Workshop 2: Climate-Smart Coastal Connectivity Infrastructure

Workshop Series on Climate Smart Connectivity Infrastructure

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Workshop 2: Climate-Smart Coastal Connectivity Infrastructure

Part 1: 18 – 19 July 2022
Part 2: 4 August 2022 (to be confirmed)

TENTATIVE AGENDA

The second workshop of the series will be on the Climate-Smart Coastal Connectivity Infrastructure. This workshop is organized in two parts. The first part (to take place 18-19 July, 18:00 – 20:30 pm Beijing time) is designed as a focused technical discussion on the best global experience, innovations, and standards on green ports and climate-smart ancillary infrastructure (roads, urban, power, special economic zones, etc.). The second part will be a closed session with a small group of project developers and possible financiers designed as an exchange platform with a panel of experts to serve as a deep-dive review of climate-smart connectivity infrastructure projects.

DAY 1: CLIMATE-SMART GREEN PORTS
Monday, 18 July (18:00 – 20:50 Beijing time)

18:00 – 18:10

Opening Remarks

  • Mr. Strahan Spencer, Head of the Platform Team, MCDF

18:10 – 18:30

Overview on Green Ports and Maritime Transport

  • Dr. Ede Ijjasz, Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, MCDF

18:30 – 18:50

Keynote Speech

  • Mr. Zheng Qingxiu, Deputy Director General, Water Transport Bureau, the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China

18:50 – 19:05

Question and Answer Session

19:05-19:35

Panel of Experts:

Topic 1: A Sustainable and Equitable Blue Recovery to the COVID-19 Crisis

  • Ms. Eliza Northrop, Senior Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative, World Resources Institute (to be confirmed)

Topic 2: Maritime Investment in Climate Resilient Operations (MICRO) 1 and 2 in Tuvalu

  • Ms. Nana Soetantri, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank

19:35 – 19:50

Question and Answer Session

19:50 – 20:05

Break

20:05 – 20:35

Case Studies:

Case Study 1: Green Port Practices in Tianjin

Tianjin Port (to be confirmed)

Case Study 2: Charting a Course for Decarbonizing Maritime Transport: Summary for Policymakers and Industry

Mr. Dominik Englert, Economist, Global Transport and Expertise, World Bank

20:35 – 20:50

Question and Answer Session

DAY 2: CLIMATE-SMART ANCILLARY CONNECTIVITY INFRASTRUCTURE
(Roads, power, urban, special economic zones, nature-based green infrastructure)

 Tuesday, 19 July (18:00 – 20:50 Beijing time)

18:00 – 18:20

Overview on Climate-Smart Ancillary Connectivity Infrastructure

  • Dr. Ede Ijjasz, Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, MCDF

18:20 – 18:35

Question and Answer Session

18:35 – 19:20

Panel of Experts:

Topic 1: EIP Framework, UNIDO Concept Plan and EIP Master Plan review tools

Mr. Rana Pratap Singh, Industrial Development Officer, Energy and Cleaner Production Branch, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Topic 2: Resilient Transport in Small Island Developing States: From a Call for Action to Action

Mr. Frederico Ferreira Fonse Pedroso, Disaster Risk Management Specialist, World Bank

Topic 3: Transformation of SCZONE from a transit area to an innovation hub

Mr. Waleid Gamal El-Dien, Vice-Chairman, Investment and Promotion Affairs, General Authority of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) (to be confirmed)

19:20 – 19:35

Question and Answer Session

19:35 – 19:50

Break

19:50 – 20:35

Case Studies:

Case Study 1: Green Maritime Corridor

Ms. Claire Markgraf, Head, City Finance Programme, Climate Finance, Knowledge and Partnerships, C40 (to be confirmed)

Case Study 2: Experiences of Pacific Islands on Resilient Coastal Infrastructure

Speaker from V20 (to be confirmed)

Case Study 3: Resilient Shores: Vietnam’s Coastal Development Between Opportunity and Disaster Risk

  • Mr. Dzung Huy Nguyen, Senior Disaster Risk Specialist, World Bank

20:35 – 20:50

Question and Answer Session

Date

Jul 18 - 19 2022
Expired!

Time

UTC +8
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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