Finding the Right Balance: Climate Finance Access and Accountability for Low Carbon Development (May 2019)


DATE : 16 May 2019
VENUE : Dolcelatte, Quezon Avenue
Climate action, now more than ever, is needed to ensure that developing vulnerable countries such as the Philippines are able to thrive and develop under the new climate “normal”. Climate finance plays a central role in allowing the country to dive into mitigation and adaptation measures without compromising the achievement of development goals.

GIZ comments on EPDP Paper


DOWNLOAD PDF “Filipino 2040 – Energy: Power Security and Competitiveness EPDP Working Paper 2016 – 01R” Comments by Michael Vemuri, GIZ, Chief Advisor Renewable Energy With inputs from [...]

B-LEADERS comments on the EPDP Paper


DOWNLOAD PDF The USAID Philippines project Building Low Emission Alternatives to Development Economic Resilience and Sustainability (B-LEADERS) reviewed and remarked on the "Energy: Power Security and Competitiveness" working [...]

Roundtable on Energy Security and Competitiveness
(March 2017)


DATE: 17 March 2017
VENUE: School of Economics, University of the Philippines
The event is organised jointly by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) – Philippines in cooperation with University of the Philippines School of Economics (UPSE).

SOUTH-SOUTH Knowledge Exchange (Dec 2016)


DATE: 6-7 December 2016
VENUE: Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City, Philippines
2015 was a truly unprecedented year for the development paradigm as the whole world unified to adopt a new global agenda for sustainable development and a landmark agreement on climate change. The countries have set upon themselves the ambitious target of working towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and curb their emissions through committing through the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), both by 2030. In 2016, governments are turning their attention toward implementing their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and integrating these goals and commitments into national-level planning processes and policies. They need to identify the gaps and barriers that stand in the way of successfully achieving their NDCs along with opportunities.

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