Objectives and themes of the event:
To address the sustainable cooling challenge, this side event will examine the cooling challenge and showcase national best practices to assess and meet the demand for sustainable cooling through plans, policies, and actions. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to share perspectives on the proposed set of commitments under the Cool Coalition and United Arab Emirates-led Global Cooling Pledge, and thus supporting the finalization of a “Cool COP Menu of Actions” to presented during COP28.
Participants will gain awareness of the sustainable cooling challenge, learn from national best practices, and identify opportunities for collaboration to achieve sustainable cooling at scale. Participant feedback on the Global Cooling Pledge will help ensure that the Pledge is reflective of the diverse needs and priorities of the Asia-Pacific region.