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Climate compatible development talks nears and more…

UNEP Photography Contest

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), through the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Regional Gateway for Technology Transfer and Climate Change Action in Latin America and the Caribbean (REGATTA), will accept submissions for  its photo contest until May 5, 2013. The photographs should reflect:

i)  climate change impact in Latin America and the Caribbean and/or,
ii) mitigation and adaptation measures being undertaken in the fight against climate change in the region.

Learn more about the contest at http://www.pnuma.org/contest_basis_regatta.pdf
Learn more about the jury at http://www.pnuma.org/jury.pdf

Credit: Google

Credit: Google

Climate Compatible Development in the Developing World

On 8 May 2013 AT 8AM EST the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and CDKN will livestream a discussion exploring the drivers and challenges for climate compatible development.

The discussion will examine what puts climate change onto the agenda in developing countries, energy security, new economic prospects, and the challenges of implementing climate compatible development, such as managing different interest groups.

The speakers will present and respond to CDKN-ODI programme experience and to new research in Kenya, Ghana, Vietnam and Colombia. The event will be livestreamed and viewers are encouraged to pose written questions and feedback to the panellists.

Tune into the live stream here.

Chair
Simon Maxwell – Executive Chair, CDKN

Speakers
Karen Ellis – Head of Private Sector and Markets, ODI
Emma Tompkins – Lecturer, University of Leeds
Claudia Martinez – Green Growth Advisor, Government of Colombia, and CDKN
Sam Bickersteth – Chief Executive, CDKN


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