R20 @COP23, Bonn

R20 @COP23, Bonn
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The R20 delegation is getting ready to head to Bonn for COP23 and we are excited to share with you the list of events in which we will be demonstrating R20’s unique approach to addressing the funding gap for low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure at the sub national level.
Health Actions for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement
“The Paris Agreement, adopted on 12 December 2015, marks the beginning of a new era in the global response to climate change. The world now has a global climate treaty, that will become a public health treaty as countries take action. “The right  to health”, acknowledged in the Paris Agreement, will be central to the actions taken.”
As a vocal advocate for environmental action, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will address, in his keynote speech, the vision and ways to fight together climate change to protect our health and wellbeing.
Sun. Nov 12, 11:30 – 14:30
Bonn Zone
Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders
“Local and regional governments strengthening their resolve to curb climate change and prepare for its effects. They are coming together at COP23 in Bonn to launch key initiatives and strategic coalitions that shape global climate action”.
The event will include a Special address from R20 founding Chair, Arnold Schwarzenegger and a presentation of the Sub national Climate Fund initiative by Christophe Nuttall, R20 executive direcor.
Sun. Nov 12, 9:45 – 19:00
Bonn Zone
additional information can be found on http://www.cities-and-regions.org
 
Curtain Raiser on the International Solar Alliance
Mon. Nov 13, 11:00 – 13:00
India Pavilion
The Green Transformation and Development of China Industry
Mon. Nov 13, 16:00
China Pavilion
From Action to Transaction: Unlocking deal flow for subnational portfolio of low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects

R20, with BlueOrchard and World Climate Ltd. will be will be presenting the Sub national Climate Fund (SnCF). Aiming at unlocking an effective deal flow of low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects, the SnCF is a first of its kind initiative to address the funding gap for green infrastructure projects at the sub national level in frontier and emerging markets. A number of speakers, including Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC and Yong Li, Director General of UNIDO, will take the stage during the event to accelerate climate finance.

Tue. Nov 14, 11:00 – 12:15
World Climate Summit at Kameha Grand Hotel, Bonn
Registration possible here
GS Awards Winners’ Gala
Wed. Nov 15, 17:00 – 22:00
La Galerie by WE at Kameha Grand Hotel, Bonn
Austrian Showcase event
Thu. Nov 16, 9:30 – 11
Mariott World Hotel Conference