Copenhagen to host two climate financing meetings

The UN City in Copenhagen
Ministers and officials from developed and developing countries, UN officials, institutional investors and banks will meet in Copenhagen on 23-24th October to discuss ways to increase climate related investments in developing countries.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Building Martin Lidegaard will host the Copenhagen Climate Finance Meeting on 23 October at the new UN City in Copenhagen. Participants will discuss what governments can do to leverage climate related private investments projects in the developing world. On 24 October, the US government will host the second donor climate finance meeting, equally in Copenhagen, at Eigtveds Pakhus by the Foreign Ministry.

Climate and finance ministers from 22 countries and the European Commission have been invited to attend the Copenhagen Climate Finance Meeting, together with representatives from 18 of the world’s leading institutional investors, development banks and other relevant parties.

The Copenhagen Climate Finance Meeting will take place the day after the Global Green Growth Forum, which will be hosted by the Danish prime minister.

New UN City with Sustainable features

The new UN City complex in Copenhagen’s Free Port forms the central location for all United Nations organizations based in Copenhagen and demonstrates the United Nations’ commitment to promote environmental sustainability though green building. Designed by Danish architect firm 3XN, the new office complex contains a number of energy-reducing and eco-friendly features that control the amount of energy used for heating, cooling, lighting and ventilation.

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