The Role of Climate Risk Insurance in NDC's

The role of climate risk insurance in NDCs

Organiser: MCII & German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

MCII Role: Co-Organiser, Presenter

Summary Description:

This side event will serve as a launch of a joint publication between MCII and DIE on the added value of climate risk insurance for NDC implementation with a focus on resilience, which is one of the targets of SDG 13. A panel discussion will follow where climate risk insurance experts and civil society representatives will discuss actionable recommendations to programming actors to implement the Paris Agreement and identify support needs to be addressed through the Warsaw International Mechanism and clearing house for risk transfer.


Panel, Speakers:

  • Christoph Bals, Germanwatch
  • Ernst Rauch, Munich Re
  • Soenke Kreft, MCII
  • Sara Jane Ahmed, Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities

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Throughout the UN Climate Conference, the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) will host the Interconnections Zone at only five minutes walking distance from the main negotiations venue (‘Bula Zone’). With more than 40 events, the Interconnections Zone provides a transdisciplinary space for civil society, researchers, policy-makers and other stakeholders to explore interconnections and possible synergies between climate action and sustainable development. Be part of the dialogue towards more integrated and balanced development, delivering on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement! The Interconnections Zone will be accessible without COP23 accreditation and is supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).