CODATU @ COP22 to present MobiliseYourCity
7th to 18th November 2016, the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) will be hosted by Morocco in the city of Marrakesh.
The Paris Agreement was adopted in December 2015 at COP21 in Paris and has entered into force, since at least 55 Parties to the Convention, accounting for at least 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance and approval with the United Nations.
Please find below the detailed agenda of all the interventions where CODATU will be involved. We hope to see you in Marrakesh for this exciting moment!
Friday, November 11th
8 am – 11am MobiliseYourCity 1st Steering Committee meeting (by invitation only)
Es Saadi, Gardens and Resort – Organized by MYC
Adoption of governance documents; approval of first applications from partner governments for MYC partnership and support; status report on MYC operationalisation and further steps.
11:30 am – 1pm Transforming Ambition into Local Action: NDC Implementation towards Sustainable, Low Carbon Mobility
Room Bering (150) (Blue zone) – Co-organized by ITDP, FIA, MYC
Short presentation of the initiative, round table discussion.
3pm – 4pm High Level Event on Urban Mobility & MobiliseYourCity
French Pavilion (Blue Zone) – Organized by MEEM
Integrated into the Global Climate Action Agenda, MobiliseYourCity is an international multi-donor initiative that supports Non-Annex 1 local and national governments in the implementation of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans and Policies. One year after its official launch during COP21, its main supporters (France, Germany and the EU Commission) together with its implementing partners (ADEME, AFD, CEREMA, CODATU and GIZ) wish to kick-start implementation through the signing of a series of agreements and the announcement of the first beneficiaries joining the initiative.
· Ségolène Royal, COP21 President and French Minister of the Environment, Energy and The See (MEEM)
· Representative from the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) (tbc)
· Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (tbc)
Saturday, November 12th
10.00-12.30: Action Event on Transport
Atlantic Room (Blue Zone)
Showcase Segment: MobiliseYourCity will be showcased as one of those GCAA initiatives on transport and climate change that represent examples to be followed or best practices.
19 am -20:30 am: Conference “Climate Finance and sustainable mobility”
Conference center – Green Zone co-organised by SNCF, CODATU, ONCF, UIC, UITP, I4CE, IPEMED
How to finance commitments taken during COP21 in the transport sector?
Sunday, November 13th
8:30 AM – 8 PM Transport Day
Es Saadi, Gardens and Resort – Organized by PPMC / SLoCaT
Similar to Transport Day 2015, it is planned that the program will be a combination of plenary and break-out sessions with possibilities for interaction through coffee breaks, lunch and a reception at the end of Transport Day 2016. The plenary sessions will be moderated by a single moderator, while break-out sessions will be moderated by SLoCaT members and others who have volunteered to organize those break-out sessions.
more information: https://www.ppmc-transport.org/transportdaymarrakech/
10:45-12:00 Breakout Session 1C on Urban Transport and Multimodality
Organized by CODATU, Alstom and GIZ
Space for discussion among stakeholders on urban specific challenges towards a climate-friendly mobility regime in cities (including presentation on MYC etc.).
Tuesday, November 15th
9 am – 11 am MobiliseYourCity Side event
Moroccan Pavilion (green zone) – Organized by MobiliseYourCity
Accelerating the implementation of MobiliseYourCity in Morocco. Dialogues with local governments.
MYC BackgroundMobiliseYourCity (MYC) is a global climate initiative for integrated urban mobility planning, and is one of 18 international transport initiatives of the UN Global Climate Action Agenda (GCAA). MYC is supported by the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and The Sea (MEEM), the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO). The initiative was launched as a multi-donor initiative at COP21 in Paris by the founding partners: ADEME, CODATU, AFD, CEREMA and GIZ. Besides the contribution to the international climate process, the MYC initiative contributes to the UN’s Agenda 2030, specifically Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.