21 February 2018 - 23 February 2018
UN ESCAP, Bangkok

Global SDG 7 Conference

Energizing the 2030 Agenda: A Global Preparatory Meeting in Support of the Review of SD7 at the High-Level Political Forum

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This global SDG7 conference will bring together key stakeholders from Governments, UN system and other international organizations, the private sector, and civil society to engage in a dialogue that emphasized the integrated and cross-cutting nature of sustainable energy and its multiple roles in supporting the achievement of the SDGs.

Objective

The aim of the Global SDG7 Conference is to prepare substantive input on review of SDG7 during the High-Level Political Forum in 2018. It intends to facilitate exchange of lessons, insights and experiences to-date among member states and all stakeholders and consider challenges and opportunities for furthering progress towards 2030. More specifically, it will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss:

  • Trends and gaps toward the achievement of SDG7;
  • Interlinkages between SDG7 and other SDGs;
  • Means of implementation, including finance, capacity building and innovation;
  • Key areas of opportunities for action by policy makers and all stakeholders on achieving SDG7 and leveraging its interlinkages with other SDGs in support of the 2030 Agenda.

Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic will be present one of the Policy Briefs during the plenary session

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CONTACT DETAILS

Nebojsa Nakicenovic

IIASA Deputy Director General/Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Directorate

Senior Research Scholar

Transitions To New Technologies

Senior Research Scholar

Energy

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PUBLICATIONS

Gomez Echeverri L (2018). Climate and development: enhancing impact through stronger linkages in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 376 (2119): e20160444. DOI:10.1098/rsta.2016.0444.

Zimm C, Sperling F, & Busch S (2018). Identifying Sustainability and Knowledge Gaps in Socio-Economic Pathways Vis-à-Vis the Sustainable Development Goals. Economies 6 (2): p. 20. DOI:10.3390/economies6020020.

Zhang S, Ren H, Zhou W, Yu Y, Ma T, & Chen C (2018). Assessing air pollution abatement co-benefits of energy efficiency improvement in cement industry: A city level analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.02.293. (In Press)

Shen F & Ma T (2018). A methodology to position nations’ efforts in a technology domain with a patent network analysis: case of the electric vehicle domain. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management: 1-21. DOI:10.1080/09537325.2018.1442571. (In Press)

Fang C & Ma T (2018). Technology Adoption Optimization with Heterogeneous Agents and Carbon Emission Trading Mechanism. In: Integrated Uncertainty in Knowledge Modelling and Decision Making. Eds. Huynh, V.N., Inuiguchi, M., Tran, D. & Denoeux, T., pp. 238-249 Cham, Switzerland: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-75429-110.1007/978-3-319-75429-1_20.

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