GGGI is set to support the Government of Indonesia and participate in the “International Conference on Low Carbon Development and Green Economy”, a parallel event to the 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, which will be held at Inaya Putri Bali Resort on 11 October 2018.
Presenting the exciting possibilities for low carbon development to achieve green growth in Indonesia, the event is expected to bring together around 200 high-level participants from developed and developing countries, including Indonesia, international organizations, private sector, philanthropic organizations and businesses. GGGI Director General, Frank Rijsberman, will deliver opening remarks and will also speak in one of the sessions. The event features two panel discussions, with the focus on national and sectoral priorities, challenges for financing low-carbon development, examples of bankable green projects and financial mechanisms to accelerate green growth and support the green economy, with keynote address from the Minister of National Development Planning, Prof. Bambang Brodjonegoro.
The conference is a collaborative effort between the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) and a number of development partners including GGGI, the UK Climate Change Unit (UKCCU), the New Climate Economy (NCE), and the World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia.
Among the highly notable and honorable guest speakers are Boediono (Former Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia), Marie Elka Pangestu (Former Minister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia), Naoko Ishii (CEO and Chairperson for the Global Environment Facility), Paul Polman (CEO of Unilever), Remy Rioux (CEO of Agence Française de Développement), and Shinta Kamdani (President of Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development).
Due to limited space, the conference is only accessible for registered participants. Click here for registration.