Tuesday, 8 December 2009

The European Investment Bank is pleased to invite you to the following events:

Thursday, 10th December, from 12:45 - 14:30
As part of the MDB Dialogue Day at the Copenhagen Opera House, in Tordenskjoldsgade 15, City Center (10 min. from Bella Centre; shuttle bus departing at 09:00 from Bella Centre and every hour).

Buffet Lunch and Panel entitled "Beyond Copenhagen: The Role of the Multilateral Development Banks." Featuring:

José María Figueres Olsen, Former President of Costa Rica
Kenneth Newcombe, Founder and CEO, C-Quest Capital
Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Indian Ministry for Power
Moderated by EIB’s Vice-President for the Environment Simon Brooks

Monday 14th December, from 14.45 - 16.15
UNFCCC Side Event, Bella Centre, Room 1

Panel entitled “Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change: Innovative Energy for the Future.” Featuring:

Anders Eldrup, CEO, Dong Energy
Charles Anglin, British Wind Energy Association
Jakob Sigurður Friðriksson, Reykjavik Energy
Moderated by EIB’s Vice-President for the Environment Simon Brooks.

Wednesday, 16th December, from 15:30-17:30
EU Pavilion, Room Schuman

Cocktail Reception and Event entitled "Financing Adaptation to Climate Change: The Role of European Funding Institutions." Featuring,

Atiq Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies
Peter Gammeltoft, Head, European Commission, DG Environment (co-organizer)
Presentations by AFD, EBRD, EIB, KfW and NIB
Chaired by EIB’s Vice-President for the Environment Simon Brooks and with closing remarks by EIB’s Director General Grammatiki Tsingou.

Thursday, 17th December, from 13.00-15.00
EU Pavilion, Room Schuman

Cocktail Reception and Event entitled "GEEREF, an Innovative Public Private Partnership to Transfer Clean Energy Technologies to Developing Countries." Featuring,

Francesca Mosca, Director European Commission, DG EuropeAid (co-organizer TBC)
Franzjosef Schafhausen, Head, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) (TBC)
Richard Pelly, Chief Executive, European Investment Fund and Cyrille Arnould, GEEREF, European Investment Bank
Christopher Clarke, Executive Director & Principal, Inspired Evolution Investment Management (TBC)
TC Kundi, Managing Partner, Berkeley Energy (TBC)

In addition, the EIB will speak at the following events organized by partner organizations:

Thursday, 10th December
MDB Dialogue Day, Copenhagen Opera House, 14:30-16:00
“Leveraging Carbon Markets for Sustainable Development”
Kristin Lang, Senior Officer of the European Investment Bank, will present EIB’s carbon funds.

Wednesday, 16th December,
EU Pavilion, Room Schuman, 10: 30 - 12:30
"Mobilising citizens: regions and cities working together for climate protection."
An event organized by the Committee of the Regions.
Simon Brooks, EIB's Vice-President for the Environment, will deliver a welcome address.

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