10 July 2019 - 11 July 2019
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines
IIASA's Bas van Ruijven has been invited to attend the expert meeting held by the UNFCCC. The Experts Meeting on Assessing and Determining the Needs of Developing Countries (related to the implementation of the Climate Change Convention and the Paris Agreement) is summoned in response to the decision by the Conference of Parties at its twenty-third session (COP 23). The decision requested the secretariat to explore ways and means to assist developing countries in assessing their needs and priorities in a country-driven manner, and in translating climate finance needs into action. The experts invited will be technical experts involved in the assessment and determination of needs of developing countries.
According to the UNFCCC secretariat, there are multiple topics the meeting sets to cover, specifically:
The meeting itself will be organized into different sessions which will include presentations and open overall discussions and break-out group discussions. Moreover, it will be divided into four sessions (excluding the opening and closing remarks):
For more information and a detailed overview of the meeting, please click here.
Last edited: 10 July 2019
UNFCCC Event Webpage
van Ruijven, B., De Cian, E., & Sue Wing, I. (2019). Amplification of future energy demand growth due to climate change. Nature Communications 10 (1) 10.1038/s41467-019-10399-3.
Rao, N. , van Ruijven, B.J., Riahi, K. , & Bosetti, V. (2017). Improving poverty and inequality modelling in climate research. Nature Climate Change 7 (12), 857-862. 10.1038/s41558-017-0004-x.
van Ruijven, B.J., Levy, M.A., Biermann, F., & Pachauri, S. (2014). Enhancing the relevance of shared socioeconomic pathways for climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability research. Climatic Change 122 (3), 481-494. 10.1007/s10584-013-0931-0.
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