June 12-14, 2019
In 2015, the international community created the political framework for the transformation towards climate-friendly and climate-resilient development by adopting the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Global NDC Conference 2019 aimed to inspire and enable policy-makers and practitioners to accelerate the pace and scale of transformational change – via NDC implementation – to reach the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement. Read a summary of discussions in the Key messages from the conference organisers.
The conference brought together representatives from national and subnational governments, sectoral, women, finance, environment and planning ministries, think tanks, the private sector, financial institutions, NGOs, and multilateral and bilateral organisations – all of whom are involved in the implementation of NDCs. 350 participants attended from some 80 countries.
The main conference themes were integrated governance, finance and transparency. Key messages on each of these themes can be found in the following downloadable documents:
There is no blueprint for NDC implementation and achieving transformational change. The diverse experiences of delegates all contributed to these rich discussions about making transformation a reality and identifying the next steps for action. Find more case studies and participant quotes in the conference blog.