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CPR at the Climate Conference in Paris

As the COP21 approaches, below are CPR’s events at Paris:

I. How will INDCs shape development? Views from Chile, China, Colombia, India, Peru & South Africa

Side event at COP21, Paris
8 December 2015 | 1130 to 1300 hrs | Observer Room 2, COP21 conference site, Le Bourget

CPR, the University of Cape Town and South SouthNorth Projects Africa, are co-hosting an event focusing on the interactions between INDCs and development outcomes in the MAPS countries (Brazil Chile, Colombia Peru, South Africa), China & India given the complexity of decarbonisation, integrating multiple objectives and facing implementation in developing countries.

II.Development Mitigation and Futures: MAPS and DDPP experiences

Conference | 3 – 4 December 2015, 0930 to 1830 hrs, Mercure Paris Suffren Tour Eiffel, Paris
High level event | 6 December 2015, 1030 to 1230 hrs, Pavillon Wagram, Paris (by invitation only)

CPR is a research collaborator with Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) and Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project (DDPP), for a technical conference that will discuss approaches to advance domestic mitigation policies towards low carbon prosperous societies. The conference is followed by high level meeting with representatives from national governments, businesses, the donor community and non-profit organisations, aimed at discussing the role of long-term transformations in the Post-2015 process and its effective implementation.

III. Where are the big emitters China and India heading?

Event organised by the Centre for International Climate and Energy Politics (CICEP)
8 December 2015 | 1800 to 2000 hrs | CICERO Action through Connection pavilion, Hall 3, COP21 Conference Site, Le Bourget

CPR will participate at a debate focusing on domestic policies and emission trends in China and India, as well as the role of both countries in international climate politics.

CPR’s Pre-Paris Publications and Events

Click here for an interactive timeline of CPR’s Climate Initiative publications and events over the past year on informing domestic and international climate and development policy debates in the lead up to Paris.
Click here to watch the video of a recent event that was held with India’s most seasoned climate negotiators on India’s interests and what negotiating approach at COP21 in Paris.