Green Growth matinee

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Developing investment in the green economy: opportunities, strategies

and services in the Mediterranean - Investissements dans l'économie

verte: opportunités, stratégies et services en méditerranée

 

Green Growth has become a major policy objective for the European Commission, Member States and a broad range of relevant stakeholders. In this direction, 188 countries and the European Union have ratified the Paris Agreement to combat global warming, being committed to reduce greenhouse gases and to develop new sectors that contribute to this. Since then, many initiatives leading to green growth have been launched across Europe and Mediterranean. Through these initiatives, jobs were created, innovation and research were enhanced, new collaborative approaches to the energy economy were designed and economic growth was achieved in several regions.

However, there is still a lot of discussion around the financial resources and the funding opportunities that are available for supporting the development of green growth strategies and tools.

The Green Growth matinee will be organized by ANIMA Investment Network and Dynamic Vision in the framework of Interreg MED Green Growth project. This matinee aims to inform participants about the major global trends in these sectors that contribute to the fight against climate change, and the opportunities for their development in the Mediterranean countries. It will also present the measures and strategies implemented to mobilise private sector investments to achieve this and will be extended by an online debate on financial resources in the field of the green economy. The debate will explore leverage effects on financial resources to complement missing funding opportunities for transferable tools and the policy change request. Particular attention will be placed to complementarities with Cohesion and EU Policies’ funding.

Moderator of the debate will be Mr. George Kremlis, the President of the Circle the Med Forum and the International “Circular Clima Institute” of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO). Mr. George Kremlis will host Mr. Andrei Geica, Chief Policy & Impact Officer of Sporos Platform; Mr. Giancarlo Puddu, Expert Advisor of University of Turin for finMED project; Mr. Alessandro Paglia, Transizione Ecologica Solidale; Mr. Hicham Boudraa, Moroccan Investment and Export Development Agency; Mr. José Manuel Durán Cuevas, Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology; Merce Boy Roura, EU Project Manager - Interreg MED Green Growth coordinator at BETA Technological Center / UVic-UCC

The event is labelled by the UfM

The event will be hosted in a remote platform and broadcasted through the website of the Circle the Med forum and different social media channels of different stakeholders. A recording of the session will be also available for later viewing. 

This is an open event. Registration is only necessary to participate at the Q&A. Register here

Watch the event here