Program of the Talanoa Space

Monday, 06.11.2017


1:30 pm – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Opening of the Talanoa Space: United for climate action
(Minister BMUB, Minister BMZ, Prime Minister Fiji (tbc), Civil Society, economic industry representatives, municipalities)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Tales of a Youth Exchange: Experiences from Germany and Fiji
(Stiftung für die Rechte zukünftiger Generationen, Project Survival Pacific)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Pacific Youth for Climate Action
(PICAN, Project Survival Pacific)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Tuesday, 07.11.2017

11:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Film: A Quest for Meaning

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
From Global To Local Series: Different municipalities, one common challenge - How municipalities partner in the face of climate change
(Deutscher Städte und Gemeindebund, Klimaschutzagentur Weserbergland, Herten, kommunale Umwelt-AktioN U.A.N., ICLEI (tbc))

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Our Journey Is Not Over: indigenous people's enduring fight against climate change
(OroVerde, Pueblo Originario Sarakuya, CIOICA, INFOE, AmazonWatch, VENRO)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
From Grey to Green - Transformation of the Metropolitan Ruhr Area: European Green Capital – Essen 2017 (From Global to Local Series)
(Stadt Essen, Grüne Hauptstadt Europa)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Wednesday, 08.11.2017


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Familiar actors in new roles: Regional coordination for local climate action - (From Global To Local Series)
(Deutscher Landkreis, in Cooperation with LK Gießen und Under2MoU)

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
UNSDG Action Campaign - Shifting the spotlight: mobilizing those left behind
(UNDP)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Join the Conversation

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
"We, the Pacific" Talking about Pacific Priorities
(PM Tuvalu (others TBC), PICAN)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
"We, the Pacific" Talking about Pacific Priorities 
(PM Tuvalu (others TBC), PICAN)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Talanoa on Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground & Just Transitions to Renewables
> His Excellency Anote Tong (Former President of Kiribati, Pacific Action Leader's Network), Hannah McKinnon (Energy Futures & Transitions Program Director at Oil Change International), Francois Martel (Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Development Forum), Pete Erickson (Senior Scientist in the climate and energy program at the Stockholm Environment Institute), Noelene Nabulivou (Pacific Partnerships on Gender, Climate Change and Sustainable Development), Roderick Campbell (Director of Research, The Australia Institute)
PICAN

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Thursday, 09.11.2017


9:00 – 9:45 a.m. | Talanoa Space
UNFCCC: opening of the Youth and Future Generations Day

10:00 - 11:00 am  | Talanoa Space
Join the Conversation!

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Addressing Climate Loss and Damage: Climate Justice and Who should pay
(PICAN, CJN, CANSA)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Pacific Regional Climate Policy
(SPREP, PIDF, PIFS, PICAN)

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Strategies and Projects for Climate Adaptation in the Region of Stuttgart – A Multi-Level Approach (From Global To Local Series)
(Verband Region Stuttgart, Esslingen, Ludwigsburg)

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate change in the state capital Düsseldorf (From Global To Local Series)
(Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Women at the forefront of climate change
The session will focus on women on the frontlines of climate change, a) specifically in the Pacific in relation to climate-related resettlement and b) in the context of a new photo exhibition which CARE will launch during the COP on “Climate Heroines”.
(Bread for the World, Pacific Council of Churches, CARE, VENRO)

5:30 – 6:30 pm| Talanoa Space
Urban Climate Policies in Cities Without Evictions
> Marco Kusumawijaya (Rujak Center for Urban Studies, Jakarta, Indonesia), Marco Colenbrauder (Urban Climate Policy Analyst, IIED, London), Laura Kavanaugh (Resilient Cities Program Manager, ICLEI), Moderation: Dr. Almuth Schrauber, (MISEREOR)
MISEREOR, VENRO

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Friday, 10.11.2017


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Reducing energy consumption down to 50 % - realistic target or fairy tale? Local experiences and international exchange (From Global To Local Series)
(German Association of Cities, City of Freiburg, City of Hannover, City of Cape Town, GIZ, Engagement Global, Connective Cities)

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Fairness In Global Value Chains
> Mr. Parbindra Singh , Chair of Lautoka Cane Producers Association in Fiji; Mr. Dario Soto Abril, CEO Fairtrade International
Klima-Allianz, Fairtrade, Transfair

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Action Digital Dialogue 1: Agriculture, Energy, Water
> Participating in this event series: Jerry Brown (Govenor of California), Thomas Pesquet (Astronaut), Tom Steyer (Founder, NextGen), Anthony Hobley (CEO, Carbon Tracker), Feike Sijbesma (CEO, Royal DS), Kehkashan Basu (Winner of 2016 International  Children’s Peace Prize), Inka Vogt & Fabian Beveridge, (Climate Cyclist, Ambassador), Janet Sanz (Ecology), Varshini Prakash & Dyanna Jaye (Co-founder of Sunrise)
UNFCCC

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Emergency Employment
(Fiji Business Disaster, Resilience Council)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Talanoa Session
Fijian and German youth invite you to a Talanoa Session

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Building Resilient Communities & Businesses
(Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Saturday, 11.11.2017


10:00 - 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Ramping up climate ambitions by decarbonising beyond power
> Adair Turner (Chair, Energy Transitions Commission David King, former Special Representative for Climate Change), Anthony Gordon (Managing Director, Energy & Infrastructure at Och-Ziff Capital Management Industry representative) (tbc), Nigel Topping (CEO, We Mean Business) (moderator)
Energy Transitions Commission, SYSTEMIQ

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Pacific indigenous people taking action on Climate Change
(PICAN, Te Kopu)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Action Digital Dialogue 2: Human settlements, Oceans & Coastal Zones, Transport 
> Participating in this event series: Jerry Brown (Govenor of California), Thomas Pesquet (Astronaut), Tom Steyer (Founder,NextGen), Anthony Hobley (CEO, Carbon Tracker), Feike Sijbesma (CEO, Royal DS), Kehkashan Basu (Winner of 2016 International  Children’s Peace Prize), Inka Vogt & Fabian Beveridge, (Climate Cyclist, Ambassador), Janet Sanz (Ecology), Varshini Prakash & Dyanna Jaye (Co-founder of Sunrise)
UNFCCC

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
"Moving Beyond Coal After Paris: Can the US and the EU Retire Their Coal Plants in Time to Deliver on Paris Targets?" with State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth and Michael Bloomberg
Together with Michael Bloomberg, who with the “We are still in” initiative presents the US counterpart to the climate policy of President Trump of the “We are still in” initiative. This event will discuss the future of coal in the US and the EU. RSVP here: rsvp(at)europeanclimate.org
> Michael Bloomberg (Bloomberg Philanthropies), Jochen Flasbarth (State Secretary, Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety), Laurence Tubiana (CEO of the European Climate Foundation and previous climate ambassador of the French government), Jennifer Morgan (Managing Director of Greenpeace International)

4:00 – 5:00 | Talanoa Space
From leader to laggard? How Brazil's domestic context jeopardizes its climate commitments
Observatório do Clima
(Climate Observatory)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Meeting the needs: how to connect both current and upcoming private sector innovations with UNFCCC technology mechanism tools with the focus of supporting developing countries
> Vladimir Hecl (UNFCCC Secretariat), Reinhold Achatz (CTO, thyssenkrupp), RusselMills (Childrens’ Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), Rob van der Meer (Director HeidelbergCement), Jukka Uosukainen (Director, CTCN) 

6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Reception thyssenkrupp

Sunday, 12.11.2017


11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Addressing Fossil Fuel Supply: Pacific Call and Global Response

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Action Digital Dialogue 3: Forests, Industry, Land Use
> Participating in this event series: Jerry Brown (Govenor of California), Thomas Pesquet (Astronaut), Tom Steyer (Founder, NextGen), Anthony Hobley (CEO, Carbon Tracker), Feike Sijbesma (CEO, Royal DS), Kehkashan Basu (Winner of 2016 International  Children’s Peace Prize), Inka Vogt & Fabian Beveridge, (Climate Cyclist, Ambassador), Janet Sanz (Ecology), Varshini Prakash & Dyanna Jaye (Co-founder of Sunrise)
UNFCCC

Monday, 13.11.2017


9:15 - 11:15 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Sustainable Investment, Private Capital and Climate Finance
(HSBC, Commerzbank, DZ BANK, ICC Germany)
> Oliver Wieck (Secretary General, ICC Germany), Paul Simpson (CEO, CDP), Marcus Pratsch (DZ BANK AG); Frank Scheidig (DZ BANK AG); David Hone (Shell International Ltd.), Astrid Manroth (African Development Bank Group); Fabian Schlüter (Commerzbank AG) 

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate induced Migration in the Pacific
> Moderator: Sabine Minninger, Bread for the World, Panelists: Reverend Tafue Lusama (Church of Tuvalu), Frances Namoumou (Pacific Conferene of Churches, Fiji), Rudelmar Burno de Faria (General Secretary, ACT Alliance), Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel (President, Bread for the World),
Bread for the World and ACT Alliance

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Global Climate Action Summit - The Role of non-state-Actors for Climate Action
> Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown Jr. (Governor of California), Patricia Espinoza (Executive Secretary of UNFCCC), Hans-Joachim Fuchtel (Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development), Christina Figueres (former Executive Secretary of UNFCCC and Convener of Mission 2020), Aimee Barnes, Senior Advisor (Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown),  David Wei (Climate Director BSR), Helen Clarkson (Chief Executive Officer, The Climate Group), Wael Hmaidan (Executive Director, Climate Action Network International), Mark Watts (Executive Director, C40), Kirsten James (Ceres), Manuel Pulgar-Vidal (Leader, Climate and Energy Practice at WWF International and former President of COP 20)

2:30 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Finance - Big Shift
(PICAN/CAN-I)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Role of France and Germany in the fight against climate change
Klima-Allianz Germany & Climate Alliance France
> Brune Poirson (Secretary of States for Environment in France), Jochen Flasbarth (Secretary of States for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety in Germany), Christiane Averbeck (Executive-Director  Klima-Allianz Deutschland), Neil Makaroff (European policy adviser, Réseau Action Climat France, tbc), Lutz Weischer (Germanwatch, tbc)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

20:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Concert by the Orchestra of Change from the Staatskapelle Berlin
With a tradition reaching back to 1570, the Staatskapelle Berlin is one of the oldest orchestras in the world. The Orchestra of Change is a climate action initiative of its musicians. Come and listen!

Tuesday, 14.11.2017


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space 
Women leading the world to 2030
(SYSTEMIQ)

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Bodies on the Line for the Planet
Women Human Rights Defenders, Climate Justice Defenders
(DIIVA for Equality, PPGCCSD*, PICAN)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Pacific Island Represent Event and Photo Exhibition
(Greenpeace Aust Pacific, PICAN)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
North Rhine-Westphalia: Nachhaltige Schülergenossenschaften - Geschäftsideen zum Klimaschutz

3:10 – 4:20 p.m. | Talanoa Space
North Rhine-Westphalia: Migration as a climate change adaptation strategy: A gender perspective
(GIZ, UNWomen Nationales Komitee Deutschland)

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
North Rhine-Westphalia: Municipal actions towards climate change mitigation, adaptation and sustainable development
Activities of North-Rhine-Westphalian municipalities and their international twin cities
(Cologne, Bonn with cities from Nicaragua & Bolivia)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
North Rhine-Westphalia: "Faktor Mensch" - Reduction of energy consumption by raising awareness amongst employees
The energy saving potentials of energy-conscious behavior are enormous: In administrations and businesses of the service sector, the "human factor" can save up to 15 % of electric energy and up to 20 % of heat energy
(Energieagentur NRW)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Wednesday, 15.11.2017


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space

Decarbonization Strategy for the Transport Sector
How could carbon reduction paths for different modes of transport look? What are limits within the different modes? What policies are needed to support decarbonizing transportation? What is the potential of modal shift?
(Deutsche Bahn, WWF)

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Energiewende: A transition beyond Energy
(BDI, VCI)
> Christoph Bals (Germanwatch e. V.), Stefan Kapferer, BDEW (German Association of Energy and Water Industries), Frederik Moch, DGB (Confederation of German Trade Unions), Dr. Jörg Rothermel, VCI (German Chemical Industry Association), Dietram Oppelt (NDE Germany)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The case against geoengineering: How to build a fair future in a 1.5 degree world
(BUND, Böll Stiftung, MISEREOR, Klima-Allianz Deutschland)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Change Impacts and Priorities in Vanuatu
(Climate Action Network, PICAN)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Change Impacts and Priorities in Tuvalu
(Climate Action Network, PICAN)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Climate Change Impacts and Priorities in Kiribati
(Climate Action Network, PICAN)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Thursday, 16.11.2017


9:00 - 9:45 a.m. | Talanoa Space
UNFCCC: Youth Education

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Join the Conversation!

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
Momentum for Change

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Low Carbon Cities in Action: Delivering on the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda
> Oliver Lah (Urban Pathways), Sunny Kodukula (Urban Electric Mobility Initiative), Verena Ommer (IRENA), Markus Delfs (GIZ)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
#Companies4Change: SDG Impact meets climate change powered by digitalization
(Accenture, Econsense)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Schools for earth: Youth World Café for Climate Action Empowerment
(Greenpeace, Klima-Allianz Deutschland)
> Dr. Barbara Hendricks (German Federal Minister for Environment), Adriana Valenzuela (UNFCCC Focal Point Bildung), Thomas Hohn (Greenpeace, Campaigner Umwelt und Bildungspolitik), Andrea Thilo (Moderator)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Talanoa Space
Strong Education for Sustainable development (ESD) to implement PA and Agenda 2030/SDGs
(Germanwatch, CAN Tanzania, VENRO)

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
The Daily Talanoa – State of Play from Bula to Bonn

Friday, 17.11.2017


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Talanoa Space

100 % Renewable -  cities on their way to clean energy (From Global To Local Series)
(VKU, Stadtwerke Konstanz, City of Frankfurt am Main, Enkenbach-Alsenborn und Flecken Steyerberg)

11:30 – 12:30 a.m. | Talanoa Space
#speakup: Climate Action needs Media Freedom
(DW Deutsche Welle, VENRO)
Interactive discussion on the importance of freedom of expression, access to information and free media for climate action.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Talanoa Space
UNSDG Action Campaign: New media and Virtual Reality: new means for supporting action on climate change and Agenda 2030
(UNDP)