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Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP)
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Advancing climate-resilient, low-emission development around the world
Advancing climate-resilient, low-emission development around the world

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In this second of a two part blog series focusing on Energy, the LEDS GP Energy Working Group's Philip Killeen identifies applications for gender mainstreaming the energy sector in Madhya Pradesh, India. Read the blog here: http://bit.ly/2m6TV8A

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In this first instalment of a brand new two part blog series focusing on Energy, LEDS GP Energy Working Group Co-chair Philip Killeen discusses unlocking the potential of the Geospatial Toolkit in Vietnam’s Thanh Hoa province. Read it here: http://bit.ly/2mhLh2O

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The Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference will be hosted by the World Bank on the topic of sustainable infrastructure. The Conference will take place at the World Bank in Washington DC, USA, November 27 – 29, 2017. In this call for papers, the scientific committee is calling for contributions on any aspect of the infrastructure agenda, particularly for developing countries, with a focus on sustainability, being broadly defined to cover the economic, social, and environmental dimensions. http://bit.ly/2kK81ed

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The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and Ricardo Energy & Environment warmly invite you to a webinar-based presentation and interactive virtual discussion on February 9. This interactive event will showcase a practical tool developed by CDKN and Ricardo Energy & Environment, to support developing countries with planning for NDC implementation. Find out more about the tool ‘Planning for NDC implementation: A Quick-Start Guide’ and register for the webinar here: http://bit.ly/2kgUHuR

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Brand new LEDS GP publication - 'Benefits of low emission development strategies: The case of Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Power Project', produced by the LEDS GP Benefits Working Group in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and ICF. Find out more and download here: http://bit.ly/2kgqGfP

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The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has just launched 'Planning for the renewable future: Long-term modelling and tools to expand variable renewable power in emerging economies', which was presented at the 2017 World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. Find out more and download the report here: http://bit.ly/2kNemH0

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In December 2016, the Africa LEDS Partnership (AfLP) held a three day training program on climate finance in Casablanca, Morocco. LEDS GP, together with 4C-Maroc and GIZ, brought together AfLP members to explore how to unlock international climate finance and enhance climate finance readiness. Find out more in this round-up from LEDS GP's Leo Roberts: http://bit.ly/2kwcbU3

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Tracking climate finance in a consistent and comprehensive way is key towards understanding the resources spent in achieving the goals set out by a country’s nationally determined contribution (NDC). Furthermore, strong monitoring and tracking systems help to attract more climate finance. Join the LEDS GP Finance Working Group for an upcoming webinar on monitoring in national climate finance. The webinar will describe the opportunities and costs associated with the development of monitoring approaches for national climate change public finance. Find out more and register here: http://bit.ly/2jMvDg5

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This new report and briefing from the Overseas Development Institute compares 30 countries’ energy sector plans with their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), concluding that there is a lack of coherence between them. Read the summary and access the publication here: http://bit.ly/2joenN3

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Read about NDC Invest, a one-stop shop to help countries access resources needed to translate national climate commitments into investment plans and bankable projects. NDC Invest is a new platform from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) comprised of four elements: NDC Programmer, NDC Pipeline Accelerator, NDC Market Booster and NDC Finance Mobilizer. Together, the components aim to enable progress towards achieving NDCs and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. http://bit.ly/2i5OGEn
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