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OECD at #COP23


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The OECD is participating at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference taking place from 6 to 17 November at the World Conference Center Bonn, in Germany.
This year, the conference is convened under the Presidency of Fiji. Find out more on the OECD work on climate and the programme of side events.

1 November - Climate lecture by Secretary-General Angel Gurría

Red alarm clock in a piece of ice» OECD’s Gurría calls for renewed international commitment to fighting climate change, 1 November, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada

» Read the speech "Climate Action - Time for implementation" (Download the pdf version)

» Moving forward on climate: Looking beyond narrow interests, Insights blog

» Watch the speech

6-17 November - OECD participation and side events

During COP23, the programme of OECD side events will cover key topics:

  • 2018 facilitative dialogue.  
  • Carbon transition and pricing.
  • Climate disclosure.
  • Climate finance.
  • Fossil fuel subsidies.
  • Investments through Public-Private Blended Finance.
  • Transparency.
  • Transport.



Video: Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth



Governments around the world are facing the imperatives of re-invigorating growth while improving livelihoods and urgently tackling climate change. The OECD report Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth provides an assessment of how they can generate inclusive economic growth in the short term, while making progress towards climate goals to secure sustainable long-term growth.



Questions related to the OECD side events can be addressed to:



Access the OECD work on climate action brochure


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