Keeping the Drumbeat of Ambition Alive
This Placencia Ambition Forum will virtually bring together major actors in the climate change negotiations around a central theme of increasing ambition and a focus on safeguarding the Paris Agreement.
The Forum is hosted by the Government of Belize as the Chair of AOSIS (Alliance of Small Island States). COVID-19 magnifies the importance of key island priorities for the global climate change agenda. The radical curtailment in transport and steep decline in energy demand signals that change is possible. Transparency is critical; collaboration is essential to eliminate barriers to known solutions.
This is an opportunity for a global reset to maximize results for people and planet. This Forum allows AOSIS members and others, to highlight the synergies between the disruption of COVID-19 and climate change, and how responses to COVID-19 can strengthen the case for more sustainable climate action and ambition in the lead up to COP26 and beyond.
Goals and objectives:
For AOSIS members to encourage and drive climate action and ambition in NDCs in the lead up to COP26 and beyond in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic.