Highlights and images for 13 November 2017



This event convened on 13 November 2017, in Bonn, Germany, on the sidelines of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It was organized by the NAMA Facility, the Governments of Germany, UK and Denmark, and the European Commission. The aim of the event was to demonstrate the joint commitment of developing countries and donors to continued financing and implementation of ambitious and transformational Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) to support the Paris Agreement. During the event, Germany and the UK announced contributions of €30 million and £40 million respectively to the Facility for the fifth call for proposals.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, provided web coverage from the side event on “The Future Role of the NAMA Facility in Unlocking Finance for Ambitious Mitigation Actions.” In addition, IISD Reporting Services has published a briefing note of the event in HTML and PDF.

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L-R: Mariana Rojas, Colombia; Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary Secretary of State, BMUB, Germany; Marcelo Mena Carrasco, Minister of Environment, Chile; and Peter Betts, UK

Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary Secretary of State, BMUB, Germany, announced a contribution of €30 million from Germany to the Facility for the fifth call for proposals.

Roberto Ridofi, European Commission, called for creating jobs using innovative financing instruments and schemes.

Peter Betts, UK, announced that the UK would contribute £40 million towards the fifth call for proposals.

Panelists during the event

Mariana Rojas, Colombia, emphasized private sector engagement in the domestic refrigeration NAMA.

Asger Garnak, Denmark, expressed confidence that the NAMA Facility would remain relevant with the challenge being to define projects that could be supported.

Jorge León Wolpert Kuri, Mexico, noted that the housing NAMA in Mexico has surpassed its objectives.

Participants listen to the panelist

Ash Sharma, NAMA Facility, moderated the session.

A participant asks a question.