IAP Highlights Side-Events at COP28: A Platform for Global Collaboration

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IAP is excited to draw attention to insightful COP28 sessions featuring its partners and member academies

As COP28 unfolds in Dubai, the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) invites all attendees to enrich their experience by participating in insightful side-events organized by its esteemed partners and member academies. These sessions promise to offer diverse perspectives and foster meaningful discussions on critical climate-related topics. You can livesteam the side events on YouTube. Find all sessions pre-scheduled in this playlist.

1. "Addressing Technical and Financial Gaps in Developing Countries through North-South-South Cooperation"

  • Date & Time: Friday, 01 Dec 2023, 16:45—18:15 GST
  • Venue: SE Room 3 (123 pax)
  • Organizers: Global Environmental Institute (GEI), Center for Climate Strategies, Inc. (CCS), Coshare Environment, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion
  • Speakers: Non-state actors, research institutions, and civil society organizations from the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
  • Abstract: Explore knowledge and technology transfer experiences on low-carbon and renewable energy development planning. Discuss the needs of developing countries in achieving NDC targets and how North-South-South cooperation can contribute to this progress.
    Read more and watch the session here.

2. "Community-led research for Indigenous health in a changing climate"

3. "Better Understanding Economic Impacts of Climate Change and accelerating science-based climate action"

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, 06 Dec 2023, 18:30—20:00 GST
  • Venue: SE Room 6 (123 pax)
  • Organizers: The Royal Society, International Science Council (ISC)
  • Speakers: Zakri Abdul Hamid, Cameron Hepburn, Detlef Stammer
  • Abstract: Gain insights into key actions and research priorities to improve estimates of economic impacts and accelerate science-based climate action.
    Read more here.

4. "Climate Adaption and Resilience"

  • Date & Time: Saturday, 09 Dec 2023, 16:45—18:15 GST
  • Venue: SE Room 5 (123 pax)
  • Organizers: China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture (IESEA CAAS)
  • Speakers: Wenjie Dong, Tianjun Zhou, Yin Chen, Qian Ye, Kejun Jiang, Daizong Liu, Jie Guo
  • Abstract: Delve into extreme climate events, disaster risk indicators, climate tipping points, regional responses, climate finance, and sustainable development goals.

5."The Role of Academies in Climate Policy Advice"

  • Date & Time: Saturday, 09 Dec 2023, 15:00—16:30 GST
  • Venue: SE Room 6 (123 pax)
  • Hosts: A collaboration with the New Voices program of the National Academy of Sciences (US), hosting Colorado State University, Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP).
  • Speakers: Hussam Mahmoud, Ourania Kosti, Beate Wagner, Peter McGrath
  • Abstract: This session will explore how national academies in different parts of the world, cohort-based leadership programmes that promote collaboration among outstanding early- and mid-career scientists, and other entities provide advice to governments on issues related to climate change.

    6. "Innovative Instruments for Joint Biodiversity and Climate Policy"

    These events will be livestreamed on the UNFCCC website and YouTube. These webpages will be updated with a link to the specific livestream in advance of the event. 

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