This World Resources Institute (WRI), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) event highlighted elements for urgent implementation at the negotiations to demonstrate solidarity with climate vulnerable nations, focusing on adaptation, finance, and loss and damage, in order to keep the Paris Agreement’s “survival” temperature goal within reach and center climate justice. Speakers include members of the consortium Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 (ACT2025).
Sara Ahmed - Advisor to the Vulnerable 20 (V20) Group of Finance Ministers and Founder of the Financial Futures Center (FFC)
Fatuma Hussein - SBI Coordinator for the African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change
Christopher Bartlett - Independent Climate Expert, Republic of Vanuatu
Chukwumerije Okereke - Director, Centre for Climate Change and Development, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Nigeria
Preety Bhandari - Senior Advisor, Global Climate Program and the Finance Center, World Resources Institute
Saleemul Huq - Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development, Bangladesh – moderator