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A regional voluntary network of organizations and experts enabling low-emission, climate-resilient growth in Asia.

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Call for participation in the Grid Renewable Energy Community of Practice. Send your nominations by the 9th of Febr… https://t.co/FRlKAHcQRP
2/5
2017
And it's a wrap for #ALP2017, thank you for following us here. Please stay tuned for #RCAP2017 @icleiseas @ICLEISouthAsiaWe are ready to be successful with you and excited for the future, said Mr. Ron @ledsgp #ALP2017We are fully committed and we are excited to support communities of practice, said Mr. Ron from @ledsgp #ALP2017Mr. Gino Van Begin, Secretary General, @ICLEI in his speech spoke on the lines of how recently concluded COP23 in B… https://t.co/SNEoiOiikm#ALP2017: #Feedback session on #country priorities to influence #planning of @ledsgp working #groups https://t.co/LF7oJrAIZi#subnational working group: critical results come from #leadership and #stakeholder participation as well as #balanced territorial approach#subnational integration working group: #increase in climate action 4m #subnational levels#finance working group: strong #interest in blended capital and #green bank, #policy enabling #envi #reforms#transport working group: framework for coordinating #national and subnational #efforts#transport working group: urban transport is a priority in the region, #strong interest in #improved tech #ALP2017Next steps on #energy: further #design of #initiative, approach #members, get feedback and #workshops around ACEF @ledsgptrainings,case #studies of best #tool use #practices, identified #energy efficient success studies and #idea for energy toolkit for plannersOn #energy:@ledsgp energy toolkit positively received, should be updated and showcase #results#outcomes of #working group sessions at #ALP2017: a threadCommercial banks are reluctant to come to #Vietnam, it takes 6 months to get a letter from #MPI and that delays imp… https://t.co/9R3009DDCUMr. Trinh Quaoc Vu, Deputy Director, Department of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development, Ministry of Indus… https://t.co/zmLo4PuoutRecommendations: Need to look for projects in line with company management, need to start information campaign towa… https://t.co/4rd2r5mJzT#Prioritization tool for #GCF project #prioritization is being discussed. #ALP2017 @ledsgp @ledsgp addresses gaps on policy, #project preparation, #lowcarbon business growth capital @ledsgp #private sector is not only thinking abt #profit, they also consider #impact @ledsgp Transitioning to #lowcarbon opens up a lot of opportunities for #investmentAlexia Kelly of @ledsgp on opportunities, challenges, and path forware for NDC #finance https://t.co/EO5ZSaYr32David Escalante in #Mexico, there is a program to #strengthen institutional #capacity of local #transport authoritiesThe Green Bus Fund- £89M for 1200 units of #green buses#ambitious carbon targets can be achieved if the #transport sector is to be addressedBy 2050, we strive to cut #GHG emissions by 70%2nd session on tracking progress towards #NDCs at the #ALP2017 is running @GIZ_GmbH @ICF @AsiaLEDS https://t.co/DaujCrzhVl
Retweeted by AsiaLEDS PartnershipThis #devolution of power allows local gov to #craft their own plans for #transportRobin Kaenzig, #UK: Natl #govs in the UK are encouraging local govts to make their own transport #framework #ALP2017#ALP2017 Session D2: National #Urban #Mobility Programme https://t.co/4Ocebynte3We are a #small city, but we take that as an #advantage in achieving our #goalsPromotion of #publictransport while encouraging people to #walk around the city is also a priorityOn going: High level plenary session on Financing Low Emission Development and Green Growth in Asia Cities: Success… https://t.co/PvncLvZUE8
Retweeted by AsiaLEDS PartnershipWe envision that in 3.5 years, no #waste will be taken to the #landfill; they’re either used as #compost or #recycledWe have high regard for our envt, it is one of the pillars of our Gross National HappinessMayor Kinlay Dorjee of Thimpu #Bhutan: We are rich in #hydropower, green #energy is abundant in our countryMayor Jickar of #Nagpur, India: As a smart city, we are working on 4 pillars: #smart environment, smart #living, smart #mobility, smart #govI hope to hear success stories that cities can #share. That way, we #learn from each other towards #green growthThe workshop has diverse #participation and we are glad to be part of this#Urbanization in Vietnam gave #promising results but at the cost of #land reserve, #pollution, #transport problems and #energy supplyDr. Van, Ministry of Construction, #Vietnam: #Vietnam has made great #efforts in realizing its ambition to reduce GHG #emissions#NH: Multi-level #Governance and the NDCs in #Asia: Accelerating #Subnational Implementation and Raising National… https://t.co/8aRWw2mTbaSoumya Chaturvedula of @ICLEISouthAsia starts Day 2 of #ALP2017 with a recap of yesterday’s proceedings https://t.co/SAvRpMCgqz
12/6
2017
National reports facilitates exchange of #information and #stakeholder engagement for cooperationHanna Reuter of giz_gmbh talks abt the #purposes of #climate reporting https://t.co/NUsQl6eVze @giz_gmbh Under the ETF, #developed nations shall document support provided in terms of finance, technical expertise, and capbuild @giz_gmbh The ETF calls on all #parties to have a national GHG #inventory @giz_gmbh ETF aims to build #mutual trust and confidence and track progress of achieving NDCs @giz_gmbh Mr. Zarzo: enhanced transparency framework is one of the key outcome of COP21Mr. Zarzo: We usually work at the national level and it’s up to them to decide whether other stakeholders will be involvedOscar Zarzo of @giz_gmbh talks about Transparency in the Context kf NDCs https://t.co/RbQZx71PF0Session B3: Driving NDC Implementation through Transparency-National Benefits of Transparency SystemsCPEIR can be integrated into public investment planIts advantages are identifying #investment gaps, a #planning tool, basis for #private investment, and a tool to negotiate with other orgsDr. Mai, Vietnam: #CPEIR is #challenging bc it’s new, difficult, dependent on #country’s context, and #time consuming @CCCPHL Lessons learned in climate budget tagging in the PH: buy in of key #gov agencies, #timing #attribution #metrics and #harmonizationMs. Recabar of @CCCPHL presents the Philippine Climate Budget Tagging timeline https://t.co/oosIHzzZyLThe Climate Change Financing Framework allows an #integrated model that #governments can adapt#climate budget tagging gives decision makers a #dashboard of climate #finance inititiatives#Vietnam is one of the first to conduct a Climate Expenditure ReviewGlenn Hodes, UNDP: Talks abt climate #budgeting and #expenditure https://t.co/qM9COqKons#NH: Plenary Session on Climate Budgeting & Expenditure Tracking as a Tool for LEDS and NDC Investment PlanningShah Zulqifar Haider, Pabna Rural Electric Cooperative, Bangladesh @GreenBankNtwrk @cgreencapitalGreen banks use #credit support, #co-investment, and #warehousingIt’a a #public financing authority that leverages #private #capital with limited #public-purpose funds#green banks catalyze more #private investment and bring #low carbon #markets to scale50-90% of #investment needs in #Asia must come from #private sectorRob Youngs, Coalition for Green Capital on the role of banks in driving #RE investmentThe most obvious barrier to #RE in Vietnam is pricing; investment price is higher for #RE than fossil fuel sourcesOne pathway for #RE in Vietnam is to attract more foreign #fundingRE investment #capital needs amounts to more than $10BGovt has approved RE #incentivatization #policiesMr. Vu: We are boosting #development of renewable #energyTrinh Quoc Vu, Ministry of Industry and Trade: https://t.co/3UU1nEwcYzGrids support >10% of variable #REGrid integration is a #viable way to integrate #solar and #wind energy to the gridJennifer Leisch, USAID: Why do we care about #grid integration? #renewablenergyhttps://t.co/zJGNwWixUdParallel Session A2: Multilevel Governance and NDCs in Asia: Accelerating subnational implementation and raising national ambitions @icleiseas The Philippines holds a Climate Change Consciousness Week to gather key stakeholders and bring up talks… https://t.co/CCSf77V9f7 @icleiseas For the #PH, a @WorldBank survey showed that only 1 in 4 Filipinos is #aware abt #climatechange @icleiseas In #LaoPDR, capacity building on climate change #awareness is a priority @icleiseas In #Vietnam, national action plans on #climatechange can be used as an input to local party resolutions. @icleiseas Question 4m the audience: There are plans, there’s coordination at some #levels, but do we know how the… https://t.co/geJNYwYrQi @icleiseas “There should be mechanisms on monitoring how to track #progress to identify co-#benefits @icleiseas Areas we can work on: capacity building, #convergence, and #connection @icleiseas “We do budget tagging to see how much the govt is spending on mitigation and adaptation programs” @icleiseas “Finance does not only come from intl orga, local finance mechanisms have to be tapped too# @icleiseas “In terms of LEDS: 3Ps: policy, private sector and purse (finance)” @icleiseas Ms. Recabar, Climate Change Commission, Philippines: 3R approach: Revisit, Reconstruct, and Report @icleiseas “Integration is also a challenge, we are trying to have other #stakeholders involved.” @icleiseas Mr. Sengchandala, Lao PDR: NDC implementation needs capacity building and finance mobilization @icleiseas “We are planning to submit a new #budget proposal to make way for #green initiatives.” @icleiseas “Sri Lanka is committed to implementing the Paris agreement; we are working with #energy #agriculturehttps://t.co/RnZEhbupn5 @icleiseas Mr. Ratnayake, Climate Change Secretariat, #Sri Lanka: We are happy to be supported by @AsiaLEDS on multi-level governance @icleiseas “It is also important that #communities know what #climatechange is.” @icleiseas “Ministries are also involved esp in technical expertise and input.” @icleiseas “We are finishing our #INDC and natl gov is involved regarding policy development.”
12/5
2017

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