Austrian Climate Change Workshop
Kommunalkredit Public Consulting, 1092 Vienna, Türkenstrasse 9
This annually-held event aims at fostering knowledge-sharing and discussion on key climate change issues aimed at contributing to low-carbon development and climate resilience on a global scale. It will be carried out in a conference-style setting with international high-level speakers from both the public and the private sector presenting in sessions structured around the following main topics:
- Status and future direction of international climate change policies, based on the outcomes from COP 22 in Marrakesh and complemented by the UN Sustainable Development Goals with re-gards to climate resilience, low-carbon development, climate finance and cross-cutting issues,
- Scaling-up financing for climate change adaptation and mitigation, presenting lessons learnt, strategies for scaling-up as well as new initiatives led by development finance institutions that con-tribute to achieve national climate change action plans and involve the private sector,
- City-wide initiatives aiming at maximizing environmental, economic and social benefits in line with local priorities, tailored to budgets and based on thorough stakeholder dialogue,
- Greening of the financial system, outlining the risks, challenges and opportunities for channeling investments into climate-friendly assets and presenting ways for bridging between institutional investors and asset developers.
Beyond Paris: Financing and Implementing Climate Change Commitments