Report launch: Digital Solutions for Climate Action

GeSI is hosting the virtual report launch of its latest report, "Digital Solutions for Climate Action" on 26 October

Oct 26, 2020 | Oct 26, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Virtual

We are proud to invite you to the virtual launch of the “Digital solutions for climate action: using ICT to raise ambitions on climate action in low- and middle-income countries” report on Monday 26 October at 14:00 to 15:00 CET.

The report sets out in detail how low and middle-income countries can leverage Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to support ambitions on climate action and achieve Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) goals. 

The report also presents mitigation and adaptation potentials that can be achieved with digital technologies by 2030 for seven countries (Brazil, Chile, China, India, Kenya, South Africa, and Vietnam) across four sectors:

  • Power
  • Transport
  • Manufacturing and construction
  • Agriculture

Implemented by the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), supported by BMU, and facilitated by GiZ, the report launch will feature a presentation of the findings and a high-level panel discussion with key stakeholders highlighting their top priorities in implementing the report recommendations. The launch will conclude with a Question and Answer session.


  • Mr. Luis Neves, CEO/Managing Director, Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)
  • Mr. Malcolm Johnson, Deputy Secretary-General, ITU
  • Mr. Gonzalo Muñoz, High-Level Climate Action Champion COP25 & Founder, TriCiclos
  • Dr. Dirk Messner, President, Germany Environment Agency (UBA)
  • Ms. Silvia Viceconte, Head of Multilateral Affairs and Economic Cooperation Sector, DG Connect - European Commission
  • Ms. Vera Scholz, Director Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure, GiZ
  • Mr. Norbert Gorißen, Deputy Director General, BMU

Participants will be sent a link to the virtual event closer to the date.


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