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WBA is an accredited NGO observer to the UNFCCC (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change). As an organization with a mission for bioenergy advocacy at global level, COP climate conferences are an important platform for us. WBA has attended all the COP events since our inception in 2008. A snapshot of our activities at previous COP events are available on our homepage: E.g. COP26, Glasgow – Link
COP27 will be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt during November 6 – 18, 2022. Following are official websites with latest information on the logistics for the event:
REN Alliance Side Event (16.11, 16.45 - 18.15)
Together with our REN Alliance partners (ISES, IHA, IGA, WWEA), WBA will organize a official side event - Stronger Together: Showcasing Success of Renewable Energy Technologies Working For Energy Transition.
International climate change mitigation requires a transition to renewable energies. Renewables energy technologies support commitments to achieve an equitable transformation to a renewable energy future. This event will showcase the strengths of renewables and how they can be deployed faster.
Speakers will be representatives of the leading international renewable energy associations and experts working at different geographical levels in renewable energy deployment. Following the presentations, the panelists will discuss how to replicate and scale up these best practice cases.
Exhibit Stand (16.11 and 17.11)
WBA will share technologies, policies, and markets for bioenergy solutions globally including liquid fuels, heat, pellets, biogas, agro residues, cooking, and power etc. with emphasis on opportunities for modern biomass in Africa leading to ecosystem restoration, energy access and improved health.
WBA Press Conference
17.11, 10.00 - 10.30: Crucial role of bioenergy in meeting 1.5 deg Celsius target
18.11, 11.00 - 11.30: Global vision for scaling up biomethane
Below are a list of events in the Blue and Green zones at CO27:
To get in touch with the WBA delegation at COP, please contact us below:
+46 76 71 59 785