Habitat – Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week 2021

Registration is open for the next sessions of Climate Week in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021, which will take place from May 11 to 14, 2021 virtually sponsored by the Government of the Dominican Republic.

May 4, 2021. With information from UNFCCC


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Three virtual themed sessions bring together governments, private sector leaders and civil society to engage in solution-oriented dialogues and showcase climate action, providing valuable regional momentum to the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference COP26 scheduled for November.

Regional leaders from the public and private sectors have confirmed their participation, including the vice president of the Dominican Republic, Raquel Peña de Antuña; the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of the Dominican Republic, Angel Estévez; The Minister of the Environment of Chile, Carolina Schmidt; The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Alicia Barcena Ibarra; Y Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UN Climate Change.

The Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week (LACCW 2021) is organized by an association of international and regional organizations and takes place at a critical time as governments prepare to present their next round of national climate action plans. under the Paris Agreement – NDC Nationally Determined Contributions) – by COP26 in November 2021.

The event will take place online, with virtual participation possible from anywhere in the world. Most of the participants are expected to come from the 33 countries of the Latin American and Caribbean region., with a focus on creating a collaborative space for solution-oriented discussion.

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Registration for Climate Week in Latin America and the Caribbean 2021 is open until the opening of the event on May 11, 2021.

The virtual thematic sessions will focus on three topics:

National actions and economy-wide approaches

Ambitious actions in key sectors will be discussed, and how these actions can be integrated into national planning and economic packages to enable recovery from COVID-19, while supporting the Paris Agreement.

Integrated strategies for climate-resilient development

Collaboration to discuss climate risks facing regions around the world, develop low-carbon solutions, and seek partnerships for risk-based approaches to build adaptation and resilience.

How to seize transformation opportunities

It is a starting point for exploring innovative solutions that take climate action on a scale that puts the world on a low-emission, high-resilience development path.

Visit the official site at www.regionalclimateweeks.org


ABOUT REGIONAL WEEKS OF CLIMATE

Organized each year in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and the Middle East and North Africa, the regional Climate Weeks are collaborative platforms for stakeholders, both governmental and non-governmental, to address climate issues under the same umbrella and unity of purpose. The main objective of the regional Climate Weeks is to bring together diverse stakeholders from the public and private sectors around the common goal of tackling climate change.


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