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Monday, September 5 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Acting for a low carbon development: How to strengthen local and regional authorities? - Agir pour un développement bas carbone : Comment renforcer les actions des collectivités locales ?

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Key issues - Enjeux :

What is the role of cities and regions in implementing climate strategies and low-carbon solutions?
What are the means available to local and regional authorities?
How to mobilize these resources effectively to leverage local and regional authorities’ potential?

Quel est le rôle des villes et des régions dans la mise en œuvre des stratégies climat et des solutions bas carbone ?
Quels sont les moyens techniques et financiers dont elles disposent ?
Comment mobiliser efficacement ces ressources pour démultiplier l’action des collectivités face au changement climatique ?

Moderators - Modérateurs
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Emmanuelle Bastide

Journaliste-Présentatrice, Radio France Internationale (RFI)
Emmanuelle studied contemporary history at Sciences Po Paris and international relations at La Sorbonne. She is a specialist on issues related to education at RFI and has hosted the show “The school of knowledge” for ten years. She has also worked with other media like France... Read More →

Speakers - Intervenants
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Bo Frank

Mayor of Växjö (Sweden) - Maire de Växjö (Suède), City of Växjö
Mayor in Växjö, Sweden -The Greenest City in Europe. Interested in The Beatles, Ingemar Bergman and litterature.
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Nick Godfrey

Head of Policy and Urban Development - Responsable Politique et Développement urbain, The New Climate Economy
Nick Godfrey is the Head of Policy and Urban Development for the NCE. Nick was the coordinating author of the cities chapter of the Commission’s report in partnership with LSE Cities. An economist by background, Nick has over ten years’ experience in the public and private sectors... Read More →
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Mohammed Amine El Hajhouj

Directeur général, Société d'Aménagement Zenata
Après 15 années d'experience chez Autoroutes du Maroc, Mohammed Amine El Hajhouj a pris en 2011 les rênes du projet de l'écocité Zenata, le plus important projet d'aménagement urbain du groupe de la Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion du Maroc (CDG).
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Julie Laernoes

Vice President - Vice-présidente, Nantes Métropole
Julie Laernoes is vice-president of Nantes Métropole where she is in charge of the energy transition, energy, climate and sustainable development. Since 2014, Julie has also served as Nantes City Councillor for energy and buildings.
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Philippe Orliange

Executive Director for Strategy, Partnerships and Communication - Directeur exécutif de la stratégie, des partenariats e, French Development Agency (AFD) - Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Sponsors - Co-organisateurs

Monday September 5, 2016 2:45pm - 4:15pm CEST
Grand Auditorium 28 Place de la Bourse, 75002 Paris