08:00 - 09:30 (EET)
08:45 - 09:45 (EET)
09:00 - 10:00 (EET) By 2050, Africa's fast-growing population will make up a quarter of the global population. In our changing climate, buildings, which account for 39% of carbon emissions,Continue reading "Building capacity and hope: Shaping a future-ready built environment for emerging economies"
09:00 - 10:00 (EET) Managing and reducing disaster and climate risk is essential to the resilience of infrastructure systems and the essential services they provide. Accessible and comparable probabilistic multi-hazard,Continue reading "From Risk to Resilience: The path towards achieving disaster and climate resilient infrastructure"
09:00 - 10:30 (EET) The session expected outcomes with meetMED II project which is an EU funded project in cooperation between RCREEE and MEDNER, it will be highlighting and identifyContinue reading "District Cooling in the South Med countries"
10:00 - 10:40 (EET) This ‘game show’ will focus on educating the audience on building decarbonisation and the role buildings play in helping us reach our climate goals. Three buildingsContinue reading "Buildings Showdown"
10:00 - 11:00 (EET)
10:00 - 12:00
10:30 - 12:00 (EET) The event will present first results of research projects focusing on buildings and building materials. Specific studies and topics to be touched upon are: 1) theContinue reading "THEMATIC SESSION: Building our Future – The potential of the buildings sector and building materials for a climate neutral world"
11:00 - 12:00 (EET) The built environment accounts for 37% of global emissions, where 27% steams from buildings in operation and 10% steams from manufacturing of building materials. This sideContinue reading "Decarbonize the building stock"
11:15 - 12:15 (EET) WorldGBC calls on the building and construction sector to recognise how offsetting residual emissions is critical to achieving sector decarbonisation goals. 'Advancing Net Zero Whole LifeContinue reading "The adoption of Advancing Net Zero"
11:15 - 12:45 (EET)
12:30 - 13:30 (EET) Few organizations or parts of the world have fully realized infrastructure’s “resilience dividend” through new regulations, capacity-building, and effective pricing of climate risk. This session willContinue reading "Realizing Infrastructure’s Resilience Dividend: Essential insights for piloting, financing and delivering impact at scale"
12:30 - 14:00 (EET) The mention of buildings sector actions in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) increased from 90 countries in 2015 to 148 by August 2022. However, there are aContinue reading "Buildings sector actions – the unprecedented opportunity for climate change commitments"
13:00 - 14:00 (EET) Given that more than 60% of carbon emissions within our cities typically comes from buildings, a growing number of city governments recognize that it’s time for action. Yet there is a significant gap between the policies enacted in municipalities, the impact of the real estate industry and the climate science thatContinue reading "Cities, Real Estate and Decarbonisation"
13:00 - 14:30 (EET) In cooperation with UNEP, The goal of the event is to provide a call to action to local and national governments, real-estate developers, investors, and utilitiesContinue reading "District Cooling: A Low Carbon Solution to Cool Cities"
14:00 - 14:00 (EET)
14:00 - 14:40 (EET)
14:30 - 15:00 (EET) Presentation of the UN Global Building Alliance status report 2022 By Jonathan Duwyn, Programme Officer, Buildings and Construction, UNEP Moderator: Kurt Emil Eriksen, VELUX
14:30 - 15:30 (EET) In many communities buildings represent a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions—globally representing approximately 40 percent of energy related emissions. Initiatives are underway to reduce theseContinue reading "Decarbonising Buildings: Data, Standards, Policies and Tools to Support a Life-Cycle Approach"
15:00 - 16:00 (EET)
15:00 - 16:00 (EET)
16:30 - 17:30 (EET) Although Africa contributes only 4% of the world’s CO2 emissions, Africa is home to 1.3 billion people and this number is projected to grow - withContinue reading "The Africa We Want: Transitioning to a Net Zero Built Environment in Africa"
17:30 - 18:15 (EET) On the occasion of "decarbonisation day" The panel discussion is meant to demonstrate and to celebrate women leadership in the decarbonization of our built environment andContinue reading "Women Leading the Decarbonisation of our Built Environment"
17:00 - 18:30 (EET)