CIKD COP 28 Side-Event: “Bridge Digital Divide, Build Climate Resilience”, 10 December 2023, Dubai Expo City

Dec 1, 2023 | Events

  • Organized by: Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD), Institute of Resources and Environment Policies of the Development Research Center of the State Council and the Alibaba Foundation 
  • Date and time: Sunday, 10 December 2023, 14:45 – 16:15 
  • Venue & Format: Action Room, OA06-G3, China Pavilion, Dubai Expo City 

The event aims to bring together government departments, businesses, and research institutes from China and other countries to discuss climate resilience and sustainable development.  

Agenda:

14:15-14:45 Video on Energy Transition in China

Moderator: WANG Jinzhao Executive Deputy Director-General of Center for International Knowledge on Development (CIKD), China

14:45-15:40 Speeches (7-8min/person)

  • LONG Guoqiang, Vice Minister, Development Research Center of the State Council,
  • China
  • XIE Zhenhua Special Envoy for Climate Change, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China
  • Dan Jørgensen Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy, Denmark
  • Fatih Birol Executive Director of the International Energy Agency
  • Manuela Ferro Vice President on East Asia and Pacific, World Bank Group
  • Lord Adair Turner, Chair of Energy Transitions Commission, Former Chair of UK Financial Services Authority
  • Joseph McMonigle IEF Secretary General

15:40-16:10 Speeches (5min/person)

  • Dima Al-Khatib Director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation
  • ZHOU Dadi Former Director-General of Energy Research Institute, NDRC Vice Chairman of China Energy Research Society
  • WANG Naixiang, Chairman, Beijing Green Exchange
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (TBD)
  • SONG Juntao Secretary General of eWTP, Vice Chairman of Digital Economy Committee of ICC
  • MA Mingjie, DG of Innovation Research of Development Research Center of the State Council, China
  • Enterprise Singapore (TBD)
  • Gladys Chun, Vice President of Lazada, ESG Head

16:10-16:15 Closing Remarks

  • GAO Shiji, Director-General, Research Institute of Resources and Environment Policies of the Development Research Center of the State Council Member of China’s National Expert Panel on Climate Change