ICTSD Activities at UNFCCC COP 18
26th November – 7th December 2012
ICTSD will support the negotiations of the UNFCCC during COP 18 with a team of experts present in Doha, with the aim of ensuring that policies in the field of climate change and trade effectively contribute to sustainable development.
This year, ICTSD will host a series of targeted Dialogues, focusing on some of the most salient issues in the intersection between trade and climate change. In particular, the events will highlight the need to develop and transfer low carbon technologies for effective climate change mitigation and the role of trade in this regard. They will also explore the frameworks governing such policies, and discuss possible reforms.
The events will take place in the official Qatar National Convention Centre of the COP, as well as in the Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel in the Diplomatic District of Doha.
“Green Innovation: Examining experiences in low carbon technology transfer and green patenting”. 29 November at 16.45-18.15 - Side Event Room 2, Qatar National Convention Centre.
“The Relevance of Trade in Creating an Enabling Environment for Access to Energy: Perspectives from Africa” 30 November at 9.00-11.30 - Venue: Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel. Register here
“Supporting Sustainable Energy Trade Initiatives: Launching the SETI Alliance” -
November 30, 20.00-21.30. Venue: Retaj Royale Hotel, Al Meena Street, Old Salata, Doha. Register here
“Government provided incentives for transitioning to a low-carbon economy- trade implications”. 1 December at 9.00-11.30. Venue: Retaj Al Rayyan Hotel. Register here