28/11/2018

Lebanon's Events at COP 24

The 24th Conference of Parties (COP 24) will take place in Katowice, Poland, from December 2 to 14, 2018, and will result in the completion of the Paris Rulebook, among other matters.

Lebanon will be participating in the climate negotiations, as well as other events relevant to its national climate work. Below is the list of events in which Lebanon has been invited to share their insights:

Events

Date

Time

Location

Facilitative Sharing of Views (FSV) for Lebanon’s Second Biennial Update Report (BUR)

Lebanon will be among 6 countries to present the content of its second BUR, submitted in October 2017 to the UNFCCC, and answer questions from other Parties on its process and content.

December 7th, 2018

10:00 – 13:00

TBC (look for SBI: facilitative sharing of views on screens)

Work of the CGE in support the preparation of the NCs and BURs

The Consultative Group of Experts will present its achievements and lessons learned in assisting developing countries on measurement, reporting and verification.

December 10th, 2018

13:15– 14:45

Bieszczady

Supporting Access to Green and Climate Finance in the South Mediterranean and the Western Balkans

This event will showcase the following:

-          The latest climate finance initiative for the Western Balkan countries aiming to facilitate the development of a pipeline of green projects for the region

-          MENA countries’ climate challenges being addressed and ongoing needs

-          An overview of the common challenges in accessing green and climate finance and a forward-looking perspective on the biggest challenges and opportunities for green growth in years ahead

-          Possibilities to address climate finance challenges in the region using innovative approaches to finance Climate Adaptation

December 10th, 2018

17:30 – 18:30

EU pavilion

Financing low-carbon energy projects: the role of long-term policy, de-risking, PPPs and MDBs

This event convenes multiple stakeholders to present the options for attracting private and public private partnership investment in low-carbon energy infrastructure to achieve the SDGs. We discuss the role of long-term policy strategies, de-risking, faster ‘greening’ of MDB portfolios, and the GCF. 

December 10th, 2018

18:30—20:00

Narew

Announcing the initiation of the Arab Climate Act Program

The Arab Climate Act (ACA) will be a platform catalyzing the climate change actions among the Arab Countries in an engaging multi-stakeholder approach contributing in a sustainable and profitable manner to a strong and effective response to climate change. The session would include an introduction on the ACA objectives, interventions from successful businesses from different Arab Countries who have managed to create value and economic growth from implementing climate initiatives and from adopting smart climate change strategies, and a Q&A session aiming to collect feedback and to address the potential activities.

December 13th, 2018

10:00 – 11:15

WWF Pavilion