Middle East Green Initiative Summit2021-10-26T10:56:11+04:00
Middle East Green Initiative Summit
25 October 2021
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 1:00pm GMT
Middle East Green Initiative Summit Program
16:00 – 16:30 Reception by H.R.H. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
16:30 – 16:35 Welcome Remarks
Outline of Saudi Arabia’s Vision for Greening the World, and in particular the Role of Green Financing in Enabling the Transition to Green Societies
H.R.H. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
16:36 – 18:27 Part I: Heads of State and Heads of Government Contributions on one or several of the below topics
Shaping a Common Future: Defining Green Policy Solutions for Common Environmental Assets – What Is the Threat? What Is the Opportunity?
A Joint Approach to Enabling the Green Transition: What Governments Can Do to Leverage Sustainable Finance?
How to Collectively Bring These Insights to COP 26?
18:28 – 18:46 Part II: Financial Sector Expert Contributions
The $50 Trillion Opportunity around the Green Transition: What Governments, the Financial Sector and International Financial Institutions Must Do to Ensure This Opportunity Can Become a Reality? Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock, United States
The Financial Sector’s Challenge and Opportunity in Leveraging Sustainable Finance to Enable the Green Transition Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive, HSBC, United Kingdom
Financing the Green Transition: The Role and Tools of the Financial Sector André Esteves, Senior Partner, BTG Pactual , Brazil
18:47 – 18:57 Part III: International Perspective
Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary, United Nations
John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, United States
18:58 – 19:00 Closing Remarks H.R.H. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Middle East Green Initiative Summit will convene international and regional leaders to motivate consensus to deliver against shared environmental commitments. Springboarding from the national climate commitments enshrined in the Saudi Green Initiative, the Kingdom will work with its neighbors to combat climate change beyond its borders through collective action.
The Middle East Green Initiative Summit will:
Create a first-of-its-kind regional alliance
Introduce the Middle East’s first pact on climate change
Provide an intersection of knowledge and capital
Drive the investment and knowledge-transfer needed to solve common challenges
Offer a stage for climate diplomacy
Foster the political will needed for transformative action
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Learn more about the Middle East Green Initiative
Saudi Green Initiative and Middle East Green Initiative - A New Era of Climate Action