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SE Room 4, BLUE ZONE, Expo City Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Climate change and biodiversity agreements are strictly interconnected. Innovative economic and financial instruments can enhance biodiversity, increase resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.

On December 10th 2023 the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Bocconi University and United Cities and Local Governments are glad to invite you to attend the COP28 joint Side Event on "Innovative Instruments for Joint Biodiversity and Climate Policy". The event aims to assess the potential of joint climate and biodiversity policies at different territorial scales. 

Register to watch online, using the Registration Form.

The Side Event will start at 15:30 (CET Time)


Simone BORGHESI, EAERE President-Elect, Director FSR Climate, EUI and University of Siena
Edoardo CROCI, Professor of Practice and Director of Sustainable Urban Regeneration Lab, Bocconi University
Sylvie GOULARD, President of the Institute for European policy making, Bocconi University and Co-chair of the International Advisory Panel on Biodiversity Credits
Andreas KONTOLEON, Professor of Environmental Economics and Public Policy, University of Cambridge
Alina KOSCHMIEDER, Climate change and environmental consultant UN-Habitat
Phoebe KOUNDOURI, President - European Association of Environmental Resource Economists, Chair - World Council of Environmental Resource Economists Associations, Chair - UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Global Climate Hub, Professor - Athens University of Economics and Business, Professor - Technical University of Denmark
Eva MAYERHOFERHead of Environmental Policy and Lead Biodiversity Specialist, European Investment Bank
Massamba THIOYE, Project Executive UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub


Jos DELBEKE, EIB Climate Chair, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute
Benedetta LUCCHITTA, Research fellow Sustainable Urban Regeneration Lab, Bocconi University