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Next steps under the Paris Agreement and the Katowice Climate Package

The GIZ published the paper “Next steps under the Paris Agreement and the Katowice Climate Package”. The document provides guidance to policy makers and practitioners on key steps and challenges in the development, implementation and maintenance of NDCs, as well as the new transparency requirements under the Paris Agreement.

Key messages of the Global NDC Conference 2019

The Global NDC Conference, which took place from 12-14 June 2019 in Berlin, convened governments, development cooperation agencies, businesses, scientists and civil society from 80 countries. What have they discussed, and how can that inform the international community in its efforts to ramp up climate ambition?

Global NDC Conference 2019: Inspiring Action and Enabling Change

The Global NDC Conference 2019 will take place from 12th to 14th June 2019 in Berlin, Germany. The three day practical event wants to inspire and enable policy makers and practitioners to accelerate the pace and scale of transformational change via NDC implementation in order to reach the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement.

NDC Implementation Futures – Policy Recommendations from the 2018 NDC Support Cluster Workshop Series

The discussion paper "NDC Implementation Futures" summarises the key insights and main recommendations gained from the NDC Support Cluster workshop series for national and subnational governments and for the expert community supporting NDC implementation.
Panel discussion during COP24 side event

The role of global initiatives and networks in driving NDC implementation

During a COP24 side event organised by the Support Project for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (SPA), participants agreed that global networks and initiatives have an important part to play in implementing NDCs and raising ambition. It also became clear, however, that the approaches to and targets set for NDCs were inadequate to kick-start transformative change in key sectors.