2021 International Climate Change Conference: A Just and Affordable Transition toward Net Zero

Event | 22 July 2021
Online via Zoom, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Manila time (GMT+8)

Description

The virtual 2021 International Climate Change Conference will provide a platform to discuss international practices that can help the Asian Development Bank’s developing member countries such as Indonesia transition into a low-carbon economy and pursue a green, resilient, and inclusive COVID-19 recovery. With the theme “A Just and Affordable Transition toward Net Zero,” the ICCC will showcase various initiatives taken by Indonesia on climate change, discuss constraints the country faces in addressing climate change, and identify possible solutions. It will highlight the role of multilateral development partners like ADB in delivering climate solutions to Indonesia, especially on how to strengthen the country’s resilience through climate change mitigation, adaptation, and green recovery.

Objectives

The conference will discuss the challenges and opportunities of pursuing a green, inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 and provide a platform to discuss international good practices that can help ADB's developing members countries to pursue a just and affordable transition to a low carbon and resilient economy. It will also be an opportunity for Indonesia to showcase some of its current initiatives on climate change, and for ADB to discuss its role as a key partner in delivering climate action in Indonesia and the region.

Target participants

Government officials from Indonesia and other selected countries, private sector representatives, development partners, civil society organizations, think tanks, and academia.

Resource speakers

  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia
  • Masatsugu Asakawa, President, ADB
  • Nicholas Stern, Chair of Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and Environment, London School of Economics

How to register

Register now for the conference.

Costs

Free

Event organizers / partners

Ministry of Finance, Indonesia