Environment and development

Green Growth and Development Workshop

 

 

OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) organised a workshop on "Green Growth and Development" on 28 June 2011. The workshop gathered more than 100 participants from developed and developing countries, and from public sector and private sector.

 

Download the workshop agenda (pdf, 212Kb) and summary record (pdf, 506Kb)

 

Opening and Keynote addresses
Session 1: How to apply a green growth lens to development on the way to Rio 2012?
Co-chairs
  • Volney Zanardi, Director of Strategic Management, Ministry of Environment, Brazil
  • Alexandra Trzeciak-Duval, Head of Policy Division, OECD Development Co-operation Directorate

Presentations

Panel discussion

Session 2: How to champion green growth? Actions, lessons learnt and knowledge sharing
Co-chairs
  • Nosipho Ngcaba, Director General of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment, South Africa
  • Paul Van Den Noord, Counsellor to the Chief Economist, OECD Economics Department

Presentations

Panel discussion

  • Yolando Velasco, Manager, Financial and Technical Support Programme, UNFCCC
  • Richard Baron, Head of Climate Change Unit, International Energy Agency
Session 3: How can green growth short-run costs and technology requirements be met?
Co-chairs
  • Rae Kwon Chung, Director of Environment and Development Division, UNESCAP
  • Pierre Poret, Counsellor, OECD Financial and Enterprise Affairs Directorate

Presentations

Panel discussion

  • Giedre Kaminskaite-Salters, Senior Private Sector Development Advisor, UK DFID
  • Dirk Pilat, Head of Division, OECD Science, Technology and Industry Directorate
Session 4: What are the potential opportunities and risks of a global green growth transition on developing and least developed countries?
Chair
  • Maria Berlekom, Head of Environment and Climate Change, SIDA / Co-chair of the OECD-DAC Network on Environment and Development Co-operation

Presentations

Panel discussion

  • Lucas Assunção, Head, Trade, Environment and Sustainable Development, UNCTAD
  • Asad Naqvi, Economics and Trade Branch, UNEP
Session 5: Conclusions and final remarks
  • Ian Curtis, Head of Profession, Climate Change and Environment, UK DFID / Co-chair of the OECD-DAC Network on Environment and Development Co-operation


 

For information, please contact Shannon Wang (shannon.wang@oecd.org)

 

Related Documents

 

Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development

OECD work on green growth

 

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