Events

World Bank Group Pavilion at COP23

November 6-17, 2017

Bonn, Germany

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For the first time, the World Bank Group will be present at COP with a dedicated pavilion that will serve as a convening and networking hub to promote, discuss and share climate solutions with global leaders, media and online influencers. If you are at COP23, please visit us and check out our digital media zone, virtual reality station and info point.

Not in Bonn? You can watch the World Bank Group Pavilion Facebook Live sessions at www.facebook.com/Connect4Climate

  • Monday, 6 November 

    04:00-04:30Facebook Live

    We are Uniting for Climate Action - Faster, Further, Together

    Inia Seruiratu, Fiji’s Minister for Agriculture, Rural & Maritime Development, and National Disaster Management and Fiji’s High Level Climate Champion

    Youth speaker: Anne Dunn, Fiji’s Ambassador for Climate Change and Environment, Miss Pacific Islands

    Youth speaker: Broderick Menke, Climate Change Activist & Environmental Studies Major, Republic of the Marshall Islands

    Youth Speaker: Samantha Kwan, Marine Conservation Officer of the Samoan Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment & President of the Youth Climate Action Network of Samoa

    Wednesday, 8 November

    12:30-12:45Facebook Live

    Coastal Resilience and How West Africa is Tackling Flooding and Erosion

    Benoît Bosquet, Practice Manager, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank

    Thursday, 9 November

    10:00-10:15Facebook Live 

    Fiji’s Climate Change Story in VR: Behind the Scenes

    Tom Perry, Team Leader, World Bank Pacific Communications, World Bank

    Friday, 10 November - Energy, Water, Agriculture

    11:00-11:15Facebook Live

    Uncharted Waters: The New Economics of Water Scarcity and Variability

    Richard Damania, Lead Economist, Water Global Pratice, World Bank

    03:30-03:45Facebook Live

    Building Fiji’s Resilience: Insights from Fiji’s Climate Vulnerability Assessment

    Stéphane Hallegatte, Senior Economist, Climate Change Group, World Bank

    Kesaia Tabunakawai, Head of WWF Pacific

    04:00-04:15Facebook Live

    Celebrating COP23 Youth Climate Video Competition

    Adarsh Prathap (India)

    Younes Lamsaoui (Morocco)

    Saturday, 11 November - Oceans and Coastal Zones, Transport, Settlements

    11:00-11:15Facebook Live

    Global Mobility Report 2017: Transport Sector “Off Track” to Sustainability

    Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT, World Bank

    12:00-12:15Facebook Live

    The Blue Economy

    Karin Kemper, Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank

    Sunday, 12 November - Industry, Forests

    10:00-11:00Panel

    Resilient Housing for Resilient Cities

    Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience, World Bank Group

    Haryadi Suyuti, Mayor of Yogyakarta (Indonesia)

    Monica Fein, Mayor of Rosario (Argentina)

    01:30-01:45Facebook Live

    Think Big, Think Landscapes: The Role of the World Bank’s BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes

    Ellysar Baroudy, Coordinator, BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes + Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

     

    02:00-02:15Facebook Live

    Climate-Smart Forests

    Karin Kemper, Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank

     
  • Monday, 13 November - Finance, SDG11

    10:00-10:15Facebook Live

    Interview on the CAPE Initiative

    Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE

    10:15-10:30Facebook Live

    Interview on the CAPE Initiative

    Pedro Taques, Governor of Mato Grosso, Brazil

    10:30-11:00Panel

    World Bank NDC Support Facility Dialogue: Low-Carbon Development and Transport Sector

    Andrea Meza Murillo, Director, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica

    Maria Cordeiro, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank

    11:00-11:15Facebook Live

    Lord Nicholas Stern in Conversation with Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

    Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Fijian Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications

    Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE

    11:15-11:30Facebook Live

    Interview on the CAPE Initiative

    Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven, Director General Global issues – sector policies and programs – at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

    11:45-12:00Facebook Live

    How Can the Public and Private Sectors Unite to Create Markets for Climate Business?

    Alzbeta Klein, Director and Global Head, Climate Business, IFC

    Tom Kerr, Principal Climate Policy Officer, Climate Business, IFC

    01:15-01:30Facebook Live

    CAPE Initiative Talk - Lord Nicholas Stern in Conversation with Marcelo Mena

    Marcelo Mena, Minister for Environment, Chile

    Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE

    02:00-02:15Facebook Live

    Building and Branding Green Construction in Emerging Markets

    Fatima Wadiwalla, Property Development, RMB Westport

    03:30-04:00Presentation

    Residential Energy Efficiency: It All Starts at Home

    Sophia Lynn, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, IFC (F&M)

    Andras Szeker, Institutional Partnerships & International Projects Director, Habitat for Humanity

    04:00-04:15Facebook Live

    The NDC Partnership

    Pablo Vieira, Global Director, NDC Partnership

    04:30-04:45Facebook Live

    The Role of Carbon Pricing in Developing Economies

    Emilio Lèbre La Rovere, Executive Coordinator of the Center for Integrated Studies on Climate Change and the Environment, Federal University of Rio, Brazil

    04:45-05:00Facebook Live

    The Role of Carbon Pricing in Developing Economies

    Youba Sokona, Vice-Chair Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Mali

    05:00-05:30Presentation

    Launch of State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2017

    Céline Ramstein, Program Coordinator, Carbon Pricing Intelligence Program, World Bank

    Tuesday, 14 November - Resilience, Innovation, SDG2

    10:00-10:15Facebook Live

    An Innovative Collaboration for Forest Protection in Cameroon with Taylor Guitars

    René Siwe, REDD+ Technical Coordinator, Cameroon

    Scott Paul, Director of Natural Resource Sustainability, Taylor Guitars

    10:30-10:45Facebook Live

    World Bank NDC Support Facility Dialogue: Climate Change Adaptation

    Riad Balaghi, Head of Department Agronomy and Agricultural Machinery, National Institute for Agronomic Research, Morocco

    11:15-11:30Facebook Live

    World Bank NDC Support Facility Dialogue: Climate Change Adaptation

    Adérito Santana, Meteorologist, Ministry of Infrastructures, Natural Resources and Environment

    12:30-12:45Facebook Live

    A Conversation on Climate Change

    John Roome, Senior Director, Climate Change Group, World Bank

    Wednesday, 15 November

    01:00-01:15Facebook Live

    Innovative Finance and Impact Investing for Climate Business

    Lorenzo Bernasconi, Senior Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation

    01:45-02:00Facebook Live

    Maximizing Finance for Climate Through Sustainable Finance

    Hartwig Schafer, VP of Global Themes, World Bank 

    02:45-03:00Facebook Live

    Delivering Renewable Energy Solutions for Off-Grid Communities

    Thomas Duveau, Chief Strategy Officer, Mobisol GmbH

    03:00-03:15Facebook Live

    Small Island Countries: Paving the Road to Climate Resilience

    Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT, World Bank

    04:00-04:15Facebook Live

    Technology and Innovation for Climate Action

    Marc Weissgerber, Group Chief Financial Officer, Climate-KIC

    05:00-05:15Facebook Live

    Momentum for Change

    David Katz, Founder & CEO, The Plastic Bank

    Thursday, 16 November

    11:00-11:15Facebook Live

    Peace Boat

    Yoshioka Tatsuya, Founder, Peace Boat

    Kya Lal, Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador, Fiji

    11:30-11:45Facebook Live

    A Conversation on Climate Change in Nigeria

    Peter Tarfa, Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja

    12:00-12:15Facebook Live

    Climate Literacy – Key for Climate Action, Going “Further, Faster, Together”

    Kathleen Rogers, President, Earth Day Network

    Timothy Damon, Founder and President, Global Youth Development Institute

     

    Delivering Renewable Energy Solutions for Off-Grid Communities

    Thomas Duveau, Chief Strategy Officer, Mobisol GmbH

    Delivering Renewable Energy Solutions for Off-Grid Communities

    Thomas Duveau, Chief Strategy Officer, Mobisol GmbH

    Interview on the CAPE Initiative

    Interview on the CAPE Initiative

    CAPE Initiative Talk - Lord Nicholas Stern in Conversation with Marcelo Mena

    Marcelo Mena, Minister for Environment, Chile

    Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE

    CAPE Initiative Talk - Lord Nicholas Stern in Conversation with Marcelo Mena

    Marcelo Mena, Minister for Environment, Chile

    Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the LSE

Details:

  • When: November 6-17, 2017
  • Where: COP23 - Bonn Zone, space A03
  • Follow: #Uniting4Climate #COP23
  • CONTACT: Gerardo Spatuzzi
  • gspatuzzi@worldbankgroup.org

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