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Technology Mechanism Side Event at SB50

Date: 
Friday 21 June 2019 (Time to be announced)

Friday, 21 June, 18:30 -20:00
Room Kaminzimmer
Skype broadcast

At this SB 50 side event, the panelists will share plans to support technology development and transfer through implementation of the Technology Framework to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement. 

18:30 - 18:40 | OPENING
Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

18:40 - 19:00 | THE TECHNOLOGY MECHANISM & THE TECHNOLOGY FRAMEWORK
Dinara Gershinkova, Chair, Technology Executive Committee
Orly Jacob, Chair, Advisory Board of the Climate Technology Center and Network

19:00 - 19:30 | MODERATED DISCUSSION
FACILITATOR: Carlos Fuller, International and Regional Liaison Officer of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre
PANELISTS:
Gonzalo Muñoz, Chile's high-level climate action champion 
Sara Nyberg, YOUNGO
Anne Barre, Women and Gender Constituency
Elisha N. Moyo, National Designated Entity, Zimbabwe
Axel Michaelova, Institute of Political Science / University of Zurich and Center for Comparative and International Studies
Sunil Acharya, Regional Advisor – Climate and Resilience, Practical Action (tbc)

Guiding questions:

Q1: What priority actions should the TEC and CTCN undertake in the five key themes of the Technology Framework to address the transformational changes envisioned in the Paris Agreement and the long-term vision for technology development and transfer?

Q2: How can the TEC and CTCN further accelerate climate technology development and transfer efforts in developing countries and enhance the implementation of nationally determined contributions?

Q3. What roles different stakeholders could play in the implementation of the Technology Framework? How to mobilize stakeholders to actively contribute to the work of the Technology Mechanism? 

19:30 - 20:00 | QUESTIONS & ANSWERS