The UN Habitat Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is the implementing partner in the Philippines and Vietnam. UN Habitat is the United Nations programme working towards a better urban future. Its mission is to promote sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.
The IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5°C reaffirms the urgency of the Paris Agreement. To avoid dangerous consequences, global greenhouse gas emissions must reach net-zero by 2050. While the international UNFCCC climate regime has managed to orchestrate national climate commitments, current national mitigation targets fall well short of achieving the low-carbon transformation.
Our expert roundtable brings together IKI projects working on vertical integration and local climate action across diverse geographies such as South Africa, Mexico and Indonesia.