Accelerating Global Climate Actions via Subnational Leadership
The session aims to showcase subnational and local climate actions from the global south and how these are driving regional and global climate action. The session will put a spotlight on select climate champions, showcase peer to peer learning best practices as well as bring out leadership voices from the global south.
- Enable peer to peer learning among multiple stakeholders like CSOs, governments and other experts
- Facilitate south-south collaboration on just transition, climate action and capacity building
- Identify workable solutions and capacity building opportunities that can be scaled up/ replicated to other regions to accelerate climate action
The session will start with welcoming the participants and speakers followed by a short presentation to set the context. This will be followed by a panel discussion having representation from the global south including youth, indigenous groups, governments and civil society to deliberate on the sub-national and local climate actions from the global south and how these are driving regional and global climate action. This will be followed by an interactive story-telling session which will put a spotlight on select climate champions, showcasing peer-to-peer learning and sharing best practices as well as bring out leadership voices from the global south. The session will conclude after this with a vote of thanks.
The event is being jointly organized by Climate Group, WRI India and Race To Zero - The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions.
- Jane Lumumba, Africa Delivery Lead, UN High-Level Champions
- Punit Gandhi, Lead (Projects), Climate Centre for Cities, National Institute of Urban Affairs, India
- Starlene Sharma, Founding Partner, Green Artha
- Braulina Baniwa, Director, ANMIGA
- Aditya Thackeray, Former Environment Minister, Govt of Maharashtra
- Saransh Bajpai, Associate Director, Climate, WRI India
- Saurabh Jain Punamiya, Net-Zero Expert Review Group, India Engagements & Climate Policy, The Climate Change High-Level Champions
- Rana Pujari, Senior Manager - South Asia Government Relations, Climate Group