Event:

Wilton Park at the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) (WP1659)

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Financing South East Asia’s energy transition, Tuesday 11 December 16:00-17:30

Transboundary climate risks and opportunities: adaptation as a global public good, Friday 7 December 16:00-17:30

 

Financing South East Asia’s energy transition

Tuesday 11 December 1600-1730

ASEAN countries urgently require new pipelines of finance for the clean energy infrastructure required to meet their NDC commitments under the Paris agreement. What changes are needed in market design, policy and institutional frameworks to facilitate this, and what role can the City of London play?

Panellists

Panel 1: The importance of accelerating the energy transition in ASEAN, and the role of green finance

Chair: James Corré, Programme Director, Wilton Park

Nick Bridge – Special Representative for Climate Change, UK

Dida Gardera – Assistant Deputy Minister for Environment Conservation, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs, Indonesia.

Khanh Nguy Thi – Executive Director, Green ID, Vietnam

 

Panel 2: Barriers to investment in ASEAN countries, and their solutions

Chair: Rebecca Collyer – Director, International Forum for Energy, European Climate Foundation

Camilla Fenning – Head, South East Asia Climate Change and Energy Network, British High Commission Singapore

Patrick Arber – Senior Analyst, Global Public Policy, Aviva

Sara Jane Ahmed – Energy Finance Analyst, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), USA & Philippines

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Financing South East Asia’s energy transition

Partners

 

Transboundary climate risks and opportunities: adaptation as a global public good

Friday 7 December 1600-1730

This session will explore the implications, for national adaptation plans and global governance frameworks, of the transnational nature of ecosystems, value chains and communities. Drawing on case studies from around the world, the intention is to provide an impetus for increased action, cooperation and resilience-building.

Panellists

James Corré – Programme Director, Wilton Park (Chair)

Rt Hon Mark Field MP – Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK

Kevin Adams – Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute

Barney Dickson – Director, Strategy and Policy, Global Center on Adaptation

Arianna Flores Corral – Capacity Building Fellow, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Rebecca Nadin – Head of Risk and Resilience Programme, Overseas Development Institute

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Transboundary climate risks

Partners


Date:
Fri 7 - Tue 11 December, 2018
Venue:

Katowice - Poland

Event no:
WP1659
Themes:
Sustainable development and the environment
Tags:
climate, climate change, COP24
Fee:

These events are open to all COP24 pass holders and will take place in the UK Pavilion.

Contacts

James Corré: Programme Director

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