The much-anticipated moment has arrived as COP28 kicks off in Dubai, UAE, ushering in a crucial period for global leaders, policymakers, and advocates to address the pressing challenges our planet faces. This conference serves as a pivotal moment for the world to take stock of the progress made since the Paris Agreement was concluded in 2015. ICLEI South Asia, as a key player in sustainable development, proudly contributes to this significant occasion by curating a series of insightful events aimed at fostering collaboration, knowledge exchange, and actionable strategies.
ATTEND ICLEI SOUTH ASIA EVENTS AT COP 28
1. Global South’s Climate Response: Local Governments’ Resilience and Ambition in the Face of the Climate Crisis
Date & Time: December 5, 2023 | 08:30-09:30 (GMT +4)
Venue: LGMA Pavilion
Hosts: ICLEI South Asia Secretariat, South America Secretariat, and South Africa Secretariat
Event Description: Explore the indispensable role cities play in tackling the climate crisis during this engaging session. The event will highlight successful strategies and innovations and delve into local resilience efforts, financing mechanisms, and the crucial emphasis on justice and equity in our response. Join experts, policymakers, and local leaders for an interactive discussion shaping a sustainable future for the Global South. This interview-style session, targeted at technical staff, policymakers, and professionals involved in advocacy, climate, energy, mobility, and urban planning, promises dynamic insights and audience engagement, culminating in actionable takeaways.
2. Urban Resilience: Navigating the Climate Emergency in the Asia-Pacific Region
Date & Time: December 9, 2023 | 11:30-12:30 (GMT +4)
Venue: Multilevel Action and Urbanization Pavilion, COP Blue Zone, Expo City, Dubai
Hosts: ICLEI Offices in the Asia-Pacific Region
Event Description: Join our session spotlighting the crucial role of cities and local governments in addressing the climate emergency within the Asia-Pacific region. Engage with experts, policymakers, and local leaders in discussions highlighting successful climate strategies, innovations, and resilience efforts. Explore how cities drive meaningful change, share inspiring success stories, and discuss financial mechanisms for climate resilience. Together, we will dive into strategies, policies, and initiatives fostering a sustainable future for the Asia-Pacific region.
ICLEI South Asia’s Delegation at COP28
ICLEI South Asia’s delegation will be on the ground in Dubai, advocating for tangible actions that empower local governments. Follow our #COP28 coverage to stay updated on upcoming events, opinion articles, and the latest publications.