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Upcoming LEDS Events

Webinar: Energy Low Emission Development Strategies: A Regional Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean and Experiences from Nicaragua

26 November 2014 9:00 AM EST

The Regional Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean (LEDS LAC) and the Energy Working Group (EWG) of the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS-GP) are co-hosting a webinar on sustainable energy progress in Latin America and the Caribbean. The webinar offers both an overview of recent developments in clean energy policies, programs, and targets across the region and an in-depth case study on Nicaragua's experience in facilitating private and public investments in climate-compatible energy development. The presentation details the mechanisms that Nicaragua's investment promotion agency (ProNicaragua) has employed to attract private investment in order to meet the government's national energy targets and policy objectives. If you would like to attend the webinar, you may register [1] LEDGP.org Page(s): http://ledsgp.org/sector/energy#news-events

15th Meeting of the International Partnership on Mitigation and MRVl

November 2014

COP 20 – LEDS GP Side Event

8 December 2014 12:00 PM – 02:00 PM Energy Pavilion at Voces por el Clima
(shuttles will be available from the COP facilities to the Voces por el Clima)

A number of countries and institutions are advancing climate resilient low emission development, including clean energy policies, agriculture, forestry, and other land use (AFOLU) related initiatives and other measures around the world. The LEDS Global Partnership (LEDS GP) harnesses the collective knowledge and resources of more than 140 countries, international donors and technical organizations to strengthen and support these efforts.

The LEDS in Action side event will focus on areas of emerging LEDS leadership in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean, highlighting impactful activities of the LEDS GP regional platforms to advance LEDS, including clean energy measures, through peer learning and technical support. The event will also highlight resources and services available from the global working groups of the LEDS GP on finance, benefits assessment, sub-national programs, and energy, AFOLU, and transport measures. It will emphasize discussions with the audience to support learning from a diverse group of LEDS stakeholders and to identify key opportunities to enhance these regional and global programs going forward.

COP20 Climate Change Conference

1-12 December 2014 Lima, Peru

The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties and the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will be held from 1 to 12 December. COP 20/CMP 10 will be hosted by the Government of Peru, in Lima, Peru. More information will be made available soon on the UNFCC website: [2] LEDGP.org Page(s): [3]

E-Learning Course: Investment Planning Towards Low Carbon Climate Resilient Development

1-12 December 2014

The course compiles knowledge and lessons learned during the design phase of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) investment plans and strategic programs. The objective of this course is to teach policymakers, planners and climate change practitioners how to design and finance strategic plans and programs for low carbon and climate resilient development that go beyond a project-by-project approach. For more information, please visit: [http://einstitute.worldbank.org/ei/course/investment-planning-toward-low-emission-development ] LEDGP.org Page(s): [4]

Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Third Annual Conference "Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact

29-30 January 2015

The event is hosted in partnership with the University of Venice, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The GGKP was established by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), UNEP and the World Bank. Fiscal instruments, such as environmental taxes, pollution charges, subsidies for green technologies, green budgeting, and tax incentives can play a crucial role in promoting a green economy by creating needed fiscal space while limiting environmental externalities. The key to successful implementation and political acceptance of fiscal instruments hinges on effective complementary measures, in particular, addressing distributional impacts. For more information please visit: [http://www.greengrowthknowledge.org/conference2015 ]LEDGP.org Page(s): [http://ledsgp.org/events ]

Past Events

For information about past events, see past partnership events.