CMIA and IETA are partnering to celebrate carbon pricing leadership at the COP. Join CMIA and IETA as we announce the Carbon Pricing Champion for this week at the COP, and raise a glass to the winner(s)!
Side Event 71
IETA PRESS HUDDLE
Side Event 72
CLIMATE FINANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY IN SIDS
While adaptation is the major challenge for SIDS, providing clean and affordable energy is also a con-cern that needs to be addressed in the context of sustainable development. This side event examines the current status of climate finance in SIDS and offers case studies of innovative programs that seek to promote sustainable energy supply for SIDS.
Presentation - Axel Michaelowa
Presentation - Dr. Han-Pang Su
Presentation - Björn Dransfeld
Presentation - Robert Shih