International Symposium on "Climate Resilient Coastal Infrastructure Investments: Challenges and Opportunities”

Organiser: KfW

Role for MCII: Presenter

Panel Speakers:

  • Stephan Opitz (Member of the Management Committee, KfW): Opening, introduction
  • Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (tbc): Political Framing
  • Anders Levermann (Lead author of the Sea Level Change Chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research): Porjections on Sea Level Rise
  • Jochen Hinkel (Head of Adaptation and Social Learning, Global Climate Forum): Impacts on coastal zones


Panel discussion: Impacts on Coastal Zones

  • Minister of an affected country (tbc)
  • Saleemul Huq (Director, International Centre for Climate Change and Development)
  • Ms. Solis Trejo (Undersecretary of Tourism, Mexico) (tbc)
  • Jochen Hinkel (Head of Adaptation and Social Learning, Global Climate Forum)
  • Stéphane Hallegatte (Senior Economist, Climate Change Group, World Bank Group): Priorities and best practice examples for action


Panel discussion: Challenges and options for climate-resilient infrastructure investments in coastal zones

  • Kenrick R. Leslie (Executive Director, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre)
  • Wiebe de Boer (Portfolio coordinator Coastal Development, Deltares)
  • Michael Szönyi (Flood Resilience Program Lead, Zurich Insurance Group)
  • Stéphane Hallegatte (Senior Economist, Climate Change Group, World Bank Group)
  • Daniela Jacob (Director of Institute, Climate Service Center Germany – GERICS)


Conslusions

  • Soenke Kreft (Executive Director, Munich Climate Insurance Initiative)
  • Marc Engelhardt (Director, Department for Development and Sector Policies, KfW)

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