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OECD activities and events during the COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change

 

27/11/2015 - Following is a list of OECD activities and events during the COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change. You can visit the OECD Pavilion in Hall 3 (Blue Zone) at any time to attend events (complete list of OECD events at COP21) and browse OECD reports & dataviz on climate change and the environment. Please contact Catherine Bremer (catherine.bremer@oecd.org, 0603 483456) for interview requests.

MONDAY 30 NOVEMBER
12:45-13:15 Leaders endorse the Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Communiqué
Momentum for Change Room, Le Bourget Blue Zone. Media Q&A with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Prime Ministers of New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden.

16:15-17:30 Heads of State launch the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition
IETA Pavilion, Le Bourget. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Presidents of Chile, France, Germany, Mexico.

17:30-19:15 “Multilateral development banks and climate finance”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3-Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, heads of EBRD, EIB, IaDB, Asian & African Development Banks.
(See more information on the website for this event)

TUESDAY 1 DECEMBER
11:15-12:45 “Progress towards tracking public & private climate finance”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With World Bank and OECD experts.
(See more information on the website for this event)

13:15-14:45 “Identifying and Addressing Gaps in the UNFCCC Reporting Framework”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD experts.
(See more information on the website for this event)

15:15-16:45 “Climate Change Mitigation: Policies and Progress”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD experts, Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt, Chilean Environment Minister Pablo Badenier Martínez.
(See more information on the website for this event)

WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER
11:15-12:45 “How can the 2015 agreement encourage climate action by non-Party stakeholders?” OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD experts.
(See more information on the website for this event)


17:15-18:45 “Mitigating the climate change impacts of urban travel”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With International Transport Forum experts.
(See more information on the website for this event)

THURSDAY 3 DECEMBER
13:30-14:45 “Towards a low-carbon transport future”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With International Transport Forum experts.

15:15-16:45 “Green growth and sustainable urban development”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With the Ford Foundation, Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera Espinosa. (See more information on the website for this event)

FRIDAY 4 DECEMBER
10:30-11:45 “GLOBE COP21 Legislators Summit”
National Assembly of France, Quai d’Orsay, 75007. With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, UNSG Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction Margareta Wahlstrom. (See more information on the website for this event)

13:15-14:45 “Rewiring electricity policy for the low-carbon economy”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With International Transport Forum experts.

17:15-18:45 “Unequal costs of climate change: Regional economics of impacts and adaptation” OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD experts.
(See more information on the website for this event)

SUNDAY 6 DECEMBER
10:15-11:00 “Leading the world towards a green economy” Parliamentary Meeting panel
Sénat, Palais du Luxembourg, 15 rue de Vaugirard, 75006. French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal. (See more information on the website for this event)

MONDAY 7 DECEMBER
11:15-12:45 “Effective carbon rates: Pricing C02 through taxes and emissions trading systems” OECD Pavilion, Hall 3-Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration Director Pascal Saint-Amans, WTO Trade and Environment Director Aik Hoe Lim, WRI. (See more information on the website for this event)

15:15-16:45 “Green Investment Banks: Leveraging innovative public finance to scale up low-carbon investment” OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bank of America, Green Climate Fund, UK Green Investment Bank.
(See more information on the website for this event)

TUESDAY 8 DECEMBER
11:15-12:45 “Unlocking investment in clean energy”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With the UK’s Baroness Worthington, Global Wind Energy Council, Iberdrola Renewables and OECD experts.
(See more information on the website for this event)

WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER
09:15-10:45 “Avoiding dangerous climate change: Achieving 2 degrees”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With the Grantham Institute.

12:15-13:00 “International New York Times: Energy for Tomorrow” Conference
Hôtel Potocki, International Chamber of Commerce, 27 avenue de Friedland, 75008
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría delivers closing keynote speech.
(See more information on the website for this event)

15:00-16:30 “Pathway to a low-carbon economy”
Conference Room 4, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Canadian Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Lafarge CEO Eric Olsen, University of Cambridge.

17:15-1:45 “Beyond climate: Major environmental challenges, what do the indicators tell us?” OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With ex-French Environment Ministry Director & Professor Guillaume Sainteny. (See more information on the website for this event)

THURSDAY 10 DECEMBER
09:15-10:45 “Governance of Institutional Investments with Respect to Climate Change-related risks: the case of fiduciary duty” OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner.
(See more information on the website for this event)

10:15-13:45 “Green Bonds roundtable”
OECD Headquarters, 2 rue André-Pascal, 75016. With Bloomberg.
(See more information on the website for this event)

11:15-12:45 “High-level Panel on Corporate Climate Change Disclosure”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3-Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, Financial Stability Board, Aviva Investors, Trésor de France.
(See more information on the website for this event)

FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER
15:15-16:45 “Using data to track the energy transition”
OECD Pavilion, Hall 3- Room 7, Le Bourget Blue Zone. With IEA experts.

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