Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership


Name of initiative Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address http://ledsgp.org/home
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Starting year 2011
End year
Secretariat secretariat@ledsgp.org
Organisational structure The LEDS Global Partnership operates through an innovative distributed leadership model, with regional institutions managing African, Asian and Latin American regional platforms and officials from countries and international organizations providing technical support on analysis and tools, planning, finance, and sectors (e.g., agriculture, energy, transport, and waste). A steering committee provides guidance and sets strategic direction for LEDS GP, and a global secretariat coordinates LEDS GP implementation, knowledge management, and outreach.
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership
Type of lead organisation Network/Consortium/Partnership
Location/Nationality of lead organisation United States of America


Description The Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership was founded to advance climate-resilient low emission development through coordination, information exchange, and cooperation among programs and countries working to advance low emissions growth. Launched in early 2011, the partnership currently brings together more than 140 governmental and international institutions.
Objectives The LEDS Global Partnerships objectives are to:

- Strengthen quality, support, and leadership of low emission development strategies (LEDS) in all regions. - Foster effective implementation of LEDS. - Spur development of new LEDS by additional national and subnational governments.

Activities The working groups of the LEDS Global Partnership develop and deliver technical resources, training, expert assistance, and match-making. They also engage with current topical networks and convene virtual forums. These working groups are the followings:

- Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use - Benefits - Energy - Finance - Subnational Integration - Transport

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Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Technical dialogue
Activity of initiative Knowledge production and innovation, Knowledge dissemination and exchange
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Participants Number Names
Members 144  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 107
National states 0
Governmental actors 37 See http://ledsgp.org/2015/12/meet-the-members-of-the-leds-gp/?loclang=en_gb
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 15 November 2019 17:10:32

Not only have national states as participators