COP24. South-South Pledge for Climate Technologies


Events facts

11 December 2018 - 4:00 pm > 4:30 pm CET
Climate Technology Centre and Network

15:00 - 15:30 - Room 13 Area B

Addressing climate change requires global cooperation with new leaders emerging in the provision of support for climate technology development, transfer, dissemination and deployment.

At the South-South Pledge Event, the Governments of Brazil and the Republic of Korea will announce their commitments to other non-Annex 1 countries.  Interested recipient countries are invited to attend in order to explore matchmaking opportunities. The Pledge Event will conclude with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Republic of Korea and UN Environment for South-South Cooperation through the Climate Technology Centre and Network.


Welcome remarks (5 minutes) - Jukka Uosukainen, Director, Climate Technology Centre and Network

Pledge statement (5 minutes) - Ximena Ruz Espejo, Technical Deputy Director of the Agency for Sustainability and Climate Change, Chile

Pledge statement (5 minutes) - Mr. Seo Gon Ko, Director-General, Research and Development Policy Bureau, Ministry of Science and Information and Communications Technology, Republic of Korea

Summary remarks (5 minutes) - Satya Tripathi, Assistant Secretary General and Head of the New York Office, UN Environment 

Signing of the MoU between the Republic of Korea and UN Environment