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European and Global Leadership in Paris Alignment Commitment to Action

10:15/30 -11:00/15 / 12 November 2020 / HIGH-LEVEL EVENT 4
Led by the European Investment Bank (EIB)

European and Global Leadership in Paris Alignment: Commitment to Action!

The event will gather a range of examples of ambitious actions on Paris Alignment, both from Europe and globally, to illustrate how PDBs can and must drive delivery of the Paris Agreement by “making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development”. We will address both the temperature and climate resilience goals of the Paris Agreement, establishing vital links to the environmental crisis and the need for a green recovery that is socially inclusive. Entering the critical decade to 2030, PDBs will demonstrate robust and ambitious Paris alignment timelines, targets and actions.

Ambroise Fayolle, Vice-President, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Rebecca Miano, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (kenGen) Mohamed Naciri, Director of Development, Société d’Aménagement Zenata (SAZ)

Javier Manzanares, Deputy Executive Director, Green Climate Fund (GCF)


Shirin Wheeler, Principal Advisor International Media, European Investment Bank (EIB)


Simone Robbers, Assistant Governor and General Manager of Governance, Strategy and Corporate Relations, Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Andrea Meza Murrillo, Minister of Energy and Environment, Republic of Costa Rica

Søren Peter Andreasen, General Manager, European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) Dr. Mansur Muhtar, VP-Country Programs, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Dr. Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, EU Presidency

Patrick Dlamini, President, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

Koen Doens, Director-General, International Cooperation and Development, European Commission


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