Webinar 2: How to Maximize Climate & SDG Synergies? Identifying Opportunities and Navigating Trade-offs
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Webinar 2 introduced some of the tools and methods that can help decision-makers identify climate & SDG synergies
with the most potential in their locality or country. Speakers offered lessons learned for local and national
planning and introduce decision-making tools that can help planners navigate trade-offs and prioritize opportunities
to realize climate & SDG co-benefits.
What policy areas hold the most promise to maximize SDG and climate synergies?
What tools can help stakeholders understand how social, environmental, and economic policies and/or targets
will interact in practice?
What methods are used to identify the actions & collaborations most likely to advance multiple targets?
How can stakeholders minimize or avoid trade-offs between objectives?
How does integrated SDG and climate planning work in practice?
Watch Webinar 2 Recording
Opening by Moderator Dhesigen Naidoo, PhD., CEO, Water Research Commission, South Africa
Illustrating potential policy areas for climate/SDG co-benefits and the relevance of supporting tools and
Tools and methods that help decision-makers identify and act on climate/SDGs synergies:
Mr. Jason Veysey, Senior Scientist, SEI - U.S. Centre - LEAP Model (SEI Integrated Climate and
Planning Initiative) Presentation
Mr. Piotr Magnuszewski, Ph.D, Research Scholar, Centre for Systems Solutions/ IIASA - Nexus/SDGs
Synergies Game Presentation
Ms. Sofia Gonzales-Zuñiga, Lead Author, SCAN-tool Methodology, New Climate Institute Presentation
Lessons and practices from national NDC processes and planning with climate/SDGs synergies:
Ms. Anne Nyatichi Omambia, Ph.D, Climate Change Coordinator, NEMA - Kenya NDC process
Mr. Manjeet Dhakal, Head of LDC Support Team, Climate Analytics - Nepal NDC process Presentation
Ms. Sara Gonzalez, Head of International Relations, National Council for Climate Change and CDM Presentation