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LEDS GP Annual Event: Latin America and the Caribbean regional workshop

The Ministry of Environment of Panama, the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Platform for Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS LAC) and the LEDS GP are pleased to invite you to the V LEDS LAC Regional Workshop: “Advancing towards a resilient and low emission development: implementing the Paris Agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean.”

The workshop will take place from September 26th to 28th at the Sortis Hotel in Panama City, during the first Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week. It is organized with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), CAF – Development Bank of Latin America, and the European Union through the EUROCLIMA Programme as strategic partners, and sponsored by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), the World Bank, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

This event will provide a forum for government officials, international organizations, NGOs and other actors working in the promotion of climate compatible development, to share experiences and best practices, identify common challenges, strengthen capacities and establish collaborative links.

Following the approval of the Paris Agreement during COP21, the fifth edition of the LEDS LAC Regional Workshop will focus on the implementation of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and other commitments adopted by countries in the region, as key elements for the transformation of their development patterns.

The agenda is designed to maximize the interaction among participants, who will have the opportunity to:

  • Know the results of recent studies, planning tools and case studies of the participating countries.
  • Express their opinions and share their experiences in plenary and group discussions.
  • Participate in training sessions organized by LEDS LAC´s partner organizations.
  • Share the results of their projects with colleagues from across the region in the marketplace.
  • Extend their network of contacts and identify opportunities for collaboration.

You can find the preliminary agenda and information on hotel options on the following web page. If you have questions about the workshop, please write to the LEDS LAC Secretariat at

Please confirm your participation by filling out the following form before Monday, August 22nd.



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