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COP 21 Side Event: The Private Finance Gap: Challenges and Opportunities in Funding Adaptation Paris, France: December 3, 2015

Observer Room 03 (Blue Zone), ParisLe Bourget

The Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) held a side event at UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris, France. The event was organized jointly with International Development Research Centre (IDRC) , Frankfurt School and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP).

It was attended by over 120 COP 21 delegates, including a high proportion of parties. The programme, which was introduced by Mr. Michael Rantil of CTI and moderated by Mr. Mark Redwood from IDRC, consisted of a moderated discussion on the subject of “The Private Finance Gap: Challenges and Opportunities in Funding Adaptation” between the following participants:

  • Mr. Peter Storey, CTI PFAN
  • Mr. Martin Hiller, REEEP,
  • Mr. Ulf Moslener, Frankfurt School
  • Mr. Edward Cameron, Business for Social Responsibility
  • Ms. Dominique Charron, IDRC

 

The event was extremely well received and resulted in a lively debate with many questions and comments also coming from the audience.

A full summary and video of the event is available at:

http://www.iisd.ca/climate/cop21/enbots/3dec.html#event-2

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