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Leadership Dialogue Plenary:- Investing in Biodiversity: Diversifying & innovating financing models for P&CAs.

July 20, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

This Leadership Dialogue will bring Development Partners & CEOs of INGOs together to discuss & make suggestions as to how Global Cooperation
can be improved & better achieved & provide a critical overview about investments in conservation in Africa. Questions such as what the impact has
been, the challenges & what needs to be done differently could be responded by the panellists.

The moderator, Teddy Mugabo, CEO Rwanda Green Fund, will introduce the session & a keynote address by:

  1. Paulo Gomes, Co-founder, New African Capital Partners, Former Executive Director at the World Bank
  2. Kevin Kanina Kariuki, Vice President, Africa Development Bank

The panellists will include:

  1. Hon. Claudine Uwera, Minister of State in charge of Economic Planning, Rwanda tbc
  2. Hon. Steffi Lemke, Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety & Consumer Protection.
  3. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary UNECA tbc
  4. Carlos Manuel Rodrigues, Executive Director, GEF tbc
  5. Diana Putnam, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator Bureau for Africa, USAID
  6. Keon Deons, Director General International Partnerships, EU tbc

Video: Alain Liva Raharijaona, Executive Director of Madagascar Fund – Video. This will be followed by an open Q&A session & a concluding summary
by the moderator


July 20, 2022
8:30 am - 10:00 am
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Kathy Mackinnon


KCC Auditorium