First Asia-Pacific Climate Week to be held in Singapore

The first of what is planned as an annual event to advance regional climate action, Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2018, will be held in Singapore on July 9 – 12.

The aim of APCW 2018 is to support implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement and climate action to deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

APCW 2018 will be an umbrella for a series of climate-related events focused on NDC implementation – Challenges and opportunities, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and Global Climate Action.

With Asia Pacific Carbon Forum a cornerstone event, focus will be placed on market-based approaches, economic instruments and climate-aligned finance to drive investment in climate action.

Planned activities include:

  • Asia Pacific Carbon Forum

  • High-level sessions with the Champions of the Marrakech Partnership

  • High-level ministerial session

  • LEDS – Low Emissions Development Strategy – Workshop (TBC)

  • Regional Technology Meeting: Industrial Energy Efficiency (TBC)

  • Asia Pacific Talanoa Dialogue (Hosted by the Government of Singapore (TBC)

More information is here.

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