Implementing the Paris Agreement in Developing Countries — A Dialogue with Dr Yannick Glemarec


  • DATE / TIME:
    2022•07•08    17:30 - 18:30

    Photo: Albers Mayo / GCF

    This in-person event will discuss challenges and opportunities to promote implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change in developing countries, featuring Dr Yannick Glemarec, the Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund. It will also explore roles of capacity building and education to empower practitioners and youth toward climate and sustainable transformation across the world.

    The event will be jointly organised by the Green Climate Fund (GCF); the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan; UNDP; and UNU-IAS.

    Participation & Registration

    The event will be held at the Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall on the fifth floor of the UNU Headquarters building in Tokyo, Japan. The venue will open at 17:00.

    Registration has been closed as of noon 6 July (JST).

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    This event will be held in English and Japanese, with simultaneous translation provided.


    Moderator: Akio Takemoto (Programme Head, UNU-IAS)

    17:30 Opening Remarks

    • David Malone (Rector, UNU)
    • Takeshi Akahori (Director-General and Ambassador for Global Issues, MOFA, Japan)

    17:35 Presentation on the Activities of the Green Climate Fund

    • Yannick Glemarec (Executive Director, GCF)

    17:50 Panel Session

    • Takeshi Akahori (Director-General and Ambassador for Global Issues, MOFA, Japan)
    • Tetsuo Kondo (Director, UNDP Representation Office in Tokyo)
    • Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi (Director, UNU-IAS)

    18:05 Discussion and Q&A


  • United Nations University
    5F Elizabeth Rose Conference Hall
    5-53-70 Jingumae
    Tokyo 150-8925