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Niclas Svenningsen

Niclas Svenningsen

Company: UNFCCC

Position: Head of Climate Action, UNFCCC

Niclas Svenningsen is the Manager for Global Climate Action at UNFCCC. In this capacity, he is responsible for UNFCCC’s different initiatives related to engaging non-party stakeholders; private sector, civil society, cities etc. This includes the Marrakech Partnership, Climate Neutral Now, The NAZCA platform, Momentum for Change and Action for Climate Empowerment. He is also working with UNFCCC’s support to market based mechanisms, including the Clean Development Mechanism and the negotiations on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

Niclas has been working with the UN for the past 20 years, in different positions and countries. This includes the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where he first managed UNEP’s industry program in Asia-Pacific, and later started several global initiatives related to sustainable buildings, urban development, and sustainable procurement. He also led an initiative to make UN walk the talk by becoming a climate neutral organization by 2020.

Niclas holds M.Sc degrees in civil engineering and Petroleum Exploration, as well as a degree in environmental law, both from his native Sweden. He lives in Bonn, Germany with his family, and likes to test good and bad ideas for improving energy efficiency in his home, with mixed enthusiasm from the family.

 

 

Participates in the sessions:

  • Smart City and eco-development pt. 1

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    Smart City and eco-development pt. 1

    • A metropolis versus the environment. Strategic trends – sustainable urban management
    • Air, noise, greenery, space, waste and energy – sensitive areas of urban policy
    • Transport policy, mobility and investment. Barriers to e-transportThe state, local governments and business – co-operation for electromobility
    • Urban space management. Sustainable design and new investment assessment criteria

    Smart City and eco-development pt. 1

    • Dominika Bettman - President of the Management Board, Siemens Poland
    • Javier Cortes - Head Local Engagement, UN Global Compact Cities Program
    • Kazimierz Karolczak - Chairman of the Board, Upper Silesia & Zagłębie Metropolis (Górnośląsko-Zagłębiowska Metropolia)
    • Marcin Korolec - Minister of the Environment of Poland in the years 2011-2013, President, Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation
    • Jerzy Kwieciński - Minister of Investment and Economic Development, Poland
    • Magdalena Malewska - Head of Electrification Products Division in Poland, ABB Sp. z o.o.
    • Sławomir Nalewajka - Head of Ecosystem, Bombardier Transportation Poland
    • Gil Penalosa - Founder and Chair, 8 80 Cities, Chair, World Urban Parks
    • Niclas Svenningsen - Head of Climate Action, UNFCCC, UNFCCC
    • Ishtiaque Zahir Titas - Co-Director, UIA Commission for Sustainable Development Goal, Union of International Architects, Council Member, UIA, Region IV, UIA Representative, UN-Habitat, Co-Chair, PCG Professionals, (GAP) General Assembly of Partners

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