Summary Report on the Independent Global Stocktake (iGST) Southeast Asia Hub Launch and Kick-off Workshop
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.
The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) joins the Bonn Climate Change Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from June 5-15, 2023 at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany (WCCB), where delegates from 175 states, UN and other intergovernmental bodies, NGOs, and media gather as the continuation of the UN [...]
REMARKS: Transforming the Global Financial System to Address the Climate & Debt Crises – A Climate Vulnerable Perspective
Remarks as delivered by ICSC executive director Angelo Kairos Dela Cruz at the side event entitled “Transforming the Global Financial System to Address the Climate & Debt Crises - A Climate Vulnerable Perspective” on 13 April 2023, 9:30 to 11:00 AM EDT, in time for this year’s WBG and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings in Washington, DC.
Remarks as delivered by ICSC executive director Angelo Kairos Dela Cruz at the World Bank Group’s (WBG) Evolution Forum on 11 April 2023, 8:30 to 10:30 AM EDT, in time for this year’s WBG and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings in Washington, DC.
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.
The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) is an accredited civil society organization of the World Bank Group (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) and regularly participates in their Spring and Annual meetings. This year’s Spring Meeting will be held on 10-16 April 2023 at the WB/IMF headquarters in Washington, DC. The organization also supports the Vulnerable 20 (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance under the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), currently chaired by Ghana.
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.