Events

Past Events

  • High-level Event Plenary on Accelerating Climate Change Action

    Marrakech
    Morocco

    Global Commissioner Nicholas Stern will deliver the keynote address at the High-level Event on Climate Action, hosted by the Moroccan Government in Marrakech, Morocco, as part of COP22.

  • High-level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance

    Marrakech
    Morocco

    On 16 November, Global Commissioners Nicholas Stern and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will deliver NCE messages in the High-level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance, hosted in Marrakech, Morocco as part of COP22.

  • Greening Industrialisation in Africa

    Marrakech
    Morocco

    This joint event by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), the New Climate Economy (NCE) and University College London (UCL)will provide a high level dialogue platform, informed by evidence on the ground on the continent, for exploring how a policy-enabling environment can be created to successfully leapfrog towards climate friendly, resource-efficient and socially just industrialization for accelerated structural transformation of African economies.

    Panelists, Speakers and Discussants

    Chair: Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Executive Secretary (a.i), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

    Moderator: TBC

    Speakers:

    • Dr.  Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson, African Union Commission
    • Dr. Carlos Lopes, Commissioner, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate
    • Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (tbc)
    • Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Former Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy, Nigeria; Commissioner, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate (tbc)
    • Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute  
    • Dr Justin Yifu LinDirector, Center for New Structural Economics, Peking University 

     Discussants:

    • Dr. Mulu Gebreeyesus, Senior Researcher, Ethiopian Development Research Institute 
    • Prof. Yacob Mulugetta, Professor of Energy and Development Policy, University College London 

    Launch of the Economic Commission for Africa 2016 – Greening Africa’s Industrialization