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Finance and Technology Needs to Address the Climate Challenges
Copenhagen, 5 May 2009


The UNEP Risψ Centre, in collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, convened an
international seminar to discuss technology and finance needs, and to improve the understanding of how these needs are differentiated between countries and climate change priorities.

The seminar presented views from large developing and less developed African countries. It also discussed international action under development, and the role of the European Union and United States of America.

Presentations are available in PDF format.

All the documents shown below - zip file

Technology and finance in the UNFCCC – status before COP 15
Henning Wuester, UNFCCC Secretariat
Perspectives on Technology and Finance needs for low carbon energy development in major developing countries
   South Africa
   Kevin Nassiep, South Africa's National Energy Research Institute (SANERI)
   Jungfeng Li, China Renewable Energy Industries Association
   P.R. Shukla, Indian Institute of Management (IIMA)
   Fernando Tudela, Ministry for Planning and Environmental Policy
   (presented by Ambassador Barcena)
Cleaner energy development in LDCs
Ibrahim Togola, Mali Folkecentre
Adaptation action – what is needed short and long term
Laban A. Ogallo, IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC)
Climate Investment funds – Multilateral Banks’ Response
The World Bank Group's presentation
Innovation on finance and technology facilitation – the role of the UN
Mark Radka, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Capacity building and policy support for carbon finance and adaptation
John Christensen, UNEP Risoe Centre
The Road to Copenhagen – status on EU and US positions on technology and finance
Adrian Lema, Finance and Technology Team, Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy

For further information contact: John Christensen, joch@dtu.dk


UNEP Risoe Centre • DTU Management Engineering • Frederiksborgvej 399, Bldg. 142 • P.O. Box 49 • DK 4000 Roskilde • Denmark


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