Webinar – Advancing Renewable Energy Policy Development and Climate Action

Join REN21 and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability in discussing what made 2016 another record year for renewables and how cities have contributed.


Learn more about the role of good data to improve renewable energy policies and foster climate action. The webinar will present the highlights of the newly released REN21 Renewables 2017 Global Status Report. ICLEI will showcase how local governments are already contributing to the energy transition through the overview of local renewable energy commitments and actions voluntarily reported in the carbonn Climate Registry. The City of Vancouver will share its experience on the relevance of data reporting for policy development and progress monitoring.


The webinar will take place Monday, Aug 28, 2017 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CEST.




1. Welcome and introduction, Maryke van Staden, Director of the carbonn Center, ICLEI World Secretariat.


2. Presentations:


  • Local renewable energy commitments and actions – an overview of voluntarily reported data in the carbonn Climate Registry, Ana Marques Leandro, Senior Officer for Low-carbon Cities, ICLEI.
  • The role of data reporting in Vancouver’s Greenest Cities and Renewable City plans, Lloyd Lee, Monitoring and Reporting Planner, City of Vancouver
  • REN21’s Renewables2017 Global Status Report and Outlook for 2018, Rana Adib, Research Coordinator, REN21.

3. Questions and Answer


Register for the webinar here.


For more information about the event contact:


Ana Marques, Senior officer Low-carbon Cities: ana.marques@iclei.org

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, World Secretariat, Bonn, Germany.