Bangladesh will host the first V20 Virtual Financial Summit on Climate Vulnerabilities on July 8.
At the summit, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the heads of member states of the Forum of Climate Vulnerable Countries, and the G20 finance ministers will adopt more stable economic and financial responses to the accelerating dual crisis, which is increasingly affecting the world’s most vulnerable economies.
The Government of Bangladesh is currently chairing the Climate Fragility Forum and the V20 Finance Ministers Group.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will deliver the keynote, while Finance Minister Ahmed Mustafa Kamal will chair the event, and it will be moderated by Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed.
Prime Minister Fiami Naomi Matava, Independent State of Samoa, President Ivan Duque Marques, Republic of Colombia, and President Sahel-Work Swede, Federal Republic of Ethiopia.
Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom, John Kerry, Special Representative of the President for Climate in the United States
Speakers Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, David Malpass, President of the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva, President of the International Monetary Fund, and Ban Kim Moon, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for Global Adaptation.
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Muhammad Khalid Binda, Minister of Finance, Afghanistan, Leonpo Namgai Tshering, Minister of Finance, Bhutan, Elian Villegas Valverde, Minister of Finance, Costa Rica, Alfred Alfred Jr., Minister of Finance, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Roy Augusto Gomez. Minister of Finance, Hororo, Paula Alvarez, Under Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Philippines, Liliam Rivera, Under Secretary of Public Credit and Investment, Ministry of Finance, Honduras, Nam Kye Hong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance of South Korea, Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Minister of Development Aid, Germany
Francesco La Camera, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Hong-Thuy Paterson, Finance Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Toshinori Doi, Director of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO).
Founded in 2015, the V20 Group of Finance Ministers is a collaborative initiative dedicated to economies constantly exposed to climate change. It is currently chaired by the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
V20 membership includes 48 economies, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Kenya, Kiribati, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Maldives, , Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal,
Niger, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Senegal, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, East Timor, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and Yemen.
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