D&C Days 2023 agenda

A packed programme is in store for the one-day Development and Climate Days event at COP28.


The 2023 Development and Climate Days will take place in Dubai on 7 December 2023 during the UNFCCC climate conference (COP28). The one-day event will take place at Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The agenda will explore three themes:

  • Decolonising climate finance
  • Equitable climate partnerships, and
  • Accountability for the Paris goals

The full agenda is available below. Click to expand the sessions for more information, and each theme can be filtered by using the 'categories' dropdown menu. All times are Dubai/UAE (GMT+4).

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Organising partners

This year’s event is organised in partnership by the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre (RCCC), the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the Anticipation Hub, the Climate Emergency Collaboration Group, the Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Bank.

Contributing partners

Contributing partners to this year’s event are the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA), “Generating Ambition for Locally Led Adaptation” core partners, with funding from the Government of the Netherlands, NAP Global Network, hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), and the Least Developed Countries Initiative for Adaptation and Resilience (LIFE-AR).


Katherine Shepherd ([email protected]), project manager, IIED's Climate Change research group