Energy Transition and implementation of the Paris Agreement : What is the role of the financial sector ?

21 June 2018 - Blog post - By : Benoît LEGUET

As part of the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) initiative, funded by the World Bank (WB), the United Nations Development Program and the National Agency for Energy Management (ANME) in collaboration with the Tunisian Professional Association of Banks and Financial Institutions (APTBEF) and the Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE), held Monday, June 18, 2018 in Tunis, a lunch debate on the role of the financial sector in the energy transition and the implementation of the Paris Agreement in Tunisia.

 

This meeting, chaired by Mr. Khaled Kaddour, Minister of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies, Mr. Ahmed El Karam, President of the Professional Association of Banks and Financial Institutions and Mr. Diego ZorrillaMr. Diego Zorrilla, Resident Representative of the United Nations Program Development in Tunisia, brought together some of the main leaders of the financial and energy sectors in Tunisia, to initiate a reflection on the economic and financial issues of the energy transition for the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the role of the financial sector in allocating financial flows for a transition to a low carbon and sustainable economy.

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