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Expert Forum for Producers and Users of Climate Change-Related Statistics

28 September - 1 October 2020


Geneva

The UNECE Expert Forum for Producers and Users of Climate Change-Related Statistics took take place as a virtual meeting from 28 September to 1 October 2020.

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Provisional programme PDF PDF
Concept note PDF PDF
Report of the 2019 Expert Forum PDF --
In-depth review of the role of the statistical community in climate action PDF PDF
Proposal for follow-up to the in-depth review on the role of the statistical community in climate action PDF
Session 1. Setting the scene 
28 September 2020, 13:00 - 15:30 CEST (English only; WebEx)
Welcome and opening of the Expert Forum (Olivier Thunus, Statistics Luxembourg, Chair of the UNECE Steering Group and Lidia Bratanova, Director of the UNECE Statistical Division)
Keynote speech: Dr. Rodolfo Lacy, the Director of the Environment Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Climate change-related statistics in the UNECE region - taking stock and looking ahead (Olivier Thunus, Statistics Luxembourg) PPT PPT
Recent developments concerning the Paris Agreement and its Work Programme and the revision of indicators under SDG 13 (Lornaliza Kogler and Vlad Trusca, UNFCCC) PPT PPT
Global set of climate change statistics and indicators - update on the work and outcomes of the pilot survey (Reena Shah, UNSD) PPT
Session 2. Measuring climate change adaptation
29 September 2020, 13:00 - 16:00 CEST (English only; WebEx)
Introduction to the session (Giovanna Tagliacozzo, ISTAT, Session Chair)
World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP) and its work on adaptation (Prof. Mingpen Chen, World Adaptation Science Programme (WASP)) PPT PPT
Towards statistical operationalisation of the Sendai Framework: Review of the hazard terminology and classification (Prof. Virginia Murray, Public Health England) PPT PPT
New Adaptation Strategy of the European Union (Liviu Stirbat, EU Directorate-General for Climate Action) PPT PPT
Results of the UNECE questionnaire on statistical activities related to climate change adaptation (Giovanna Tagliacozzo, ISTAT and Malgorzata Cwiek, UNECE) PPT PPT
Monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation progress (Jaroslav Mysiak, Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)) PPT PPT
Measuring urban cooling (Adam Dutton, Office for National Statistics of the United Kingdom (ONS)) PPT PPT
Monitoring and evaluation of climate adaptation projects (Jo Abbotts, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)) PPT PPT
Panel discussion: Franczen Lajos (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Adam Dutton (ONS), Sergio Castellari (European Environment Agency (EEA), Reena Shah (UNSD), Jaroslav Mysiak (CMCC)
Session 3. Role of the statistical community in climate action
30 September 2020, 12:00 - 14:00 CEST (English, French and Russian; Interprefy)
Introduction to the session (Arthur Denneman, Statistics Netherlands, Session Chair) PPT PPT
Monitoring energy transition (Otto Swertz, Statistics Netherlands) PPT PPT
SEEA for statistics for climate action (Viveka Palm, Statistics Sweden) PPT PPT
Panel discussion "Climate action, energy transition and economic & financial aspects": Otto Swertz (Statistics Netherlands), Viveka Palm (Statistics Sweden), Gabriel Quiros-Romero (International Monetary Fund) and Adrian Whiteman (International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Session 4. Linkages between climate, wealth and well-being
1 October 2020, 13:00 - 16:00 CEST (English only; WebEx)
Introduction to the session (Rob Smith, Midsummer Analytics, Session Chair)
Wealth centric economy in post pandemic world (Pushpam Kumar, UNEP) PPT
Measuring climate assets through the SEEA (Bram Edens, UNSD) PPT PPT
The wealth economy – climate change and natural capital (Matthew Agarwala, Bennett Institute) PPT
The changing wealth of nations 2021: Capturing climate risks (Grzegorz Peszko, the World Bank) PPT
Closing of the 2020 Expert Forum (Olivier Thunus, Statistics Luxembourg, Chair of the UNECE Steering Group)