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World Sustainable Development Summit

India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 2018-02-15

Dr. Gireesh Shrimali, Director of Climate Policy Initiative’s India program, spoke at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018, on 15-17 February 2018,  in the session titled “Innovative Financial Mechanisms: Raising the Trillions for Low Carbon Investments and Climate Resilience”.

The full panel discussion can be viewed below. Gireesh discusses about India’s financing needs and the global landscape, at 03:50.

The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), TERI’s flagship event, has been conceptualized as a single platform to accelerate action towards sustainable development and especially climate change. The WSDS series seeks to bring together the finest minds and leading thinkers of the world to focus attention on the challenge of sustainable development and has emerged as a landmark event addressing issues pertinent to the future of humanity.

The second edition of WSDS builds on the success and legacy of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) which was the leading forum for discussing sustainable development issues. The DSDS held under the aegis of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change with support from the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India was an epitome of Track 2 diplomacy.

With an aim of expanding the scope and reach of the Summit to the global community, DSDS transitioned to WSDS in 2016.

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