COP 26: Stakes, Prospects and Implications for the EBRD

  • 06 Oct 2021
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  • EBRD
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invites you to a virtual discussion on  COP 26: Stakes, Prospects and Implications.

The discussion will be on Wednesday 6 October, 15:15 (London time) and will be opened by EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso.  

Achieving an ambitious deal to tackle climate change at the COP 26 meeting in November is of huge importance for the world and for the EBRD. Even if a comprehensive deal is achieved, implementation will be crucial, especially in emerging markets, such as those where the EBRD operates. Low implementation capacity in many of these markets means that the international community needs to play a leading role in assisting them to meet their commitments. The panel discussion will reflect on what is at stakes at COP 26, what deal could be expected and what this implies for the international community, including the EBRD.

Professor Mike Spence is a Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences (2001). He is also a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Philip H. Knight Professor Emeritus of Management in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Jean Pisani-Ferry is a non-resident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.  He holds the Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair of the European University Institute in Florence and is a senior fellow at Bruegel.

Beata Javorcik, EBRD Chief Economist and Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford.

The event will be moderated by Jonathan Charles, Managing Director of Communications at the EBRD.

The event will be livestreamed on FacebookFollow: #EBRDEconTalks

If you have any queries or would like to submit questions in advance, please contact

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