Two days to create a Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty WorldThe Sustainable Development event of the seasonTired of these months of pandemic and lockdown? Enough of these videoconferences? Looking for concrete action? Then join us at the Palais Brongniart for a sustainable event, under the sign of impact, with spaces for committed and meaningful dialogues, debates, conferences and workshops!Concrete solutions for a world with Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero PovertyInternational cooperation and solidarity, local innovations, impact investing, climate action, inclusion of citizens and youth… The 3Zero World Forum focuses on key issues and highlights them by presenting thoughts and initiatives from around the world with a strong social and environmental impact!The event is a major meeting point for international change makers from all sectors and placesWhat if the most innovative solutions to the challenges of climate change, poverty and exclusion came from elsewhere? In September, Convergences presents the high impact projects and personalities that have influenced the Forums in Colombia, Greece, Niger, Palestine, the Philippines, Senegal, Tunisia, and many others…
THE KEY MAN tells the story of a man who raised billions of dollars for investment by vowing to end global poverty through capitalism but ended up arrested on fraud, theft and racketeering charges and facing up to 291 years in jail.
Arif Naqvi, the founder of Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj, was a pioneering impact investor who claimed to seek out ways to make money and do good in the emerging markets of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Bill Gates invested $100 million in Arif’s $1 billion fund to build hospitals and clinics in poor countries. The World Bank and the American, British, and French governments also invested in this fund.
The UN, Interpol, McKinsey, Harvard, LSE, KPMG, Bank of America and the World Economic Forum were among the elite organizations which backed Arif.
First 50 registrations are free. After that 25 Euros
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT(-04:00)
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“How can the African-European cooperation in climate change and sustainable energy be strengthened and where are the chances, constraints and needs?”
The R&I partnership ‘Climate Change and Sustainable Energy’ of the AU-EU High-Level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation (HLPD) will discuss with the workshop´s participants in four break-out sessions the necessary actions and responsibilities to be tackled
- Knowledge & research
- Technology development and demonstration & innovative markets
- Capacity building, social sciences, humanities & resilience behaviour
- Good governance and policies
The workshop is considered a follow-up of the first CCSE workshop which took place in February 2021 and focused on climate change and sustainable energy in relation to COVID-19 recovery and resilience packages as well as the health-energy climate nexus.
The event will involve research and international institutions, academia, funding agencies, the private sector and policy makers to provide guidance for future cooperation. ENERGIA’s Programme Manager, Silvia Sartori, will take part in the discussion.
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM CEST