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The science is in: Ambitious Action will deliver a win-win for the Climate and Sustainable Development
Monday, 1 April 2019
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Press Room

Side Event


Carlos Fuller, AOSIS Lead Negotiator on Climate Change

  • Climate action to limit warming to 1.5°C as a key SDG enabler: latest from the IPCC (Dr. Michiel Schaeffer, Director/Senior Scientist, Climate Analytics)
  • Joining the dots: how the next round of NDCs can harvest synergies between climate action and SDGs Presenter -(TBC)
  • Exploring the cross section of climate finance and development finance: how to re-envision the Financing for Development process as a platform to a new global policy rhetoric of alignment and complementarity? Presenter – (TBC)
  • Panel discussion with (2) vulnerable country representatives: “Financing for climate AND development - tapping into a wider range of sources to enable SIDS reach climate and development goals”.
Focal Point:

Ms. Anya Thomas, Economic Officer - SIDS Unit, Division for Sustainable Development Goal (DSDG), UN-DESA,

Short description

This side event is co-hosted by UN-DESA and the Alliance of Small Islands States (AOSIS) in the margin of the 1st Global Conference on Synergies between the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement, Copenhagen, April 1-3, 2019. It aims to outline the findings of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report; make a case for aligning climate action and development action; and emphasize the urgent need for a system-wide response to this alignment – at the national, regional and global level.

Mr. Liu Zhenmin's Opening Remarks Side Event on “The science is in: Ambitious Action will deliver a win-win for Climate and Sustainable Development”

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