Water and Climate Coalition Leaders – “Committing to an Integrated Global Water and Climate Agenda”

2 Nov – 11.00-12.00 (UK TIME)
Location: Meeting Room 4 Area F, Ground Floor

Introduction

WMO Secretary General Petteri Taalas and UN-Water Chair Gilbert Houngbo invited water and climate leaders to set and pursue an integrated global water and climate agenda in support of sustainable development and national mitigation and adaptation actions.

Objectives

The “Water and Climate Leaders” will provide strategic guidance on integrating the climate and water agendas, as well as maximizing synergies in designing and implementing actions to ensure effective climate action for adaptation and resilience. 

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Moderator

Johannes Cullmann

Johannes Cullmann

Coordinator Water and Cryosphere, World Meteorological Organization

Speakers

Alok_Sharma

H.E. Mr. Alok Sharma (TBC)

President, COP 26

János Áder, President, Hungary-01

H.E. Mr. János Áder

President, Hungary

Emomalij Rahmon, President, Tajikistan-01

H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon

President, Republic of Tajikistan

Petteri Taalas

H.E. Mr. Petteri Taalas

Secretary General, World Meteorological Organization

Mari_Pangestu

H.E. Ms. Mari Pangestu

Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank Group

Jamshed-MOE

H.E. Mr. Jamshed Shoimzoda

First Deputy Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan

Barbara Visser, Staatssecretaris van het ministerie van Defensie

H.E. Ms. Barbara Visser

Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Matthias Berninger, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Bayer

Mr. Matthias Berninger

SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability, BAYER

Lindsey Aldaco-Manner, Former President, World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW)-01

Ms. Lindsey Blodgétt

Former President, World Youth Parliament for Water

Ovais Sarmad

H.E. Mr Ovais Sarmad

Deputy Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change