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Climate Bonds Initiative

Climate Bonds Initiative invites you to an online discussion on financing options for sustainable building in cities.


- Building finance options for sustainable investment
- Low Carbon Buildings Criteria and the Climate Bond Standard.
- Case studies of use of Green Bonds: UAE Green Sukuk, Singapore, refinancing and efficiency upgrades.

Webinar Details:

Date: Wednesday, 3rd June
Time: 09:00 London / 10:00 Paris / 15:00 Bangkok


Jenny Calder, Expert on energy efficiency - WWF
Ms. Calder is WWF’s global expert on energy efficiency since April 2018, providing energy efficiency expertise and coordinating WWF’s energy efficiency related activities.

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This discussion is an effort to foster global dialogue on the next steps to recover from the Pandemic. We also want to highlight the best practices from local communities to reimagine 'the new normal' in the recovery process.

World’s Leading experts will be joining us from diverse backgrounds including Academia, International Civil Service, Private Sector, Healthcare, Public Service, Social Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Scientific Community and Youth Community Leadership. 

This proposed session will centre on three key areas for thematic discussion:

  1. Way forward in looking at practical solutions for the global crisis due to COVID-19.

  2. Reimagination the process to achieve social, economic and environmental sustainability while tackling the global health crisis. 

  3. Inclusive participation of all stakeholders in the retrieval mechanism in a global pandemic. 

Date: 2nd June, 2020
Time: 2:30pm - 5:30pm GMT/UTC & 10:30am - 1:30pm EST

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United Nations

What critical measures are required to both combat the COVID-19 crisis and to build sustainable food systems? Can responses to the COVID-19 crisis catalyse transformation toward sustainable food systems?

The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for food systems worldwide - but also enormous opportunities. It is a wakeup call that has highlighted the need for holistic approaches to both address the shock brought by the pandemic, but also to address the vulnerabilities of our unsustainable food systems. To build sustainable food systems we will need more coordinated, more integrated measures – a food systems approach.

On 3rd June at 2:30 PM CEST join us for a discussion with key experts and policymakers who will provide insights on key measures to both combat the pandemic’s impact and to build sustainable food systems.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Vice-minister Ana Cristina Quirós Soto, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Costa Rica
  • Dr. David Nabarro, WHO Director-General's Special Envoy on COVID-19
  • Potira V. Preiss, counselor of the Council of Food Security and Nutrition (CONSEA) of Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil
  • Dr. Yuna Chiffoleau, Research Director, INRAe
  • Dr. Stieneke Oenema, Coordinator, UNSCN
  • Margarita Astrálaga, Director of the Environment, Climate, Gender and Social Inclusion Division (ECG), IFAD
  • Fatima Hachem, Senior Nutrition Officer, FAO
  • Martina Otto, Head of Cities Unit, UNEP

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Climate Bonds Initiative

Climate Bonds Initiative invites you to the online discussion on financing options for sustainable transport infrastructure in cities.

- Sustainable transport financing options
- Low Carbon Transport Criteria and the Climate Bond Standard
- Case studies Green Bond finance: BTS Group in Thailand, finance for urban mobility.

Webinar Details:
Date: Wednesday, 27th May 2020
Time: 09:00 London / 10:00 Paris / 15:00 Bangkok / 16:00 Singapore / 16:00 Manila

Moderator: Dr. Helena Wright, Vice President - Sustainable Infrastructure & Energy Finance - WWF Singapore.
Speakers: Surayut Thavikulwat, Chief Financial Officer – BTS Group Holdings PCL, Seth Tan, Infrastructure Asia, Anthony Watanabe, Bombardier Transportation, Cedric Rimaud, Climate Bonds Initiative.

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Part 3: Expert-Youth Interaction Session

We would like to warmly invite all interested youth to sign up online as directed below and join us on Monday, 25 May 2020 Time: 6:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time (EST) 3: 45 PM, Nepal Standard Time (NPT).

The youth webinar aims to uncover the interactions of climate change, Biodiversity, Disaster risk reduction (DRR), and Sustainable energy in light of the Covid-19 crisis. In our third installment of this webinar, we've invited senior subject expert guest speakers who will discuss addressing the synergies/trade-offs and connection between the above-mentioned topics and transformation to a new normal post-global pandemic.

The webinar recording can be found here

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Climate Interactive

Learn about the ground-breaking En-ROADS climate solutions simulator and the accompanying online group learning experiences: the En-ROADS Climate Workshop and the Climate Action Simulation. Beyond this, this course will be your training to become an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador. These lessons will fine-tune your facilitation skills so that you can bring climate action and meaningful change to your workplace, classroom, community, and beyond as an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador. Throughout this course, we will run condensed versions of the workshop and game, create climate scenarios in En-ROADS together, dig deeply into the model, learn about advanced facilitation, and discuss what it means to make an impact with En-ROADS in the real world. You will learn to explain to others why the model does what it does, and more importantly, how the world and climate respond to different solutions which address climate change. This course includes 8 total webinars, each running for 60 minutes (often with 10-30 minutes of informal post-webinar Q&A discussions).

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This webinars is an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt, discuss challenges, and propose innovative solutions and models. It aims to provide a holistic and comprehensive view of current trends in thematic areas related to global challenges, by combining development research and innovation perspectives. The main objective of this technical webinars is to give practitioners the opportunity to interact with international experts, United Nations officers, University professors, researchers and fellow participants, throughout the world.
Objectives of this session:
• Define the risks and uncertainties brought by climate change
• Recognize the loss of biodiversity caused by climate change
• Illustrate examples of climate smart agriculture as a response to increasing climate change issues

Wednesday 27 May 2020 | 19:30 - 21:00  (GMT+7)

How to attend:
To join the webinar session on Zoom, kindly register here.
It is reccommended that you check your time zone here.
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Food Security and Nutrition Network

IDEAL has launched the Food Security COVID-19 Learning Series, which aims to convene USAID's Office of Food for Peace-funded development and emergency activity implementers to share among peers their experiences, the challenges they are encountering, and practical approaches for adapting programming in light of COVID-19.

IDEAL consulted with a range of stakeholders to inform this peer-to-peer learning series, which will evolve in response to implementing partners' expressed needs. Below you will find more information about upcoming sessions under a number of initial learning streams. While some sessions are initially restricted to specific audiences, we plan to share post-event products and open up these conversations to a broader audience in a later phase. 

The series is divided in 5 learning streams. A learning stream is a thematic area with potential for impact in development and emergency food security programming quality during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. These streams are: monitoring and evaluation, safety and security, online collaboration, cash & food distribution, and addressing at-risk populations.

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Climate Interactive

The En-ROADS Climate Workshop helps build support for strategies to address climate change via interactive testing of the cutting-edge simulation model En-ROADS. The resulting experience is hopeful, scientifically-grounded, action-oriented, and eye-opening.

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Please send your questions, comments and feedback to: webinars@climateinteractive.org

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Part Two: Expert - Youth Interaction Session

YFEED would like to warmly invite all interested youth to sign up for their interactive youth webinar on Sustaining Economy, Public Health and Environment for the future of humanity during the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar will take place on Monday, 18 May 2020, 6:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) / 3:45 PM Nepal Standard Time (NPT).

The youth webinar aims to uncover the interactions of the economy, human society & community, and international cooperation in light of the COVID-19 crisis. In our second installment of this webinar, we've invited senior subject expert guest speakers who will discuss addressing the synergies/trade-offs and connection between the above-mentioned topics and transformation to a new normal post-global pandemic.

See the recording here