Mobilising Private Finance for Adaptation: The Case for a Fair Transition

29th June 2021 by Jane Struver

London Climate Action Week event; Thursday 1st of July at 15:00 – 16:30 BST / 16:00 – 17:30 CET.

The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UK, Karel van Oosterom, welcomes you to attend ‘Mobilising private finance for adaptation: the case for a fair transition’.

Experts will focus on defining the principles for the effective use of climate finance in driving a paradigm shift and creating an enabling environment for active private sector participation in adaptation. Join the discussion:

  • To understand what barriers the private sector and vulnerable communities face to finance adaptation action
  • To learn from innovative solutions on the ground on how to overcome these barriers and build the business case for adaptation

Speakers: Kitty van der Heijden, Director General for International Cooperation NL Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Rachel Turner, Director of Economic Development at the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office – Yannick Glemarec, Executive Director, Green Climate Fund – Mónica A. Altamirano, Public-Private Partnership Specialist and Systems Thinker

Panel discussion with: Daouda Ndiaye, Lead Climate Change Specialist, Islamic Development Bank – Selim Hussain, CEO BRAC Bank Bangladesh – Henry Sunkwa-Mills, Managing Director, InvestCorp Ghana

Moderator:

Margaret-Ann Splawn, Executive Director, Climate Markets & Investment Association

Register for this event here: