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9th International Greenhouse Gas Conference

(Photo courtesy of Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea)

On 11th July 2018, ESI Research Fellow Mr. Gautam Jindal participated in The 9th International Greenhouse Gas Conference, organized by the Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea (GIR) in Seoul, South Korea.

The theme of the conference was “Preparation for NDC Implementation of Paris Agreement” and it included two sessions – one on “NDC Implementation Plans” and the second on “Carbon Markets for NDC Achievement”.

Gautam presented on “Singapore’s NDC and Carbon Pricing” in the second session. The other speakers at the conference included

  • Mr. Hamdhoon Mohamed, Assistant Director, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Republic of Maldives
  • Mr. David Markey, Head of Business Environment & Climate Diplomacy, British Embassy Seoul
  • Ms. Buyong Kang, Deputy Director, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea
  • Dr. Martin Cames, Head of Energy and Climate, Oko-Institut
  • Ms. Yuko Komiya, Senior Researcher, Overseas Environmental Cooperation Centre (OECC)

The conference was attended by over 200 participants.

(Posted on 12 July 2018)