Sustainable Transport Events at COP25

The 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) is held in Madrid (Spain) from 2nd to 13th December 2019. Various events at COP and off-site will discuss transport and climate change and work towards more ambitious transport climate actions.

If you are interested in organizing a transport event, please contact Talya Enriquez Romano:
talya.enriquezromano@slocatpartnership.org

Overview of Sustainable Transport Events

The overview will be updated constantly.

Monday – December 2nd
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
 15:00 – 16:30 Transportation & Oil: Phasing Out Diesel Engines and the Fuel They Use to Meet the Paris Agreement Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E), Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Official Side Event Room 1, Blue Zone  Andrew Murphy:
andrew.murphy@transportenvironment.org
Tuesday – December 3rd
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
11:30 – 13:00 Transforming tourism for climate action UNWTO, UN Environment, the governments of France and Spain. Official Side Event Hall 4, Room 6, Blue Zone Virginia Fernandez-Trapa, vftrapa@unwto.org
11:00 – 13:00 Accelerating Sustainable Mobility in India The Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India Pavilion Event  India Pavilion  Sugato Sen, ddg@siam.in
12:30 – 14:00 International transport: Efforts to decarbonise international aviation and maritime transport Öko-Institute, European Commission, Transport & Environment Pavilion Event EU Pavilion (Room Brussels) TBD
Wednesday – December 4th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
10.00 – 11.30 Scaling up low carbon Urban Mobility in Latin America EUROCLIMA+
(GIZ, AFD, UNE, MobilizeYourCity Partnership, SLoCaT and City of Ibagué)
Pavilion Event EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion Mark Major, mark.major@slocatpartnership.org
11:45 – 12:30 Climate risk informed sustainable development: ensuring coherence of global frameworks UNDRR Pavilion Event DESA’s SDG pavilion (Blue Zone)

David Stevens, unisdr-bonn@un.org

13:00 – 13:45 Sustainable Urban Mobility Platform for Latin America MobiliseYourCity Action Hub Event Action Hub  TBD
15:00 – 15:45 Smart Mobility for Building Sustainable Cities Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative Action Hub Event Action Hub Bernice Dapaah, bernice@ghanabamboobikes.org
15:00 – 16:00  Managing Climate Risk in the Transport Sector IsDB, GIZ Pavilion Event MDB Pavillion Ahmed Al Qabany,
AAlQabany@isdb.org
Urda Eichhorst,
urda.eichhorst@giz.de
15:00 – 16:00 Pacific Decade for Sustainable Transport, What now? Pacific Islands Development Forum, Pavilion Event Moana Blue Pacific Pavilion Arpana Pratap, arpana.pratap@pidf.int
 16:45 – 18:15 Transport Mitigation Actions in Cities ITF, UITP, UIC Official Side Event Room 1, Blue Zone Wei-Shiuen Ng, Wei-Shiuen.NG@itf-oecd.org

Thursday – December 5th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
14:00 – 14:30 Meet the Author (Jari Kauppila, ITF Transport Outlook 2019) ITF Side Event ITF Exhibit Stand, Booth 9 Wei-Shiuen Ng, Wei-Shiuen.NG@itf-oecd.org
15:00 – 15:45 Cities in the Energy Transition REN21 Action Hub Event Action Hub TBD
15:00 – 15:30 Meet the ITF Secretary General Young Tae Kim  ITF Side Event  ITF Exhibit Stand, Booth 9  Wei-Shiuen Ng, Wei-Shiuen.NG@itf-oecd.org
16:00 – 17:30 Raising Urban Mobility ambition in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion Event EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion Mark Major, mark.major@slocatpartnership.org
16:00 – 16:30  Spotlight on the ITF Summit 2020 “Transport Innovation for Sustainable Development”  ITF Side Event  ITF Exhibit Stand, Booth 9   Wei-Shiuen Ng, Wei-Shiuen.NG@itf-oecd.org
Transport Day 2019

Friday – December 6th

Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
08:30 – 13:30 Transport Day 2019  GIZ and SLoCaT Pavilion Event Chilean Pavilion Talya Enriquez Romano,
talya.enriquezromano@slocatpartnership.org
13:15 – 14:45 GEF Experience in Mitigation-
Promoting Urban Sustainability
Through the Scaling of Electric
Mobility
UEMI, Wuppertal Institute Official Side Event  Room 3 Rob de Jong,
Rob.Jong@un.org
Oliver Lah,
Oliver.lah@uemi.net
13:45 – 15:15 Global Dialogue for Sustainable Transport: National Pathways and Transport Actions  ITF, the Ministry of Environment of Chile and the Association of Generators of Chile Pavilion Event  Chilean Pavilion Wei-Shiuen Ng, Wei-Shiuen.NG@itf-oecd.org
15:30 – 17:00 Green Hydrogen for Climate Action Generadoras, GIZ Pavilion Event Chilean Pavilion Jorge Gomez, jorge.gomez@generadoras.cl
17:15 – 18:45 Sector coupling: The driver for a sustainable energy transition towards net zero carbon? GIZ, BMU, MinE, Generadoras Pavilion Event Chilean Pavilion Marlen Goerner, marlen.goerner@giz.de, Florian Kohlhammer, florian.kohlhammer@giz.de
18:30 – 20:00 Advancing Sustainable Cities:
Renewables as the key to the
climate, energy and mobility
transition
UEMI, Wuppertal Institute Official Side Event  Room 4 Rob de Jong,
Rob.Jong@un.org
Oliver Lah,
Oliver.lah@uemi.net
Saturday – December 7th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
10:00 – 13:00 Marrakech Partnership Transport Action Event  ITF, SLoCaT, within MPGCA Action Event Room 6 Wei-Shiuen Ng, Wei-Shiuen.NG@itf-oecd.org

Talya Enriquez Romano,
talya.enriquezromano@slocatpartnership.org

10:00 – 11:00 Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development: Enhancing NDC and VNR Synergies IsDB, SLoCaT Pavilion Event MDB Pavilion  Karl Peet, karl.peet@slocatpartnership.org
13:15 – 14:45 Transforming Transportation Together: Perspectives from Countries, Cities, and Companies Transport Decarbonisation Alliance Pavilion Event Benelux Pavilion Chris Dekki,
chris.dekki@slocatpartnership.org
13.00 – 15.00 Turnaround 8.0: Young Woman
as Climate Changemakers
Session
UEMI, Wuppertal Institute Official Side Event  TBD Debashish Bhattacharjee,
debashish.bhattacharjee@un.org
15:00 –  15:45 Gender and sustainable, low-carbon transport SLoCaT and ITF Action Hub Event Action Hub Talya Enriquez Romano,
talya.enriquezromano@slocatpartnership.org
15:00 – 16:30 Mobility and climate change: the integral approach of cities POLIS, Rupprecht, Madrid, EUROCITIES, UITP Pavilion Event Spanish Pavilion, Blue Zone Mark Major, mark.major@slocatpartnership.org
15:00 – 17:00 Raising the ambition of NDCs : through long-term sectoral deep decarbonization analysis (Freight) and engagement with the private sector IDDRI Pavilion Event France Pavilion Yann Briand, yann.briand@iddri.org
15:30 – 16:30 U.S. Climate Alliance Transport Event U.S. Climate Alliance TBD U.S. Climate Action Centre, Blue Zone Julie Cerqueira, jcerqueira@usclimatealliance.org
Monday – December 9th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
9:00 – 10:30 Social cost of carbon as a key criterion in the evaluation of public investment projects in Latin America EUROCLIMA+, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Pavilion Event EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion Jimy Ferrer,  jimy.ferrer@un.org
10:30 – 11:30 Advancing climate change goals through national sub-national integration and greening the cities NDC Partnership Pavilion Event NDC Partnership Pavilion TBD
11:30 – 13:00 Meeting the ambition of member countries for climate action IsDB Pavilion Event MDB Pavilion TBD
11:45 – 13:15 Environmentally Sustainable Transport – NDCs, e-mobility and Sustainable Transport Eco-Mo Foundation and UNCRD Pavilion Event Japan Pavilion Masaru Kumai, m-kumai@ecomo.or.jp
12:00 – 13:00 Zero emission road transport: funding the ZEV transition UK Pavilion Event UK Pavilion Dale Hall, d.hall@theicct.org
12.30 – 13.45 Smart urban transitions:
innovative and efficient
mobility solutions
UEMI, Wuppertal Institute Pavilion Event German Pavilion Oliver Lah,
Oliver.lah@uemi.net
14:00 – 15:00 Cities and transport UK Pavilion Event UK Pavilion Giorgio Parolini, giorgio.parolini@dft.gov.uk
14:00 – 15:00 Sailing to zero: Solutions for clean shipping Bellona Europa Pavilion Event Nordic Pavilion TBD
14:00 – 15:30 ACT now! Partnerships for energy-efficient urban mobility BMZ, SLoCaT Pavilion Event German Pavilion TBD
16:30 – 17:30 EV100: Business as “Ambassador for Change” The Climate Group, UK Pavilion Event UK Pavilion Ralph Palmer, rpalmer@theclimategroup.org,
Giorgio Parolini, giorgio.parolini@dft.gov.uk
18:30 – 20:00 UNFCCC Side Event on transparency in transport and development of GHG Buildings Compendium UNFCCC, GIZ Pavilion Event UNFCCC Pavilion Marlan Pillay,
MPillay@unfccc.int
Urda Eichhorst,
urda.eichhorst@giz.de
Tuesday – December 10th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
09:30 – 17:30 The 10th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019 Climate Action
(BMW Group)
Affiliate Side Event Novotel Madrid Campo de las Naciones, Madrid, Spain  Rachel Cooper, rcooper@climateaction.org
10:45 – 12:00 Key challenges and solutions in the transition to electric mobility IEA, Korea Environment Corporation (KECO), Korea Environment Institute (KEI) Pavilion Event Korea Pavilion Jinsun Lim, Jinsun.LIM@iea.org
11:00 – 12:30 Power-to-X:The missing building-block for full decarbonisation BMU, GIZ (TraCS), Öko-Institut Pavilion Event German pavilion Daniel Bongardt,
daniel.bongardt@giz.de

14:45 – 15:55

 Niulakita Declaration, for the decarbonization of the shipping sector Maritime sector contribution to the global efforts to address climate change  France  Pavilion Event  French Pavilion

Mfc.Dam.Dgitm@developpement-durable.gouv.fr

15:00 – 17:00 Implications of sustainable mobility ecosystem in climate action Ministry of Railways, Government of India, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Pavilion Event India Pavilion  Mallika Bose, mallika.bose@ficci.com
17:30 – 19:00 Economics of Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean and green fiscal policy as an instrument for decarbonization EUROCLIMA+, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Pavilion event  EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion  Jimy Ferrer, jimy.ferrer@un.org
18:30—20:00 Climate resilient transport infrastructure for sustainable trade, tourism and development in SIDS  UNCTAD and UNEP, with support from Germany and in collaboration with OECS Commission, Commonwealth Secretariat, UNFCCC, and ISO. Official Side Event  Room 5 Regina Asariotis, Regina.Asariotis@unctad.org
Wednesday – December 11th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
09:30 – 17:30 The 10th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019 Climate Action
(BMW Group)
Affiliate Side Event Novotel Madrid Campo de las Naciones, Madrid, Spain  Rachel Cooper, rcooper@climateaction.org
13:15 – 14:45 Gender-responsive urban climate policies and NDCs GenderCC, Equidad, Despacio/Women in Motion Official Side Event Room 3, Blue Zone TBD
16:00 – 17:30

Preparing bankable projects: financing NDC´s in Latin America

EUROCLIMA+
(GIZ, INCAE Business School and CEPAL)
Pavilion Event EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion Mark Major, mark.major@slocatpartnership.org
Thursday – December 12th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
10:00 – 11:00 Climate Technology Transfer: Institutional Capacity in LAC and the Case of the Transportation Sector NUMO, IDB, GEF Pavilion Event Pavilion of the Americas, Blue Zone Sebastian Castellanos, sebastian@numo.global
 13:15 – 14:45 Our house is burning. Scientific
effective targeting to put out
the fire
UEMI, Wuppertal Institute Official Side Event  Room 1, Hall 4 Oliver Lah,
Oliver.lah@uemi.net 
Friday – December 13th
Time Title of the Event Organizers & Co-organizers Type of the Event Venue Contact Person
 11:30  – 13:00  Implications of sustainable mobility ecosystem in global climate action Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, SLoCaT, ITDP Pavilion Event Room 6 Rita Roy Choudhury rita.roychoudhury@ficci.com

 

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