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Truth and Ambition

Global Parliamentary Commission on the Paris Agreement
3-4 December 2023, Dubai, UAE 

Monday 4th December

09:00 - 10:30

Session 5: Climate Finance 

Parliamentarians and climate finance 


Keynote by Mafalda Duarte, Executive Director, GCF (TBC)    

Presentation by Mark Howells, Programme Director, Climate Compatible Growth (TBC)    

Q&A with MPs moderated by Vivien Foster, Head of International Partnerships, Climate Compatible Growth (TBC)

11:00 - 12:30

Session 6: Dialogue with investors 

A dialogue with investors, legislators and regulators on what steps are needed to attract green investment on a massive scale


Keynote speech by Jay Collins, Vice-Chair, Citi (TBC)      

Presentation by Mark Howells, Programme Director, Climate Compatible Growth (TBC)    

Dialogue moderated by Nick Dunlop, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Climate Parliament 

14:00 - 15:30

Session 7: Energy transition, green grids and supply chain challenges 

Discussions on the pathways for electricity transition and the challenges in supply of critical minerals needed for the new energy infrastructure


Presentation by Marcus Stewart, Lead, Green Grids Initiative

Presentation by Paddy Padmanathan, ACWA Power and Xlinks (TBC)           

Q&A with MPs moderated by Lucy Pearson, Executive Director, Climate Parliament

16:00 - 17:00

Session 8: Closing session and commitments by MPs 

MPs report back on key lessons learned and state commitments 


Moderated by Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP and Chair of the Climate Parliament

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