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