3. NDC Update Support: Preparing for 2025 and more ambitious and robust NDCs

Date: Wednesday 31st May
Time: 14:00-16:00
Room: Aurora Borealis

For this session, participants are invited to discuss and revaluate collectively their own lessons learned from the last updating cycle and develop priorities and recommendations for 2025, getting inspired for their own context and engagement area. To kick off the discussion, key recommendations from the study ‘On the road to 2025 – Lessons for effective NDC update support’, commissioned by the International Climate Initiative (IKI), are used for a World Café discussion. The objective is to focus on the nature of the process, the interplay, and effects of actors in countries


  • John Henry Melo, Climate Change and Risk Management Division, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Colombia
  • Dr. Jan Sindt, Head of Implementation Strategies, Climate Analytics
  • Harjeet Singh, Head of Global Political Strategy, Climate Action Network
  • Jo (Jyotsna) Puri, Associate Vice – President of the Strategy and Knowledge Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Organizers: Michelle Pena Nelz,  Advisor, GIZ