7 - 14 November, 2017

Organizers

Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition is involved in many events during the Climate Conference: We are co-organizing events under the Marrakech Partnership Global Climate Action agenda (MPGCA), will participate in high-level dialogues, and speak at the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders. Our governance meetings - the High Level Assembly, Working Group and Steering Committee - will also meet on the margins of COP23. 

If you are in Bonn, come visit us at our booth at G.07.01, G.08.01 and G.08.02 in the Exhibition area of the Bonn zone, and track activities you can attend below. 

If you are not in Bonn, you can stream live and recorded events here.

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Tuesday 7  -  Friday 10  -  Saturday 11  -  Sunday 12  -  Monday 13  -  Tuesday 14

TUESDAY 7

 

10:30-12:00
Japan pavilion
Bonn zone

 

Integrated air pollution and climate change policies in Asia
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) event, with speakers from the CCAC
The main discussed in the session will be: What will take to make integrated approaches to air pollution and climate change mainstream in Asia?
 

FRIDAY 10

 

10:30-12:00
Room 6
Bonn Zone

 

Low-carbon livestock: Moving forward
Agriculture Day event, co-organised by the CCAC
This event will explore initiatives on the ground that reduce emissions from livestock production, sustain livelihoods in a changing climate, and provide for human nutrition. It will focus on various production systems and regions, as well as forward-looking options for policy-makers. 
 

 

12:00-13:10
Cote D'Ivoire Pavilion
Bonn zone

 

Opportunities for enhancing NDC ambition with short-lived climate pollutants
Roundtable discussion, co-organised by the CCAC
The development of enhanced NDCs presents a valuable opportunity to highlight the critical role of SLCPs and pursue actions to reduce them, as well as generating important economic and development benefits. The roundtable discussion will focus on identifying opportunities and articulating options for incorporating SLCPs in enhanced NDCs.
   
   

 

15:00-16:30
Room 1
Bonn zone

 

Scaling up climate-smart agriculture to achieve the NDCs in the agriculture sector
Agriculture Day event, co-organised by the CCAC
This event will showcase successful approaches and know-how to scale up Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) with a specific emphasis on enabling partnerships between Parties and non-Party stakeholders. It discusses progress and challenges in enhancing impacts for farmers, women, youth and vulnerable groups.
   

 

18:30-20:00
Room 7
Bonn zone

 

Pathways and strategies to keep warming well below 2⁰C
Side event co-organised by the CCAC
This event will outline the opportunities and multiple benefits that arise from quick action to reduce short-lived climate pollutants. A climate pathway that moves to immediately reduce both near and long-term warming benefits health, energy efficiency, food security, and sustainable development and can prevent up 0.6⁰C by mid-century. 

SATURDAY 11

 

11:30-12:30
Room 6
Bonn zone

 

Sustainable Freight for a low-carbon transport system
MPGCA Transport Day event, with speakers from the CCAC
Details to come.  
   

 

14:00-16:45
University Club Bonn

 

Reaping the co-benefits: urban air pollution, climate and health
Global Climate Health Alliance-World Health Organisation Climate & Health Summit event
The CCAC will lead the session Reaping the Co-Benefits: Urban Air Pollution, Climate and Health, with Unmask My City. The session will be part of a “World Cafe” portion of the meeting.
   

 

15:00-18:00
Room Rakiraki
Bula zone

 

Preparatory Working Group meeting 
CCAC governance meeting
This meeting is open to CCAC Partners only, and will be devoted to preparations for the Coalition’s High Level Assembly that is planned to take place on 14 November.
   

SUNDAY 12

 

15:00-16:30
Room 12
Bonn zone

 

The private sector’s roles in improving municipal waste management to mitigate climate change
MPGCA Industry Day event, co-organised by the CCAC
In order to unlock the full climate mitigation potential of the waste sector, a debate on: How public and private actors from local to national level can cooperate to improve waste management in cities? Which are the barriers that affect private sector involvement and how can this be overcome?
 

 

16:15-17:30
Rooms 6 & 8
Bonn zone

 

Raising the bar through coordinated action across all levels of government
Climate Summit for Local and Regional Leaders session, CCAC moderating
Right now, it is crucial that all levels of government co-create a truly inclusive, coordinated climate action process, which secures a central role for local and regional action in national goals and policies. By accounting for the commitments and actions of local and regional governments and working alongside them, nations will be better positioned to not only meet their goals but also raise the bar on what they aim to accomplish. 
   

 

16:45-18:15
Room 12
Bonn zone

 

Fast action on short-lived climate pollutants to keep warming well below 2⁰ + Climate & Clean Air Awards ceremony
MPGCA Industry Day event, co-organised by the CCAC
Fast action to reduce short-lived climate pollutants benefits health, development, and puts us on a pathway to staying below 2˚C. Recipients of the Climate and Clean Air Awards will show how achievable this is by presenting the practical actions and policies they’ve taken.
 

 

Time TBC
Bonn Zone

 

COP 23 Presidency Event - Health Actions for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement
MPGCA Health Day event, with speakers from the CCAC
Details to come.
 

 

Time TBC
Bonn Zone

 

Green Freight: Bringing industry and government together to green the freight sector
MPGCA Industry Day event, with speakers from the CCAC
Details to come.
  

MONDAY 13

 

14:00-15:15
Japan pavilion
Bonn zone

 

Finding ways to achieve sustainable food production without growing greenhouse gas emissions - Activities of the GRA
Side event, with speakers from the CCAC
This event will introduce to participants: (1) an overview of the GRA, (2) the international, collaborative projects of the GRA, and (3) the GRA activities which support capability building in developing countries.
  

 

16:30-18:00
Cities & Regions Pavilion
Bonn zone

 

Climate Change, Air Pollution, and Health – Maximizing Benefits in Cities
Side event, co-organised by the CCAC
The event will present solutions that will improve air quality and limit near-term climate change in cities, to address the health effects of climate and air pollution.

   

 

16:45-18:15
Room 1
Bonn zone

 

Catalyzing local climate action in waste management
MPGCA SDG 11 High Level event
This event will show how the engagement of Human Settlements stakeholders have shifted into an implementation phase since the adoption of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goal on Cities and Human Settlements.
   

TUESDAY 14

 

7:45-8:45

 

Cities Breakfast Roundtable for Clean Air
ICLEI-UN Environment Mayors Breakfast
With Cities around the world increasingly committing to sustainable development, the Roundtable brings together mayors driving innovation, ideas and solutions to commit on action against air pollution. Participation by invitation only.
  

 

14:15-15:45
Room 3
Bonn zone

 

Climate Resilient and Low Emission Food Systems
MPGCA High Level Roundtable, co-organised by the CCAC
This roundtable brings together the agriculture, food, energy, transport and climate communities to identify what actions are needed to deliver climate-resilient food systems and low carbon rural transport networks as part of wider rural transformations to achieve SDG2 and the Paris Agreement.
   

 

14:15-15:45
Room 1
Bonn zone

 

Integrated Landscapes for Improved Food Security and Nutrition
MPGCA High Level Roundtable, co-organised by the CCAC
The roundtable explores challenges and opportunities in the forest and agricultural sectors. It identifies support needed to allow small-scale foresters, indigenous peoples and pastoralists to build sustainable coping strategies, and explores the role of investors and the private sector therein.
   

 

16:00-18:00
Room Rakiraki
Bula zone

 

9th High Level Assembly
CCAC governance meeting
The Assembly will focus on opportunities and concrete actions to reduce methane and black carbon emissions from agriculture and municipal waste, for fast mitigation to benefit health, economic gains and climate protection.
   
  

For more details, visit the official COP23 website.

Event contact

CCAC Secretariat
ccac_secretariat [at] unep.org
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