This summary report outlined the events that transpired during the official launch of the Independent Global Stocktake (iGST) Southeast Asia (SEA) regional consortium on May 16-18, 2023 in Manila, Philippines. During the three-day event, non-state actor (NSA) representatives from the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Timor-Leste, and Lao PDR gathered to discuss key activities of the Hub and develop a flexible common framework for translating the outcomes of the Global Stocktake (GST) in the context of Southeast Asia, and for informing Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) updates through the GST processes.
Remarks as delivered by ICSC Climate Policy Analyst Danize Marie Lukban during the side event organized by The Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre For Women (ARROW) last July 18 at the United Nations’ High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2023 held from July 10-19, 2023. The presentation, delivered virtually, focused on SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities and SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals.
Last year, the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) released a report entitled “Luzon Power Outlook: Determining the Adequacy of Power Supply for April-June 2022”, warning of a possible shortfall in the country’s power supply in the second quarter of the year. This 2023, the Philippine grid still faces the same threat.
Remarks as delivered by ICSC analyst for climate finance and governance Danize Marie Lukban during the third panel of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development Youth Forum 2023, focusing on ‘People and Partnerships: Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia and the Pacific region on Sustainable Cities and Communities’ held last March 18 to 20, 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Board held its meeting to discuss various matters related to the management of the People's Survival Fund. The meeting was attended by the board members and the PSF Board Secretariat. This document is a summary of the discussions and decisions made during the meeting.
Submission of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC): Inputs to the third technical dialogue of the first Global Stocktake (GST) in response to call for inputs to the first GST on 18 January 2023.
REMARKS: Joint Meeting of the Clean Technology Fund and Strategic Climate Fund Committees, 31 January 2023Ira Guerrero2023-02-14T15:58:02+08:00
Remarks delivered by ICSC Executive Director Angelo Kairos Dela Cruz as part of the agenda on the operational and governance review of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) during the Joint Meeting of the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) Committees at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. last 31 January 2023
REMARKS: Improving Disaster Risk Finance in Climate Vulnerable Countries through Civil Society Engagementadmin2022-11-22T12:00:55+08:00
Remarks as delivered by ICSC deputy executive director Angelo Kairos Dela Cruz during the side event hosted by the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) at the 27th Conference of Parties of the United Nations (COP27) last November 16, 2022.