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29 June 2020

Green Recovery Forum - The Live Blog!

The NDC Partnership is building on increased interest from across our membership to link climate action with job creation, inclusive economic growth, and other development priorities to address the worst pandemic in living memory.
This is a live blog of the Partnership’s momentum building green recovery forum, A New Development Reality: NDCs at the Heart of COVID-19 Responses, underway today from 7:55am EDT to10am EDT.

The virtual forum is co-chaired by H.E. Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and The Honorable Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Minister of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Costa Rica, and moderated by Pablo Vieira, Global Director of the NDC Partnership Support Unit. 
The green recovery forum is affirming the Partnership’s founding commitment to integrate climate action with development and highlight how to put climate plans at the heart of COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.

Speakers for the first-hour


The NDC Partnership’s High-Level Statement and Endorsements


Two Systemic Crises: #COVID19 and #ClimateChange

One Integrated Response!

Our#GreenRecovery Forum is live in an hour via https://t.co/nzwDzbuZca #LiveTweets #LiveBlog#PartnershipInAction pic.twitter.com/uwOGNecwqL

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


"Climate. Health. Equality. All this is a sobering reminder of the integrated challenges that face our societies today and of the realization that we can do better. We must do better," says Minister @SigridKaag. #GreenRecovery #PartnershipInAction #ClimateAction

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


Deputy Secretary-General of the @UN @AminaJMohammed affirms the need for a "low carbon and resilient world." #GreenRecovery #PartnershipInAction

Full Remarks https://t.co/4acs8uzkif#Excerpt pic.twitter.com/FgD0U4FCWH

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


"We have committed to doubling our support for climate finance" with a focus on #NatureBasedSolutions, says @ZacGoldsmith, Minister for the Pacific and the Environment, United Kingdom @beisgovuk #COP26

Full Remarks https://t.co/HpucfhYcg8#Excerpt pic.twitter.com/j3FSRAhVwv

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


How can we “#buildbackbetter” from this crisis?
At the @ndcpartnership conference DMD Zhang outlined 3 priorities for a #GreenRecovery:
1⃣Use public funds wisely
2⃣Put the right price on carbon
3⃣Promote green finance#PartnershipInAction pic.twitter.com/HhV56ilRUo

— IMF (@IMFNews) June 29, 2020


"Let's Put Climate at the Heart of Economic Recovery."#COVID19#GreenRecovery #PartnershipInAction pic.twitter.com/St4nY1zbeK

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


3 #actions #Jamaica is taking 1. #Economic #Recovery Task Force 2. #Update and Enhance #NDCs (climate targets) and involve @MOFJamaica 3. Engage Economic #Advisors to align recovery with #ClimateAction towards #ResilientRecovery in collab w/@ndcpartnership #partnershipinaction pic.twitter.com/rL8rWKLC9l

— CCD Jamaica (@CcdJamaica) June 29, 2020


Speaker Highlights


Why? pic.twitter.com/D98f8b28WR

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


Where (initially)? pic.twitter.com/iouGgcHrOK

— NDC Partnership (@ndcpartnership) June 29, 2020


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