TERI at UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 - December 2019

02 Dec 2019 13 Dec 2019
Mr Karan Mangotra,
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain

At the 25th Conference of the Parties (COP25) to be held in Madrid in December, TERI will convene a series of events to discuss integrating efforts to mitigate climate change, air pollution, and plastic waste. Over the two weeks, discussions at these side events will highlight national-level actions and focus on the effective collaborations between 197 parties.


TERI @ the India Pavilion
02 December 2019, (Monday)
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, India Pavilion, COP 25

Contact: Dr Kavya Michael
Accelerating adaptation action and knowledge to support action

Flagging the adaptation requirements and challenges of Global South and enriching knowledge exchange, networks and co-production, and building of effective collaborations between the South-South and North-South.

03 December 2019 (Tuesday)
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM India Pavilion, COP 25

Contact: Ms Neha
Green Education: Joining hands to address Climate Change

Strengthening school-based CCE movement to a larger section of society

10 December 2019 (Tuesday)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, India Pavilion, COP 25

Contact: Mr Abhishek Kaushik
Minimizing Single-use Plastics

Understanding the extent of the plastic waste issue, its impacts on the social and economic well-being of Asian countries; Highlight national-level actions and initiatives in Asia to combat plastic waste.

11 December 2019 (Wednesday)
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, India Pavilion, COP 25

Contact: Dr Sumit Sharma
Integrating efforts for control of air pollution and climate change

TERI in partnership with UNEP is hosting a side event to discuss integrating efforts for control of air pollution and climate change.

Other TERI/UNFCCC official side events:
4 December 2019 (Wednesday)
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, NDC Partnership Pavilion

Contact: Ms Tamiksha Singh
Innovative Approaches for Channelling Climate Finance for Adaptation Actions

Developing a better understanding of financing hurdles for adaptation actions and how these can be addressed through innovative approaches

5 December 2019 (Thursday)
8:45 AM to 10:00 AM, 2nd Capacity Building Hub-Hall 4

Contact: Ms Vani Rijhwani
Moving toward the Enhanced Transparency Framework

(Co-hosted with PATPA, GIZ, Ricardo EE) Highlight the key concepts and components of the enhanced transparency framework. Enhance technical understanding of the implementation of national transparency systems, focusing inter alia on institutional arrangements and data management. Exchange countries' experiences on MRV and transparency to showcase win/win strategies and actions.

10 December 2019 (Tuesday)
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, Room 6 (UNFCCC official side event)

Contact: Mr Abhishek Kaushik
Clean Energy Transition Pathways and Tracking Progress with Paris Agreement Implementation

(Co-hosted with IEA) Highlighting progress and trends in the clean energy transition and long-term pathways to meet Paris Agreement goals

13 December 2019 (Friday)
1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Room 1 (UNFCCC official side event)

Contact: Mr Abhishek Kaushik
Acceleration of innovation for reducing CO2 emissions

(Co-hosted with NEDO, The Carbon Trust, Wuppertal Institute) Accelerating innovation that benefits each country by adapting the advanced decarbonize technologies respectively and means of doing so.


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