The 2018 Building Action Symposium in videos

On 6 December, in parallel with COP24 in Katowice, the GlobalABC Buildings Action Symposium  was organized by Construction21 and GABC. 

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) is an alliance of 110 members representing 26 countries, 4 public agencies, 21 private corporations, 11 intergovernmental organizations, 38 non- governmental organizations and research institutions, and 10 civil society organizations. Founded at COP21, the member organizations of the GABC work toward a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector. Specifically, the GlobalABC has the following goals:

  • 1. Put buildings and construction sector on a well-below 2- degrees path
  • 2. Align existing initiatives, commitments and programmes to achieve greater scale and increase the

pace of climate change mitigation and adaptation. 3. Catalyse stronger collaboration and target sectoral climate action and solutions for everyone.

Members self-select into 5 working groups – Awareness and Education, Public Policy, Market Transformation, Finance, and Building Measurement, Data, and Information and work toward these goals through four key activities:

  • Tracking progress through the annual Global Status Report.
  • Developing a joint framework through Global and Regional Roadmaps.
  • Facilitating solutions and collaboration through Regional Roundtables.
  • Advocacy and awareness-raising through high-level events and dialogues including through COP and G20 side events.

The purpose of this Building Action Symposium was to bring together country representatives and members of the private and civil society sector to explore how to improve countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) regarding building and construction actions to set the sector on a zero-emission, efficiency, and resilient pathway aligned with the Paris Agreement goals.

  • Building symposium GABC 2018 summary

 Find below the interventions of the morning filmed on Periscope 


Moderated by : La rédaction C21

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