Financing Cities in a Changing Climate

Organizer: German Government

Date: Tue / Dec. 1 - 16:00

Time: 16:00

Area: Blue Zone

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 16:00 – 17:30 hrs
German Pavilion
Hall 2b (“Blue Zone”)
Cities contribute to climate change and simultaneously are vulnerable to its consequences.
The event provides a platform to discuss the challenges of connecting cities to climate finance
You are cordially invited to attend our joint side event.
Key note speech on urban climate change challenges and Germany’s engagement
Ingrid Hoven, Director General, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development, BMZ
Cities’ perspective on climate mitigation, adaptation and financial mechanisms
Stephany Uy Tan, Mayor, Catbalogan City, Philippines
Climate risk analysis for decision making on urban planning and climate finance
David Bresch, Head Business Development Global Partnerships, Swiss Re
Climate finance instruments and innovative approaches for financing cities
Philippe Orliange, Executive Director, l’Agence Française de Développement, AFD
Stephan Opitz, Member of the Management Committee, KfW Development Bank

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