2021 Asian Development Bank Institute Annual Conference: Climate Change Mitigation and Green Finance


 The theme of this year’s Annual Conference is “Climate Change Mitigation and Green Finance.” 

The conference will gather leading academics and policymakers to discuss policy issues and financing of climate change mitigation across different sectors: Energy, Transport, Buildings, and Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use.

Day 1 – 1 December 2021, 12.00 – 1.30 PM (GMT+9)

Representing ACE, Ms. Rika Safrina (Energy Modeling and Policy Planning Officer) will participate as a discussant at the session on Energy Sector: Transition toward high renewable energy penetration, to discuss the paper entitled “Secure energy transition in the power sector with high shares of variable renewables”, that is written by Peerapat Vithayascrichareon (Lead Analyst – Renewable Integration and Secure Electricity Unit, IEA).

Day 2 – 2 December 2021, 12.00 – 12.45 PM (GMT+9)

Dr. Nuki Agya Utama, ACE Executive Director, will participate as a panellist at the session on Regional cooperation for climate change mitigation.


  • Pascal Bertolini, Director, Electric Sector Organization, RTE international,
  • Mizan R. Khan, Deputy Director, International Centre for Climate Change and
    Development (ICCCAD), Independent University, Bangladesh; Programme Director of Least Developed Countries Universities’ Consortium on Climate
    Change (LUCCC), Bangladesh
  • Clare Shakya, Director, Climate Change Group, International Institute for
    Environment and Development (IIED), United Kingdom
  • Nuki Agya Utama, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Energy, Indonesia
  • Matthew David Wittenstein, Chief of section, Energy connectivity, UN ESCAP, Thailand

Register here.

View the agenda here.


01 Dec 2021 - 02 Dec 2021



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