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Infrastructure, Cities, and Local Action - Buildings session

5 September 2019 | 5 September 2019

Energy efficiency in buildings and cities in the Asia-Pacific region

Bangkok, Thailand

https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/APCW%202019_%20Concept%20Note.pdf

Summary

Energy efficiency in buildings and cities in the Asia-Pacific region
Thursday 5 September, 13:30-15:55 - Room CR-2
Organizers: Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) and UN-ESCAP | Supported by: UNDP, SloCaT, UN Habitat – Nepal, Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, CDP, UNOPS, Ren21

13:30 – 13:40 Welcome and Opening

UN-ESCAP member state from region (TBC)

Tomasz Chruszczow, the High-Level Champion from Poland (TBC)

13:40 - 13:55 Impact Presentation: Regional Roadmap for Asia Pacific’s buildings and construction sector

Presenter: Melanie Slade, Senior Programme Manager, Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies, IEA

13:55 - 14:35 Panel I: Towards a zero-emission, efficient and resilient buildingsand construction sector in Asia Pacific

Government Representatives 

Zamba Batjargal, Special Envoy of Mongolia on Climate change, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Mongolia


Private sector/ financing representative

Mr. Damandeep Singh, India Director, Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP);

Mr. Nguyen Manh Ha, Vice President of the Vietnam Real Estate Association (VNREA)

Ms.To Thi Loi,Deputy Director, Center for Urban Environment and Industry, Vietnam Association for Civil Engineering and Environment (VACEE)


International organization representatives

Mr. Sanjay Mathur, Regional Director, UNOPS Asia Region

Ms. Melanie Slade, Senior Programme Manager, Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies, IEA


14:35-14:50 Q&A

14:50-15:30 Panel II: Mobilizing cities for transformative climate action


Introduction

Ms. Rana Adib, Executive Secretary, REN21


Panelists

Ms. Loretta Hieber Girardet, Chief of Office, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Bangkok

Ms. Shereen Gail Yu-Pamintuan, Executive Director, League of Cities of The Philippines

Dr. AhmadZabri Bin Mohamed Sarajudin, Head of Crisis Management Department,Seberarng Perai Municipal Council, Malaysia

Mr. Rabin Man Shrestha, City Environment Officer, Kathamandu, Nepal (TBC)

Rockefeller Foundation/RC100 (TBC)

15:30 – 15:45 Q&A

15:45 – 15:55 Summary and Closing Remarks

Mr. Stefanos Fotiou, Director of Environment and Development, UN-ESCAP

Speakers: UN-ESCAP member state from region (TBC) and Tomasz Chruszczow, the High-Level Champion from Poland (TBC)

 
 
 
 

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