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COP21 event: Harnessing investment for low emission development and INDCs

COP21 Side event by the Government of the Dominican Republic and the LEDS Global Partnership

Date:  Thursday, December 10, 2015

Time: 13:15 – 14:45 (local time, France)

Location: Blue Zone Room OR 12, Parc des Expositions, Le Bourget, Paris (UNFCCC COP21 venue)

Achieving the ambitious goals countries have established in their low emission development strategies (LEDS) and intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) requires mobilization of high levels of private and public investment.

This event held jointly by the LEDS Global Partnership and the National Council for Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism of the Government of the Dominican Republic will highlight approaches and lessons learned from countries in securing public and private funds to scale up action on low emission development. In particular, the event will offer insights on effective investment strategies and instruments from the governments of the Dominican Republic and the Philippines.  It will also provide a perspective from the private sector on actions for enabling private capital mobilization and offer an opportunity for open dialogue with the audience.

13:15 – 13:25   Introduction to the LEDS Global Partnership – Jane Ebinger, World Bank

13:25 – 14:15   Panel Discussion on Mobilizing Investment for LEDS

Omar Ramirez Tejada, National Council for Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism, Government of the Dominican Republic – Chair LEDS Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Platform

Joyceline Goco, Climate Change Commission, Government of the Philippines

Kyung-ah Park, Environmental Markets Group, Goldman Sachs

14:15 – 14:40   Open discussion with the audience

14:40 – 14:45   Closing – Ron Benioff, Co-Director, LEDS Global Partnership Secretariat

Find the full agenda here.


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