GCPC Session 1: NDC Implementation


GCPC 2016: ‘Implementing the Paris Agreement. New Research Solutions for Developing Countries’

Session 1, 13th July.

The first session covered ideas on how the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), drawn up in the Paris agreement, can be implemented.

The session was chaired by Maurits Blanson Henkemans, former Senior Policy officer at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and one of our members at Climate Strategies. Each speaker presented their ideas for approximately 15 minutes.

Presentation 1:Adequacy and Equitability of NDCs: Case of Tanzania and Southby Chipo Mukonza, University of South Africa

Presentation 2: ‘Towards Harmonization of the East African Community Climate Change Policies, Laws and Institutions‘ by Bernard Namanya, BNB Advocates

Presentation 3: ‘Finance Beneficiary-Led Development Framework inThe SDG and Climate Change Domain‘ by Dumisani Chirambo, Northern Alliance Financing Corporation

The presentations were followed by discussion and response from:

  • Augustine Njamnshi (BDCP Cameroon and Pan African Climate Justice Alliance)
  • Felix Liilakako (Juristes pour l’Environnement au Congo).