Invitation: Beyond COP26 - Moving Towards a Green Economy, 30th November 2021
The Virtual Climate Symposium will be opened by H.E. Shin Chae-hyun, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in Vienna, Dr. Heinz Fischer, 11th Federal President of Austria and Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, as well as featuring a video statement by H.E. Ban Ki-moon, 8th United Nations Secretary-General and Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens.
Following on the key outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, a high-level panel will discuss the status-quo of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), best practice examples and opportunities to increase efforts in transitioning to a greener and hydrogen economy in the Republic of Korea and Republic of Austria, and how to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement.
The panel will be joined by Dr. Renate Christ, Former Director of the IPCCSecretariat, Dr. Jonghee Han, Director of Institute of Hydrogen Energy of Korea Institute of Energy Technology, Marie-Theres Thöni, Director for Renewable Energy and Electricity, Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action,Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation & Technology and a speaker from the private sector in Austria. The moderation will be led by Monika Froehler, CEO of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Virtual Climate Symposiumon November 30!
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