COP25 Side Event: Advancing Climate Change Goals through Multi-Level Governance and Green Cities

The Ministry of Planning & Investment (Government of Vietnam), LEDS Global Partnership and Asia LEDS Partnership (ALP) invite you to this side event at the NDC Partnership Pavilion at COP25 on 9th of December, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Representatives from national and sub-national governments from China, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam showcase success stories and outcomes from policies on vertical linkages for climate action, implementation of city climate action plans and green city action plans.

Under the leadership of the Vietnam Government, this session also features insights from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Government of Germany, on the importance of integrated action to support NDC Ambition. The event would witness knowledge sharing and deliberations during the panel discussion featuring distinguished representatives from Asian government representatives.


Dr. Vera Rodenhoff – Head of Division Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany
Mr. Ron Benioff – LEDS Global Partnership; International program manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Panel Discussion:
Moderator: Ms Soumya Chaturvedula – ALP

Ms Le Hoang Anh

Ms. Anand Tsog Ministry of Environment, Department of Climate change and International Relations (TBC)

Ms. SUN Fen – Climate Change Research Center of Beijing Municipal Ecology and Environment Bureau

Sri Lanka
Country representative: Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (TBC)

Sub-national representative: Thushara Sanjeewa Vitharana. The Mayor of the municipal council of Kurunegala, Sri Lanka

Global Green Growth Institute
Ms Susanne Perdersen (Assistant Director General for investment and policy solutions, GGGI)

We are looking forward to seeing many colleagues joining and discussing!

Brochure : Event announcement Flyer