28 January – 1 February 2019. Regional Consultation Workshop on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework for Asia and the Pacific
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
This regional workshop will bring together Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and relevant organizations in the Asia and the Pacific region to contribute to the preparatory process of building the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
The workshop is convened by the CBD Secretariat in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan.
Further information, please visit https://www.cbd.int/meetings/POST2020-WS-2019-01
28 January – 2 February 2019. Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) will convene a six-day event to address the future of climate action. Speakers include environment and energy ministers from African countries and small island developing States (SIDS), high-level representatives from multilateral development banks (MDBs), Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), CIF, the private sector and think tanks.
The first two days of the meeting will be dedicated to the theme, ‘Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action.’ These will be followed by field trips, a joint meeting of the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) Trust Fund Committees, and meetings of the CTF Trust Fund Committee, Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP) Sub-Committee, Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) Sub-Committee and Forest Investment Program (FIP) Sub-Committee.
The event is organized with support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and World Bank Group.
Further information, please visit https://www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/events/power-10-shaping-future-climate-action
13-15 February 2019. World Symposium on Climate Change and Tourism
Bariloche, Rio Negro, Patagonia, Argentina
The World Symposium on Climate Change and Tourism will focus on the impacts of climate change on the tourism industry and discuss possible responses in order to reduce its vulnerability. Organized by the International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP) and partners, the event aims to: provide tourism operators and organizations, research institutions, universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders with an opportunity to share their work in the field of climate change and tourism; foster information exchange; discuss methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies and projects; and provide a platform for networking and exploring possibilities for cooperation.
Further information, please visit https://www.haw-hamburg.de/en/ftz-nk/events/tourism2019.html