UNDP Engagement at Madrid Climate Conference (COP25)

December 3, 2019

UNDP's engagement at COP25 features a wide range of activities over 11 days from December 3 to December 13, 2019, in various locations in and around the conference venue in Madrid, Spain. 

Below is a summary of our main events. You can download a comprehensive list here.

Note: all timings Central European Time (UTC+1).

Tuesday, 10th December

·      15:00 – 16:30 - COP Presidency High Level Event on Gender, co-hosted by Germany: Towards ambitious and gender-inclusive climate action and biodiversity preservation. Location: Conference Venue, Room 5

This high-level gender event organized as part of Gender Day is focused on gender justice for climate change and biodiversity, recognizing the importance of gender considerations in national and international policy and action and the key role women play as agents of change.

Wednesday, 11th December

·      10:15 – 11:45 - Small Island Developing States at the Forefront of Climate Action. Location: Conference Venue, AOSIS/CARICOM Pavilion

This event will highlight the pledge by Small Island Developing States (SIDS) for ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and foster dialogue with key partners for implementing climate solutions in SIDS, including their large ocean territories.

·      11:45 – 13:00 - Enhancing NDCs and Raising Ambition: Partnerships for Delivering UNDP’s Climate Promise. Location: Conference Venue, Room 5

The objective of the event is to dive deeper into the details of what will be delivered under UNDP’s Climate Promise, with a focused discussion on the future of NDC implementation and the role of renewables and energy transitions. The event targets Government representatives and other partners working on enhancing their NDCs, to provide information and demonstrate what is already being done, what is planned, and identify what is needed to raise ambition and strengthen partnerships for successful delivery of the Climate Promise.