Insights from the latest UNEP Emissions Gap Report and UNFCCC NDC Synthesis Report

This joint UNFCCC and UNEP side event features high-level opening remarks from UNEPs Executive Director and UNFCCCs Executive Secretary and a presentation of the key findings of the UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2023. This is followed by a panel discussion on what we need from the Global Stocktake, and how we can we speed up climate action and implementation this decade.

The event draws on two recent UNEP and UNFCCC reports that both aim to inform the concluding discussions of the first global stocktake under the Paris Agreement:

  • The UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2023: Broken Record – Temperatures hit new highs, yet world fails to cut emissions (again)
  • The UNFCCC 2023 NDC synthesis report

Speakers:

Panel I: High-level remarks and presentation of the key findings of the Emissions Gap Report

  • Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
  • Simon Stiell, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Anne Olhoff, Chief Scientific Editor of the Emissions Gap Report 2023, CONCITO

Moderator: Mirey Atallah, Head of Nature for Climate Branch, Ecosystems Division, United Nations Environment Programme

Panel II:

  • Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
  • Simon Stiell, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Minal Pathak, Lead Author of the Emissions Gap Report 2023, University of Ahmedabad
  • Yacob Mulugetta, Lead Author of the Emissions Gap Report 2023, University College London
  • Lornaliza Kogler, Team Lead, Information Unit, Transparency Division, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Joeri Rogelj, Lead Author of the Emissions Gap Report 2023, Imperial College London
  • Oliver Geden, Lead Author of the Emissions Gap Report 2023, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
  • Anne Olhoff, Chief Scientific Editor of the Emissions Gap Report 2023, CONCITO

Moderator: Niklas Höhne, Lead author of the Emissions Gap Reports, NewClimate Institute

Event starts at 10h00 (Dubai time) / 07h00 (Berlin time).

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