GABC COP23 Side Event
UN Environment/GABC, WorldGBC, GIZ
9:00-21:00: Location: GIZ premises, Canteen. Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36, (Bonn, Germany)
How to achieve the Paris Agreement? Identifying key ingredients to achieving a low-carbon, energy efficient buildings and construction sector
Part I: Opening & introduction
9:30-9:45: Welcome (Rainer Baake, State Secretary for Energy, Federal Republic of Germany)
9:45-10:00: Keynote address: What does it take to transform the buildings and construction sector? (Judit Kimpian, Chair, Architects Council of Europe’s (ACE) Sustainability Work Group)
10:00-10:40: Status of the building sector & GABC activities
11:00-11:30: Financing large-scale energy efficiency building projects– role and activities of PEEB
11:30-12:45: Technical panel: How to achieve the SDGs and the Paris Agreement?
Part II: Identifying the key ingredients
14:00-15:30: Break-out groups: Key ingredients to a low-carbon, energy efficient buildings and construction sector – public policies, market transformation, finance, and measurement, data and accountability.
Breakout group I –Public Policies: Energy Efficiency & Buildings as key to achieving Nationally Determined Contributions
Breakout group II – Market Transformation: how to engage the private sector to achieve the GABC ambition.
Breakout group III – Finance: How to access finance for the needed transformation?
Breakout group IV – Building data capture and management as a catalyst for moving the sector onto a 2°C pathway.
Part III: The Findings Reporting back
16:00-17:45 Reporting Back on key ingredients for achieving a low-carbon, energy-efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector.
17:45-18:15: Summary & close
18:15-21:00: Networking event