EAERE had three official delegates at the UN COP25 in Madrid this year: Jos Delbeke, Chairman of the EAERE Policy Outreach Committee (POC); Phoebe Koundouri, President Elect for 2020 and Aldo Ravazzi Douvan, also member of the POC.

In addition to the delegation, many of the more than 1200 members of EAERE went to COP in representation of their institutions, taking part to events and negotiations. In particular, Prof. Lucas Bretschger from ETH Zurich gave a keynote speech on December 10, 2019 titled “New Perspectives on Climate Finance”:

Key Note: Lucas Bretschger, Professor, Center of Economic Research, ETH Zurich

Panel Discussion with:
• Stefan Schwager: member of Swiss delegation/ head of environmental financing
• H.E. Ambassador Janine Felson, member of Belize delegation and AOSIS Chair team, finance co-coordinator
• Barbara Schnell, Head of Sector Policy Department, KfW Development Bank
• Christoph Bals, Policy Director, Germanwatch
• Marte Borhaug, Aviva Investors

Moderation by Anna Stuenzi and Julia Bingler (ETH Zurich)

Watch the video of the keynote speech here