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2nd China-India Dialogue Opportunities for Economic Growth and Climate Action 

Programme

January 28-30, 2018 

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India 

Date: January 28-30, 2018

 

19:30 – 21:30  WELCOME DINNER (Tamarind Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road) 

 

29 January 2018 (Monday) 

Venue: Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road 

 

9:15 – 9:30 

Welcome: Rajat Kathuria

Opening Remarks: Naina Lal Kidwai 

 

9:30 – 10:45

SCENE-SETTING PANEL: CHINA AND INDIA’S LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH AND CLIMATE ACTION

Opportunities and Challenges for Growth and Climate Action from Both Countries  

Leads: Liu Yanhua, Shyam Saran 

Discussants: Du Xiangwan, Govind Mohan

 

10:45 – 12:00

CLIMATE CHANGE, ITS IMPACTS, RESILIENCE, AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Climate Risks, Impacts and Urban Resilience: Overview and Case Studies from China and India, air quality and urban development, transformative innovations (emobility)

Leads: Chao Qingchen, Rangan Banerjee

Discussants: Wang Yi, O.P.Agarwal

 

12:00 – 13:00

GROUP PHOTO AND LUNCH

 

13:00 – 14:10

ACCELERATING THE ENERGY TRANSITION: THE SUPPLY-SIDE

Opportunities and Challenges in the Clean Energy Transition

Leads: Du Xiangwan, Narendra Taneja

Discussants: Liu Qiang, Teng Fei, Arunabha Ghosh

 

14:10 – 15:15

ACCELERATING THE ENERGY TRANSITION: THE DEMAND-SIDE

Energy Efficiency Standards and HFC phase-downs for Cooling Appliances

Leads: He Jiankun, Ajay Mathur

Discussants: Zhou Dadi, Anita George

 

15:15 – 15:45

Keynote Speech: Hon’ble Suresh Prabhu

Chair: Rajat Kathuria

 

15:45 – 16:00  COFFEE BREAK

 

16:00 – 17:15

THE ROLE OF NATIONAL AND GLOBAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Channeling sustainable finance effectively: role of banks and capital markets

Standardization and Integration of Green Finance

China and India’s Global Leadership in greening the Multilateral Development Banks

Leads: Wang Yi, Naina Lal Kidwai

Discussants: Liu Qiang, Rajat Kathuria

 

17:15 – 17:30

CONCLUDING COMMENTS

Wrap up from the Dialogue

Outcomes and Next Steps

Leads: Liu Yanhua, Shyam Saran

 

19:30 – 21:30

FRIENDS OF DIALOGUE DINNER

(Juniper Hall, India Habitat Centre)

 

30 January 2018 (Tuesday)

Venue: Tamarind Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road

 

10:30 – 12:30

SCALING-UP BUSINESS MODELS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION

Lead: FICCI & ICRIER

 

12:30 – 13:30

CLOSING LUNCH

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