Financing the Climate Transition: The way forward

in partnership with the COP28 incoming presidency
Session Type
Session Themes
Climate Finance and Investment
Room number
Hall 4 Room 12
20 October 2023
11:00 - 13:00 Abu Dhabi

This session brings together the insights and outcomes generated throughout the climate finance and investment track of the Forum, summarizing key points that will feed into negotiations at COP28 for the benefit of Heads of Delegations and the wider audience. (The session will transition into the closing event in which Heads of Delegations will take stock of all outcomes of the World Investment Forum.) 

The partnership with the COP28 incoming presidency, UNFCCC, IRENA and ADGM for the organization of the COP28 preparatory Global Dialogue and Investment Focused Events in conjunction with the World Investment Forum is aimed at ensuring that the numerous climate finance and investment events at the Forum actively contribute to deliberations at COP28.  

Session themes:

  • Prospective highlights of the report of the Global Dialogue and Investment Focused Events. 
  • Insights and outcomes generated by the overall WIF climate finance and investment track. 
  • New initiatives and announcements on climate finance and investment. 


Deputy Secretary-General, UNCTAD
Director, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD and Lead, UNCTAD World Investment Forum
Team Lead, Climate Change Mitigation, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)


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