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COP25 Buildings Day

11 November 2019 | 22 November 2019

GABC Event

GABC Secretariat and COP25 Planning Group

TBD

Summary

The annual COP Buildings Day showcases impact and opportunities of the buildings and construction sector with regards to climate change mitigation and adaptation. The event provides an opportunity for GABC members and beyond to discuss key themes and recommendations to transform the buildings and construction sector making it zero-emission, efficient, and resilient. The Buildings Day also aim to influence high-level decision making with regards to climate change and promote countries’ actions especially on NDC development/ implementation regarding buildings and construction. COP24 will take place in Katowice, Poland. Similar to previous years, the GABC will set up a planning group with GABC member volunteers, and search for a host and appropriate location. The aim for COP25 is to have a dedicated full-day buildings event with a dedicated exhibition space, in the blue zone or equivalent. To be prepared:

- Setting up COP25 task force.

- Identifying host & location for GABC event.

- Consider how to integrate the GABC through UNFCCC processes and exchange with relevant delegations.

- Letter to the Climate Champion on importance of the buildings and construction sector.

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