iGST Southeast Asia Hub at SB58

Delegates from 175 states, UN and other intergovernmental bodies, NGOs, and media gathered for the Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB58) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  from June 5-15, 2023 at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany (WCCB), which served as the continuation of the UN climate talks since the conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt last November 2022. The third technical dialogue of the GST will also take place in SB58, which serve as the venue to contribute final inputs before the culmination of the first GST.

The iGST consortium and its regional hubs joined discussions and organized side events in SB58.

Delivering a successful GST1 – Course-correcting to meet our climate goals

June 5, 16:15—17:30, Bonn Room, WCCB

Explore what it will take to make the first GST a success in 2023 and beyond. Speakers will share perspectives on how to land a robust outcome at COP28, concrete commitments it could include, and what follow-up is needed to ensure GST1 drives action on the ground in the years ahead.This event will build on research from the OECD-IEA Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG) and the Independent Global Stocktake (iGST).


  • Thureya Alali, United Arab Emirates
  • Sirini Jeudy-Hugo, CCXG/OECD 
  • Casey Cronin, iGST/ClimateWorks Foundation
  • Adriano Santhiago de Oliveira, Brazil 
  • Elizabeth Rowe, United Kingdom 
  • Danica Marie Supnet, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, iGST Southeast Asia Regional Hub 
  • Maryke van Staden, ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Enrique Maurtua Konstantinidis, Iniciativa Climática de México (ICM), iGST Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Hub (moderator)

Global Stocktake TD1.3 Poster session

June 7, 13:00-15:00, Foyer, WCCB

The submission of the iGST Southeast Asia Hub, through ICSC and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), to the third technical dialogue of GST1 was selected to be presented physically in the poster session at SB58. The poster features the key priorities of non-state actors (NSAs) in Southeast Asia for the GST.

Regional GST: Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities

June 8, 15:15–16:30, Kaminzimmer room, WCCB

The iGST aims to support processes through regional collaboration among non-state actors for the GST. In this side event, regional representatives from Latin America, West Africa, and Southeast Asia will share their experiences on how non-state actors play an integral role in stocktaking current climate progress and accelerating collective ambition for future updating of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).


    • Danica Marie Supnet, Interim Director for Climate Policy, ICSC; iGST Southeast Asia Hub
    • Enrique Maurtua Konstantinidis, ICM; iGST Latin America and the Caribbean Hub
    • Kwame Oppong Hackman, West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land; iGST West Africa Hub (joined virtually)
    • Helen Magata, Program Coordinator, Tebtebba Foundation; iGST Southeast Asia Hub
    • Casey Cronin, Director for Global Intelligence, ClimateWorks Foundation
    • Sonja Klinsky, iGST Equity Working Group
    • Kei Kurushima, IGES (moderator)

Contact us

For more information and for more inquiries about the Hub, you may reach out to:

  • Danica Marie Supnet
    Interim Director for Climate Policy, ICSC