IEDS Director Asim Zia speaks at UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany

During the ongoing UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn, Germany, Asim Zia, Director of Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security (IEDS), spoke at a high-level meeting organized by South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) and Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (NRG4SD) on “Implementing NDCs: Coordination Across Regional, National and Subnational Levels”. Panelists included Ministers/Secretaries from Maldives, Nepal, Wales, Pakistan, Mexico and Bangladesh. The event highlighted the importance of vertical integration and the alignment between national and subnational efforts towards effective climate action and showcased successful cooperation between regional, national, subnational governments to harness the full potential of NDCs and raise ambition.

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SACEP: http://www.sacep.org

NRG4SD: http://www.nrg4sd.org

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