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Momentum for Change at the UN Climate Change Conference 
We are organizing a series of special events from 12 - 16 November 2017 at the United Nations Climate Change Conference  in Bonn (COP 23).  Here we will honor inspiring projects that represent the groundswell of climate action happening around the world. 
Showcase Event: Tuesday 14 November

Each year, we celebrate the winning Lighthouse Activities at a special award ceremony, or "Showcase Event", at the United Nations Climate Change Conference. This year, the Showcase Event will recognize the 19 winners of the 2017 Momentum for Change Award at COP 23 in Bonn. The winning activities of 2017 comprise an impressive range of projects and personal stories that touch on sustainability, climate protection, environmental consciousness, and social responsibility. The Showcase Event is expected to be one of the most dynamic and exciting events in Bonn, with inspiring speakers, videos, photography, and a musical performance. 

Special events for Lighthouse Activities
We will shine a light on climate action by organizing special events for each of the five Lighthouse Activity categories: Women for Results , Financing for Climate Friendly Investment , ICT Solutions , and, new focus areas this year, Planetary Health and Climate Neutral Now . All 19 Lighthouse Activity winners will be present at these events, where they will show how they are contributing to climate action worldwide. 
Schedule
For an overview of all Momentum for Change events, please see the full schedule below. All events will take place inside the Bonn Zone of the conference venue and are open to all registered participants attending COP 23.
Sunday 12 November            15:00 to 16:30  | Room 2, Bonn Zone
High Level Event: Planetary Health
A high-level panel of experts will discuss how the new field of Planetary Health focuses on the interplay between human, animal, and environmental health, related to implementing the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. 
Monday 13 November          13:00 to 13:45  | Climate Action Studio, Bonn Zone
Momentum for Change: Planetary Health
This event will honour the winning Planetary Health activities, and showcase their on-the-ground examples of how communities, cities, companies, NGOs and other institutions balance the need for healthy communities with stewardship of natural ecosystems.
Tuesday 14 November          
1 3:00 to 13:45
| Climate Action Studio, Bonn Zone
Momentum for Change: Women for Results
By showcasing the winning Women for Results activities, this event demonstrates how women are leading the way on climate action worldwide.

18:15 to 19:45  | Room 8, Bonn Zone
Momentum for Change: Showcase Event
Celebrating the 2017 Lighthouse Activity winners with an exciting award ceremony with all 19 winners present.
Wednesday 15 November   13:00 to 13:45  | Climate Action Studio, Bonn Zone
Momentum for Change: Climate Neutral Now
With a panel discussion featuring the winning Climate Neutral Now activities, this event shows how companies and governments are achieving real results in transitioning to climate neutrality, and making efforts in climate action worldwide.

15:00 to 16:15  | Webinar
SD-Talk: Innovation in Climate Action
Live webinar with representatives from three Lighthouse Activity winners: From Waste to WOW of Women for Results; SmartICE of ICT Solutions; and We Care Solar of Planetary Health.
Register here.
Event number: 952 264 862
Event password: KCSD2030

18:00 to 18:45  | Climate Action Studio, Bonn Zone
Momentum for Change: Financing for Climate Friendly Investment
The winning Financing for Climate Friendly Investment activities will discuss how innovation is playing a key role in unlocking financial resources, resulting in greater institutional capacity to fund activities that promote low-carbon growth and highly resilient communities.
Thursday 16 November        10:00 to 11:30  | Room 2, Bonn Zone
High Level Event: ICT Solutions
This 90-minute event is divided into two segments: a high-level segment of expert panelists, featuring a thought provoking discussion on the enabling role of ICT in tackling climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ; and a showcasing segment to demonstrate on-the-ground examples of ICT-enabled climate solutions by the winners of the 2017 Momentum for Change award under this focus area.