GCAP Events at COP27

The preparations for the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) are in full swing. This page provides you with all the upcoming GCAP-supported events. All event times and dates are in local EET time. We look forward to seeing you there!

Mainstreaming the Gender Approach in national climate action for resilient and low-emission development – progress, needs and practices in LAC

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 09:30 – 10:15

In-person event: EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion

Join LEDs LAC representatives in an event focused on raising awareness on the opportunities for articulation and scaling up of gender mainstreaming, through a regional cooperation approach. Aida Figari will provide a regional overview on gender issues in NDCs based on the findings from the LEDSenLAC report.

Opportunities of the Circular Economy in Sustainable Mobility

Friday, November 11, 2022, 12:00 – 12:45

In-person event: EUROCLIMA+ Pavilion

This event will discuss challenges and experiences of circular economy in the transportation sector. This event will also explore actions that both the government and private sector can take, while highlighting the benefits of redesigning, extending the useful life, and promoting efficient use of primary materials and resources in the transportation transition. Asociación Sustentar, PNUMA y Movilidad Eléctrica Latinoamérica y el Caribe (MOVE ONU) organized this event.

Power System Decarbonization and Decentralization: Experiences from California and Around the World
Saturday, November 12, 2022, 15:00 – 16:30

In-person event: COP27 Side Event Side Event Thutmose (100)

This session showcases global experiences in building the decarbonized and decentralized Grid for the Future through innovation, peer learning, and the power of collaboration, highlighting California’s leadership and lessons learned from using clean utility-scale and distributed energy resources.

GCAP Member Reception

Sunday, November 13, 2022, 17:00 – 19:30

In-person event: The Amerigo Vespucci Room, Domina Coral Bay Hotel,

Hadaba, 46619 Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

The Global Climate Action Partnership (GCAP) welcomes you to a networking reception to celebrate 10 years of the Partnership’s achievements and to announce some exciting activities planned for the coming years. Come network with other fellow GCAP members and learn how you can actively engage in GCAP activities and programs. RSVP required.

Island and International Partnerships for a Net-Zero and Climate Resilient Future 

Monday, November 14, 2022, 15:00 – 16:00

In-person event: U.S. Center – Register to Attend Here

Watch Live Here

Speakers engaged with the Local2030 Islands Network and RELAC initiative will participate in a moderated roundtable to discuss the importance of international partnerships for climate resilience, sustainable development and net-zero pathways, and highlight progress they have made towards their goals. 

Achieving Energy Security through the Energy Transition in Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, November 14, 2022, 17:00 – 18:30

In-person event: MDB Pavilion, Blue Zone – Area C, Location P58 

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This dialogue will convene key public and private stakeholders in Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss effective ways to keep energy transition efforts alive while guaranteeing energy security and affordability of service for an ever-increasing population. Relevant topics will be addressed, such as availability of finance and cost of capital, diversification of tax revenues from fossil fuels, creation of local value in the new green economy and other relevant topics to achieve decarbonization goals. In addition, the status of regional climate action platforms and similar coordination efforts, such as RELAC (Renewable Energies in Latin America), will be presented. 

The Role of Active Travel and Public Transport in the New Mobility Paradigm

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 15:00 – 18:30

In-person event: COP27 Side Event, Meeting Room 2 – AMON N(150)

The event brings policymakers, advocates and business community to share their perspectives on wider system transformation towards sustainable modes which require prioritization and funding but also an integrated approach that nurtures a symbiotic relation between walking, cycling & public transit. This event is organized by the International Union of Railways (UIC), Asociación Sustentar, European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).

Questions? Contact secretariat@globalclimateactionpartnership.org